Paris - France
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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.
Paris is a big city full of things to do and places to visit.
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.
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.
During your stay in Paris do not forget to taste the typical French specialties:
- Baguette, Chocolate bread and pastries
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