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Paris

Paris (French pronunciation: ​[paʁi] ( listen)) is the capital and most populous city in France, with an administrative-limits area of 105 km2 and an official population of 2,206,488 (2015). The city is a commune and department, and the heart of the Île-de-France region (colloquially known as the 'Paris Region'), whose 2016 population of 12,142,802 represented roughly 18 percent of the population of France. Since the 17th century, Paris has been one of Europe's major centres of finance, commerce, fashion, science, and the arts. The Paris Region had a GDP of €681 billion (US$850 billion) in 2016, accounting for 31 percent of the GDP of France. According to official estimates, in 2013-14 the Paris Region had the third-highest GDP in the world and the largest regional GDP in the EU.

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This crazy excitement that I have inside cannot be explained. Truly a dream come true. Until june Paris!

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the most rommantic and beautiful place, just an amazing architecture and rural spaces

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Paris is native city of love and romantic movies...can you all see why now? Absolutely gorgeous!

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This was taken by VuThéara, a UI designer living in Paris. He is one of the most followed French instagrammers! Do you understand why now?! If you have an instagram:@vutheara

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