What Are Some Cities on a Map of France?


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Cities on maps of France available from MapsOfWorld.com and Map-France.com include Paris, Tours, Dijon and Grenoble. Paris, as the capital city of France, had an important influence in the history of France. Map-France.com also has a search engine for locating other French cities.

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Paris is in the region of Île-de-France and the district of Paris. The city has long been a scene of cultural, religious and political significance. Among the famous sites in the city are Notre Dame Cathedral, the Louvre and the Arc de Triomphe. Notre Dame Cathedral is a Gothic Roman Catholic cathedral. The Arc de Triomphe is a commemorative structure built by order of Napoleon Bonaparte. Both structures offer high-level views of the city for tourists. The Louvre is a famous museum that is home to Leonardo di Vinci's Mona Lisa.

Tours holds several significant sacred sites for Christians, including the Tours Cathedral and the Basilica of St. Martin. The Tours Cathedral is a medieval structure that is Gothic in style and has several period stained glass windows. The Basilica of St. Martin is a Neo-Byzantine structure that contains the tomb of St. Martin of Tours.

Grenoble has several historic and natural sites, including the Parc Naturel Regional du Vercors and Archaeological Museum.

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