Nice is a city on the French Riviera in southeastern France. It is the capital of the Alpes-Maritimes department and the second-largest city in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region after Marseille. The city is located on the Baie des Anges (Bay of Angels), a large bay on the Mediterranean Sea. Nice has a population of about 343,000 people and a metropolitan area population of about 1 million people. Nice is a popular tourist destination, known for its mild climate, beautiful beaches, and historical landmarks. The city's Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and features narrow streets, colorful buildings, and the Cours Saleya flower market. Nice is also home to a number of museums, including the Musée Matisse, the Musée Marc Chagall, and the Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain. The city is also a major business centre, with a number of international companies having headquarters in Nice. Nice is also a popular destination for conventions and conferences, with the Acropolis Congress Centre being one of the largest convention centres in France.