Paris, France

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Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an administrative-limits area of 105km2 and a 2015 population of 2,229,621. The city is a commune and department, and the capital-heart of the 12,012km2 Île-de-France region (colloquially known as the 'Paris Region'), whose 12,142,802 2016 population represents roughly 18 percent of the population of France. By the 17th century, Paris had become one of Europe's major centres of finance, commerce, fashion, science, and the arts, a ...

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