Île-de-France is the compact region immediately surrounding . As such, the region includes all of the metropolis, from the great capital itself through the gritty inner banlieue right out to now far-flung suburbs and exurbs, together with several large surrounding towns that form part of the greater conurbation.

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, the cosmopolitan capital of , is one of the largest agglomerations in , with 2.2… Photo: Benh, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city on the western edge of the capital city , now part of the sprawling metropolis within the Ile de France region. Photo: PS-2507, CC BY 3.0.

is a suburb just north of . The martyred saint was said to have been beheaded in Paris, yet miraculously picked up his own head, washed it and walked nearly 10 km north to his future namesake village. Photo: Benoît Prieur, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a commune in the western suburbs, and 8 km from the centre, of the French capital . Photo: Apostoly, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is the main airport of , one of the busiest hubs in Europe, largest airport in France and home of the national carrier, Air France. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

is a town in the suburbs of . It's about 13km from the centre of the capital and home to some 80.000 people. Photo: Moonik, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a commune in the department and Île-de-France region of north-central . Photo: Moonik, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a lovely historic town 55.5 km south of , . Photo: Alain G, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a commune in the department in the Île-de-France region in the metropolitan area of , France. Photo: Chabe01, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The medieval town of is a popular day trip from , located in the region of Île-de-France. Photo: Poulpy, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a commune, or town, in the northeastern suburbs of Paris, France. Photo: Missiongare, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the second main airport of and second largest airport in France. Photo: Like tears in rain, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in Val-de-Marne. The river Marne goes through the town and is a tributary of the Seine. Photo: Ville de Nogent-sur-Marne, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a community of 16,500 people in the northeastern suburbs of . Photo: Maxime ✈, CC BY-SA 2.0.

, in the suburb of , is the Disney Empire's variant of their archetypal "Magic Kingdom" theme park. Photo: CetusCetus, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Roissy-en-France is best known for hosting , the largest airport in Europe. Photo: Clicsouris, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Éragny is a commune in the northwestern suburbs of , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.


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