The city of Nimes is the capital of the French province of Gard. It covers an area of 162 square kilometers and has a population of 240,000. It is close to the Mediterranean Sea and has a sun shining for more than 300 days per year. Known as the warmest city in France, it is a romantic and modern art capital. In French, Nim is the name of the Nemausus. It runs along the city street, and a unique fountain can be seen everywhere, making the city full of lively atmosphere. Nimes has Roman ruins everywhere, which is similar to Arles, but its history is longer than Arles.