19th arrondissement (Paris)

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19th Arrondissement (Buttes-Chaumont)
Arrondissement municipal of Paris
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Coordinates 48 ° 52 '55 "  N , 2 ° 22' 53"  E Coordinates: 48 ° 52 '55 "  N , 2 ° 22' 53"  E
height 60  m (41– 122  m )
surface 6.786 km²
Residents 187,015 (Jan. 1, 2017)
Population density 27,559 inhabitants / km²
INSEE code 75119
Post Code 75019
Website mairie19.paris.fr

The 19th arrondissement of Paris , the Arrondissement des Buttes-Chaumont , is the northeasternmost of the 20 arrondissements of Paris . It was founded in 1860 and consists of the following locations: the former municipality of La Villette , parts of Aubervilliers and Pantin, and parts of the former municipality of Belleville .

Geographical location

The 19th arrondissement is Rive Droite . Its southeastern part lies on a hill ( Butte Chaumont ), which drops to the northwest to the Canal de l'Ourcq . In the north it borders on the municipality of Aubervilliers , in the east on Pantin and Le Pré-Saint-Gervais , in the south on the 20th and in the west on the 18th and 10th arrondissement .

Quarter in the 19th arrondissement

The arrondissement consists of the following four districts:

  • Quartier de la Villette
  • Quartier du Pont-de-Flandre
  • Quartier d'Amérique
  • Quartier du Combat

According to the official census of the Parisian districts, these are Quartiers 73 to 76.

town hall

Town hall of the 19th arrondissement, opposite the Parc des Buttes-Chaumont

The 19th arrondissement town hall is located at 5-7 Place Armand Carrel. The building was built in 1869 by the architect Gabriel Davioud .


The mayor has been François Dagnaud , a member of the Socialist Party ( PS ), who succeeded his fellow party member Roger Madec, who ruled from 1995 to 2013, in office since 2013 .


See also: List of streets and squares in the 19th arrondissement (Paris)

The two main streets of the arrondissement are avenue de Flandre and avenue Jean-Jaurès , both of which extend to Place de la Bataille-de-Stalingrad .

The 19th arrondissement is crossed by the Canal Saint-Denis and Canal de l'Ourcq , which flow south of the Parc de la Villette into the Bassin de la Villette , which is connected to the Canal Saint-Martin (10th arrondissement).


Green spaces

There are two large parks in the arrondissement: the modern Parc de la Villette , opened in 1986, and the picturesque Parc des Buttes-Chaumont , designed by Jean-Charles Alphand in 1867 .


See also: List of monuments historiques in the 19th arrondissement (Paris)

Web links

Commons : Paris 19e arrondissement  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. http://www.culture.gouv.fr/public/mistral/merimee_fr?ACTION=CHERCHER&FIELD_1=REF&VALUE_1=PA00125450 (accessed January 8, 2012)
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