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

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

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

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