Welcome in Paris. Paris city proper has 2.1 million inhabitants, the dense urban core has 6.7 million inhabitants, the urban area has 10.1 million inhabitants and the metropolitan area has 12 million inhabitants. This city is know as the city of lights, city of romance, city of love...bla..bla But forget these reputation and welcome in the reals Paris. There is not a single real but several reals paris because unlike a reputation of uniformity the city, the city is really diverse. Paris manages to feel completely different depending the district. Over 20% of the inhabitants are foreign born, 200 nationalities speaking hundreds of languages live here making Paris one of most multicultural city in Europe and in the world. A large part of Paris population are not white making Paris a wonderful multiethnical city, every races can be seen in the streets. With a GDP of US$628.9 billion, Paris is an engine of the global economy It is ranked second on Global Fortune 500 entreprises. Paris is one of 4th main global cities. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.