Versailles

Versailles is a city on the western edge of the capital city , now part of the sprawling metropolis within the Ile de France region. Versailles is best known for being the site of the vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV on what had been the grounds of a royal hunting lodge.
Photo: ToucanWings, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
Photo: BenP, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Tourist attraction
The was built by Jules Hardouin-Mansart between 1684 and 1686, replacing Louis Le Vau’s design from 1663 – that is to say, before work on the Château had even begun. Photo: Crochet.david, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Theatre
The is the main theatre and opera house of the . Photo: Trizek, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Theatre
Photo: Coyau, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Town
is a former commune in the department in the region in north-central . Photo: Henrysalome, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Town
is a commune in the department in the in north-central . is situated 3½ km east of Versailles. Photo: Henrysalome, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Town
is a commune in the department and region of north-central France. is situated 4½ km east of Versailles. Photo: Strologoff, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Versailles

Latitude
48.8035° or 48° 48' 12.7" north
Longitude
2.1267° or 2° 7' 36.1" east
Population
85,400
IATA airport code
XVE
United Nations Location Code
FR VER
Name during the French Revolution
Berceau-de-la-Liberté
Elevation
130 metres (427 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 26692491
Geo­Names ID
2969679
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Versailles
  • Albanian: Versailles
  • Arabic: Versailles, Yvelines
  • Arabic: فرساي
  • Aragonese: Versailles
  • Armenian: Վերսալ
  • Arpitan: Versailles
  • Asturian: Versalles
  • Aymara: Versailles
  • Azerbaijani: Versal
  • Bambara: Versailles
  • Bashkir: Версаль (ҡала)
  • Bashkir: Версаль
  • Basque: Versailles
  • Bavarian: Versailles
  • Belarusian: Версаль
  • Belarusian: Вэрсаль (Францыя)
  • Belarusian: Вэрсаль (места)
  • Belarusian: Вэрсаль
  • Bengali: ভের্সাই
  • Bosnian: Versailles
  • Breton: Versailhez
  • Bulgarian: Версай
  • Cajun French: Versailles
  • Catalan: Versalles
  • Cebuano: Versailles
  • Chechen: Версаль
  • Chinese: Versailles
  • Chinese: 凡尔赛
  • Chinese: 凡爾賽
  • Chinese: 凡爾賽市
  • Chuvash: Версаль (хула)
  • Chuvash: Версаль
  • Corsican: Versailles
  • Croatian: Versailles
  • Czech: Versailles
  • Danish: Versailles
  • Dutch: Versailles
  • English: Berceau-de-la-Liberté
  • English: Versailles, Yvelines
  • Esperanto: Versailles
  • Esperanto: Versajlo
  • Estonian: Versailles
  • Faroese: Versailles
  • Finnish: Versailles
  • French: Berceau-de-la-Liberté
  • French: Versailles
  • French: la Cité royale
  • Friulian: Versailles
  • Galician: Versailles
  • Galician: Versalles
  • Georgian: ვერსალი
  • German: Versailles
  • German: Версаль (город)
  • Greek: Βερσάιγ
  • Greek: Βερσαλλίες
  • Hebrew: ורסאי
  • Hindi: वर्साइ
  • Hungarian: Versailles
  • Icelandic: Versalir
  • Ido: Versailles
  • Indonesian: Versailles
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Versailles
  • Interlingue: Versailles
  • Irish: Versailles, Yvelines
  • Irish: Versailles
  • Italian: Versaglia
  • Italian: Versailles
  • Jamaican Creole English: Versailles
  • Japanese: ヴェルサイユ
  • Kabyle: Versailles
  • Kalaallisut: Versailles
  • Kashubian: Wersal
  • Kazakh: Версаль
  • Kirghiz: Версаль
  • Kongo: Versailles
  • Korean: 베르사유
  • Latin: Versalia
  • Latin: Versaliae
  • Latvian: Versaļa
  • Ligurian: Versagge
  • Limburgan: Versailles
  • Lithuanian: Versalis
  • Low German: Versailles
  • Luxembourgish: Versailles
  • Macedonian: Версај
  • Mainfränkisch: Versailles
  • Malagasy: Versailles
  • Malay: Versailles
  • Marathi: व्हर्साय
  • Mazanderani: ورسای
  • Min Nan Chinese: Versailles
  • Minangkabau: Versailles
  • Narom: Versailles
  • Neapolitan: Versailles
  • Nepali: भर्सालिज
  • Norwegian: Versailles
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Versailles
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Versailles
  • Occitan (post 1500): Versalhas
  • Papiamento: Versailles
  • Persian: ورسای
  • Picard: Versailles
  • Piemontese: Versailles
  • Polish: Wersal
  • Portuguese: Versalhes
  • Prussian: Versailles
  • Romagnol: Versailles
  • Romanian: Versailles
  • Romansh: Versailles
  • Russian: Версаль
  • Samogitian: Versalis
  • Sardinian: Versailles
  • Scots: Versailles, Yvelines
  • Scots: Versailles
  • Scottish Gaelic: Versailles
  • Serbian: Versailles
  • Serbian: Версај
  • Serbo-Croatian: Versailles
  • Sicilian: Versailles
  • Silesian: Versailles
  • Slovak: Versailles
  • Slovenian: Versailles
  • Somali: Versailles
  • South Azerbaijani: ورسای
  • Spanish: Versalles
  • Swahili: Versailles
  • Swedish: Versailles
  • Swiss German: Versailles
  • Tajik: Версал
  • Tamil: வெர்செயில்ஸ்
  • Tatar: Версаль
  • Thai: แวร์ซาย
  • Turkish: Versailles
  • Turkish: Versay
  • Uighur: Wérsayl
  • Ukrainian: Версаль
  • Urdu: ویغسای، ایولین
  • Uzbek: Versal
  • Venetian: Versailles
  • Vietnamese: Versailles
  • Vlaams: Versailles
  • Volapük: Versailles
  • Walloon: Versailles
  • Waray (Philippines): Versailles
  • Welsh: Versailles
  • Wolof: Versailles
  • Wu Chinese: 凡尔赛
  • Yiddish: ווערסיי
  • Yue Chinese: 凡爾賽
  • Zulu: Versailles
  • वर्साय

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