Paris is the capital and the most popular city of France. It’s the 3rd most visited city in the world. Paris is synonymous with all that is French. Paris is known throughout the world as the City of Light. It is the most populated city in France. Paris is located in northern central France. Paris has a typical Western European oceanic climate which is affected by the North Atlantic Current. The overall climate throughout the year is moderately wet and mild.
Paris has population of around 2,241,346 residents within its administrative limits. It is one of the most densely populated city in the world. Most of the people (47%) are Roman Catholic. People from other religions followed here are Jewish (2%), Protestants (4%), Muslims (7%) and around 25% were without religion. Paris is a multi-cultural city, with new immigrants coming every year from all corners of the world. The people are engaged in a variety of industries like transport, finance, food services and more.
The Sorbonne University, the most famous university of Paris and one of the most important and desirable research and educational institutes across Europe is a beautiful building filled with just the energy you would expect to find in such a place.
Paris is known for its many monuments, especially the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Les Invalides, Op ra Garnier, etc. Paris is famous for its food and drinks. Whether you are a first-timer or regular visitor, Paris always seems magical as there are so many places to explore. It is no wonder that the city is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world and welcomes over 45 million visitors every year.
Paris can be easily reached from all the major cities of the world. It is served by three international airports: Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Orly International Airport and Beauvais. Charles de Gaulle has connections to the most number of international destinations. These include Beijing, Dublin, Dubai, Bangalore, Singapore, Delhi, Los Angeles, Tokyo and more. The airport is served by all the leading airlines like American Airlines, Air China, British Airways, Emirates, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, etc. Nearest Airport: Charles de Gaulle International Airport is located 23 km from central Paris. Paris Orly Airport is located just 13 km south of Paris. Beauvais–Tille Airport is the furthest airport and is located 85 km north-northwest of the city.