Paris is the capital of France and the country’s most populous city, with a metropolitan area of over 12 million inhabitants.

Paris is one of the world’s leading business and cultural centers, and its influence in politics, education, entertainment, media, fashion, science, and the arts all contribute to its status as one of the world’s major global cities.

A hub for international business and finance, Paris is home to the headquarters of many multinational companies and organizations. The city is also a major center for fashion, with numerous designer boutiques, shops, and department stores.

Paris is known for its museums and architectural landmarks, including the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Arc de Triomphe.