We know that there are 20 and they fit like a snail to form the capital. The first division of Paris into arrondissements goes back to 1795, with a division in 12 parts (9, on right bank, 3 on the left bank). The other 8 have been annexed by the law of 16 June 1859, thus building in the “suburbs” between the old wall of the Farmers and the enclosure of Thiers to the capital.

Some towns such as Belleville, Grenelle, Vaugirard and La Villette are completely absorbed, others are partially annexed (the district of the Ternes Neuilly, the district of Cooler Gentilly, in the district of Picpus Saint-Mandé), others are shared between the capital and the city of origin (Auteuil, Bercy, La Chapelle). They now form the outline for the definitive Paris. Latest news rebat cards, the Mayor of Paris has decided to merge the first 4 arrondissements of the capital city after the municipal of 2020. After a voting citizen on the 16th of October last, the name of “Paris Centre” has been chosen.

Each district has its own identity and its own characteristics. All have strengths that we did not suspect necessarily. The Fifteenth is the largest, the Fifth most ancient, the Seventeenth to the more eclectic, with its four quadrants very different, Dull Spruce trees, passing by the Plaine-Monceau and Batignolles. To know the specificities of each, the answer to our quiz.


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