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Yvette (river)

The Yvette is a small river in southern Île-de-France ( France), left tributary of the Orge, which is a tributary of the Seine. Its source is in Les Essarts-le-Roi, north of Rambouillet, in the Yvelines department. Various communes of the Essonne département are named after it: Bures-sur-Yvette, Gif-sur-Yvette and Villebon-sur-Yvette.

The Yvette crosses the following départements and towns:

  • Yvelines: Chevreuse, Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse
  • Essonne: Orsay, Villebon-sur-Yvette, Palaiseau, Longjumeau, Savigny-sur-Orge
Yvette (disambiguation)

Yvette is a French feminine given name.

Yvette may also refer to:

  • Yvette of Huy (1158–1228), Belgian anchoress and Christian prophet
  • Yvette (river), a river in France
  • 1340 Yvette, a main-belt asteroid
  • Typhoon Yvette (Oniang), 1995 Pacific typhoon, see 1995 Pacific typhoon season
  • Super Typhoon Yvette, 1992 Pacific typhoon, see 1992 Pacific typhoon season
  • "Yvette", a short story by Guy de Maupassant published in 1884

Yvette is female given name, the origin is from the name "Eve", giving rise to "Evette" and "Yvette". "Yvette" is also the French feminine form of Yves, which means yew or archer in some cases.

Yvette (film)

Yvette is a 1938 German historical drama film directed by Wolfgang Liebeneiner and starring Käthe Dorsch, Ruth Hellberg and Albert Matterstock. It is based on a short story of the same name by the French writer Guy de Maupassant. It is set in Paris in the 1880s.