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Pano Eglise Epernay 06

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A: Pano Eglise Epernay

by Pascal-Ploix, less than 10 meters away

Notre-Dame - EpernayThis church, dedicated to Notre Dame, to owner of the city, succeeds that of Ital...

Pano Eglise Epernay

B: Pano Eglise Epernay 08

by Pascal-Ploix, less than 10 meters away

Pano Eglise Epernay 08

C: Pano Eglise Epernay 09

by Pascal-Ploix, less than 10 meters away

Pano Eglise Epernay 09

D: Garden Horticulture

by Eclipse360, 460 meters away

Panorama 360° réalisée par la société Eclipse360 du jardin de l'horticulture à Epernay ou encore appe...

Garden Horticulture

E: Jardin de l'horticulture

by Eclipse360, 510 meters away

Panorama 360° réalisée par la société Eclipse360 du jardin de l'horticulture à Epernay ou encore appe...

Jardin de l'horticulture

F: Jardin de la Mairie - Epernay

by Eclipse360, 1.1 km away

Panoramique sphérique du parc de l'hôtel de ville d'Epernay, qui appartenait avant d'être cédé à la v...

Jardin de la Mairie - Epernay

G: Place Of Champagne

by Eclipse360, 1.2 km away

Visite virtuelle de la place de champagne à Epernay, avec vue de la tour du Champagne de Castellane, ...

Place Of Champagne

H: Eglise Notre-Dame à Juvigny (51000) France

by Pascal-Ploix, 22.3 km away

From this time the nave remains. It is bordered of arcades full-clotheshanger and kept some capitals ...

Eglise Notre-Dame à Juvigny (51000) France

I: 14-18 Memorial in Dormans, France

by David Roulet, 23.0 km away

This memorial, which construction took place between 1921 and 1931, was erected in commemoration of t...

14-18 Memorial in Dormans, France

J: Catherdral Notre Dame de Reims

by Karel Gillissen, 25.0 km away

Completed in 1275, the Cathedral Notre Dame de Reims was the place where the French Kings were crowne...

Catherdral Notre Dame de Reims

This panorama was taken in France

This is an overview of 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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