Place de la Bataille-de-Stalingrad

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The Place de la Bataille-de-Stalingrad is a square in the 19th arrondissement of Paris. It was named after the Battle of Stalingrad, one of the major battles of World War II. The square lies at the intersection of the Canal de l'Ourcq and the Canal Saint-Martin.

Place de la Bataille de Stalingrad - La Rotonde

History[edit]

Formerly a part of the Boulevard de la Villette, a square named "Place de Stalingrad" is created in 1945 and serves as a bus terminal. In 1993 it is renamed to "Place de la Bataille-de-Stalingrad" and in 2006, in the course of major renovation work around the Bassin de la Villette, it is completely renovated. Today, it is a pedestrian square and houses two restaurants and a central fountain.

Coordinates: 48°53′01″N 2°22′12″E / 48.88361°N 2.37000°E / 48.88361; 2.37000