Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an official estimated population of 2,102,650 residents as of 1 January 2023 in an area of more …


Paris, France’s capital, is a major European city and a global center for art, fashion, gastronomy and culture. Its 19th-century cityscape is crisscrossed by wide boulevards and the River Seine. Beyond such landmarks as the Eiffel Tower and the 12th-century, Gothic Notre-Dame cathedral, the city is known for its cafe culture and designer boutiques along the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. ― Google

Area1: 105.4 km2 (40.7 sq mi)
Department: Paris
Elevation: 28–131 m (92–430 ft); (avg. 78 m or 256 ft)
INSEE/Postal code: 75056 /75001-75020, 75116
Population (2023): 2,102,650
Region: Île-de-France

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