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Paris

Paris
Commune and department
Seine and Eiffel Tower from Tour Saint Jacques 2013-08.JPG
Arc Triomphe (square).jpg Notre Dame dalla Senna.jpg
Louvre Museum Wikimedia Commons.jpg
Clockwise from top: skyline of Paris on the River Seine with the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame de Paris, Pyramid of the Louvre, and the Arc de Triomphe
Flag of Paris
Flag
Coat of arms of Paris
Coat of arms
Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur
"Tossed but not sunk"
Paris is located in France
Paris
Paris
Coordinates: 48°51′24″N 2°21′03″E / 48.8567°N 2.3508°E / 48.8567; 2.3508Coordinates: 48°51′24″N 2°21′03″E / 48.8567°N 2.3508°E / 48.8567; 2.3508
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Paris
Subdivisions 20 arrondissements
Government
 • Mayor (2014–present) Anne Hidalgo (PS)
Area1 (2010)
 • City 105.4 km2 (40.7 sq mi)
 • Urban 2,844.8 km2 (1,098.4 sq mi)
 • Metro 17,174.4 km2 (6,631.1 sq mi)
Population (January 2013)2
 • City 2,229,621
 • Rank 1st in France
 • Density 21,000/km2 (55,000/sq mi)
 • Urban 10,601,122
 • Metro (2013) 12,405,426
Demonym(s) Parisian (en)
parisien(ne) (fr)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 75056 / 75001-75020, 75116
Website www.paris.fr

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
2012 Census Paris Region
Country/territory of birth Population
France Metropolitan France 9,115,215
Algeria Algeria 289,826
Portugal Portugal 241,385
Morocco Morocco 227,903
Tunisia Tunisia 109,349
Flag of Guadeloupe (local).svg Guadeloupe 80,402
Flag of Martinique.svg Martinique 76,586
Turkey Turkey 69,338
China China 61,806
Mali Mali 55,466
Italy Italy 55,057
Ivory Coast Côte d'Ivoire 48,532
Senegal Senegal 46,365
Spain Spain 46,359
Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of Congo 42,872
Poland Poland 39,482
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Paris, Banks of the Seine
Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List
Type Cultural
Criteria i, ii, iv
Reference 600
UNESCO region Europe and North America
Inscription history
Inscription 1991 (15th Session)
Busiest destinations from Paris
airports
(CDG, ORY, BVA) in 2014
Domestic destinations Passengers
Midi-Pyrénées Toulouse 3,158,331
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Nice 2,865,602
Aquitaine Bordeaux 1,539,478
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Marseille 1,502,196
Flag of Guadeloupe (local).svg Pointe-à-Pitre 1,191,437
Blason Réunion DOM.svg Saint-Denis (Réunion) 1,108,964
Flag of Martinique.svg Fort-de-France 1,055,770
International destinations Passengers
Italy Italy 7,881,497
Spain Spain 7,193,481
United States United States 6,495,677
Germany Germany 4,685,313
United Kingdom United Kingdom 4,177,519
Morocco Morocco 3,148,479
Portugal Portugal 3,018,446
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