Paris - France

Île-de-France

Good to know

Paris is the capital of France. It is located in the heart of a vast basin with a temperate climate, the Paris basin, on a loop of the Seine, between the confluence of this one with the Marne and the Oise. France's most populous city, it is third among European urban areas behind Moscow and Istanbul and the 29th most populous in the world. Paris has a population of 2.22 million on January 1, 2014. The Paris metropolitan area grew largely during the twentieth century, bringing together 10.66 million inhabitants on January 1, 2014, and its urban area (agglomeration And the periurban crown) had 12.48 million inhabitants.
Paris has become a symbol of French culture, home to many monuments. It is nicknamed the City of Light. It attracted close to 32 million visitors a year in 2013, making it one of the most visited capitals in the world. Paris also occupies a prominent place in the world of fashion and luxury.

Famous For
Monuments
Museums
Fashion
Climate
Oceanic
Population
2 138 551
Elevation
42
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Days of stay
You can spend a week in Paris for a first visit, but you can't hope to see everything in this week.
Paris is a big city full of things to do and places to visit.
Transportation
To get into Paris from airports Charles De Galle (CDG) and Orly (ORY), You can take the RER subway trains as it's the quickest and easiest way.
To get around the city you can take the subway as it's usually an effective means of transportation but a little bit pricey. Walking is also another good way to visit the city and enjoy its walks.
What to bring
You may bring a small, lightweight umbrella in case of quick downpours, as it's common on afternoons.
For non European travelers, you may take a universal adapter to recharge your cell phone, digital camera and other electronic devices.
A detailed street map of Paris can be of good help.
Gastronomy
France is well known for its gastronomy, and Paris is a good place to discover it. This gastronomy received the status of Unesco's heritage of humanity in 2010.
During your stay in Paris do not forget to taste the typical French specialties:
- Baguette, Chocolate bread and pastries
- Cheeses
- Chocolate
- Macaroon

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Louvre Palace

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