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What is the Internationaux de Strasbourg?

The womens tennis Internationaux de Strasbourg is one of the most important French tournaments of its kind outside Roland-Garros. In 1922, Strasbourg was the venue for the XVI Grand Prix de lA.C.F. which saw Fiat battle Bugatti, Ballot, Rolland Pilain, and Britains Aston Martin and Sunbeam .

What is the population of Strasbourg?

Located at the border with Germany in the historic region of Alsace, it is the prefecture of the Bas-Rhin department. In 2018, the city proper had 284,677 inhabitants and both the Eurométropole de Strasbourg (Greater Strasbourg) and the Arrondissement of Strasbourg had 500,510 inhabitants.

What is the old name of Strasbourg?

After the 5th century, the city became known by a completely different name Gallicized as Strasbourg (Lower Alsatian: Strossburi; German: Straßburg).

What does the Université de Strasbourg do?

The Université de Strasbourg is in charge of a number of permanent public displays of its collections of scientific artefacts and products of all kinds of exploration and research.

Where was the 2020 Internationaux de Strasbourg held?

The 2020 Internationaux de Strasbourg was a professional tennis tournament played on clay courts. It was the 34th edition of the tournament and part of the International-level tournament category of the 2020 WTA Tour. It took place at the Tennis Club de Strasbourg in Strasbourg, France, between 20 and 26 September 2020.

What kind of tennis tournament is the Internationaux de Strasbourg?

The 2020 Internationaux de Strasbourg was a professional tennis tournament played on clay courts. It was the 34th edition of the tournament and part of the International-level tournament category of the 2020 WTA Tour.

Where is the French Open played in Strasbourg?

The tournament was played at the Hautepierre before moving to the Strasbourg’s Tennis Club in 2011.

How did the city of Strasbourg get its name?

The Romans under Nero Claudius Drusus established a military outpost belonging to the Germania Superior Roman province at Strasbourgs current location, and named it Argentoratum. (Hence the town is commonly called Argentina in medieval Latin.)

How did Strasbourg change over the years?

The French Revolution in 1792 left the city in a terrible state; many churches and cloisters were destroyed or damaged. However, after 1830, Strasbourg consolidated its position as a major European crossroads and began to modernise. With the growth of industry, the city’s population tripled in the 19th century.

What is Strasbourg famous for?

Besides its traditional role as the chief city of Alsace, Strasbourg is also the seat of a number of European institutions and bodies including the European Parliament, the Council of Europe, and the European Court of Human Rights.

Which river is Strasbourg on?

This border is formed by the Rhine, which also forms the eastern border of the modern city, facing across the river to the German town Kehl. The historic core of Strasbourg, however, lies on the Grande Île in the river Ill, which here flows parallel to, and roughly 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) from, the Rhine.

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