Capital of France
Paris, France’s capital, is a major European city and a global center for art, fashion, gastronomy and culture. Its 19th-century cityscape is crisscrossed by wide boulevards and the River Seine. Beyond such landmarks as the Eiffel Tower and the 12th-century, Gothic Notre-Dame cathedral, the city is known for its cafe culture and designer boutiques along the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré.
Area: 105.4 km²
Urban area: 2,845 km²
Weather: 28°C, Wind N at 11 km/h, 42% Humidity
Local time: Saturday 1:42 PM
Population: 2.244 million (2010) United Nations