Aptel Research’s European office is based in Paris, France. Paris is the capital, and largest city in France, and is the home to over 2 million people. The earliest signs of settlement in Paris date back to 4200 BC, but a permanent village was founded around 200 BC by the Gauls of the Parisii.
Paris is a leading business and cultural center for the world, evoking images on the Eiffel Tower, the Notre Dame cathedral, and the Louvre. The Eiffel Tower was built in 1889 and has become the global icon of France, and is one of the most recognizable structures in the world. It was built for the World Exhibition, held to celebrate the centennial of the French Revolution. Originally intended to be dismantled after 20 years, the Eiffel Tower was allowed to remain standing after it’s permit expired, as it proved valuable for communication purposes.