The capital of France, Paris is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. With old age architecture and new age skyscrapers, Paris is a living blend of old and new. It is the most visited city in the world. From historical monuments to amazing museums and yummy macaroons, Paris is never going to disappoint you. Besides being the cradle of modern architecture, Paris has many other aspects worth knowing. Let’s have a look at some interesting facts about Paris- the city of love
It has warm summers and chilly winters (although rarely below freezing or any snowfall). Rainfall is moderate throughout the year, and it is known for its sudden rainfall. Snowfall is rare. The weather here is fairly unpredictable. The average annual temperature hovers around 55°F. It can reach up to 90°F in August and can fall below 30°F in January. Skies are cloudy more often than not, and you are as likely to hit rain in June or October as you are in February or April. Humidity is rarely high and use of air conditioning is not widespread, although this is changing.
French is the official language and English is not widely spoken. Nonetheless, some people speak some English and a crash course in French or a French phrase book will certainly come in handy. In an effort to preserve the French language, the French government has passed a slew of laws since 1975, banning foreign words from advertising, official documents, radio, television, scientific publications and meetings.