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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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Mayor Jean-FranAaAaAeAoois Legaret of the 1st arrondissement told Le Parisi that the population declines were a result of "the rise in the number of second homes in the city." He cast the blame directly on Airbnb for expanding its amount of units in the French capital city since 2012, causing Paris to become the city with the most Airbnbs.
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Les arrondissements communaux composant les mairies dans les grandes agglomerations ont ete crees dans le cadre de la mise en application de la formule de l'unite de la ville.