GENERAL INFORMATION: CAPITAL OF PARIS. Is the center POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL COUNTRY. PARIS population of over 2 million people.
HISTORY: In 52 BC YEAR CAME HERE Rome. Town was named Lutetia PARISIORUM - Wet PLACE. The town started to grow and soon afterward began to use NAMES OF PARIS. THIS TOWN greatest growth has occurred since thirteenth-fourteenth century. ROME Speaks Paris to THE 508 YEAR.
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION: 1860, Paris was divided in 20 districts. 1-8 areas of the district TOURIST.
SIGHTS: 1) The Eiffel Tower, the most famous architectural landmark in Paris. Identifiable as a SYMBOL OF FRANCE. Is highest in Paris and the fifth HEIGHT IN FRANCE. IS in the city center. It was built in 1889.
2)KATEDRANOTER DAME - Gothic Cathedral in Paris. ONE of the most famous DEPARTMENT IN THE WORLD. HER construction took 170LAT (1163-1330)
3) Arc de Triomphe, located on the square Charles de Gaulle in 8 district in Paris. MEMORIAL commemorates the French victories.