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INFOGRAPHIC: Paris – 14 unexpected facts on careers, culture, food and fashion

INFOGRAPHIC: Paris – 14 unexpected facts on careers, culture, food and fashion
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Paris has long been globally renowned for everything from fine food to designer fashion. But how much do you really know about the French capital in 2020?

Paris today is a leading international city in commerce, as well as culture. It attracts entrepreneurs focusing on the future, as well as tourists seeking tradition.

A thriving student population makes the city even more dynamic – with over 700,000 students (including 120,000 foreign students) in the wider Paris Region. Paris also takes quality of life very seriously (where else could you sip sparkling water from drinking fountains?) 

The Local, in partnership with Paris-based business school ESSEC, presents an infographic that captures the essence of Paris in the 21st Century – a city to boost your joie de vivre and your career prospects.

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