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Panoramabillede af Valentin durand EXPERT Taget 14:31, 09/11/2011 - Views loading...

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Place massena & Apollon

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A: Place Massena in Nice - France

Af Galliez Stephane, mindre end 10 meter væk

Place Massena in Nice - France

B: Nice en HDR, place Masséna

Af Roberto Scavino, 30 meter væk

Nice en HDR, place Masséna

C: Place Massena

Af Patrick Weingarten, 50 meter væk

The place Masséna is a big place of Nice, located in the centre of the city.At the origin It was two ...

Place Massena

D: Pied Grande Roue Nice

Af Thierry Blondeau, 100 meter væk

Pied Grande Roue NiceNOEL 2008

Pied Grande Roue Nice

E: Grande Roue Nice CHRISTMAS 2008

Af Thierry Blondeau, 100 meter væk

Grande Roue Nice CHRISTMAS 2008

F: Ferris wheel, La Place Masséna, Nice, France

Af Andrew Bodrov, 110 meter væk

Ferris wheel, La Place Masséna, Nice, France

G: Place Massena, Nice, France

Af Andrew Bodrov, 110 meter væk

Place Massena, Nice, France

H: The Nice's beach in Spring

Af Luca Candela, 290 meter væk

Sulle spiagge di Nizza a metà maggio. Giornata luminosa e assolata. Anche se la temperatura è di soli...

The Nice's beach in Spring

I: Cours Saleya 1

Af Luca Candela, 370 meter væk

Cours Saleya 1

J: Cours Saleya 2

Af Luca Candela, 370 meter væk

Cours Saleya 2

Dette panorama blev taget i Nice, France

Dette er et overblik over France

France is affectionately referred to as "the Hexagon" for its overall shape.

French history goes back to the Gauls, a Celtic tribe which inhabited the area circa 300BC until being conquered by Julius Caesar.

The Franks were the first tribe to adopt Catholic Christianity after the Roman Empire collapsed. France became an independent location in the Treaty of Verdun in (843 AD), which divided up Charlemagne's Carolingian Empire into several portions.

The French monarchy reached its zenith during the reign of Louis XIV, the Sun King, who stood for seventy-two years as the Monarch of all Monarchs. His palace of Versailles and its Hall of Mirrors are a splendid treasure-trove of Baroque art.

The French Revolution ended the rule of the monarchy with the motto "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity!" On July 14th, 1789 angry mobs stormed La Bastille prison and began the Revolution in which Louis XVI, his wife Marie-Antoinette and thousands of others met the guillotine.

One decade after the revolution, Napolean Bonaparte seized control of the Republic and named himself Emperor. His armies conquered most of Europe and his Napoleonic Code became a lasting legal foundation for concepts of personal status and property.

During the period of colonization France controlled the largest empire in the world, second only to Britain.

France is one of the founding members of the European Union and the United Nations, as well as one of the nuclear armed nations of the world.

Text by Steve Smith.

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