You can find on this page a map showing Paris arrondissements and a map presenting Paris neighborhoods. Paris arrondissements & districts are the administrative divisions that share Paris in 20 municipal arrondissements. Within each of its boroughs, the neighborhoods are making the charm and the reputation of the city of Paris.

The twenty arrondissements of Paris all have their own character through their tourist sites, places to go out, restaurants, and homes. Each Parisian arrondissement has four administrative districts.

Paris Arrondissements & Districts Map

Paris arrondissements map

The division of Paris into arrondissements or districts dates from 1795 with a division into 12 districts and 20 districts in June 1859 .

Today, the arrondissements are:

  • 1st arrondissement - Paris 1 - Louvre
  • 2nd arrondissement - Paris 2 - Bourse
  • 3rd arrondissement - Paris 3 - Temple
  • 4th arrondissement - Paris 4 - Hôtel de Ville
  • 5th arrondissement - Paris 5 - Panthéon
  • 6th arrondissement - Paris 6 - Luxembourg
  • 7th arrondissement - Paris 7 - Palais Bourbon
  • 8th arrondissement - Paris 8 Elysée
  • 9th arrondissement - Paris 9 - Opéra
  • 10th arrondissement - Paris 10 - Enclos Saint Laurent
  • 11th arrondissement - Paris 11 - Popincourt
  • 12th arrondissement - Paris 12 - Reuilly
  • 13th arrondissement - Paris 13 - Gobelins
  • 14th arrondissement - Paris 14 - Observatoire
  • 15th arrondissement - Paris 15 - Vaugirard
  • 16th arrondissement - Paris 16 - Passy
  • 17th arrondissement - Paris 17 - Batignolles Monceau
  • 18th arrondissement - Paris 18 - Buttes Montmartre
  • 19th arrondissement - Paris 19 - Buttes Chaumont
  • 20th arrondissement - Paris 20 - Ménilmontant


  • Ist arrondissement - 183 hectares: LOUVRE = Created on 16 June 1859, it is considered the most central of the arrondissements and includes historic monuments such as the Louvre, the Palais Royal, the Tuileries and the Palais de la Cité.
  • IInd arrondissement - 99 hectares : BOURSE = Organized around the former Paris Stock Exchange, it is the smallest of the capital's arrondissements in which you can find cult streets (Montorgueil, rue de la Paix...).
  • IIIrd arrondissement - 117 hectares : TEMPLE = Appreciated by its art galleries, the IIIrd arrondissement also has many nuggets in terms of buildings. 
  • IVth arrondissement - 160 hectares: HOTEL DE VILLE = Called the Marais, this arrondissement is appreciated by tourists and locals alike since it is made up of the Île de la Cité, the Hôtel de Ville and the Centre Pompidou.
  • Vth arrondissement - 254 hectares: PANTHÉON = This is the oldest district of the city which is both a university district (Sorbonne) and a tourist district (Pantheon).
  • VIth district - 212 hectares: LUXEMBOURG = It is home to the Senate, the Institute of France, the Odéon Theatre or the School of Fine Arts, the tourist district of Saint-Germain-des-Prés and the Luxembourg Gardens.
  • VIIth district - 409 hectares : PALAIS-BOURBON = This is the district of the museums : Musée d'Orsay, Musée du quai Branly, Musée Rodin, Musée Maillol. There are also historical monuments such as the Eiffel Tower.
  • VIIIth district - 388 hectares : ELYSÉE = It is an expensive and chic district where you can find : the Elysée, the avenue des Champs Elysées, the Grand Palais and the Petit Palais, the place de la Concorde...
  • IXth district - 218 hectares : OPÉRA = It is the district of department stores such as Le Printemps and the Nouvelles Galeries but also of the Opéra Garnier.
  • Xth district - 289 hectares: ENTREPOT = It has the particularity of the faubourg Saint-Denis and the Canal Saint-Martin. Two important stations are located there: the Gare de l'Est and the Gare du Nord.
  • XIth district - 367 hectares : POPINCOURT = It is a festive district notably towards Place de la Bastille, Rue Oberkampf and Rue de Lappe.
  • XIIth district - 637 hectares : REUILLY = Little frequented, the 12 th district is very pleasant to live, that's why it is residential.
  • XIIIth district - 715 hectares : GOBELINS = More local and less touristic, the XIIIth district is known to be a former working class district but also the Asian district.
  • XIVth district - 564 hectares : OBSERVATORY = The district is composed of tourist places such as the Montparnasse Tower, the Catacombs of Paris and the Montsouris Park.
  • XVth district - 848 hectares : VAUGIRARD = More family than touristic, it is the largest and most populated district of the capital.
  • XVIth district - 791 hectares : PASSY = Bourgeois and very green, it is more residential than touristic.
  • XVIIth district - 567 hectares : BATIGNOLLES-MONCEAU = It includes 4 districts with completely different styles : Ternes, Plaine-de-Monceaux (chic and expensive), Batignolles and Épinettes (popular).
  • XVIIIth district - 601 hectares: BUTTES-MONTMARTRE = Very touristic (Montmartre) and popular with Barbès.
  • XIXth district - 679 hectares : BUTTES-CHAUMONT = Long abandoned by Parisians, the district is becoming more and more popular thanks to cheaper rents and a pleasant quality of life.
  • XXth district - 598 hectares : MÉNILMONTANT = The last district of Paris is known for its Père-Lachaise cemetery and its lively Belleville district.

Paris Neighborhoods Map

Paris neighborhoods map

Paris reputation is made by its diverse neighborhoods, in which you will find monuments, squares or cultural venues.

These include:

  • Île de la Cité and Île Saint-Louis
  • Champs Elysées
  • Marais
  • Halles, Châtelet and Hôtel de Ville
  • Latin Quarter, Saint Germain des Près and Odéon
  • Montparnasse
  • Montmartre and Pigalle
  • Grands Boulevards and Opéra
  • Invalides
  • Bastille
  • Canal Saint Martin
  • Père Lachaise and Ménilmontantnilmontant


The map of Paris districts invites you to discover on a synthetic map the historical areas of the capital such as the Royal Palace, the small streets of the Marais and the Latin Quarter. The Faubourg Saint-Germain was once located outside the walls of Paris and marked the beginning of the campaign. Our map of Paris districts helps you to find your way around the capital easily and quickly. And if you go to the south of Paris to discover the Chinese district? Unless you prefer to discover the picturesque district of Montmartre, which has retained some of its village soul.

Download or print out this map of Paris districts and keep it handy at all times. The district of Belleville, for example, bears witness to the expansion of Paris in the 19th century. You can use this free Paris district map to explore the city of light for yourself.