La Défense

La Défense is a collection of modern high-rise office and residential buildings built according to an evolving central plan on the western outskirts of , beyond the last Parisian loop of the river Seine.
Photo: Norio NAKAYAMA, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

La de la Défense, originally called La de la Fraternité, is a monument and building in the business district of La Défense and in the commune of , to the west of , France. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

Metro station
is a station on Paris Métro Line 1 on the outskirts of La Défense on the border of and . Photo: Poudou99, CC BY 3.0.

is a multi-use domed stadium in , a western suburb of . Photo: Cekay, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Compagnie de S.A. is a French multinational corporation, founded in 1665 in and headquartered on the outskirts of Paris, at La Défense and in . Photo: Markus3, CC BY-SA 3.0.
Photo: Dimitri Destugues, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a commune located in the Department of the Île-de-France region of France. Photo: Clicsouris, CC BY-SA 2.5.

is a commune in the western suburbs of , . Photo: mwanasimba, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a commune in the northwestern suburbs of , France. Photo: Art92, CC BY-SA 3.0.

La Défense

48.891° or 48° 53' 28" north
2.2412° or 2° 14' 28" east
53 metres (174 feet)
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