9th arrondissement of Paris

9th arrondissement of Paris
—  French municipal arrondissement  —
Boulevard Haussmann in the 9th arrondissement.
Paris and its closest suburbs
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Paris
Commune Paris
 – Mayor Jacques Bravo
 – Total 2.18 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Population (8 March 1999 census)[p]
 – Total 55,838
 – Estimate (2005) 58,500
 – Density 25,613.8/km2 (66,339.3/sq mi)
^[p] Population sans doubles comptes: single count of residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel).
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The 9th arrondissement (IXe arrondissement), located on the Right Bank, is one of the 20 arrondissements of Paris, France. It contains many places of cultural, historical, and architectural interest, including the Palais Garnier, home to the Paris Opera, Boulevard Haussmann and its large department stores of Galeries Lafayette and Printemps. Along with the 2nd and 8th arrondissements, it hosts one of the business centers of Paris, located around the Opéra.



The land area of this arrondissement is 2.179 km2 (0.841 sq. miles, or 538 acres).


Places of interest

Wikimedia France has its offices in the arrondissement.[1]


Groupe Danone head office

Groupe Danone has its head office in the 17 Boulevard Haussmann building in the 9th arrondissement.[2] Danone moved there in 2002.[3]

BNP Paribas has its head office in the arrondissement.[4] Kroll Inc. has an office in this arrondissement.[5]

Until June 1995 the head office of Société Générale was in this arrondissement. On that month the head office moved to the Société Générale Towers.[6] The former head office remains as the company's registered office.[7]


The peak population of the 9th arrondissement occurred in 1901, when it had 124,011 inhabitants. Since then, the arrondissement has widely attracted business activity. As a result, the population was in 1999 only 55,838 inhabitants, while it held 111,939 jobs.

Historical population

(of French censuses)
Population Density
(inh. per km²)
1872 103,767 47,600
1901 (peak of population) 124,011 56,912
1954 102,287 46,921
1962 94,094 43,182
1968 84,969 38,994
1975 70,270 32,249
1982 64,134 29,433
1990 58,019 26,626
1999 55,838 25,626
2005 estimate 58,500 26,847


Place of birth of residents of the 9th arrondissement in 1999
Born in Metropolitan France Born outside Metropolitan France
78.3% 21.7%
Born in
Overseas France
Born in foreign countries with French citizenship at birth¹ EU-15 immigrants² Non-EU-15 immigrants
0.8% 4.6% 5.6% 10.7%
¹This group is made up largely of pieds-noirs from 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), and to a lesser extent foreign-born children of French expatriates. Note that a foreign country is understood as a country not part of France as of 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.
²An 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 of IXe arrondissement

Main streets and squares


  1. ^ "Nous contacter." Wikimedia France. Retrieved on 8 May 2010.
  2. ^ "Contacts." Groupe Danone. Retrieved on 23 March 2010.
  3. ^ "Danone : regrouper les salariés dans un même bâtiment." Le Journal du Net. Retrieved on 26 July 2010.
  4. ^ "Legal Information." BNP Paribas. Retrieved on 25 October 2011. "Registered Office : 16, Bd des Italiens - 75009 Paris (France)"
  5. ^ "Office Locations." Kroll Inc. Retrieved on 14 August 2011. "Paris Place de l’Opéra 6 rue Halévy 75009 Paris France"
  6. ^ "Société Générale : deux tours à la Défense." Le Journal du Net. Retrieved on 7 July 2010.
  7. ^ "Legal information." Société Générale. Retrieved on 24 September 2009.

External links

Coordinates: 48°52′41.81″N 2°20′13.08″E / 48.8782806°N 2.3369667°E / 48.8782806; 2.3369667

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