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Amiens is a city on the Somme River, about 75 miles (120 kilometers) North of Paris, in northern France. As of 2006, the city had a population of 135,106
Amiens is perhaps most famous for its cathedral. The cathedral was constructed between 1220 and 1247, after a fire destroyed a previous cathedral on the site. The building is constructed in three tiers in the Gothic style, and is the largest in France of its kind. Particularly noteworthy features including the beautiful sculptures and the inlays in the floor.
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