Place:Provins, Provins, Seine-et-Marne, France

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NameProvins
TypeCommune
Coordinates48.567°N 3.3°E
Located inProvins, Seine-et-Marne, France
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Provins is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France.

Provins, a town of medieval fairs, became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001.

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Provins was home to one of the Champagne fairs that were crucial to the medieval European economy, when the city was under the protection of Counts of Champagne.

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