Capital of France

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This article is about the French national capital in general. For the current capital, see Paris.

The capital of France is Paris.[1] In the course of history, the national capital has been in many locations other than Paris.

History[change | change source]

List of capitals of France[change | change source]

  • Paris (1944-present)

References[change | change source]

  1. Paris Digest, Facts; retrieved 2011-11-30.
  2. Mackay, Alexander. (1876). Manual of Modern Geography, Mathematical, Physical, and Political, p. 202.
  3. Annandale, Charles et al. (1902). XX Century Cyclopædia, Vol. 6, p. 229.
  4. "Troyes," Encyclopedia Britannica (1911), Vol. 27, p. 320.
  5. Goodman, Dena. (1996). The Republic of Letters, p. 24; excerpt, "Even as Louis XIV moved the capital of France to Versailles, Paris was becoming the capital of a new Republic of Letters...."
  6. Alden, Henry Mills. (1872). Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 45, p. 223; Smith, Benjamin Eli. (1918). The Century Cyclopedia of Names, Vol. 6, p. 1034.
  7. Vinen, Richard. (2007). The Unfree French: Life Under the Occupation, p. 45.