Tourist Information for Paris

by Roger  

Here’s some Paris information that’s good to know if you’re going to be visiting Paris:

Population
City – 2,153,600; Urban – 9,644,507, Metro – 12,067,000

Visa Information
For visits up to 90 days nationals from EU countries and passport holders from the following countries do not need to have a visa to visit Paris: Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bermuda, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong (blue passports only), Iceland, Israel, Japan, Liechenstein, Macao, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, United States of America, Uruguay, Vatican, Venezuela.

>> Find contact information for the embassies in Paris

Currency
Euro (€)

Time Zone
UTC +1

Language
French

Electricity
230 V – 50 Hz; plug style “E”

Major Airport Names & Airport Codes
Charles de Gaulle International Airport (CDG) & Paris-Orly Airport (ORY)

Phone City Codes
France country code = 33
City codes for Paris vary

Official Tourism Website

http://en.parisinfo.com/

High Travel Season
June-August

France’s Flag
Blue, white, and red vertical bars

Read more about where to find the tourist information offices in Paris!

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