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This article is about the city in France named Nancy. There is also Nancy, Kentucky and Nancy (comic strip).

Nancy is a city, préfecture (capital) of the Meurthe-et-Moselle département, in Lorraine in north-eastern France. It has a population of approximately 102,000 (330,000 with suburbs).

Table of contents
1 Sights
2 Culture
3 Transportation
4 Miscellaneous
5 Colleges and Universities


The Place Stanislas, Place de la Carrière, and Place d'Alliance were added on the World Heritage Sites list by the UNESCO in 1983.


At the turn of the 20th century, Nancy was a major center of the Art Nouveau style.


The municipality has installed Trogui : a network of trolleybus using a guidance rail. It has suffered many incidents and malfunctions.


Nancy was the birthplace of:

The N ray, which turned out to be a figment of Blondlot's imagination, was named for Nancy.

Nancy is twinned with Karlsruhe, Germany.

Colleges and Universities