15th arrondissement

The 15th arrondissement of is in the city's southwest on the Left Bank of the Seine. Quite up-market and quiet, it is the largest arrondissement by both area and population.

Notable Places in the Area

The is a museum dedicated to French scientist Louis Pasteur. Photo: Luca Borghi, Public domain.

Tourist attraction
Founded in 1750 by King Louis XV, the École militaire is a vast complex of buildings housing various military training facilities. Photo: Wagner51, CC BY-SA 2.0 fr.

Public building
, or Maison de l'UNESCO, is a building inaugurated on 3 November 1958 at number 7 Place de Fontenoy in , , to serve as the headquarters for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 igo.

Town hall
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Although largely residential, the is best known for its northeastern quartier Montparnasse, for the Paris Catacombs and the Parc Montsouris. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a neighbourhood in southwestern , . Photo: Peter17, CC BY 3.0.

is an area in the south of , , on the of the river , centred at the crossroads of the Boulevard du and the Rue de Rennes, between the Rue de Rennes and boulevard Raspail. Photo: Diliff, CC BY-SA 2.5.

15th arrondissement

48.8414° or 48° 50' 28.9" north
2.3004° or 2° 18' 1.4" east
47 metres (154 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 148950780
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: الدائرة الخامسة عشرة في باريس
  • Armenian: Փարիզի 15-րդ շրջան
  • Asturian: XV Distritu de París
  • Basque: Parisko 15. barrutia
  • Belarusian: XV акруга Парыжа
  • Bengali: প্যারিসের ১৫শ আরোঁদিসমঁ
  • Catalan: 15è districte de París
  • Catalan: Vaugirard
  • Chinese: Pa-lí 15 khu
  • Chinese: 巴黎十五区
  • Chinese: 巴黎十五區
  • Czech: 15. obvod
  • Czech: 15. pařížský obvod
  • Danish: 15. arrondissement i Paris
  • Danish: Vaugirard
  • Dutch: 15e arrondissement (Parijs)
  • Dutch: 15e arrondissement
  • Dutch: 15e arrondissement van Parijs
  • Dutch: Vaugirard
  • English: 15th Arrondissement
  • English: 15th arrondissement of Paris
  • English: The 15th
  • English: Vaugirard
  • Esperanto: 15-a arondismento de Parizo
  • Finnish: 15. arrondissementti (Pariisi)
  • Finnish: Vaugirard
  • French: 15e
  • French: 15e arrondissement de Paris
  • French: 15ème arrondissement parisien
  • French: 75015
  • French: Le 15ème
  • French: Paris 15
  • French: Paris 15e
  • French: Vaugirard
  • French: XVe arrondissement
  • German: 15. Arrondissement
  • Greek: 15ο Δημοτικό Διαμέρισμα Παρισιού
  • Greek: 15ο δημοτικό διαμέρισμα Παρισιού
  • Greek: Το 15ο
  • Hebrew: הרובע החמישה-עשר
  • Hebrew: הרובע החמישה-עשר של פריז
  • Hungarian: Párizs 15. kerülete
  • Indonesian: Arondisemen ke-15 Paris
  • Italian: Vaugirard
  • Italian: XV arrondissement di Parigi
  • Japanese: 15区 (パリ)
  • Japanese: 15区
  • Japanese: パリ15区
  • Korean: 파리 15구
  • Latin: Circumdarium XV Lutetiae
  • Luxembourgish: 15. Arrondissement
  • Luxembourgish: 15. Arrondissement vu Paräis
  • Luxembourgish: arrondissement de Vaugirard
  • Min Nan Chinese: Pa-lí 15 khu
  • Norwegian: 15. arrondissement
  • Norwegian Bokmål: 15. arrondissement
  • Occitan (post 1500): 15au arrondiment de París
  • Persian: منطقه ۱۵ پاریس
  • Polish: 15. dzielnica Paryża
  • Polish: Vaugirard
  • Portuguese: 15.º arrondissement de Paris
  • Portuguese: 15.º distrito de Paris
  • Portuguese: Vaugirard
  • Romanian: Arondismentul 15 din Paris
  • Russian: XV округ
  • Russian: XV округ Парижа
  • Slovak: 15. obvod (Paríž)
  • Slovak: Vaugirard
  • Spanish: Vaugirard
  • Spanish: XV Arrondissement de Paris
  • Spanish: XV Arrondissement de París
  • Spanish: XV Distrito de Paris
  • Spanish: XV Distrito de París
  • Swedish: 15ème arrondissement
  • Swedish: Paris femtonde arrondissement
  • Swiss German: 15. Arrondissement (Paris)
  • Swiss German: Vaugirard
  • Ukrainian: XV округ Парижа
  • Urdu: پیرس کا پندرہواں اراؤنڈڈسمنٹ
  • Vietnamese: Quận 15, Paris
  • 15. arrondissementti
  • 15e Arrondissement
  • 15ème Arr
  • Arrondissement de Vaugirard
  • Paris 15 Vaugirard
  • XVe
  • XVe Arrondissement

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