Paris-Facts
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    Walking time 

    Paris has 3,891 km of streets and paths. If you wanted to walk them all, assuming you walked four kilometers an hour, eight hours a day, it would take you 122 days. And, when you need to get home there are 2,415 bus and tram stops, and subway and railway stations in Paris.

    Brightness 

    Assuming that every kilometer of street in Paris has an average of 33 street lamps with 50W of power, then Paris has more than 128,401 street lamps, which use 6.4 megawatts of electricity per hour. Over a number of years, that adds up to the amount of energy produced by a volcanic eruption.

    Local recreation 

    With a total area of 23.8 square kilometers, public green spaces and parks make up 22.6% of Paris’s total area, 105 square kilometers. That means each of Paris’s 2,243,833 residents has an average of 10.6 square meters – less than most large Zoo animals!

    Nightlife 

    When people in Paris want to go out, they are spoilt for choice; the city has more than 8,235 cafés, restaurants, bars, ice-cream parlors, beer gardens, cinemas, nightclubs and theatres. If they were all lined up along a single street, it would need to be at least 49 km long.

    Tourism 

    More than 1,076 sights and monuments, and far more than 9,517 retailers, mean there is plenty of sightseeing to do in Paris. Feeling tired? After a hard day visiting all the cultural attractions in the city, shopping or a night at the theatre, Paris offers more than 1,067 hotels, youth hostels and camp sites.
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