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Transcript of France
Arc de Triomphe
Where is France?
Sights That You Can See In France
By: Carmen Meakin
These are pictures of the city, Paris.
Paris is in the upper part of France. The bordering country's are Belgium, Germany, Austria, Italy, and Spain.
There are 1,710 Steps to get to the top of the Eiffel Tower.
The Avenue Champs-Élysées is a street in Paris, France. With its cinemas, cafés, specialty shops and clipped horse-chestnut trees, the Champs-Élysées is one of the world's most famous streets.. Several French monuments are also on the street, including the Arc de Triomphe and the Place de la Concorde. The name is French for Elysian Fields, the place of the blessed dead in Greek mythology. The Champs-Élysées is the most beautiful avenue in the world.
The Arc de Triomphe is one of the most famous monuments in Paris. It stands in the center of the Place Charles de Gaulle (originally named Place de l'Étoile), at the western end of the Champs-Élysées. It should not be confused with a smaller arch, the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel, which stands west of the Louvre. The Arc de Triomphe (English "Triumphal Arch") honours those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars, with the names of all French victories and generals inscribed on its inner and outer surfaces. Beneath its vault lies the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from World War I. The Monument stands 164ft. in height, 148ft. wide and 72ft. deep. It was build
August 15, 1806.
The Eiffel Tower!
Paris is the capital and most popular city of France. It is situated on the River Seine, in the north of the country. The population of Paris is 2,234,105 in 2009. Now there is 2.211 million people in Paris.
The national flag of France is a tricolor featuring three vertical bands colored blue, white, and red. It is known as the French Tricolor or the Tricolor.
The Eiffel Tower is an iron tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris. It was named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. The Eiffel Tower was built in 1889. It has become both a global cultural statue of France and one of the most remembered structures in the world. The tower is the tallest structure in Paris and the most-visited monument in the world.The tower received its 250 millionth visitor in 2010. 7.1 million people visited it in 2011.. Stephen Sauvestre was the main architect in charge of the Eiffel Tower. There were around 50 other engineers, 100 iron workers and 121 construction workers working on construction of the Eiffel Tower. One person died from constructing the Eiffel Tower. The Eiffel tower height is 984-990 feet tall. The Eiffel tower weighs about 10,000 tons. The Eiffel Tower has at least 108 stories. It took around two years and two months to build. The Eiffel tower was finished March 31,1891.The Eiffel Tower was 119 years old in 2008. Now that its in 2013, it is 124 years old.
This is the Eiffel Tower in construction.
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