Paris

Capital and largest city of France

Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an estimated population of 2,175,601 residents as of 2018, in an area of more than 105 square kilometres. Since the 17th century, Paris has been one of Europe's major centres of finance, diplomacy, commerce, fashion, gastronomy, science, and arts. The City of Paris is the centre and seat of government of the region and province of Île-de-France, or Paris Region, which has an estimated population of 12,174,880, or about 18 percent of the population of France as of 2017. The Paris Region had a GDP of €709 billion in 2017. According to the Economist Intelligence Unit Worldwide Cost of Living Survey in 2018, Paris was the second most expensive city in the world, after Singapore and ahead of Zürich, Hong Kong, Oslo, and Geneva. Another source ranked Paris as most expensive, on par with Singapore and Hong Kong, in 2018.

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Virtual crypto currency exchanges have emerged as the new tax havens laundering large amount of illegal cash with anonymity as more than Rs 4,000 crore of such..
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France hold off a resurgent New Zealand to win 40-25, beating the All Blacks for the first time since 2009 in a Paris thriller.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 1 week ago

A large blaze has broken out in a building close to a tourist hotspot in the centre of Paris, sending out sheets of flame and billows of thick smoke.
1 week ago • Sky News
Twelve people will go on trial in Paris over the robbery of about $10m (£7.4m) in jewellery from Kim Kardashian West in 2016.
1 week ago • Sky News

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