Type of local government - Republic
* It has a city council or 163 council members that are elected by the people to serve for 6 year terms.
*The council elects the Mayor and the Mayor serves 6 year terms.

*The city is divided onto 20 wards/districts also known as arrondissements.

Centripetal/Centrifugal forces – what pulls the city together or drags it apart?
*Pull Factors*
  • Eiffel tower
  • Louvre Palace
  • Luxembourg Gardens
  • The Arc de Triomphe
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