STRASBOURG
By:Aliza
Map of Strasbourg
Strasbourg is a large city in
North Eastern France and is
the capital of Alsace
region. It is also the seat of
the European Parliament.
It is close to the border with
Germany and the river Rhine
and is an important cross
road in Europe.
Population
The population of Strasbourg is
270,000 which makes it one of
the largest cities in France.
This is a chart to show you
how many people live in
strasbourg.
History
Because of many wars in Europe Strasbourg has been
invaded many times the last time during WW2.
Because of its long history Strasbourg has many old and
beautiful buildings including the large Cathedral.
Tourist attractions
The old part of the city is called Petite France and has many
attractive buildings, canals and bridges.
The German district has examples of classical German
architecture.
Other attractions are the Cathedral, many parks and
museums.
Education
Strasbourg has several famous universities and institutes.
Universitiy of Strasbourg has three institusions:
Louis Pasteur university specialising in medicine and
science,
social sciences university and the university of law,
International space university
Human frontier science program specialising in biological
research.
Culture
Museums:
Strasbourg has ten Museums covering a
range of interests from history to art.
Libraries:
Strasbourg has a network of media
libraries.
Entertainment:
There are a range of theatres and
consertals showing performances
of theatre, dance, music and
circus.
Business
Conference centre:
Because of its location Strasbourg
hosts many international
Industries:
conferences.
Chemicals, automotive parts snd
foods are prodused by
multimatinal companies such as:
kaft foods, Eli lilly and general
motors.
Service inderstries:
Many banks have their head
officers in Strasbourg.