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Bale, or Basel, is located where the French, German and Swiss borders meet.

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  1. 1. La Suisse: Le Jour Final<br />
  2. 2. Vocabulaire<br />La Rivière: River<br />Les banlieues: suburbs<br />L’hôtel de ville: city hall<br />
  3. 3. Bâle<br />
  4. 4. Bâle<br />Located where the Swiss, French, and German borders meet<br />The city actually has suburbs in both France (Alsace) and Germany<br />Located on la rivière Rhône <br />
  5. 5. La Rivière Rhône<br />
  6. 6. Major industrial center for chemical and pharmaceutical industry<br />
  7. 7. Home to the oldest university of the Swiss Confederation <br />Also home to the world’s oldest art collection accessible to the public, le Musée des Beaux Arts<br />
  8. 8. La Gare<br />Claims to be the world’s first international train station<br />
  9. 9. Was once the ancient Roman city August Raurica<br />
  10. 10. La Tour de Munster<br /><ul><li>Red sandstone architecture and colored roof tiles make it a unique and popular tourist site
  11. 11. Originally a Catholic cathedral, today it is a reformed protestant church
  12. 12. Badly damaged in 1356 during an earthquake
  13. 13. Has undergone several renovations since then</li></li></ul><li>L’hotel de ville<br />Particularly German in style<br />Located au centre-ville<br />Dates back to the 1500s<br />
  14. 14. Le “Messeturm”<br />Tallest building in Switzerland<br />“Trade Fair” Building<br />Offices and a hotel (Ramada)<br />
  15. 15. Au Revoir, la Suisse!<br />