9th arrondissement of Paris

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Template:For Template:Refimprove Template:Infobox settlement Template:Arrondissements of Paris The 9th arrondissement (IXe arrondissement), located on the Right Bank, is one of the 20 arrondissements of Paris, France. It contains many places of cultural, historical, and architectural interest, including the Palais Garnier, home to the Paris Opera, Boulevard Haussmann and its large department stores of Galeries Lafayette and Printemps. Along with the 2nd and 8th arrondissements, it hosts one of the business centers of Paris, located around the Opéra.

Geography

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Map of IXe arrondissement

The land area of this arrondissement is 2.179 km2 (0.841 sq. miles, or 538 acres).

Main streets and squares

  • Boulevard Haussmann (partial)
  • Rue de la Chaussée-d'Antin
  • Passage du Havre
  • Square Montholon

Places of interest

  • Bibliothèque-Musée de l'Opéra National de Paris
  • Paris Olympia
  • Folies Bergère at 32, rue Richer
  • Fondation Dosne-Thiers
  • Hôtel Drouot, auction house
  • Opera Garnier ("Paris Opera")
  • Galeries Lafayette (flagship store) at 40, boulevard Haussmann
  • Printemps department store (flagship store)
  • Musée de la Franc-Maçonnerie
  • Musée Grévin
  • Musée Gustave Moreau at 14, rue de la Rochefoucauld
  • Musée du Parfum
  • Musée de la Vie Romantique
  • Parts of Pigalle area
  • Takashimaya Paris

Wikimedia France has its offices in the arrondissement.

Economy

Groupe Danone has its head office in the 17 Boulevard Haussmann building in the 9th arrondissement. Danone moved there in 2002.

BNP Paribas has its head office in the arrondissement. Kroll Inc. has an office in this arrondissement.

Until June 1995 the head office of Société Générale was in this arrondissement. On that month the head office moved to the Société Générale Towers. The former head office remains as the company's registered office.

Demographics

The peak population of the 9th arrondissement occurred in 1901, when it had 124,011 inhabitants. Since then, the arrondissement has widely attracted business activity. As a result, the population was in 1999 only 55,838 inhabitants, while it held 111,939 jobs.

Historical population

Year
(of French censuses)
Population Density
(inh. per km²)
1872 103,767 47,600
1901 Template:Small 124,011 56,912
1954 102,287 46,921
1962 94,094 43,182
1968 84,969 38,994
1975 70,270 32,249
1982 64,134 29,433
1990 58,019 26,626
1999 55,838 25,626
2009 60,275 27,649

Immigration

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See also

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References

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External links

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