Maisons-Laffitte, Yvelines Département, Île-de-France Region, France

🇫🇷 Maisons-Laffitte is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. It is a part of the affluent suburbs of western Paris, 18.2 km (11.3 mi) from the centre.

Maisons-Laffitte is famous for the Château de Maisons-Laffitte, built by architect François Mansart in the 17th century. Maisons-Laffitte is also known for its horse racing track, the Maisons-Laffitte Racecourse, which is why the town is known as the "cité du cheval" and compared with Newmarket in the United Kingdom.

Transport Maisons-Laffitte is served by Maisons-Laffitte station on Paris RER line A and on the Transilien Paris-Saint-Lazare suburban rail line.

Château de Rambouillet, Yvelines, France 
Château de Rambouillet, Yvelines, France
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Maisons-Laffitte has a population of over 23,611 people. Maisons-Laffitte also forms part of the wider Saint-Germain-en-Laye Arrondissement which has a population of over 518,220 people. It is also a part of the larger Paris area. Maisons-Laffitte is situated 7 km north-west of Saint-Germain-en-Laye.

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