Puteaux is a city in France. Located in the northern part of France, west of Paris, on the left bank of the Seine River, and in fact is one of the suburbs of the French capital.
The town has a preserved medieval center. The modern architectural complex Défense, one of the largest business and shopping centers in Europe, is located mainly on the territory of the urban commune of Puteaux. Here is also his most famous building - the Great Arch of La Defense.
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In the 19th century, Damascus roses were grown in Puteaux, bought by Parisian perfumers and pharmacists, and displaced roses from Provins from the market.
Puteaux has a rich tradition in the automotive and aircraft industries. Here, at the beginning of the 20th century, the automobile company De Dion-Bouton and the aircraft manufacturer Morane-Saulnier were founded.