Capital of France facts for kids

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This article is about the French national capital in general. For the current capital, see Paris.

The capital of France is Paris. In the course of history, the national capital has been in many locations other than Paris.

History

List of capitals of France

  • Paris
  • Orléans (1108)
  • Troyes (1419–1425)
  • Paris (1425–1682)
  • Versailles (1682–1715)
  • Paris (1715–1722)
  • Versailles (1722–1789)
  • Paris (1789–1871)
  • Versailles (1871–1879)
  • Paris (1879–1940)
  • Bordeaux (September 1914)
  • Tours (10–13 June 1940)
  • Bordeaux (June 1940)
  • Vichy (1940-1944)
  • Paris (1944-present)

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