Monday, 6 October 2008

Lens, our city

Lens is a french city in the north of France, in the Pas-De-Calais department. In Lens there are about thirty-seven thousand inhabitants (thirty-six thousand eight hundred and twenty-three exactly).

The « terrils »

The Racing Club of Lens

This city is especially famous for its « terrils » (the terrils are big piles of charbon), its football team, the Racing Club of Lens and for its Louvre. The Louvre is a museum, like the one of Paris( but it isn't built yet).

During the second world war, Lens has been pratically entirelly destroyed.

The stadium Félix Bollaert

The University
The town center

In Lens, there are lots of schools and high schools. I am in the Condorcet high school with my friends. There are the stadium Félix Bollaert and an university. In the the town center, there are lots of shops.

written by nicolas

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