Lutetia as Astrix and Obelix called it, is the capital and most populous city of France. Situated on the Seine River, it has a population of 2 249 975 inhabitants. However the greater Paris Region inhabits more than 12 million, ranking it among the largest population centres in Europe.
The Eiffel Tower has become the city's icon. The tower is the most-visited monument in the world, once you've seen the 324 metre high lattice structure, you cannot escape thinking: "I've seen it, we can go home now."