4th arrondissement of Paris

  • Saint- Merri
  • Saint- Gervais
  • Arsenal
  • Notre Dame

The 4th arrondissement, the Arrondissement de l' Hôtel de Ville, one of the oldest parts of the city. Its southern boundary is the north bank of the Seine in the city center. The history of the arrondissement ( district) has its origins in the early settlements on the Seine islands, and further in the expansion of the city in the 16th century.

  • 7.1 Major Roads
  • 7.2 Major Squares
  • 7.3 stations and metro lines
  • 7.4 bridges within the 4th arrondissement

Geographical location

The 4th arrondissement is located directly on the right bank. It is bordered to the west by the 1st arrondissement, on the north by the 3rd arrondissement and on the east by the 11th and 12th arrondissements. On the opposite side of his lies the 5th arrondissement. The eastern part of the Ile de la Cité and Ile Saint -Louis also belong to the 4th arrondissement.

Quarter in the 4th arrondissement

The 4th arrondissement consists of the following four districts:

  • Quartier Saint - Merri
  • Quartier Saint -Gervais
  • Quartier de l' Arsenal
  • Quartier Notre Dame

According to the official census of the district of Paris is thereby accomodation 13 to 16

A part of the fourth ( and 3 ) is also known as district Marais.

Demographics

According to the census of 1999 30.680 inhabitants in the 160 -acre district are reported. This corresponds to a population density of 19 172 inhabitants / km ² and 2 % of the population of Paris.

The population remains stable since 1982, after a major population decline in 1962, compared to the other arrondissements of the city center.

Politics and Administration

Town hall

The town hall of the 4th arrondissement is located on the Place Baudoyer 2, 75004 Paris Phone: 01 44 54 75 80

Mayor

Mayor of the 4th arrondissement is Dominique Bertinotti, member of the Socialist Party Socialist Party (PS).

Attractions

See also: List of Monuments historiques in the 4th Arrondissement (Paris)

  • Centre Georges Pompidou
  • Cité Internationale des Arts Paris
  • Victor Hugo's house
  • Hôtel de Beauvais
  • Hôtel de Sens
  • Hôtel de Sully
  • Hôtel de Ville
  • Hôtel- Dieu
  • Hôtel Lambert
  • Hôtel Lamoignon
  • Notre- Dame de Paris
  • Mémorial de la deportation
  • Mémorial de la Shoah
  • Maison Européenne de la Photographie ( Museum )
  • Musée Mickiewicz
  • Pavillon de l' Arsenal
  • Place de la Bastille
  • Place des Vosges
  • Synagogue of the Rue Pavée
  • Théâtre de la Ville
  • Tour Saint -Jacques

No longer available are the royal palaces Hôtel Saint -Paul and Hôtel des Tournelles

Green zones

  • Place des Vosges
  • Square Jean XXIII

Transport and Infrastructure

Major Roads

  • Avenue Victoria
  • Boulevard Beaumarchais
  • Boulevard Bourdon
  • Boulevard du Palais
  • Boulevard Morland
  • Boulevard de Sebastopol
  • Boulevard Henri IV
  • Rue de Rivoli
  • Rue du Renard
  • Rue Saint -Antoine
  • Rue Saint -Martin
  • Rue Vieille du Temple
  • Quai de l' Hôtel de Ville
  • Quai des Célestins
  • Quai des Gesvres
  • Quai Henri IV

Important places

  • Place de la Bastille
  • Place de l' Hôtel- de -Ville
  • Place des Vosges
  • Place du Châtelet
  • Place du Paris Notre Dame
  • Place Lépine

Railway stations and metro lines

The metro lines 1 and 7 pass through the 4th arrondissement from east to west, the line 4 uses the Ile de la Cité in the southwest of the arrondissement. Furthermore, the interchange stations Châtelet and Bastille are on the edge of the arrondissement.

The RER has no railway station in the 4th arrondissement, however, is the railway station Châtelet - Les Halles, which is operated by the lines A, B, and D, immediately to the west and also has outputs for the 4th arrondissement.

Bridges within the 4th arrondissement

  • Pont au Change ( Ile de la Cité )
  • Pont d' Arcole ( Ile de la Cité )
  • Pont de Sully ( Ile Saint- Louis)
  • Pont Louis Philippe ( Ile Saint- Louis)
  • Pont Marie (Île Saint- Louis)
  • Pont Notre -Dame ( Ile de la Cité )
  • Pont Saint- Louis ( Ile de la Cité - Ile Saint- Louis)

Important churches

  • Notre- Dame de Paris (on the Ile de la Cité )
  • Saint- Gervais -Saint- Protais
  • Saint -Louis -en- l'île (on the Ile Saint- Louis)
  • Saint -Paul -Saint -Louis
  • Saint- Merri
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