Paris: Les Invalides
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D˘me des Invalides
Esplanade des Invalides
Pont Alexandre III
|Les Invalides is the short form of h˘pital des invalides, the hospital for invalids. It was initiated by Louis XIV in 1670 as a home and hospital for aged and invalid soldiers.
Date: May 23, 2009
Longitude: 2░ 18.77'
Latitude: 48░ 51.75'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2011-Jul-31