Paris is the capital city of France, located in the northern area of the country and at the center of Ile-de-France (Paris Region). The early inhabitants of the region were the Celtic Parisii tribe, who are believed to have settled there from the mid-3rd century BC. In 52 BC the Romans conquered the region and developed a town called Lutetia. It later became known as Parisius (Latin), or Paris (French).

Street trees are planted in long rows have an aesthetic appeal that is especially fitting to cities. In Paris, mature, matching trees in a row speak volumes about the sense of place they provide; there is a grandiosity that is particularly fitting to the capital of France and the seat of French culture. Every single tree in Paris has been referenced and is measured. There are 470,000 trees in Paris.