9th arrondissement of Paris

The 9th arrondissement of Paris (IXe arrondissement) is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France.

9th arrondissement of Paris

IXe arrondissement
Paris and its closest suburbs
  MayorDelphine Bürkli.
  Total2.18 km2 (0.84 sq mi)
  Density28,000/km2 (72,000/sq mi)
1 Population sans doubles comptes: single count of residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel).
20 arrondissements
of Paris
17th 18th 19th
  8th 9th 10th 11th 20th
16th 2nd 3rd
1st 4th 12th
River Seine
  7th 6th 5th 13th
15th 14th

The arrondissement, called Opéra, is located on the right bank of the River Seine. 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 Galeries Lafayette and Printemps. The arrondissement has many theaters including Folies Bergères, Théatre Mogador and Théatre de Paris.[2] 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).

Main streets and squares

Places of interest

Wikimedia France has its offices in the arrondissement.[3]


Groupe Danone has its head office in the 17 Boulevard Haussmann building in the 9th arrondissement.[4] Danone moved there in 2002.[5]

BNP Paribas has its head office in the arrondissement.[6] Crédit Industriel et Commercial. Kroll Inc. also has an office in this arrondissement.[7]

Gameloft has its registered office and head office in the 9th arrondissement.[8][9] It is on the fifth floor of 14 rue Auber.[10]

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.[11] The former head office remains as the company's registered office.[12]

Google Paris has its offices in the arrondissement.[13]


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
2009 60,275 27,649


Place of birth of residents of the 9th arrondissement in 1999
Born in Metropolitan FranceBorn outside Metropolitan France
Born in
Overseas France
Born in foreign countries with French citizenship at birth1EU-15 immigrants2Non-EU-15 immigrants
1This 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), 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 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.
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.

See also


  1. "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. "Paris ninth arrondissement". Paris Digest. 2018. Retrieved 2018-11-20.
  3. "Nous contacter". Wikimedia France. Retrieved on 8 May 2010.
  4. "Contacts Archived 2013-11-03 at the Wayback Machine". Groupe Danone. Retrieved on 23 March 2010.
  5. "Danone : regrouper les salariés dans un même bâtiment". Le Journal du Net. Retrieved on 26 July 2010.
  6. "Legal Information". BNP Paribas. Retrieved on 25 October 2011. "Registered Office : 16, Bd des Italiens - 75009 Paris (France)"
  7. "Office Locations Archived 2011-08-10 at the Wayback Machine". Kroll Inc. Retrieved on 14 August 2011. "Paris Place de l’Opéra 6 rue Halévy 75009 Paris France"
  8. "Personal data." Gameloft. Retrieved on 8 March 2019. "The Gameloft Human Resources team and staff providing support for the recruitment process locally at Gameloft entities in Europe or at the headquarters based at 14 rue Auber 75009 Paris, France "
  9. "Legal notices." Gameloft. Retrieved on 8 March 2019. "Registered office: 14 rue Auber, 75009 Paris, France"
  10. "World presence." Gameloft. Retrieved on 8 March 2019. Hover mouse over Paris to see: "France - Paris 14 Rue Auber, 5th floor, 75009 Paris"
  11. "Société Générale : deux tours à la Défense". Le Journal du Net. Retrieved on 7 July 2010.
  12. "Legal information". Société Générale. Retrieved on 24 September 2009.
  13. "Google locations." Google. Retrieved on May 25, 2016. "8 Rue de Londres 75009 Paris France"

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