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Ablis

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Country  France
Department  Yvelines
Population (2014)  3,380
Local time  Tuesday 3:57 PM
Region  Île-de-France
Canton  Rambouillet
Area  25.92 km²
Arrondissement  Rambouillet
Ablis
Intercommunality  Contrée Ablis Porte Yvelines
Weather  7°C, Wind W at 26 km/h, 70% Humidity

Ablis is a commune in the Yvelines department in north-central France.

Contents

Map of 78660 Ablis, France

History

During the Franco-Prussian War, when a German unit moved to take Ablis on October 7, 1870 they were ambushed and routed by about 1,500 French militia soldiers who were supported by the citizens of Ablis. In revenge, a German cavalry division subsequently torched Ablis.

Twin towns

Ablis is twinned with Wendelsheim (Germany).

References

Ablis Wikipedia


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