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Troyes

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Troyes is a town in northeastern France. It is the préfecture (capital) of the Aube département and is located on the Seine river. Population (1999): 60,958.

History

There have been several councils held at Troyes.

The 1420 Treaty of Troyes, which settled the Hundred Years' War, was signed here. During the Middle Ages, it was an important trading town, and gave its name to troy weight.

Miscellaneous

Troyes was the birthplace of:

External link

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