ile-de-france ile-de-france

Definition(s):

  • (n) a region of north central France including Paris and the area around it

News

  • Alstom delivers 1,500th Citadis tram

    Alstom recently delivered its 1,500th Citadis tram on the occasion of the launch by STIF (Ile-de-France Transport Union) and the RATP of the Ile-de-France's tram line 7.
    on November 20, 2013     Source: Metro Magazine

Quotes

  • "Many of our compatriots face major difficulties due to the rapid rise in rents and the shortage of housing in big agglomerations such as the Ile-de-France [region around Paris]," Mr Villepin told a news conference on Thursday, at which he also...
    on Sep 2, 2005 By: Dominique de Villepin Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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