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Object location 48° 51′ 23.68″ N, 2° 21′ 06.58″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap. View all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap - Google Earth info Edit coordinates on Wikidata
Coat of arms of Paris
Flag of Paris

Paris is the capital of France.

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capital city of France
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Instance of capital,
commune of France with specific status,
department of France,
episcopal see,
big city
Part of Metropolis of Greater Paris
Named after
Location arrondissement of Paris, France
Diocese
  • Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Paris
Legislative body
Currency
Head of government
Inception 3rd century BC
Area
  • 105.4 square kilometre
Elevation above sea level
  • 28 ±1 metre
official website
Authority control
VIAF ID: 158822968
GND ID: 4044660-8
OSM relation ID: 71525
BNE ID: XX451222
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48° 51′ 23.68″ N, 2° 21′ 06.58″ E

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Pronunciation[edit]

Panorama[edit]

Main category: Landscapes of Paris
View of the north west of Paris from the Eiffel Tower
View over Paris, at dusk, from the Maine-Montparnasse tower
View of Paris from the Arc de Triomphe

Symbol[edit]

Main category: Symbols of Paris

Map[edit]

Main gallery: Maps of Paris.

History map[edit]

Main category: Old maps of Paris

Satellite imagery[edit]

Monument[edit]

Main category: Buildings in Paris

Eiffel Tower[edit]

Main gallery: Tour Eiffel.

Palais Garnier[edit]

Main gallery: Palais Garnier.

Grand Palais and Petit Palais[edit]

Main galleries: Grand Palais and Petit Palais.

Arc de Triomphe[edit]

Main gallery: Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile.

Louvre Palace[edit]

Main gallery: Palais du Louvre.
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Les Invalides[edit]

Main gallery: Hôtel des Invalides.

See also[edit]

Churches[edit]

Main gallery: Churches in Paris.

Notre Dame de Paris[edit]

Main gallery: Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

Sainte Chapelle[edit]

Main gallery: Sainte-Chapelle.

Sacré-Cœur[edit]

Main gallery: Basilique du Sacré-Cœur de Montmartre.

See also[edit]

Museum[edit]

Main category: Museums in Paris

Louvre Museum[edit]

Main gallery: Louvre.

Musée d'Orsay[edit]

Main gallery: Musée d'Orsay.

See also[edit]

Park and Garden[edit]

Main category: Green spaces in Paris

Seine in Paris[edit]

Main category: Seine River in Paris

Bridge[edit]

Main category: Bridges in Paris
Pont des Arts (nighttime view)

See also[edit]

Main gallery: Seine.

Fountain and Sculpture[edit]

Square[edit]

Main category: Squares in Paris

Arrondissement of Paris[edit]

Paris contains 20 districts or arrondissements.

Street and Administrative quarter of Paris[edit]

Main category: Streets in Paris
Les Halles

Architectural element[edit]

Theater, Convention center[edit]

Main category: Theaters in Paris

Seat of local government[edit]

Main gallery: Hôtel de Ville de Paris.

Retail area[edit]

Main category: Commerce in Paris

Café, restaurant and hotel[edit]

Shop[edit]

Main category: Shops in Paris
Shopping arcade Galerie Vivienne

Public transport[edit]

Main category: Transport in Paris

Railway station[edit]

Paris Métro[edit]

Main gallery: Paris Metro.

Other transport stations[edit]

  • See also

University, Lyceum, Library[edit]

Sports venue[edit]

Main category: Sports venues in Paris

Suburb[edit]

La Défense[edit]

Main gallery: La Défense.

Saint Denis Basilica[edit]

Main category: Basilique Saint-Denis

Versailles[edit]

Main gallery: Versailles.

Other places in Parisian suburbs[edit]

History of Paris[edit]

Main category: History of Paris

Painting, Drawing[edit]

Main category: Paintings of Paris

Occurrence[edit]

Main category: Events in Paris

Roller skating and Cycle sport[edit]