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Briare Canal

General Information

Beginning of works: 1605
Completion: 1642
Status: in use

Project Type

Function / usage: Canal

Location

km Name

Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 57 km
number of locks 33

Chronology

1608

King Henri IV visits the construction site.

1642

Opening of the canal.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    10000080
  • Date created
    15/02/2002
  • Last Update
    20/08/2015