Paris is the capital city of France, and one of the principal tourist centres in modern Europe, as well as being a major centre of finance, diplomacy, commerce, fashion, science and arts. The city is located in the region known as Île-de-France.
Paris is rated Alpha + by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network (GaWC) which evaluates and ranks the relationships between world cities in the context of globalisation. Alpha level cities are linked to major economic states and regions and into the world economy, Alpha + cities are highly integrated cities, filling advanced service needs
Paris is the #4 city in the world according to the Global Power City Index (GPCI) which evaluates and ranks the major cities of the world according to their magnetism, or their comprehensive power to attract people, capital, and enterprises from around the world. It does so through measuring six key functions: Economy, Research and Development, Cultural Interaction, Liveability, Environment, and Accessibility.
Paris is the #18 city in the world according to the Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI) which evaluates and ranks the competitiveness of the major financial centres of the world according to a wide range of criteria – Human Capital, Business, Finance, Infrastructure and Reputation.
Paris has a population of over 2,140,526 people. Paris also forms part of the wider Paris metropolitan area which has a population of over 12,244,807 people.
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