Paris France

Paris is the capital and government seat of France. The city is divided in two by the river Seine. Paris itself had about 2.22 million inhabitants in 2015, excluding the banlieueus. Wikipedia

Fact File
Name            Paris
Founded       52BC
Nickname    The City of Lights
People          Parisian
Number        2.22 million
Language     French
Districts       20 arrondissements
Area             105.4 km2

What to do in Paris
1. The Eiffel Tower
The Eiffel Tower is a monument in Paris and is one of the most famous and most visited sights of France. The Tower is situated on the left bank of the river Seine in the 7th arrondissement and was built between 1887 and 1889 for the World Exhibition. In 2017 The Eiffel Tower welcomed the 300 millionth visitor.

2. Musée d'Orsay
The Musée d'Orsay is an art museum that covers the history of Western art between 1848 and 1914, with a strong emphasis on the 19th-century French art. The museum has a renowned collection of impressionist works.

3. The Louvre
The Louvre is one of the world's largest museums and is located in the 1st arrondissement just north of the river Seinde. The museum consists of three wings: the Richelieu wing, the Sully wing and the Denon wing.

4. Notre-Dame
The Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris is an early Gothic style cathedral on the Île de la Cité, in the center of Paris.

5. Basilique du Sacré-Coeur
The basilique du Sacré-Coeur is a basilica located on the hill Montmartre in the 18th arrondissement and is dedicated to the Sacred Heart. To get to the Sacré-Coeur you have to take a staircase of 250 steps (Rue Fouyatier). When you have reached the top you are rewarded by a splendid view of Paris.

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