Barbizon

Coordinates: 48°26′48″N 2°36′20″E / 48.4467°N 2.6056°E / 48.4467; 2.6056

Barbizon is a commune (town) in the Seine-et-Marne department in north-central France. It is located near the Fontainebleau Forest.

Read more about Barbizon:  Demographics, Art History

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