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8. Paris Arrondissement, the Arrondissement de , is the result of the expansion of the city westward in the middle 19. Century. In this Arrondissement above all the rich social class of the city lives.

Geographical location

8. Arrondissement is directly because of the right Seine bank. It borders in the east on 9. and 1. Arrondissement, in the west at 16. and in the northwest and the north at 17. Arrondissement. On the opposite Seine bank that is appropriate for 7. Arrondissement.

Quarter one in 8. Arrondissement

8. Arrondissement consists of the following four boroughs:

  • Accomodation of the Champs
  • Accomodation you Faubourg you Roule
  • Accomodation de la larva line
  • Accomodation de l'Europe

After the official counting that Paris boroughs concerns it thereby accomodation the 29 to 32.

Demographic data

After the census from 1999 large 8 was in the 388 hectar. Arrondissement of 39,310 inhabitants announced. For of Paris enstspricht small population density of 10,132 inhabitants per km Thus de 1.8% that have Paris population their main domicile in the Arrondissement.

The population distributes itself on the quarters as follows:

  • Champs 4,610 inhabitants
  • Faubourg you Roule: 10,000 inhabitants
  • Larva line: 6,060 inhabitants
  • Europe: 18,640 inhabitants

Politics and administration

8. Arrondissement is the political center of the city. Here the palace and the ministry of the Interior lie. Since 2002 also the right liberal a party union has pour un Mouvement Populaire (UMP; dt.: People movement union) their seat in 8. Arrondissement.

City hall

The city hall 8. Arrondissements is in the Cail in the Rue de Lisbonne 3, 75008 Paris, telephone: 01 7 44 90 75 08.


Mayor is since that 29. March 1983 Lebel (* 15 October 1943), member of the UMP.Lebel became to 20. March 1977 for the first time into that Paris town councillor selected and in the years 1983, 1989, 1995 and last on 2 April 2001 red-elect.

Objects of interest

  • Obelisk of Luxor
  • you Petit palace
  • L' Arc de Triomphe
  • Centre national de la photography
  • Galeries national you Grand palace
  • Palace de la
  • Cernuschi
  • Jacquemart
  • Nissim de Camondo
  • The church La larva line
  • Palace de

Green belts

  • Jardin of the Champs
  • Parc Monceau

Traffic and infrastructure

Important roads

  • Avenue de Friedland
  • Avenue of the Champs
  • Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Avenue George V.
  • Avenue Hoche
  • Avenue Marceau
  • Avenue Montaigne
  • Avenue daring RAM
  • Boulevard de Courcelles
  • Boulevard of the Batignolles
  • Boulevard house man
  • Boulevard mark-harsh
  • Rue Royale
  • Rue you Faubourg Saint

Important places

  • Place de Clichy
  • Place de la Concorde
  • Place de la Madelaine
  • Place of the Ternes
  • Place Saint Augustin
  • Rond POINT of the Champs Marcel Dassault

Stations and

In the accomodation de l'Europe is the head station refines Saint Lazare, which completes mainly the regional traffic into the northwest of the de France.

By and along 8. In addition Arrondissements lead the 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 12 and 13.

The RER line A has in 8. Arrondissement only one stop at the station Charles de Gaulle - and leads eastward across the Arrondissement. The next stop (Auber) is already in the 1. Arrondissement.

Important churches

  • La larva line
  • Pc. Augustin
  • Saint Sacrement
  • Saint Philippe de Roule
  • Saint
  • American Cathedral
  • Church OF Scotland
  • Annonciation
  • Saint Joseqph
  • Saint Alexandre Nevsky
  • Saint de l'Europe

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