7th arrondissement (Paris)

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7th Arrondissement (Palais-Bourbon)
Arrondissement municipal of Paris
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Coordinates 48 ° 51 '24 "  N , 2 ° 19' 13"  E Coordinates: 48 ° 51 '24 "  N , 2 ° 19' 13"  E
height 35  m (27- 40  m )
surface 4.09 km²
Residents 51,367 (Jan. 1, 2017)
Population density 12,559 inhabitants / km²
INSEE code 75107
Post Code 75007
Website mairie7.paris.fr
  • Saint-Thomas-d'Aquin
  • Invalides
  • École-Militaire
  • Gros-Caillou

The 7th arrondissement of Paris , the Arrondissement du Palais Bourbon , is a district of the French capital, Paris , that emerged during the expansion of the city at the beginning of the 19th century .

With the Parisian landmark, the Eiffel Tower , and other well-known sights such as the Musée d'Orsay , the Musée du quai Branly and the Hôtel des Invalides, it is a popular destination for tourists. In addition, with a large number of ministries, the National Assembly and numerous foreign embassy seats, it is the second political center of the city after the 8th arrondissement .

The arrondissement has been a preferred residential area of ​​the French nobility since the 17th century , including the area around the Faubourg Saint-Germain , which is why it is symbolic of the wealth and influence of the aristocracy in the history of the country with its numerous city palaces . Together with the 16th arrondissement in the west of the city and the posh suburb of Neuilly-sur-Seine, it is still considered the most expensive and wealthiest residential district in France.

Geographical location

The 7th arrondissement is located directly on the Rive Gauche , the left bank of the Seine . It borders the 6th arrondissement to the east and is surrounded by the 15th arrondissement to the south and east . The 16th , 8th and 1st arrondissements are on the opposite bank of the Seine (from west to east) .

Quarter in the 7th arrondissement

The 7th arrondissement consists of the following four districts:

According to the official census of the Parisian districts, these are quarters 25 to 28.

Demographic data

According to the 1999 census , 56,988 inhabitants are registered in the 408.8 hectare arrondissement. This corresponds to a population density of 13,933 inhabitants / km² and 2.7% of the total Parisian population.

Politics and administration

town hall

The town hall of the 7th arrondissement is located at rue de Grenelle 116, 75340 Cedex 07, phone: 01/53 58 75 07.


Rachida Dati (47), a member of the center-right UMP party , has been the mayor of the 7th arrondissement since 2008 .


  • Assemblée Nationale ( National Assembly )
    Headquarters of the French Foreign Ministry, Quai d'Orsay
  • Ministère de la Défense (Ministry of Defense)
  • Ministère de la Santé (Ministry of Health)
  • Ministère de la Ville et Ammenagement du Territoire
  • Ministère des Affaires Étrangères (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
  • Ministère des Affaires Européennes (Ministry of European Affairs)
  • Ministère des Postes Télecommunications
  • Ministère du Tourisme (Ministry of Tourism)
  • Ministère de l'Éducation nationale (Ministry of Education)
  • Ministère du Travail (Ministry of Labor)
  • Minister of Transport
  • Ministère de l'Agriculture (Ministry of Agriculture)


See also: List of the monuments historiques in the 7th arrondissement (Paris)

Green areas

Transport and infrastructure

Major roads

The École Militaire (Cour d'Honneur)
The Invalides
Row of houses on Boulevard Raspail
  • Avenue Bosquet
  • Avenue Charles Risler
  • Avenue de Breteuil
  • Avenue de la Motte Picquet
  • Avenue de la Tour Maubourg
  • Avenue de Lowendal
  • Avenue de Saxe
  • Avenue de Ségur
  • Avenue de Souffren
  • Avenue de Tourville
  • Avenue de Villars
  • Avenue du mal. Gallieni
  • Avenue Duquesne
  • Avenue Gustave Eiffel
  • Avenue J. Bouvard
  • Boulevard des Invalides
  • Boulevard Raspail
  • Boulevard Saint-Germain
  • The Quai Anatole-France
    Quai Anatole France
  • Quai Branly
  • Quai d'Orsay
  • Quai Voltaire
  • Rue de Buenos Aires
  • Rue de Grenelle
  • Rue de l'Université
  • Rue de Lille
  • Rue de Sèvres
  • Rue du Bac

Important places

  • Place de Breteuil
  • Place de Fontenoy
  • Place de la Resistance
  • Place des Invalides
  • Place du Prést
  • Place Vauban

Railway stations and metro lines

The metro stations Invalides , Duroc and Sévres Babylone are three important hubs in the arrondissement. Metro lines 8 , 10 , 12 and 13 pass through them .

The RER line C also stops at the Invalides and Musée d'Orsay stations and continues along the Seine (e.g. west to the Champ de Mars - Tour Eiffel station in the 16th arrondissement).

Important churches

Literary meaning

Web links

Commons : Paris 7e arrondissement  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Paul McQueen: A Brief History of the Faubourg Saint-Germain in Paris. Retrieved October 22, 2019 .
  2. Les 80 communes où se concentrent les plus hauts revenus . In: Capital.fr . August 22, 2013 ( capital.fr [accessed September 7, 2018]).
  3. Dans quelles communes paie-t-on le plus l'ISF? November 7, 2017. Retrieved August 17, 2019 .