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Ile De France

  1. 1. Presented By: Napoleon<br />
  2. 2. GENERAL INFORMATION<br />Population: 11,694,000<br />Capital: Paris<br />Area: 12,072 square km<br />Departments: Paris, Seine-et-Marne, Yvelines, Essonne, Hauts-de-Seine, Seine-Saint-Denis, Val-de-Marne, Val-d’Oise<br />Dominant Religion: Catholicism<br />
  3. 3. CONTINUED<br />GENERAL INFORMATION<br />Ile-de-France is one of the<br />wealthiest regions in the<br />European Union.<br />With 11.7 million inhabitants,<br />Île-de-France is the most<br />populated region of France.<br />Ile-de-France is the most industrially diverse region of France.<br />
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  5. 5. THE CLIMATE<br />Ile-de-France is located in the northern part of France which is renowned for mild and temperate weather all year long.<br />Contrarily to what is commonly thought, this region is allegedly really rainy.<br />Average Rainfall: Summer: 52.4mm and Winter: 50.5mm.<br />
  6. 6. MAJOR UNIVERSITIES<br />The cathedral of Notre-Dame was the first centre of higher-education before the creation of the University of Paris.<br />Ile-de-France also hosts France's highest concentration of the prestigious grandesécoles, which are specialized centre's of higher-education outside the public university structure.<br />
  7. 7. CONTINUED<br />MAJOR UNIVERSITIES<br />Known for its lively atmosphere, the Latin Quarter is the home to a number of higher education establishments besides the university itself.<br />The area gets its name from the Latin language, which, as the international language of learning in the Middle Ages, was once widely spoken in and around the University.<br />
  8. 8. INDUSTRY<br />The industry of Ile-de-France revolves around:<br /><ul><li> Printing and Publishing
  9. 9. Aeronautics
  10. 10. Electronics
  11. 11. Automobiles
  12. 12. Pharmaceuticals
  13. 13. Fashion Design</li></ul>There is some agricultural production which consists of mostly wheat and sugar.<br />
  14. 14. PARIS<br />Paris, the capital of France, is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.<br />It is here that Napoleon, Joan of Ark, and the Monarchy called home.<br />Within it, lies many important monuments such as the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, and the Arc de Triomphe.<br />
  15. 15. CONTINUED<br />PARIS<br />Paris is one of the most popular tourists locations in the world.<br />The Paris region receives 45 million tourists annually, 60% of whom are foreign visitors.<br />Amazingly, Paris is the world’s most expensive city to live in.<br />Paris is commonly known as the “City of Light”.<br />
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  18. 18. NOTRE DAME DE PARIS<br />Notre Dame is a Catholic cathedral constructed in 1163.<br />It wasn’t completely finished until 1345. Despite its age, it is still being used today.<br />Also, it is considered to be one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture throughout Europe.<br />
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  20. 20. EIFFEL TOWER<br />Constructed in the 19th century, the Eiffel Tower is one of the most recognizable structures in the world.<br />Named after its architect, Gustave Eiffel, the tower was built as the entrance arch for the 1889 World's Fair.<br />Upon its completion, the 1,063 ft. tall structure remained the tallest structure in the world until 1930.<br />
  21. 21. CONTINUED<br />EIFFEL TOWER<br />When the permit expired, many people wanted it to be demolished but because the military used it for communications, it remained standing.<br />It is the single most visited paid monument in the world.<br />More than 200,000,000 people have visited the tower since its construction.<br />
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  23. 23. ARC DE TRIOMPHE<br />This monument honors those who fought for France, particularly those in the Napoleonic wars.<br />It was commissioned in 1806 after a victory at Austerlitz by Emperor Napoleon.<br />It wasn’t completed until 1836.<br />Underneath, is the tomb of an unnamed WWII soldier.<br />
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  25. 25. IN CONCLUSION<br />Within Ile-de-France lies many famous, priceless, and irreplaceable works of art and history.<br />It is a culturally and industriallydiverse region that has plenty to offer whether you are an artist, historian, or fashion model.<br />I am confident that it will remain at the head of France, representing it in a unique and eloquent way.<br />
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