Paris on Fire
Paris is divided into 20 administrative districts called
banlieues are the suburbs of Paris that are outside the
beltway that surrounds the arrondissements.
Le Bourget Airport
Le Bourget Airport was constructed in 1919 and served as the only
Paris airport until the construction of Orly airport in 1932. Le
Bourget now is the business airport for Paris. Orly is the domestic
flight airport while Charles de Gaulle airport is used for
link shows the desrcription of the airport including a map
of its location relative to the arrodissements of Paris.
Charles Lindbergh took off from Roosevelt Field, Long Island, New York
and landed at Le Bourget airport near Paris 33 hours
later. He was greeted with a throng of cheering French citizens as the
first pilot to make a solo non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean.
See the complete Charles Lindbergh website
The Eiffel Tower
These three links regarding the Eiffel Tower are interesting
The official website of the Eiffel Tower
A webcam time lapse
The U.S. Embassy to France in Paris
link is the official embassy website. It includes information
about the embassy including its Mission Statement, the incumbent
Ambassador and Deputy Chief of Mission, etc.
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