10th arrondissement of Paris

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10th arrondissement of Paris
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Location within Paris
Coordinates: 48°52′32″N2°21′28″E / 48.87556°N 2.35778°E / 48.87556; 2.35778 Coordinates: 48°52′32″N2°21′28″E / 48.87556°N 2.35778°E / 48.87556; 2.35778
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Paris
Commune Paris
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Alexandra Cordebard (PS)
Area
2.89 km2 (1.12 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019) [1]
86,472
  Density29,921/km2 (77,500/sq mi)
INSEE code 75110

The 10th arrondissement of Paris (Xe arrondissement) is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France. In spoken French, this arrondissement is referred to as dixième ("10th arrondissement of Paris" = "dixième arrondissement de Paris").

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The arrondissement, called Entrepôt (warehouse), is situated on the right bank of the River Seine. The arrondissement contains two of Paris's six main railway stations: the Gare du Nord and the Gare de l'Est. Built during the 19th century, these two termini are among the busiest in Europe.

The 10th arrondissement also contains a large portion of the Canal Saint-Martin, linking the northeastern parts of Paris with the River Seine.

Geography

The land area of the arrondissement is 2.892 km2 (1.117 sq. miles, or 715 acres), and it had a 1999 population of 89,695.

The 10th arrondissement is often referred to as l'Entrepôt. Like all Parisian arrondissements, it is divided into four quartiers (districts): [2]

Demography

The peak population of the 10th arrondissement occurred in 1881, when it had 159,809 inhabitants. Today, the arrondissement remains very dense in both population and business activity, with 89,612 inhabitants and 71,962 jobs at last census in 1999. Due to its large Turkish minority, the 10th arrondissement is often called "La Petite Turquie" (Little Turkey). [3]

Historical population

Year
(of French censuses)
PopulationDensity
(inh. per km2)
1872135,39246,848
1881 (peak of population)159,80955,259
1954129,17944,699
1962124,49743,049
1968113,37239,202
197594,04632,519
198286,97030,073
199090,08331,149
199989,61230,986
200995,91133,187

Immigration

Place of birth of residents of the 10th arrondissement in 1999
Born in metropolitan France Born outside metropolitan France
70.4%29.6%
Born in
overseas France
Born in foreign countries with French citizenship at birth1 EU-15 immigrants2Non-EU-15 immigrants
1.3%4.1%4.4%19.8%
1 This group is made up largely of former French settlers, such as Pieds-Noirs in Northwest Africa, followed by former colonial citizens who had French citizenship at birth (such as was often the case for the native elite in French colonies), as well as to a lesser extent foreign-born children of French expatriates. Note that a foreign country is understood as a country not part of France in 1999, so a person born for example in 1950 in Algeria, when Algeria was an integral part of France, is nonetheless listed as a person born in a foreign country in French statistics.

2 An immigrant is a person born in a foreign country not having French citizenship at birth. Note that an immigrant may have acquired French citizenship since moving to France, but is still considered an immigrant in French statistics. On the other hand, persons born in France with foreign citizenship (the children of immigrants) are not listed as immigrants.

Map

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Map of the 10th arrondissement

Cityscape

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Gare de l'Est

Places of interest

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Mains streets and squares

Streets

Squares

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References

  1. "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  2. All demographic figures are from the Mairie de Paris, 1999.
  3. Le Petit Journal. ""LA PETITE TURQUIE" - Balade dans le quartier turc de Paris". Archived from the original on 2014-05-30. Retrieved 2014-12-14.