The city of Paris, located on the Seine river in northern France, is the capital of France and its largest city. While the earliest human inhabitation goes back to 4200 BC, the first significant settlement was established by the Romans by the end of the 1st century AD. Paris became the capital of France in 1437, when Charles VI reclaimed the city. Nowadays the urban area of Paris has a population of almost 10 million inhabitants. The city of Paris has a huge collection of historical buildings, monuments, museums and interesting modern architecture and is a primary tourist magnet.

Ile de la Cite and Marais photo gallery  - 19 pictures of Ile de la Cite and Marais
Hotel de Ville photo gallery  - 10 pictures of Hotel de Ville
Louvre photo gallery  - 18 pictures of Louvre
Seine river banks photo gallery  - 13 pictures of Seine river banks
19 photos of the Ile-de-la-Cite and the district of Marais in central Paris
10 photos of the Hotel de Ville, the city hall and site of the administration of Paris
18 photos of the Louvre palace in central Paris, which houses the Louvre museum
13 photos of the Seine river in Paris and of its banks, with bridges, historical buildings and monuments
Eiffel tower photo gallery  - 18 pictures of Eiffel tower
Tuileries and Place de la Concorde photo gallery  - 14 pictures of Tuileries and Place de la Concorde
Around the Champs Elysees photo gallery  - 18 pictures of Around the Champs Elysees
Montmartre photo gallery  - 12 pictures of Montmartre
La Defense photo gallery  - 22 pictures of La Defense
18 photos of the Eiffel tower, the tallest structure in Paris
14 photos of the Tuileries gardens and the Place de la Concorde square
18 photos of the Grand Palais, the Petit Palais and the Alexandre III monumental bridge
12 photos of the Montmartre district and the white-domed Sacre Coeur basilica
22 photos of the La Defense district in western Paris with the Grande Arche and the esplanade
Skylines photo gallery  - 4 pictures of Skylines
Miscellaneous photos photo gallery  - 18 pictures of Miscellaneous photos
4 photos of skylines and panorama views of Paris
18 miscellaneous photos of Paris, including the Arc de Triomphe, the Sorbonne university and Les Invalides
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