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Last Updated: 30 January 2022


The Nineteenth arrondissement is a cosmopolitan district of Paris located on the right bank which includes the Park of La Villette and the Buttes-Chaumont.

A few words about the 19th arrondissement

19th arrondissement of Paris © ThePromenader - licence [CC BY-SA 3.0] from Wikimedia Commons
19th arrondissement of Paris © ThePromenader – licence [CC BY-SA 3.0] from Wikimedia Commons

The nineteenth arrondissement of Paris (le dix-neuvième arrondissement) is situated on the right bank of River Seine on the north western part of Paris. The arrondissement has a population of 186,090 (2011 census) and covers an area of 6.79 km2.

Parc de la Villette © French Moments
The Geode at the Parc de la Villette © French Moments

Main places of interest in the 19th arrondissement

Parc des Buttes Chaumont © French Moments
Parc des Buttes Chaumont © French Moments

The 19th arrondissement features some of Paris’ best parks:

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Pierre is a French/Australian who is passionate about France and its culture. He grew up in France and Germany and has also lived in Australia and England. He has a background teaching French, Economics and Current Affairs, and holds a Master of Translating and Interpreting English-French with the degree of Master of International Relations, and a degree of Economics and Management. Pierre is the author of Discovery Courses and books about France.

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