Crimée (Paris Métro)

The images and aerial photographs within this page illustrate information related to Crimée (Paris Métro). Crimée is a station of the Paris Métro. This station bears the name of the Crimean War (1855–56), on the Crimean Peninsula of Ukraine on the Black Sea, where a coalition of Turkey, the United Kingdom, France and Piedmont faced Russia. It was notable for the Siege of Sevastopol (1854–1855) and the Charge of the Light Brigade. The conflict ended in the Treaty of Paris (1856).

Nearby are la Villette Basin and the Canal de l'Ourcq.

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