Arc de Triomphe

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Arc de Triomphe
Arc Triomphe.jpg
The Arc de Triomphe at nicht
Arc de Triomphe is locatit in Paris
Arc de Triomphe
Location within Paris
Alternative namesArc de Triomphe de l'Étoile
General information
TeepTriumphal Airch
Airchitectural styleNeoclassicism
LocationPlace Charles de Gaulle (umwhile Place de l'Étoile)
Coordinates48°52′26″N 2°17′42″E / 48.8738°N 2.2950°E / 48.8738; 2.2950Coordinates: 48°52′26″N 2°17′42″E / 48.8738°N 2.2950°E / 48.8738; 2.2950
Construction stairtit15 August 1806[1]
Inauguratit29 Julie 1836[2]
Hicht50 m (164 ft)
Dimensions
Ither dimensionsWide: 45 m (148 ft)
Deep: 22 m (72 ft)
Design an construction
AirchitectJean Chalgrin, Louis-Étienne Héricart de Thury

The Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile is ane o the maist famous monuments in Paris. It stands in the centre o the Place Charles de Gaulle (oreeginally named Place de l'Étoile), at the wastren end o the Champs-Élysées.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Raymond, Gino (30 October 2008). Historical dictionary of France. Scarecrow Press. p. 9. ISBN 978-0-8108-5095-8. Retrieved 28 July 2011. 
  2. Fleischmann, Hector (1914). An unknown son of Napoleon. John Lane company. p. 204. Retrieved 28 July 2011. 
  3. The étoile ("star") is formed bi twelve radiatin avenues.