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  Strasbourg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Strasbourg (French: Strasbourg, pronounced /stʀazbuʀ/; Alsatian: Strossburi; German: Straßburg) is the capital and principal city of the Alsace région of northeastern France, with approximately 650,000 inhabitants in the metropolitan area in 1999.
Strasbourg is the seat of the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights and it hosts a seat of the European Parliament, together with Brussels.
Strasbourg was a centre of humanist scholarship and early bookprinting in the Holy Roman Empire and its intellectual and political influence contributed much to the establishment of Protestantism as an accepted denomination in the southwest of Germany.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Strasbourg   (2534 words)

 AllRefer.com - Strasbourg, France (French Political Geography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Strasbourg accepted the Reformation in the 1520s under the leadership of Martin Bucer and became an important Protestant center.
In 1681, Louis XIV seized Strasbourg, which was confirmed in French possession by the Treaty of Ryswick (1697).
Bombarded by the Prussians during the Franco-Prussian War, Strasbourg was ceded to Germany by the Treaty of Frankfurt (1871).
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 Alsace Town Information
It is near the German border, with Strasbourg some 75 miles to the north, Basel 21 miles to the southeast and the Rhine River 12 miles to the east.
Strasbourg and Geneva are the only non-capital cities to have such important international institutions.
Strasbourg is known as the ideal venue for international congresses and seminars.
www.french-at-a-touch.com /French_Regions/Alsace/alsace_town_information.htm   (1780 words)

 University of Strasbourg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The University Palace in Strasbourg, and a monument to one of the university's students, Johann Wolfgang Goethe
The University of Strasbourg in Strasbourg, Alsace, France, is divided into three separate institutions.
Strasbourg I is a member of the LERU (League of European Research Universities).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/University_of_Strasbourg   (84 words)

 Strasbourg travel guide - Wikitravel
Strasbourg is the seat of the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights and is one of the seats of the European Parliament.
Strasbourg International Airport (SXB) is located south-west of the city at Entzheim, with domestic as well as international flights (but not as many as a real European capital should have...).
Strasbourg is ideal for cycling - the city center is flat and there are plenty of bike lanes and bike paths.
wikitravel.org /en/Strasbourg   (1186 words)

 2005-06 TEAM FOCUS: Strasbourg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Another player on whom Strasbourg will be counting seriously is Wesson, one of the top rebounders overall in the ULEB Cup over the last three seasons and the top scorer for Gravelines in the competition last season.
Strasbourg's first task in the Euroleague is to be competitive.
"Strasbourg is a big city, and the club has a lot of plans for the future to have a great basketball team in France and in Europe.
www.euroleague.net /noticia.jsp?temporada=E04&jornada=33&id=167   (727 words)

 Strasbourg.info - Strasbourg hotels
Strasbourg's European character is rooted in its long history.
Strasbourg, while a business center, is also home to numerous parks and gardens and enchanting old quarters like "La Petite France" and the area around the Cathedral.
It is with such a rich culture that Strasbourg is able to find a comfortable balance between the services expected of a city and the freedom of a community which remains a proud representative of its region.
www.strasbourg.info   (228 words)

 Strasbourg France - French Holidays - IndigoGuide
Strasbourg, which means "the city of roads" in German, is at the crossroads between northern Europe and the Mediterranean, eastern Europe and France.
As such, and with its close proximity to the Rhine, which is one of Europe's main transport arteries, Strasbourg is the centre of Europe, equally as close to Milan, Frankfurt and Zurich as it is to Paris.
Strasbourg was an independent city run by a guild of citizens until it became part of France in 1681.
www.indigoguide.com /france/strasbourg.htm   (509 words)

 Strasbourg travel guide
Strasbourg, the capital of Alsace, is located on the banks of the Rhine on the border with Germany.
You could call Strasbourg a truly European city: it is the seat of the European Council, the European Parliament and the European Court of Human Rights.
The Pharmacy de Cerf is the oldest pharmacy in France and Strasbourg’s university is one of the oldest and most active ones of the country.
www.world66.com /europe/france/east/alsace/strasbourg   (237 words)

 U.S. Consulate General Strasbourg
The Strasbourg Consulate General provides American Citizen Services (except passports and visas), supports American business, including over 120 resident U.S. firms, and creates educational, commercial and cultural exchanges between the United States and the northeastern French regions of Alsace, Lorraine and Franche-Comté in the consular district.
The Consulate General is the Strasbourg Office of the U.S. Permanent Observer to the Council of Europe, the United States Ambassador to France.
The Consul General is the Deputy Permanent Observer to the 46-member nation Council of Europe (founded in 1949 to promote democracy, respect for human rights and rule of law) and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
www.amb-usa.fr /strasbourg   (221 words)

 Euroleague - Card Teams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
There is no time like the present for Strasbourg, which confirmed it is one of the teams to follow in the French League while providing some highlights in its first-ever Euroleague appearance this season.
Strasbourg bounced back from those tough times by returning to the second division in 1985, but the team had to wait almost another decade, until 1994, to reach the French first division.
Difficult times were back once Strasbourg fell to the second division in 1997, only to return to the top division before the start of the 1999-00 season with renewed ambitions.
www.euroleague.net /teams/teamCard.jsp?id=STR   (609 words)

 Hotels in Strasbourg, France
A quiet hotel room overlooking the river in the heart of Strasbourg is a rare privilege reserved for the guests of the HOTEL REGENT PETITE FRANCE, the most exclusive four-star hotel in the city.
Located in the heart of Strasbourg's most historic and lively district and a five-minute walk from the cathedral, the Hotel Hannong is a charming boutique hotel.
In the centre of Strasbourg, the Hôtel Diana Dauphine welcomes you in its elegant classic-contemporary setting.
www.booking.com /city/fr/strasbourg.html?aid=305387   (225 words)

 Hotels in Strasbourg - BOOKING.COM online hotel reservations
A quiet hotel room overlooking the river in the heart of Strasbourg is a rare privilege reserved for the guests of the HOTEL REGENT PETITE FRANCE, the most exclusive four-star hotel in the city.… More
Located in the heart of Strasbourg's most historic and lively district and a five-minute walk from the cathedral, the Hotel Hannong is a charming boutique hotel.… More
Travelling through Strasbourg for a few days or several weeks, you will appreciate the privileged position of the apart’hotel CAP EUROPE situated between the historic city centre, the Congress Hall...… More
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 Strasbourg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
From Strasbourg, we took the train back to Paris where we flew back home.
This is the first family dinner, held in an Alsatian restaurant in La Petite France, a lovely and quaint section of Strasbourg.
Anyhow everyone was so special; the evening went to fast; and when we at last pried ourselves away and out into the rain for an unfamiliar car trip back to the Strasbourg hotel, we had made a great many good memories.
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 Worldres Lodging: Discount Hotel Reservations Online - Hotels and Lodging Worldwide
Airconditioned hotel located in the heart of Strasbourg, close to the Cathedral, the picturesque district of Petite Fra more...
The Mercure Strasbourg Gare Centrale is located across from th more...
In the heart of the city known as a crossroads for new ideas, the Sofitel Strasbourg is a short stroll from the Cathedr more...
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 Strasbourg, France Hotels
Situated in Alsace, in the heart of the old city of Strasbourg, the Grand Hôtel offers you a warm and attentive welcome....
The Convent du Franciscain is a charming and traditionnal hotel located in the heart of Strasbourg.
Located in the historical center of Strasbourg, on the river bank.
www.activereservations.com /hotel/en/france/alsace/basrhin/strasbourg   (537 words)

 Strasbourg, France :: Thibault Villa
Strasbourg - I wanted to return to Strasbourg - a UNESCO World Heritage Site since my mother took me there when I was 11 on a whirlwind tour of France.
But we missed the midnight train to Strasbourg, arriving at the station just a few minutes late to see the tail lights of the train making their way out of the Gare de L'Est.
I crossed over the river on cobblestone roads, traversing bridges that must have been one or two hundred years old, though perhaps near the locations of Roman bridges from 2,000 years ago of the original town of Argentarium that was the genesis of Strasbourg.
www.peachmountain.com /france/toSeeDoStrasbourg.asp   (522 words)

 Strasbourg Tourism - Strasbourg Hotels, France
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Thanks to the efficency of the Office of Tourism and the quality of the Strasbourg hotels and restaurants, visitors are truly welcomed.
Stroll down its ancient streets, admire its monuments, visit the wealth of its museums, cruise romanticaly along the river Ill or stare at its magnificent cathedral, guardian angel of two great civilizations, Latin and Germanic, which built Europe.
www.strasbourg.com /tourism   (110 words)

 Strasbourg hotels, France. Cheap, budget and luxury hotels in Strasbourg.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
On the banks of the Rhine, not far from the centre of Strasbourg.
Located in Strasbourg east suburb near park and river close to business center.
It is located on a quiet side street at the edge of a large pedestrian zone.
www.strasbourg-hotels.net   (279 words)

 Cheap Car Hire & Rental in Strasbourg Airport (SXB) France
We are professional Strasbourg car hire company with fleet of cars, small, economy, mini vans, people carrier and multi-purpose vehicals.
The airport is located 9 miles southwest of Strasbourg city ‘s A35 route and move towards Mulhouse to D400 westbound.
The information desk is located in the arrivals of the terminal or call (0)3 8864 6767.
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 BBC NEWS | Europe | Jail for Strasbourg bomb plotters
Ten suspected Islamic militants have been jailed in Paris for their part in a failed plot to blow up a Christmas market in Strasbourg in December 2000.
The target was the popular Strasbourg Christmas market set up around the city's cathedral, which was shown in a video with a voiceover by one of the four saying that the passers-by were the "enemies of God" and would burn in hell.
The 10 sentenced in Paris on Thursday were convicted of criminal association with a terrorist enterprise, which state prosecutor Christophe Tessier said had links to Islamic networks in Britain, Italy and Spain.
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 Strasbourg.com - All Hotels in Strasbourg, France - Reservation of hotel in strasbourg
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