Paris, France is a capital, and a major European city.
It's known for fashion, science and a cafe culture.
They have famous land marks such as The Eiffel Tower, The Louvre and Notre-Dame de paris.
They have a population of 2,206,488.
Paris is more than 2,000 years old
Paris was founded around the end of the 3rd century BC by the Gauls who were called Parisii.
In 845 the Vikings raided Paris. The French king paid them 7,000 pounds of silver to leave.
But from the 11th century onward Paris prospered again.
In the Middle Ages Paris grew rapidly and it became one of the largest towns in Europe.