Paris the capital of France and the most populous city of France. It has an area of 105 km² and a population of 2,229,621. In 2013 within the city limits. Paris is both a commune and department, and forms the centre and headquarters of the France, or Paris Region,which has an area of 12,012 square kilometers and a population in 2014 of 12,005,077, comprising the 18.2 percent bof the population of France. Paris was founded in the 3rd century BC by a Celtic people called the Parisii, who gave the city name by its. By the time of 12th century, Paris was the largest city in the western world, and a prosperous trading center, and the home of the University of Paris, one of the oldest and best universities in history.
Its treasure mainly includes the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo statue. Paris also hosts one of the largest science museums in Europe, the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie at La Villette, which attracted 2 million visitors in 2015, making it the fourth most popular national museum in the city. In terms of Fashion, Paris has been the international capital for high fashion since the 19th Century. It’s also the home for the top five global cosmetic companies which include the L’Oreal. The cities top tourist attraction include the Notre Dame Cathedral, which welcomed 13.6 million visitors in 2015. The other top cultural attractions in Paris in 2015 were the Basilique du Sacré-Cœur, the Eiffel Tower, the Centre Pompidou and Musée d'Orsay.