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Paris

capital and largest city of France
For other uses, see Paris (disambiguation).

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Overseas territory:
Guadeloupe (971) · Martinique (972) · French Guiana (973) · Réunion (974) · Mayotte (976) · Saint-Barthélemy (977) · Saint Martin (978) · Saint Pierre and Miquelon (975) · French Polynesia (987) · New Caledonia (988) · French Southern and Antarctic Lands (984) · Clipperton Island (989)
Object location48° 51′ 23.68″ N, 2° 21′ 06.58″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo Edit coordinates on Wikidata

Coat of arms of Paris
Flag of Paris

Paris is the capital of France.

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Paris 
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Flag of Paris with coat of arms.svg  Grandes Armes de Paris.svg 
capital and largest city of France
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Instance ofcapital,
commune of France with specific status,
department of France (loi du 10 juillet 1964 portant réorganisation de la région parisienne, Seine),
episcopal see,
big city
Part ofMetropolis of Greater Paris (1 January 2016)
Named after
LocationMetropolis of Greater Paris, Île-de-France, France
Diocese
Legislative body
Currency
  • euro (1 January 2002)
Head of government
Inception
  • 3rd century BC
Population
  • 2,206,488 (2015)
Area
  • 105.4 square kilometre
Elevation above sea level
  • 28 ±1 metre
IATA airport code
  • PAR
official website
Authority control
VIAF ID: 158822968
GND ID: 4044660-8
OSM relation ID: 71525
BNE ID: XX451222
Wikidata

48° 51′ 23.68″ N, 2° 21′ 06.58″ E

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Contents

PronunciationEdit

PanoramaEdit

Main category: Landscapes of Paris
 
View of the north west of Paris from the Eiffel Tower
 
View over Paris, at dusk, from the Maine-Montparnasse tower
 
View of Paris from the Arc de Triomphe

SymbolEdit

Main category: Symbols of Paris

MapEdit

Main gallery: Maps of Paris.

History mapEdit

Main category: Old maps of Paris

Satellite imageryEdit

MonumentEdit

Main category: Buildings in Paris

Eiffel towerEdit

Main gallery: Tour Eiffel.

Palais GarnierEdit

Main gallery: Palais Garnier.

Grand Palais and Petit PalaisEdit

Main galleries: Grand Palais and Petit Palais.

Arc de TriompheEdit

Main gallery: Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile.

Louvre PalaceEdit

Main gallery: Palais du Louvre.

Les InvalidesEdit

Main gallery: Hôtel des Invalides.

See alsoEdit

ChurchesEdit

Main gallery: Churches in Paris.

Notre Dame de ParisEdit

Main gallery: Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

Sainte ChapelleEdit

Main gallery: Sainte-Chapelle.

Sacré-CœurEdit

Main gallery: Basilique du Sacré-Cœur de Montmartre.

See alsoEdit

MuseumEdit

Main category: Museums in Paris

Louvre MuseumEdit

Main gallery: Louvre.

Musée d'OrsayEdit

Main gallery: Musée d'Orsay.

See alsoEdit

Park and GardenEdit

Seine in ParisEdit

Main category: Seine River in Paris

BridgeEdit

Main category: Bridges in Paris
 
Pont des Arts (nighttime view)

See alsoEdit

Main gallery: Seine.

Fountain and SculptureEdit

SquareEdit

Arrondissement of ParisEdit

Paris contains 20 districts or arrondissements.

Street and Administrative quarter of ParisEdit

Architectural elementEdit

Theater, Convention centerEdit

Main category: Theaters in Paris

City hallEdit

Retail areaEdit

Main category: Commerce in Paris

Café, restaurant and hotelEdit

ShopEdit

Main category: Shops in Paris

Public transportEdit

University, Lyceum, LibraryEdit

Sports venueEdit

SuburbEdit

La DéfenseEdit

Main gallery: La Défense.

Saint Denis BasilicaEdit

Main category: Basilique Saint-Denis

VersaillesEdit

Main gallery: Versailles.

Other places in Parisian suburbsEdit

History of ParisEdit

Main category: History of Paris

Painting, DrawingEdit

Main category: Paintings of Paris

OccurrenceEdit

Main category: Events in Paris

Roller skating and Cycle sportEdit