5th arrondissement

The 5th Arrondissement of Paris is one of the best known of the city's central districts, located on the Left Bank of the river Seine. Also commonly known as the "Latin Quarter" because the first great Parisian university, the Sorbonne, was founded here and Latin was the language the medieval period students used once to speak.

Notable Places in the Area

The is a hill overlooking the left Bank of the Seine in the 5th arrondissement of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Lycée Henri-IV is a public secondary school located in Paris. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Localities in the Area

The of Paris is an area in the 5th and the arrondissements of . Photo: David.Monniaux, CC BY-SA 3.0.

As with itself, the is hard to write about without using superlatives. is situated 1¼ km northwest of 5th arrondissement. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

5th arrondissement

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