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Town in the Middle of the Sea – Mont Saint Michel – Island

An aerial view as a high tide submerges a narrow causeway leading to the Mont Saint-Michel, on France’s northern coast, Saturday, March 21, 2015. A supertide has turned France’s famed Mont Saint-Michel into an island and then retreated out of sight, delighting thousands of visitors who came to see the rare phenomenon. The so-called “tide of the century” actually happens every 18 years (AP Photo) FRANCE OUT

is located in France.

Its construction began in 709.

In 1874 it was declared a historic monument.

The population of Mont Saint  Michel is 80 including 50 monks


(contributed by: Mohan Rao on 11.02.2012)

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