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Stunning satellite images of France's most famous sites

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The bay of Arcachon as seen through a satellite.Photo: National Institute of Geographic and Forest Information
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New satellite images of France give us a chance to view some of the country's most famous sites from the sky.

The images come courtesy of the National Institute of Geographic and Forest Information (IGN) and were taken between April and October last year.

We have picked out some of our favourite scenes from around the country, including famous monuments and stunning scenery. 

If you really want a challenge, try and guess the scene before reading the captions beneath, 

Click here to see the full map of France, and here to see our pictures from around the country.  

IN PICS: A bird's eye view of France's most famous sites

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