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Official residence of the President of France

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Élysée Palace: Official residence of the President of France
The Élysée Palace is the official residence of the President of the French Republic. Completed in 1722, it was built for nobleman and army officer Louis Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, who had been appointed Governor of Île-de-France in 1719. It is located on the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré near the Champs-Élysées in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, the name Élysée deriving from the Elysian Fields, the place of the blessed dead in Greek mythology. Important foreign visitors are hosted at the nearby Hôtel de Marigny, a palatial residence.

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Emmanuel Macron inaugurated for second term in office [Video]

Emmanuel Macron inaugurated for second term in office

The President of the Constitutional Council formally announced the results of the presidential election in front of 450 guests at the Elysée Palace.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:03Published
Narendra Modi's Europe tour: Indian PM to meet Macron at Elysée Palace [Video]

Narendra Modi's Europe tour: Indian PM to meet Macron at Elysée Palace

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 04:12Published

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