18th Arrondissement, Paris

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The 18th arrondissement, located on the Rive Droite, is one of the 20 arrondissements of Paris, France. It is mostly known for hosting the district of Montmartre, which contains a hill dominated by the Sacré Cœur basilica, along with the house of music diva Dalida and well known Moulin Rouge cabaret.The 18th arrondissement also contains the African and North African district of Goutte d'Or which is famous for its market, the marché Barbès, where one can find various products from that continent.GeographyThe land area of this arrondissement is exactly 6.005 km2 (2.319 sq. miles, or 1,484 acres).DemographicsThe population of Paris's 18th arrondissement peaked in 1931 with 288,810 inhabitants. Today, the arrondissement remains very dense in population and business activity with 184,586 inhabitants and 70,285 jobs as of the most recent census (1999).Historical populationImmigrationIn 2012, John Henley of The Guardian said the 18th arrondissement was "an area comparable in many ways to London's Tower Hamlets."CityscapePlaces of interest Basilique du Sacré-Cœur, Paris Basilica of Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc (Paris) Église Saint-Jean-de-Montmartre Église Saint-Bernard de la Chapelle Moulin Rouge Musée d'Art Naïf - Max Fourny The Serbian Orthodox Eparchy of Western Europe has its headquarters in the arrondissement.
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