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2. Paris Arrondissement, the Arrondissement de la Bourse, is with a surface of 99 hectars the smallest Arrondissement of the city Paris.


2. Arrondissement is the result of the expansion of the city northward during 15. and 16. Century. First buildings however already originated in in 14. Century. The Vth Stadtmauer established by Karl reached at this time already up to the today's Rue d'Aboukir. Under Ludwig XIII. the city stretched in 16. Century up to the large boulevards out, which form nowadays the northern border of the Arrondissements.

1860 became the borders 2. Arrondissements fixed.

Geographical location

2. Arrondissement lies north the central 1. Arrondissements. The moreover one it becomes in the east of 4. Arrondissement and in the north of 9. and 10. Arrondissement surround.

Quarter one in 2. Arrondissement

2. Arrondissement consists of the following four boroughs:

  • Accomodation Gaillon
  • Accomodation Vivienne
  • Accomodation you Mail
  • Accomodation de Bonne Nouvelle

After the official counting that Paris boroughs concerns it thereby accomodation the 5 to 8.

Demographic data

After the census from 1999 2 was in. Arrondissement of 19,585 inhabitants announced. A population density of 19.783 inhabitants per km enstspricht Thus here 0.9% that live Paris population.

The number of the population decreased since 1990 by 5,3%.

Politics and administration

City hall

The city hall 2. Arrondissements is into the Rue de la Banque 8, 75002 Paris, telephone: 01/53 29 75 02


Mayor is since 2 April 2001 Jaques Boutault, member of the French Green party Les Verts.

Objects of interest

  • Bourse of the Valeurs
  • Palace Brongniart of the architect Alexandre Brongniart (with an exhibition to the Bourse)
  • The old building of the French national library
  • Notre Dame of the Victoires

Traffic and infrastructure

Important roads

  • Avenue de
  • Boulevard de Bonne Nouvelle
  • Boulevard of the Capucines
  • Boulevard de Sebastopol
  • Boulevard of Italy
  • Boulevard Montmartre
  • Boulevard Poissonieres
  • Boulevard Saint Denis
  • Rue you Quatre Septembre
  • Rue

Important places

  • Place de
  • Place of the Victoires

By and along 2. Arrondissements lead the 3, 4, 8 and 9. The Arrondissements is surrounded by four large which are connected: , Richelieu Drouot, Strasbourg St-Denis and Reaumur .


The center of the press agency Agence France press finds de la bourse at the Place.

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