Strasbourg is the capital of the Grand-Est region of and is most widely known for hosting a number of important European institutions. It is also famous for its beautiful historical centre - the Grande Île - which was the first city centre to be classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

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The is the legislative branch of the European Union and one of its seven institutions. is situated 2½ km northeast of Strasbourg. Photo: Olaf Kosinsky, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The is an international organisation whose stated aim is to uphold human rights, democracy and the rule of law in . is situated 2½ km northeast of Strasbourg.

The University of Strasbourg in Strasbourg, Alsace, France, is a university in France with over 52,000 students and almost 3,300 researchers. is situated 1½ km southeast of Strasbourg. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a historic quarter of the city of Strasbourg in eastern France. Photo: Ctruongngoc, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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