Paris is located in France, in the north central area of the popular country. It's also located very close to the Seine River. The exact location of Paris is 48º 51' 24'' N, 2º 21' 3'' E. Paris is also located in the Paris Basin.
Paris occupies the Paris Basin. The Paris Basin is a basin of sedimentary rocks (tiny particles of rock), and forms a shallow bowl-like shape. Many marine deposits (aquatic skeletons) can be found there, from the Pliocene Epoch. It is drained by the Seine River. Paris is also located near the Seine River, and many people in Paris take tours on the river.