Arrondissement


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Arrondissement

In French-speaking areas, a political subdivision equivalent to a borough. In the Netherlands, it is used to mean a district.
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Further southeast, restaurant Le Comptoir Voltaire, on boulevard Voltaire in the 11th arrondissement, a suicide bomber detonated himself, severely wounding one person and causing slight injuries for several others.
According to the company, this property, located at 34 rue Guersant in Paris' 17th arrondissement, is adjacent to another building that is already owned by Gecina at 32 rue Guersant, which is under redevelopment since the end of 2015, with delivery expected for 2018.
James et Albany on Rue Rivoli in the 1st arrondissement.
Bretons living in Saint Denis had marital patterns that were distinct from those in the fourteenth arrondissement. In Saint Denis about two-thirds of marriages involving at least one Breton-born spouse were geographically endogamous (between two people born in the same department), much higher than the 20 percent proportion among all new-comers to Paris.
There are other unique theaters, too, like the Pagoda on the rue de Babylone in the 7th arrondissement. True to its name, it's styled after a Japanese temple.
5th arrondissement: The area is home to the Sorbonne but it's way too expensive for most students.
Cheaper but far from down market is Tati (13, place de la RApublique, 3rd arrondissement) and for those looking for even greater bargains, there are several large "flea markets", just outside central Paris' porte de Vanves (14th arrondissement) and porte de Saint-Ouen (18th arrondissement) to name but two.
While attending the World Figure Skating Championships in Paris in March 1989, I helped purchase a final installment of printing equipment to be delivered to a third-floor walk-up office in an obscure arrondissement. Actually the office looked a lot like Capital Publications, circa 1965, in a third-floor walk-up over a D.C.
Set in the 6th arrondissement on the Left Bank of the Seine, these quarters were the center of black, literary care life after World War II.
In 2002, we investigated the disease in an arrondissement (Gnizounme) in an area in which Buruli ulcer is endemic, the commune of Lalo in Benin.
In Paris itself, the Pereire brothers created the quintessential modern Paris residential area in the 17th arrondissement; and the Jewish proprietors of the great new department stores, the Grands Magasins du Printemps and the Galeries Lafayette, pioneered the breathtaking iron and glass atria which rapidly defined the modern shop.