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Where is Ile-de-France, France?

Location of metropolitan region of Ile-de-France on a map

Ile-de-France is a metropolitan region found in the nation of France. Home to 11,938,714 people, it is the 1st largest division in France in terms of population.

Ile-de-France gained its current status as a metropolitan region in the year 1982. The government of Ile-de-France is lead by Jean-Paul Huchonand is based in the metropolitan region capital of Paris (Population: 2,138,551).

The most populous cities in Ile-de-France are: Paris (Population: 2,138,551), Cergy-Pontoise (Population: 183,430), Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (Population: 146,598), Boulogne-Billancourt (Population: 108,782), Argenteuil (Population: 101,475).

Ile-de-France Metropolitan region - Quick Facts

Country France
Region Type Metropolitan region
ISO Code FR_J
Time Zone CET
Year of Establishment 1982
Capital Paris (Population: 2,138,551)
Head of Government Jean-Paul Huchon
Total Population 11,938,714
Total Area 12,012 sq km (4,638 sq miles)
Population Density 993.9 sq km (2,574.2 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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