In the vast tapestry of global destinations, Paris often sparks a unique question: Is it a country or a city?
Paris is the capital city of France. It is not a country !
The city is a commune and department, and the heart of the 12,012-square-kilometre (4,638-square-mile) Île-de-France region (colloquially known as the ‘Paris Region’). It is home for 2.1 million people.
To find out more about Paris while visiting this city of light, see our blog post : Discover the Best Places to Visit in Paris: An Insider’s Tour