Paris is the capital of France, as well as its largest city. The city itself has a population of approximately 2.2 million, while the Paris metropolitan area is home to 12.2 million people. Paris is the second-largest me... More »

Paris is the capital of France because Clovis I made the city his seat of government in 508 A.D. His grandfather had initially conquered the area. In its earlier history, Paris was a Roman city for about 500 years. It wa... More »

The French National Statistics Office reports that there are 123 cities in France with a population larger than 50,000, as of 2010. However, depending on one's definition of city and the year in question, the number of F... More »

Paris is the capital of France because Clovis I made the city his seat of government in 508 A.D. His grandfather had initially conquered the area. In its earlier history, Paris was a Roman city for about 500 years. It wa... More »

The largest cities in France, based on population estimates for 2012, are Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Toulouse and Nice. The populations of all major French cities have grown steadily at each census taken since 1975. More »

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Paris lies at the center of the Île-de-France region. Paris is located in north-central France and is the capital of the country. It occupies a position centrally located in the agricultural region known as the Paris Bas... More »

France is situated in the Northern, Eastern and Western Hemispheres. France is located in Western Europe. It is bordered by the English Channel and the Bay of Biscayne. More »