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 has a metropolitan area population of over 11,017,230.
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 6 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 (GPCI) 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 is an Alpha + city according to 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
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