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    • France By: Julia Seeley
    • Paris Paris is located on the Seine River and has a population of over 2,153,600 people.
    • The Eiffel Tower Located in Paris, The Eiffel Tower was completed in March of 1889, to celebrate the French Revolution.
    • The Eiffel Tower With 1,665 steps reaching to the top , this structure weights about 10,100 tons, and has had over 200 MILLION visitors over its lifetime.
    • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris The Notre Dame Cathedral was built in 1163, during Louis VII’s reign. It wasn’t completed until 1345, 180yrs later.
    • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris The name Notre Dame means “Our Lady” in French and is dedicated to the beloved Virgin Mary.
    • Arc de Triomphe The Arch of Triumph, commissioned by Napoleon in 1806, has engraved atop it the major victories by the French. Within the arch resides the names of generals.
    • Louvre Museum This 12 th century museum displays brilliant works of art such as The Mona Lisa , The Virgin and Child with St. Anne and The Oath of the Horatii
    • Sources
      • Images found on:
      • www.flickr.com
      • Information gathered from:
      • www. france guide.com/
      • https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/fr.html