The first identified site of a Palaeolithic culture called Acheulean was found in Amiens. Primarily, the economy of Amiens was the textile industry, and they became most famous for their velvet. They also produced chemicals, soaps, tires etc. However, now, the inhabitants have shifted their main focus from ... More textile and industry to telecommunications technology.
The climate of the region of Amiens is mainly warm and pleasant summers and cold and rainy winters.
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Arras, in northern France, is a small town of approximately 45,000 inhabitants. Trading in tapestries in the Middle Ages and farming and processing sugar beet in the latter years...