Paris Overview

Eiffel Tower at night

Eiffel Tower at night (Image: Sathishcj-Flickr)

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Introduction

  • The capital of France and largest city of the country.
  • One of the most visited tourist destinations in the world.
  • An important settlement for more than two millennia.
  • One of leading business, cultural and global centers in the world.
  • Has an influence in politics, fashion, entertainment, media, science, the arts and education.

Location

  • Situated on the River Seine, in northern part of France, in the centre of the Île-de-France region (also known as the “Paris Region”).

Population

  • One of the most populated metropolitan areas in Europe.
  • Estimated population 2,167,994 (January 2006).
  • Metropolitan area’s population more than 11 million.

History

  • Largely unchanged since 1860 within its limits.

Economy

  • Europe’s biggest city economy (according to 2005 estimates).
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  • The fifth in the world’s list of cities by GDP.
  • The gross domestic product €533.6 billion ( billion) in 2007 which is more than a quarter of (GDP) of France.
  • Hosts 38 of the Fortune Global 500 companies and many international organizations like UNESCO, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
  • Nearly 45 million tourists every year.

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