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  Municipal arrondissement in France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thus, the least populated arrondissement in France is in fact the 1st arrondissement of Paris, with 16,888 inhabitants at the 1999 census.
The arrondissement with the highest population density is the 11th arrondissement of Paris, with 40,672 inh.
Arrondissements also have a say in social housing: dwellings part of social housing (council flats) which are located on the territory of the arrondissement are partly allocated by the arrondissement mayor (half of the social dwellings), while the other half is allocated by the mayor of the commune.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Municipal_arrondissement_in_France   (2036 words)

 Arrondissement in France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
When an arrondissement contains the préfecture (capital) of the département, that préfecture is the capital of the arrondissement, acting both as a préfecture and as a sous-préfecture.
Arrondissements are further divided into cantons and communes.
The cities of Paris, Lyon and Marseille are also divided into municipal arrondissements, not to be confused with the arrondissements dealt with in this article.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arrondissement_in_France   (121 words)

 France on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The heart of France N of the Loire River is the province of Île-de-France, which occupies the greater part of the Paris basin, a fertile depression drained by the Seine and Marne rivers.
The central section of the west coast, between the Gironde estuary and the Loire, is occupied by the provinces of Saintonge, Angoumois, Aunis, and Poitou.
In 1328, Philip VI (1328-50), of the house of Valois, a younger branch of the Capetians, succeeded to the throne.
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 French Revolution on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
France was still governed by privileged groups—the nobility and the clergy—while the productive classes were taxed heavily to pay for foreign wars, court extravagance, and a rising national debt.
For the most part, peasants were small landholders or tenant farmers, subject to feudal dues, to the royal agents indirect farming (collecting) taxes, to the corvée (forced labor), and to tithes and other impositions.
Émigrés incited the courts of Europe to intervene; in France, war was advocated by the royalists as a means to restore the old regime, but also by many republicans, who either wished to spread the revolution abroad or hoped that the threat of invasion would rally the nation to their cause.
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 Canton in France - Psychology Central
The canton is an administrative division of France.
They are subdivisions of arrondissements and départements of France, grouping several municipalities (communes).
In total there are 4,039 cantons in France in 2004 with 156 in the départements d'outre-mer.
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 Arrondissement - Psychology Central
Arrondissement is also the name of the subdivisions of the French départements (but the word is barely used in this meaning).
The capital city of an arrondissement is the sous-préfecture.
In the Netherlands an arrondissement is a judicial jurisdiction, comprising a number of communes.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Arrondissement   (201 words)

 Map of Paris, France by district, arrondissement, neighborhoods
For example, you might live in the 5th arrondissement, which would be written as 5ème in French.
This large primarily residential neighborhood ranges from very upscale in the area bordering the 7th arrondissement and the Seine, to relatively safe and affordable in the more outlying areas.
Although it is not as exclusive as the 7th arrondissement, the 16th is widely regarded as the neighborhood for the wealthy.
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 13th arrondissement Paris
The 13th arrondissement is a residential neighborhood; it includes Paris' largest Chinatown, there is another in the northeast at Belleville, and is the home of the famous Gobelin Tapestries.
Near the river is the new Bibliotheque Nationale de France Francois Mitterand and there is a lively nighttime scene on music bars moored on the Seine.
The Bibliotheque Nationale de France Francois Mitterrand, on the embankment of the Seine is housed in an impressive glass building, with its four massive "bookends" surrounding a central garden.
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 The Ultimate Gex - American History Information Guide and Reference
Gex is a commune and the chief town of an arrondissement in the Ain département, France, 5 km from the Swiss border, and 16 km from Geneva.
The town gave its name to the Pays de Gex, at various times under the jurisdiction of France, Switzerland and the Counts of Savoy.
In November 1923 France moved its customs office to Gex, and the matter was brought before the Permanent Court of International Justice (predecessor of the International Court of Justice), which decided in favour of Switzerland.
www.historymania.com /american_history/Gex   (141 words)

 First For France - 04e arrondissement Guide
Though Balzac described the courts as a "cathedral of chicanery," they have a long tradition of dispensing justice, French-style: it was here that Marie Antoinette was sentenced to death in 1793.
If all this weren't enough, the 4th is also home to the Centre Georges Pompidou, now one of the top three tourist attractions of France, partly because of its National Museum of Modern Art.
Finally, after all this pomp and glory, you can retreat to the place des Vosges, a square of perfect harmony and beauty where Victor Hugo lived from 1832 to 1848 and penned many of his famous masterpieces.
www.firstforfrance.com /L4_Town.asp?t=956   (441 words)

 Paris by Arrondissement
The WTF walking tours of Paris are organized by arrondissement, a Paris administrative-government district.
Some of the tours combine arrondissements when there are minimal sights in them.
Each Walking Tour of France Paris Arrondissement report, printed on letter-size paper, sells for $4.00, unless otherwise marked, plus a slight postage/handling charge of $1.00/report, shipped first class mail by the U.S. Postal Service (unless combined with a map or book order).
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 5th arrondissement Paris   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Constructed by Louis XV in 1744 in gratitude for recovering from gout, this massive temple to the great men of France houses the bodies of Voltaire, Rousseau, Mirabeau, Marat, Victor Hugo, Emile Zola, and Jean Moulin (hero of the French Resistance during WWII).
In the east of the 5th arrondissement is Rue Mouffetard, a famous picturesque open market, which has been here since the 13th century.
It is a wonderful place to have a massage (hamman) and afterwards sit in the courtyard and sip sweet mint tea.
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 Hotels in 12th Arrondissement Paris France HOTELS - HOTELS GUEST HOUSES AND SELF CATERING with B&B Country House Hotel
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Accommodation in 12th Arrondissement Paris France 12th Arrondissement Hotels, B and B, Self catering.
The Pavillon Bercy Gare de Lyon is situated in the eastern of Paris, in the 12th arrondissement.
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 France, Paris, 7th Arrondissement, Le Segur
Contact Us This beautifully decorated and recently updated two bedroom, one bath apartment, located on the fifth (American) floor of a classic Haussman-style building (with elevator access) is situated in a quiet residential neighborhood in Paris' prestigous 7th arrondissement.
With 76 square meters of living area (approximately 820 square feet), floor-to-ceiling windows opening onto a small balcony and high ceilings, the apartment is spacious, open and filled with sunlight.
Rates vary depending on the season and are subject to change.
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 Paris city Vacation Rentals apartment - Sacre Coeur Luxury Apt. with 2 Balconies & View
Accommodation and Amenities for the apartment in Paris city, France
Sunlight, leafy trees and gardens, the singing of birds, and the famous view of Sacre Coeur characterize this newly renovated three bedroom apartment.
In all three bedrooms and the living/ dining room there are floor-to-ceiling windows that look out at Sacre Coeur and its gardens.The walls in the bedrooms and living areas have been hand decorated in patine and trompe l'oeil.
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 15e arrondissement hotels and accommodation, hotel reservations in Paris, by All-Hotels(tm)
In the heart of the 15th district of Paris, at 5 minutes from the exhibition park of the Park of the Porte de Versailles...
A villa-like hotel, the Best Western Montcalm is set in the residential quarter of the 15th arrondissement, nestled amongst the...
Located right in the heart of the 15th arrondissement, 10 minutes walk from the...
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 Best Restaurants in Paris France
Known for their fresh seafood and oyster bar, Drouant is a blend of '30's art deco and '90's discretion.
Try the entrecote (rib eye) or try one of their most popular dishes, the boeuf a la ficelle (a fillet of beef quickly cooked in boiling water).
However, you may find that this bistro is a true experience of the real France.
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 Around and About Paris, France 6th arrondissement, Thirza Vallois
In fine weather, the terrace of the Deux Magots, at the foot of the medieval church tower of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, overflows with a medley of locals and tourists from the four corners of the earth.
Here in 1899, when the retrial of Alfred Dreyfus unleashed vehement passions throughout France, the virulent Jew-hater Charles Maurras, Léon Daudet, son of Alphonse, and others founded l'Action Française, a movement and a magazine of unspeakable virulence, which prepared the ground for what was to come four decades later.
And although many Americans had to content themselves with a dingy hotel room with no running water, up a steep staircase, the sense of freedom, away from puritanical America, the colourful streets overflowing with abundant, cheap food, and the sense of comradeship provided by the smoky cafés largely compensated for those shortcomings.
www.wfi.fr /vallois/6th.html   (724 words)

 Vacation Real Estate in France - Available Properties - Viviun the Leader in International Property Listings
Exceptional Leaseback Property In Southwest Of France - Excellent property in the Southwest of France with easy access to the beautiful Atlantic Coastline and vineyards as far as the eye can see.
Discover The Flexibility Of Loi Robien - Set between lake and mountains surrounded by the breathtaking Chablais Pre-Alps, Thonon-les-Bains is built on 3 levels, in a naturally arch-shaped bay.
This 3 star tourist residence is situated 32km east of Paris in the 'new city' of Marne la Vallée within immediate proximity to EuroDisney.
www.viviun.com /Real_Estate/Vacation/France/3   (646 words)

 College De France - France BR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In the heart of the Latin Quarter close to the Sorbonne, Saint Michel, Notre Dame.
Childhood in the Promised Land: Working-Class Movements and the Colonies de Vacances in France, 1880-1960.
France Telecom SA paced a decline by telephone companies on concern increasing competition will hurt profits.
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 Paris Apartment Rentals, Rent An Apartment In Paris, Paris Rentals, Flat Rentals
This charming second floor apartment, in the 16th arrondissement, is located on the Avenue Theophyle Gauthier.
This newly remodeled 5th floor apartment, located on a pedestrian street in the 5th arrondissement, is in a wonderful location.
The Appartement St.Germain des Pres is located in the 6th arrondissement on the rue de Rennes.
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 French Hotels Travel accommodation France hotel Paris best rate Nice Cannes Lyon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Descr: The Acadia Opera Hotel lies in Paris' 9th arrondissement and enjoys a strategic location in the very heart of the city, close to the Opéra Garnier, the famous Galerie La Fayette, Place Pigalle and many other places of interest of this magnificent city.
Descr: The Carlton's Hotel lies in Paris' 9th arrondissement, in the very heart of the city, close to all the major sights and places of interest.
Descr: Refined modernism, warm mellow shades of colour and genuine French tradition; in a word, the rich harmony of the hotel Celte la Fayette invites the visitors to delight in a peaceful private décor in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, right in the heart of the French capital.
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 France - Paris - Vacation Rental Property Availability Listing
Tucked away in a lovely courtyard on a quiet street in the famed Latin Quarter, this spacious apartment is replete with comfortable furnishings and attractive decorations.
This cheerful apartment in the 15th arrondissement exudes charm with its hardwood floors, fireplace, and ingenious use of space and is just a short walk to the Metro and many shops and bakeries.
The lovely, well equipped Gracieuse apartment offers you space and comfort in the heart of the vibrant Latin Quarter and is just minutes from the Metro, an open air market, and restaurants.
www.untours.com /listall.asp?RID=326   (294 words)

 13th Arrondissement Hotels in Paris France :: Visit France
It is tucked away in a quiet street in the Butte aux Cailles, which is well known by artists.
Our hotel is situated halfway between the Parisian Chinatown and the National Library of France.
There are 93 bedrooms spread over seven floors which are all well equipped with modern amenities.
www.visitfrance.co.uk /index.cfm?t=39&par=13   (463 words)

 Ile de France Vacation Rentals | PerfectPlaces.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
These vacation rentals are presented by their owners or managers and may include homes, condos, cottages, cabins and bed and breakfasts.
Description: Rue du Caire-2nd arrondissement large studio on the 8th and last floor with elevator.
Description: Taste the Grands Boulevards area, this studio is located in the southern section of the 9 th arrondissement (limite with the 2nd arrondissement).
www.perfectplaces.com /vacation-rentals/Europe/France/Ile_de_France   (1464 words)

 Arrondissement in France - OneLook Dictionary Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
We found one dictionary with English definitions that includes the word Arrondissement in France:
Tip: Click on the first link on a line below to go directly to a page where "Arrondissement in France" is defined.
Phrases that include Arrondissement in France: municipal arrondissement in france
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 French language school in Paris, France
Learn French in Paris at Lutece Langue, a French language school offering quality French language courses in mini-groups of 3-6 students.
French language courses in Paris France — conversation lessons
LUTÈCE LANGUE is located at the heart of Paris, Les Halles, in the 1st arrondissement of Paris.
www.lutece-langue.com   (185 words)

 11e arrondissement hotels and accommodation, hotel reservations in Paris, by All-Hotels(tm)
Hotel Search facility for up-to-the-minute hotel availability in 11e arrondissement.
Making a last minute travel reservation with all-hotels is easy: simply select the hotel room for your Paris vacation and book a room rate that suits your budget.
It is well located and suitable for guests looking for low budget accommodation.
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