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Nice


Located in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, Nice is a city in southern France, on the Mediterranean Coast near the border with Italy. As of 2004, Nice had an estimated population of 347,100.

Nice is a major tourist center, and one of the leading resorts on the French Riviera (French: Côte d'Azur).

Promenade des Anglais:
Promenade des Anglais


Key Facts about Nice


Hotel Negresco:
Hotel Negresco in Nice, France
Here are some facts about Nice:
  1. Nice is located in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southern France, on the Mediterranean Coast near the border with Italy.

  2. As of 2004, Nice had an estimated population of 347,100.

  3. People from Nice are known as Niçois.

  4. Nice is believed to have been founded by the Greeks of Marseille in around 350 BCE. Their settlement was named Nikaia, after Nike, the goddess of victory.

  5. Nice is one of the main resorts on the French Riviera (French: Côte d'Azur), and is very popular with tourists and vacationers.

  6. Nice is often called "Nice la Belle" (Nice the Beautiful). This is also the name of the unofficial anthem of the city, which was written by Menica Rondelly in 1912.

  7. The famous beachfront in Nice is known as the Promenade des Anglais (Promenade of the English), often simply known La Promenade or La Prom.

  8. The most famous hotel in Nice, is the Hotel Negresco. Hotel Negresco is palatial hotel on the the Promenade des Anglais. The Hotel Negresco first opened in 1913, and contains a gourmet dining (two stars in Guide Michelin) restaurant called Le Chantecler. In 2003, Hotel Negresco was designated by the French government as a national historic building.

  9. The annual Nice Carnival, which spans the two weeks prior to Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday), takes place on the Promenade des Anglais. The carnival attracts around 1 million visitors each year.



Attractions and Places of Interest in Nice


Attractions and places of interest in Nice include:

Weather in Nice


Nice has a Mediterranean climate. Winters are mild, and Summers are generally hot, dry, and sunny. Rainfall most falls during the Winter, and in the Summer is much less frequent - typically there are only one of two days of measurable rain in July for example.

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Nice, France - City Map

By Jason Patrick Bates

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Released: March 24th, 2018
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  • ISBN: 1980644535
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  • Number of Pages: 63
  • Author: Jason Patrick Bates
  • Publication Date: March 24th, 2018
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Travel Journal For Kids Nice: Nice, France Travel Adventure Diary For Children for the next Holiday Road Trip, Traveling Activity Log Book For Boys ... Sketching, Doodle and Gratitude Prompt

By Brad Meyfield

Independently published
Released: June 3rd, 2022
Paperback (114 pages)

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  • EAN: 9798833775226
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  • Number of Pages: 114
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Nice Travel Guide, France Environment: Nice History, and Tourism

By Ezra Hunt

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Released: February 3rd, 2020
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  • Number of Pages: 254
  • Author: Ezra Hunt
  • Publication Date: February 3rd, 2020
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Welcome to Nice Kids Travel Journal: 6x9 Children Travel Notebook and Diary I Fill out and Draw I With prompts I Perfect Gift for your child for your holidays in Nice (France)

By Nice Publishing

Independently published
Released: October 25th, 2019
Paperback (120 pages)

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  • ISBN: 1702572366
  • EAN: 9781702572361
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  • Number of Pages: 120
  • Author: Nice Publishing
  • Publication Date: October 25th, 2019
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  • Weight: 0.42 Pounds
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