in Essonne of Île-de-France Region, France
- Palace and Park of Versailles (Unesco heritage, 8 mi)
- Paris, Banks of the Seine (Unesco heritage, 14 mi)
- Palace and Park of Fontainebleau (Unesco heritage, 32 mi)
- Chartres Cathedral (Unesco heritage, 34 mi)
- Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs (Unesco heritage, 54 mi)
- Amiens Cathedral (Unesco heritage, 84 mi)
- Bourges Cathedral (Unesco heritage, 111 mi)
- The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes (Unesco heritage, 111 mi)
- Belfries of Belgium and France (Unesco heritage, 114 mi)
- Fortifications of Vauban (Unesco heritage, 114 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 48.683 and 2.133 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 48° 40' 59" and E 2° 7' 59"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Euro - EUR
- Spoken languages:
- French, Breton, Corsican, Catalan, Basque, Occitan
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 11:54 PM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Europe/Paris
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:38 am and 6:29 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
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Delve into Gif-sur-Yvette
Gif-sur-Yvette in Essonne (Île-de-France Region) with it's 23,541 habitants is a town located in France about 15 mi (or 25 km) south-west of Paris, the country's capital town.
Time in Gif-sur-Yvette is now 11:54 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Paris with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports closer to Gif-sur-Yvette, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in France is Toussus-le-Noble Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in France is Palace and Park of Versailles in a distance of 8 mi (or 14 km), North. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Versailles, Palaiseau, Antony, Boulogne-Billancourt and Nanterre. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 6°C / 43 °F
|Morning Temperature||6°C / 43 °F|
|Evening Temperature||3°C / 37 °F|
|Night Temperature||2°C / 35 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1010 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Fresh Breeze with 15 km/h (9 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 50% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Thursday, 27th of February 2020
11°C (52 °F)
3°C (38 °F)
Moderate rain, strong breeze, overcast clouds.
Friday, 28th of February 2020
5°C (41 °F)
10°C (49 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Saturday, 29th of February 2020
7°C (44 °F)
4°C (38 °F)
Moderate rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Novotel Paris Saclay
Novotel Saint-Quentin Golf National
Best Western Plus Paris Val de Bievre
Hôtel Mercure Paris Sud Les Ulis Courtaboeuf
Campanile Voisins Le Bretonneux
Les Clefs du Roy
ibis Styles Guyancourt Versailles
de la Chapelle Logis
Best Western The Hotel Versailles
Campanile Villejust - Za Courtaboeuf
Videos from this area
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Soleil - bande annonce
Le Soleil est sur le point d'exploser et de détruire la Terre Mais un individu est prêt à tout sacrifier pour sauver le monde. C'est dans le cadre du festival "Les Arts Mêlés" 2015 organisé...
Le petit train imaginaire de Gif-sur-Yvette
Vous prenez maintenant place dans le petit train imaginaire de Gif-sur-Yvette. Alors, bon voyage! Vidéo extraite du site: http://letraindegif.voila.net/index.html.
EQUIFUN du 19/11/2013, Gif sur Yvette, La Grange Martin
Deuxième Equifun de la saison pour l'équipe SHET de l'ACBB PONEY à Gif sur Yvette pour cette épreuve en Club A1. Et dernière sortie pour Zoé avec l'ACBB, déménagement oblige... Zoé...
Le 7 mai 2013, Le Petit Train de Gif-sur-Yvette
Enfin le soleil revient sur Gif-sur-Yvette le 7 mai 2013. Le petit train retrouve ses rails avec sa 030 Corpet-Louvet des "Côtes du Nord".
Demonstration du Shaolin Kung Fu Val d'Yvette au Forum des Associations de Bures Sur Yvette
Démonstration de Kung Fu Shaolin Style animaux, Armes traditionnelles, Combat traditionnel artistique, Coup de pied Jeet Kune Do, Attaque Riposte/Armes Jeet Kune Do, Combat Jeet Kune Do, ...
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques
The Institut des hautes études scientifiques (I.H. É.S. ) is a French institute supporting advanced research in mathematics and theoretical physics. It is located in Bures-sur-Yvette just south of Paris. The IHÉS, founded in 1958 by businessman and mathematical physicist Léon Motchane with the help of Robert Oppenheimer and Jean Dieudonné, aims to bring together top researchers in the field.
SOLEIL is a synchrotron facility near Paris, France. It performed its first acceleration of electrons on May 14, 2006. The name SOLEIL is a backronym for Source optimisée de lumière d’énergie intermédiaire du LURE (LURE optimised intermediary energy light source), LURE meaning Laboratoire pour l'utilisation du rayonnement électromagnétique.
Gare de Bures-sur-Yvette
Bures-sur-Yvette is one of the two RER B station of Bures-sur-Yvette, near Paris, in France. This station is used to access University of Paris-Sud, and I H E S.
École supérieure d'électricité, commonly known as Supélec, is a French graduate school of engineering awarding the equivalent of a master's degree and Ph. D opportunities. It is one of the most prestigious and selective Grandes Ecoles in France, and a reference in the field of electric energy and information sciences. With 460 graduates a year, Supélec ranks among the best departments of electrical and computer engineering of the top American or European universities.
Château de Janvry
The Château de Janvry is a stately home in the French village of Janvry, Essonne. The château dates back to the 17th century. It is still partially surrounded by watered moats. Its main building includes a primary wing facing west and two attached side wings; the north wing and the south wing. All wings are linked, creating a U-shaped château. The château has been listed as an historical monument by the Demeure Historique Association in the early 1980s.
The Vaularon is a small river in southern Île-de-France (France), left tributary of the Yvette, in Bures-sur-Yvette, which is a tributary of the Orge and then the Seine. Its source is in Gometz-le-Chatel, in the Essonne department.
ESME-Sudria (ex-École Spéciale de Mécanique et d'Électricité) is a graduate school of science & engineering in France, specialised in the field of energy, electronics and computer engineering. Founded in 1905 by Joachim Sudria and certified by the State since 1922, the diploma is signed by the French Education Ministry and authorized by the "Commission des titres d'ingénieur". The ESME-Sudria is also member of the "Conférence des Grandes Ecoles" and of the Union of Independent Grandes Écoles.
University of Paris-Sud
University of Paris-Sud (University of Paris XI) is a French university distributed among several campuses in the southern suburb of Paris. The main campus is located in Orsay . This university is a member of the UniverSud Paris. Paris-Sud is one of the largest and most renowned French universities, particularly in science and mathematics. Paris-Sud is ranked 1st in France, 6th in Europe and 37th worldwide in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Gif, Gif-sur-Yvette, ژیف سور ایوت, ジフ＝シュル＝イヴェット, Жиф-сюр-Иветт, 지프쉬르이베트, Žifa pie Ivetas, Жиф сир Ивет, Жиф-сюр-Іветт, 伊维特河畔吉夫