Place de la Concorde

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Place de la Concorde
Place de la Concorde from the Eiffel Tower, Paris April 2011.jpg
The Place de la Concorde as seen frae the Eiffel Touer, 2011
Place de la Concorde is locatit in Paris
Place de la Concorde
Shawn within France Paris
Lenth359 m (1,178 ft)
Width212 m (696 ft)
Arrondissement8t
QuarterLa Madeleine
Coordinates48°51′56″N 2°19′16″E / 48.86556°N 2.32111°E / 48.86556; 2.32111Coordinates: 48°51′56″N 2°19′16″E / 48.86556°N 2.32111°E / 48.86556; 2.32111
Construction
Completion1772
Denomination1830

The Place de la Concorde (French pronunciation: ​[plas də la kɔ̃kɔʁd]) is ane o the major public squares in Paris, Fraunce. Measurin 8.64 hectares (21.3 acres) in aurie, it is the lairgest square in the French caipital. It is locatit in the ceety's aicht arrondissement, at the eastren end o the Champs-Élysées. In the French Revolution it wis called the Place de la Révolution, (where Philippe Égalité an Queen Marie Antoinette as well as Keeng Louis XVI were executed)