Click on the numbers on the map to hear the story. The North of Paris is on the left of the map.

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© BHVP / Roger-Viollet, Mathieu Merian, Plan de la ville, cité, université et fauxbourgs de Paris, 1615. Up until the 17th century, maps of Paris showed the Seine running north – south. If we turn the image by a quater-turn to the right, we obtain the orientation used today.

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