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Paris is the capital city of France. Since the 17th century, Paris has been one of the world's major centers of finance, diplomacy, commerce, fashion, gastronomy, science, and arts. The City of Paris is located in north-central France, is the center and seat of government of the region and province of Île-de-France, or Paris Region, and has sometimes been referred to as the capital of the world.

Paris is especially known for its museums and architectural landmarks, including the Louvre, Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Eiffel Tower.

Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?[]

Paris has been referenced in many episodes of Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?, including:

  • In The Taking of the Shrew, Vic the Slick steals the Mona Lisa from the Louvre Museum.
  • Seizing the Sea: Pompidou Center and Moulin Rouge; francs used to be used as currency before the introduction of the euro
  • Big Ben Bagged: birthplace of Kathie Lee Gifford; Champs-Elysées, Louvre Museum, and coq au vin
  • The Bridge Bust: a city with districts called "arondissements"; cancan dance was developed there; International School of Mime Drama and Marcel Marceau
    • In the Final Showdown, the loot is located at Notre Dame Cathedral, the Warrant at the Left Bank, and Eartha Brute at the Arc de Triomphe.
  • In The Fall Collection Caper, the Contessa steals the fall fashion collection from all of Paris' boutiques.
  • In The Taking of the Tower, the Contessa steals the Eiffel Tower.
  • The Boll Weevil Retrieval: croissants at Champs-Elysées, the Louvre Museum, and La Tour d'Argent restaurant
    • During the Lightning Round, Greg Lee asks questions about the Louvre, Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Tour de France.
  • In Chumps D'Elysees, Eartha Brute steals the Arc de Triomphe.
  • In Get Those Gargoyle-Grabbing Geeks, Double Trouble steal the gargoyles from Notre Dame Cathedral.
  • Wine Not: glass pyramid controversy at the Louvre Museum
    • During the Lightning Round, Greg Lee asks questions about Euro Disney (now Disneyland Paris), the Tour de France, and the Métro.
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