20th arrondissement

The 20th arrondissement of lies to the east of the centre and represents an old working-class area now in rapid transformation. The main drawing card here for tourists is the Père-Lachaise Cemetery, though, for travellers who are interested in music and culture, this relatively gritty area is probably going to be one of your main night-crawling areas.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The 20th arrondissement of lies to the east of the centre and represents an old working-class area now in rapid transformation. Photo: Étienne-Hippolyte Godde, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Communards’ Wall at the Père Lachaise cemetery is where, on May 28, 1871, one-hundred and… Photo: Dayofmayofday, CC0.

Metro station
is a station of the Paris Métro. It serves Line 3 and is the southern terminus of Line 3bis. Photo: Mbzt, CC BY 3.0.

The is a theatre at 15, rue Malte-Brun in the 20th arrondissement of Paris. Photo: Harmonide, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

The is home to two quite different but equally blossoming centres of Parisian nightlife. Photo: ParisSharing, CC BY 2.0.

is a commune in the eastern suburbs of , . Photo: Chabe01, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a commune in the northern-eastern suburbs of , . Photo: Chabe01, CC BY-SA 4.0.

20th arrondissement

48.865° or 48° 51' 54.2" north
2.3989° or 2° 23' 56.1" east
Open Location Code
96 metres (315 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 938396405
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: الدائرة العشرون في باريس
  • Armenian: Փարիզի XX շրջան
  • Asturian: XX Distritu de París
  • Basque: Parisko 20. barrutia
  • Belarusian: XX акруга Парыжа
  • Bengali: প্যারিসের ২০শ আরোঁদিসমঁ
  • Catalan: 20è districte de París
  • Chinese: Pa-lí 20 khu
  • Chinese: 巴黎二十区
  • Chinese: 巴黎二十區
  • Czech: 20. obvod
  • Czech: 20. pařížský obvod
  • Danish: 20. arrondissement i Paris
  • Dutch: 20e arrondissement (Parijs)
  • Dutch: 20e arrondissement
  • Dutch: 20e arrondissement van Parijs
  • English: 20th Arrondissement
  • English: 20th arrondissement of Paris
  • Esperanto: 20-a arondismento de Parizo
  • Estonian: Pariisi 20. ringkond
  • Finnish: 20. arrondissementti (Pariisi)
  • French: 20e arrondissement de Paris
  • French: 20ème arrondissement de Paris
  • French: 75020
  • French: Paris 20e
  • German: 20. Arrondissement
  • German: 20. Arrondissement von Paris
  • Greek: 20ό Δημοτικό Διαμέρισμα Παρισιού
  • Greek: 20ό δημοτικό διαμέρισμα Παρισιού
  • Hakka Chinese: Pâ-lì Thi-ngi-sṳ̍p-khî
  • Hausa: Pâ-lì Thi-ngi-sṳ̍p-khî
  • Hebrew: הרובע העשרים
  • Hebrew: הרובע העשרים של פריז
  • Hungarian: Párizs 20. kerülete
  • Italian: XX arrondissement di Parigi
  • Japanese: 20区 (パリ)
  • Japanese: 20区
  • Japanese: パリ20区
  • Korean: 파리 20구
  • Latin: Circumdarium XX Lutetiae
  • Luxembourgish: 20. Arrondissement
  • Luxembourgish: 20. Arrondissement vu Paräis
  • Luxembourgish: arrondissement de Ménilmontant
  • Maltese: l-20 arrondissement ta' Pariġi
  • Min Nan Chinese: Pa-lí 20 khu
  • Norwegian: 20. arrondissement
  • Norwegian Bokmål: 20. arrondissement
  • Occitan (post 1500): 20au arrondiment de París
  • Persian: منطقه ۲۰ پاریس
  • Polish: 20. dzielnica Paryża
  • Portuguese: 20.º arrondissement de Paris
  • Portuguese: 20.º distrito de Paris
  • Romanian: Arondismentul 20 din Paris
  • Russian: XX округ
  • Russian: XX округ Парижа
  • Scots: 20t arrondissement o Paris
  • Slovak: 20. obvod (Paríž)
  • Slovenian: 20. pariško okrožje
  • Spanish: 20.º Distrito de París
  • Spanish: Vigésimo Distrito de París
  • Spanish: XX Arrondissement de Paris
  • Spanish: XX Arrondissement de París
  • Spanish: XX Distrito de Paris
  • Spanish: XX Distrito de París
  • Swedish: 20ème arrondissement
  • Swedish: Paris/20ème arrondissement
  • Swedish: Paris tjugonde arrondissement
  • Ukrainian: XX округ Парижа
  • Urdu: پیرس کا بیسواں اراؤنڈڈسمنٹ
  • Vietnamese: Quận 20, Paris
  • Western Armenian: Փարիզի 20-րդ շրջան
  • Yue Chinese: 巴黎二十區
  • 20. arrondissementti
  • 20e Arrondissement
  • Paris 20
  • XXe
  • XXe Arrondissement

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