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1998-2008

Paris,
France


Opened:
25 May 1937

Closed:
25 November 1937

Attendance:
31,040,955

Site: 105 hectares
(259 acres
)

Participating
Countries: 44


The last of the five international expositions hosted in Paris. The other expositions were held in 1855, 1867, 1878, 1889, and 1900. It is remember mostly for the contrasting pavilions of Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union which literally "faced off" in front of the Eiffel Tower.

 

The Nazi Germany and Soviet Pavilions facing eaach other in front of the Eiffel Tower
 

 
 
 
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