Île de la Cité

The Île de la Cité is one of two remaining natural river islands in the within the city of . It is the center of Paris and the location where the medieval city was refounded.

Notable Places in the Area

is a building in , France, located on the west of the Île de la Cité, formerly a prison but presently used mostly for law courts. is situated 140 metres north of Île de la Cité. Photo: Tetraktys, CC BY-SA 3.0.

de Paris, referred to simply as , is a medieval Catholic cathedral on the Île de la Cité in the . is situated 340 metres southeast of Île de la Cité. Photo: P e z i, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The is the oldest standing bridge across the river Seine in , . is situated 460 metres northwest of Île de la Cité. Photo: Rmrfstar, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Arts centre
The Centre Pompidou, also known as the Pompidou Centre in English, is a complex building in the Beaubourg area of the , near , rue Montorgueil, and the Marais. is situated 800 metres northeast of Île de la Cité. Photo: Zairon, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

The 4th is a good chunk of what used to be medieval Paris, and you'll find a lot left from that time on both islands and in the narrow streets of the lower Marais. Photo: Björn Söderqvist, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The of Paris is an area in the and the arrondissements of Paris. Photo: David.Monniaux, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Photo: Mbzt, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Île de la Cité

48.8547° or 48° 51' 16.9" north
2.346° or 2° 20' 45.6" east
Open Location Code
46 metres (151 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 55693529
Geo­Names ID
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  • Arabic: جزيرة المدينة
  • Armenian: Սիտե կղզի
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  • Latin: Insula Civitatis
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  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Isla de la Ciutat
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  • Wu Chinese: 西岱岛

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