Anatole France (Paris Métro)

The maps and aerial photographs below present information related to Anatole France (Paris Métro). Anatole France is a station on Paris Métro Line 3. It is located in the commune of Levallois-Perret northwest of the capital. It was opened on 24 September 1937 when the line was extended from Porte de Champerret to Pont de Levallois – Bécon.

The station is on the Rue Anatole France, which is named after the author Anatole France, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1921.

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