Versailles is a city in the department of the Yvelines, Île-de-France, renowned world-wide for the Château de Versailles and the gardens of Versailles, designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Located in the western suburbs of the French capital, Versailles is in the 21st century a wealthy suburb of Paris with a service-based economy and a major tourist destination as well. A new town founded at the will of King Louis XIV, Versailles was the de facto capital of the Kingdom of France for over a century, from 1682 to 1789, before becoming the cradle of the French Revolution. After having lost its status of royal city, it became the préfecture (regional capital) of the Seine-et-Oise département in 1790, then of Yvelines in 1968. It is also a Roman Catholic diocese.
Versailles has a population of over 85,416 people. Versailles also forms part of the wider Paris metropolitan area which has a population of over 12,628,266 people.
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