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Sarlat Streets

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From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarlat_(France)

Sarlat-la-Canéda (Occitan: Sarlat e La Canedat), or simply Sarlat, is a commune in the Dordogne department in Aquitaine in south-western France. Sarlat is one of the most attractive and alluring towns in south-western France. Population (1999): 9,707.

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A: La fontaine Sainte-Marie de Sarlat - France

de Pascal Moulin, la distanta de 20 metri

La fontaine Sainte-Marie de Sarlat  -  France

B: Alley Sarlat

de Martin Broomfield, la distanta de 20 metri

From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarlat_(France)Sarlat-la-Canéda (Occitan: Sarlat e La Ca...

Alley Sarlat

C: Sarlat, France

de Tom Kim, la distanta de 100 metri

Sarlat, France

Sarlat, France

D: Rue de'Albusse, Sarlat

de Martin Broomfield, la distanta de 170 metri

From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarlat_(France)Sarlat-la-Canéda (Occitan: Sarlat e La Ca...

Rue de'Albusse, Sarlat

E: Enfeus et cathédrale de Sarlat - France

de Pascal Moulin, la distanta de 190 metri

Enfeus et cathédrale de Sarlat  -  France

F: Maison de La Boétie et cathédrale de Sarlat - France

de Pascal Moulin, la distanta de 200 metri

Maison de La Boétie et cathédrale de Sarlat  -  France

H: Chœur de la cathédrale Saint-Sarcerdos de Sarlat - France

de Pascal Moulin, la distanta de 210 metri

Chœur de la cathédrale Saint-Sarcerdos de Sarlat  -  France

I: Lanterne des Morts de Sarlat - France

de Pascal Moulin, la distanta de 220 metri

Lanterne des Morts de Sarlat  -  France

J: Chevet de la cathédrale de Sarlat et Lanterne des Morts

de Pascal Moulin, la distanta de 230 metri

Chevet de la cathédrale de Sarlat et Lanterne des Morts

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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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