This section illustrates some of the lovely scenery in Paris, France. Click on any picture to expand.
|Eiffel Tower from the South East||Ferris wheel Musee du Louvre|
|Glass_pyramid_Musee_du_Louvre||Inside Glass pyramid Musee du Louvre|
|Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel||Notre Dame Cathedral model|
|Under Eiffel Tower||View from top Arc de Triomphe|
Paris is the capital of France and the country's largest city. It is situated on the river Seine, in northern France, at the heart of the Île-de-France region. The city of Paris, within its limits largely unchanged since 1860, has an estimated population of 2,167,994 but the Paris metropolitan area has a population of nearly 12 million, and is one of the most populated metropolitan areas in Europe.
Paris is today one of the world's leading business and cultural centres, and its influence in politics, education, entertainment, media, fashion, science and the arts all contribute to its status as one of the world's major global cities. According to 2005 estimates, the Paris urban area is Europe's biggest city economy, and is fifth in the world's list of cities by GDP.
Paris is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, with 45 million tourists every year in the Paris Region, 60% of whom are foreign visitors. There are numerous iconic landmarks among its many attractions, along with world-famous institutions and popular parks.
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