Paris - the city of lights
Paris is the capital and largest city of France, the most important economic and cultural center of the country, located in the north of the state, on the Seine River, in the center of the Île-de-France region.
City of love, city of freedom, city of carefree life. Every person dreams at least once in his life to see the Eiffel Tower or taste fresh croissants on the beach, take a walk through the Latin Quarter and the Champs-Elysees.
Founded in the III century BC. e. the Celtic tribe of the Parisians. Since the 3rd-4th centuries it has been known as the Gallo-Roman city of Parisii. Since the end of the 10th century, with interruptions, it has been the capital of France.
Paris grew up on the site of the settlement of Lutetia, founded by the Celtic tribe of the Parisians in the 3rd century BC. e. The settlement was located on the safe Island of the City, surrounded by the waters of the River Seine. At the beginning of the II century BC. e. The settlement was surrounded by a fortified wall. The basis of the economy was trade:
The population is 2.2 million people. Greater Paris (6.6 million), which is the core of the historical region of Ile-de-France (more than 12 million). Forms a commune and department, divided into 20 districts.
Paris is divided into 20 arrondissements. In each district you will find interesting famous places, for example, in the 7th district is the iron lady Eiffel Tower, or in the 1st district of the Louvre e.t.c.
The Paris 2024 Olympics are set to be an exciting event, from July 26 to August 11, check the location list of Olympics games 2024.
Arrondissements of Paris
Paris has been one of the most visited cities in the world for many years. In the city of love, you will see a lot of beautiful and absolutely unique architecture, gardens, a huge number of restaurants, cafes and shops. Paris is also the capital of fashion, walking around the city you will see a large number of fashion boutiques on the famous streets like Champs-Elysees, Boulevard Saint-Germain, Rue de Rivoli, Victor Hugoe, e.t.c.
France has been the world's leading tourist destination for more than 30 years. In 2019, 90 million international tourists, and 19 million from them visited beautiful Paris.
The French capital is served by three international airports: Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Orly (ORY) and Beauvais (BVA). All of them are located in the suburbs at different distances from Paris, farthest is Beauvais, up to about 70-90 minutes from the city.