By: Peter Ochoa

Seine Location

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The Seine is 776 Kilometers long


The Seine crosses under Pont de l'Alma, Pont Neuf, Pont Alexandre III, and 35 More

Special Buildings

The Seine passes by a lot of famous French buildings

  • Louvre
  • The Eiffel Tower
  • Concorde
  • Grand Palais
  • Petit Palais
  • The Cathedral of Notre-Dame
  • Sainte-Chapelle
  • More


The average depth of the Seine today is about 9.5 meters


Untreated sewage has been released into the Seine


The Seine stretches from the commune of Source-Seine to the English Channel


  • The name Seine comes from the Latin Sequana, the goddess of Seine
  • Joan of Arc's ashes were thrown into the Seine
  • Napoleon wanted his body buried on the banks of the Seine
  • At the 1900 summer Olympics, the Seine River hosted Rowing, Swimming and Water Polo events
  • The Seine is a popular site for both suicides and disposing of murdered victims
  • During the 19th and 20th centuries, Seine inspired many artists like;

- Albert Marquet

- Raimond Lecord

- Camille Corot

- Alfred Sisley

- Henri Matisse