The church of Saint-Clair, in Gometz-le-Châtel

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Coordinates: 48°40′41″N 2°08′16″E / 48.6781°N 2.1379°E / 48.6781; 2.1379Coordinates: 48°40′41″N 2°08′16″E / 48.6781°N 2.1379°E / 48.6781; 2.1379
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Essonne
Arrondissement Palaiseau
Canton Limours
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération du Plateau de Saclay
  Mayor (20082014) Stéphane du Crest
Area1 5.06 km2 (1.95 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,119
  Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 91275 / 91940
Elevation 83–169 m (272–554 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Gometz le Châtel is a French commune in the Essonne department in a southern suburb of Paris 25 km from the center of Paris.


This village is nearby Les Ulis, Bures-sur-Yvette, Gif-sur-Yvette and Gometz-la-Ville, alone the old road from Paris to Chartres, crossing the Hurepoix.


Inhabitants of Gometz le Châtel are called Castelgometziens.

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