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Paris is the capital and most populous city of France. Situated on the Seine River, in the north of the country, it is at the heart of the Île-de-France region, also known as the région parisienne. The city of Paris has a population of 2,249,975 inhabitants (January 2011), but its metropolitan area is one of the largest population centres in Europe, with 12,292,895 inhabitants at the January 2011.Paris was founded in the 3rd century BC by a Celtic people called the Parisii, who gave the city its name. By the 12th century, Paris was the largest city in the western world, a prosperous trading centre, the home of the University of Paris, and one of the most influential centres of learning in Europe.
La Tour Eiffel vue du Trocadero. Musee du Louvre - La Victoire de Samothrace La Tour Eiffel illuminee. Le musee du Louvre Sur le pont Alexandre III Sous la Tour Eiffel Le musee du Louvre
Paris L ecole militaire derriere la Tour Eiffel Sous la Tour Eiffel. Amoureux devant le Louvre. Le musee du Louvre La tour Eiffel la nuit. Sur les Champs-Elysees
Jeanne d'Arc Le Louvre la nuit. Arc de Triomphe The Palace of Versailles. Musee du Louvre - Venus de Milos. Cafe de la Paix Arc de Triomphe du Caroussel.
Aux Champs Elysees Arc de Triomphe The Palace of Versailles. Disneyland Place Vendome steps to the top of the arc de triomphe La cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.
Intérieur de la pyramide: le point de vue du Musée du Louvre à Paris depuis le hall souterrain de la Pyramide. Croisiere sur la Seine. Place Vendome Street shot à Paris The Eiffel Tower, Paris. The Palace of Versailles. Les Invalides.