French Quarter

The French Quarter is the oldest and most famous and visited neighborhood of . It was laid out in French and Spanish colonial times in the 18th century.
Photo: Photolitherland, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

The operated in , , as a branch mint of the from 1838 to 1861 and from 1879 to 1909. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is a historic park in the French Quarter of , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

was the seat of Spanish colonial city hall of New Orleans, Louisiana, and is now the Louisiana State Museum Cabildo. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an insectarium and entomology museum in , , United States.

Localities in the Area

is an old historically African-American and Créole neighborhood of , just "back" from the French Quarter. Photo: Bart Everson, CC BY 2.0.

Way down yonder in , you'll find the roots of jazz and a blossoming culture that is unlike anything else on Earth. Photo: briangratwicke, CC BY 2.0.

The is the part of similar to what many cities call "Downtown". Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

French Quarter

29.9595° or 29° 57' 34.2" north
-90.0656° or 90° 3' 56" west
Open Location Code
7 feet (2 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 740658024
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Armenian: Ֆրանսիական թաղամաս
  • Basque: Frantziar Auzoa
  • Catalan: Barri Francès
  • Chinese: 法国区
  • Dutch: French Quarter
  • English: Vieux Carre
  • English: Vieux Carré
  • Esperanto: Franca Kvartalo
  • Finnish: Ranskalaiskorttelit
  • French: French Quarter
  • French: Vieux Carré
  • French: Vieux carré français
  • German: French Quarter
  • Greek: Γαλλική Συνοικία
  • Hebrew: הרובע הצרפתי
  • Indonesian: French Quarter
  • Italian: Quartiere francese
  • Japanese: フレンチ・クオーター
  • Norwegian: French Quarter
  • Norwegian Bokmål: French Quarter
  • Persian: فرنچ کوارتر
  • Polish: French Quarter
  • Portuguese: Bairro Francês
  • Portuguese: French Quarter
  • Romanian: Cartierul Francez
  • Russian: Французский квартал
  • Sicilian: Quartieri francesi
  • South Azerbaijani: فرنچ کوارتر
  • Spanish: Barrio Frances de Nueva Orleans
  • Spanish: Barrio Francés de Nueva Orleans
  • Ukrainian: Французький квартал

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