Marseille is a city and also the main capital of the administrative region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France, it was founded in 600 BC. by the Greeks. It has a population of 855,393 inhabitants as of the 2013 Census.
The city is well known as a touristic attraction by rich elitists, like Nice, and high crimes by immigrants and their progeny. The current mayor is Jean-Claude Gaudin from the French Republican Party.
The most important economic source beside tourism, is the port and trade market.