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Travel Guide 2   >   Europe   >   France   >   Towns and Cities   >   Le Havre

   
 

Le Havre


Le Havre is a city in the region of Upper Normandy (French: Haute-Normandie) in France. The city is an important seaport, and the port-of-call for oceanliners making the transatlantic crossing to or from France. As of the 1999 census Le Havre had a population of 190,905.

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  1. Le Havre is a city in the region of Upper Normandy (French: Haute-Normandie) in France.

  2. As of the 1999 census Le Havre had a population of 190,905.

  3. The city and port of Le Havre were founded by King François I in 1517.

  4. Le Havre is the second busiest port in France in terms of total traffic (after Marseille. It is also France's busiest container port.

  5. Le Havre is an important seaport, and the port-of-call for oceanliners making the transatlantic crossing to or from France.

  6. Le Havre was severely damaged during World War II.

  7. Auguste Perret led the postwar reconstruction of Le Havre usin reinforced concrete. In 2005, his postwar reconstruction of central Le Havre was designated a UNESCO world heritage site.


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Rouen, France - Idealic Scene of Le Havre in Rouen, State Railways Postcard, c.1920
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Rouen, France - Idealic Scene of Le Havre in Rouen, State Railways Postcard, c.1920

 
 
Steamer New York le Havre France
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Steamer New York le Havre France

 
 
Port De Mer (Le Havre), 1874
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Artist: Claude Monet.
Port De Mer (Le Havre), 1874

 
 
Le Havre Port Poster
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Le Havre Port Poster

 
 
The Port of Le Havre, Afternoon, Sun, 1903
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Artist: Camille Pissarro.
The Port of Le Havre, Afternoon, Sun, 1903

 
 
The Volcan Cultural Centre Designed By Oscar Niemeyer, Le Havre, Normandy, France, Europe
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The Volcan Cultural Centre Designed By Oscar Niemeyer, Le Havre, Normandy, France, Europe

 
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Le Havre Inkmap - maps for eReaders, sightseeing, museums, going out, hotels (English)

Verlag Inkmap
Released: 2014-08-08
Kindle Edition (301 pages)

Le Havre Inkmap - maps for eReaders, sightseeing, museums, going out, hotels (English)
 
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INKMAP 'Le Havre' brings interactive maps to your eReader. An extensive list of restaurants, hotels, bars and museums selected by the editors, along with an alphabetical street directory, are directly linked to the respective detailed maps. INKMAP maps are specially optimized for eInk-Reader with touchscreen. They are high-contrast and contain three zoom levels. You can find more information, video tutorials and assistance at our website. With your purchase, you support OpenStreetMap: 10% of the proceeds will be donated to these organizations. We welcome feedback. Let us know what sort of map you want and help us improve INKMAP: www.inkmap.com

Le Havre to Cherbourg, Normandy at D-Day 1944

By Earl McElfresh

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Released: 2004-05-15
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The largest amphibious landing in military history involving United States, British, Canadian, Polish, and Free French forces. This operation helped pave the way for ending Hitler's thousand year Reich 988 years early. Scale on principal map: 2"=5 miles Map Image: 45" x 23½" Overall size: 48" x 26" Description: The principal map encompasses the entire D-Day area, from Cherbourg to the Bay of Seine, and deep into Normandy to show Coutances, St. Lo, Caen and Lisieux. The reverse side features a description of the American Engineer Model Making Detachment and the British V-Section and includes rare photographs of their three dimensional map models.

Michelin Map No. 513 Normandy (Normandie) France, Le Havre, Caen and Surrounding Area, Scale 1:200,000 (French Edition)

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What makes Michelin maps and atlases stand out? Michelin maps are frequently updated and specifically designed with travelers in mind. Michelin's cartography, user-friendly format and cross-referencing abilities with its renowned guidebook collections are paramount.

The clear, clean and uncluttered style of Michelin maps is compounded with extreme attention to detail covering scenic roads, footpaths, panoramic views, emergency telephones, road widths and more. It's this kind of detail that can, for example, help North American tourists avoid surprises while traveling down narrow roads that are often hundreds of years old. Buildings, monuments, park trails and government offices are highlighted, too.

Rouen & Upper Normandy Footprint Focus Guide: (includes Dieppe & Le Havre)

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Rouen & Upper Normandy Footprint Focus Guide: (includes Dieppe & Le Havre)
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Whether you want to explore the history of Joan of Arc, experience the joie de vivre of Rouen, or stroll through the wooded valley of the Seine, FootprintFocus proves an invaluable guide. This compact yet concise book will steer you towards the most interesting sights that Upper Normandy has to offer, as well as ensuring you enjoy undiscovered corners too. Comprehensive listings of the best food, drink and accommodation will help you make the most of your trip. * Essentials section with useful advice on getting to and around Rouen and Upper Normandy. * Comprehensive, up-to-date listings of where to eat, sleep and play. * Includes information on tour operators and activities, from stylish shopping to climbing up to chateaux. * Detailed maps for the Upper Normandy and other key destinations. * Slim enough to fit in your pocket. With detailed information on all the main sights, plus many lesser-known attractions, FootprintFocus Rouen & Upper Normandy provides concise and comprehensive coverage of one of France's most interesting regions. The content of the FootprintFocus Rouen & Upper Normandy guide has been extracted from Footprint's Normandy Full-Color Guide.

Taking a Line for a Walk: 1100 Miles on Foot, Le Havre to Rome

By Christopher Lambert

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Taking a Line for a Walk: 1100 Miles on Foot, Le Havre to Rome
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Chirs Lambert decided to walk solo across Europe from Le Havre, France to Rome, Italy. He drew a blue line across a map of Europe and seventy one walking days and 1,100 miles later, with a small rucksack he arrived in the Eternal City. A sketchbook and pencils were his journey long companions.

Rouen/Le Havre (French Edition)

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Le Havre/New York

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