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|9th arrondissement of Paris|
|French municipal arrondissement|
Paris and its closest suburbs
|• Mayor||Delphine Bürkli|
|• Total||2.18 km2 (0.84 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 census)[p]|
|• Estimate (2005)||60,120|
|• Density||26,000/km2 (66,000/sq mi)|
|^[p] Population sans doubles comptes: single count of residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel).|
The arrondissement, called Opéra, is located on the right bank of the River Seine. It contains many places of cultural, historical, and architectural interest, including the Palais Garnier, home to the Paris Opera, Boulevard Haussmann, and its large department stores Galeries Lafayette and Printemps. Along with the 2nd and 8th arrondissements, it hosts one of the business centers of Paris, located around the Opéra.
The land area of this arrondissement is 2.179 km2 (0.841 sq. miles, or 538 acres).
Until June 1995, the head office of Société Générale was in this arrondissement. On that month the head office moved to the Société Générale Towers. The former head office remains as the company's registered office.
The peak population of the 9th arrondissement occurred in 1901, when it had 124,011 inhabitants. Since then, the arrondissement has widely attracted business activity. As a result, the population was in 1999 only 55,838 inhabitants, while it held 111,939 jobs.
(of French censuses)
(inh. per km²)
|1901 (peak of population)||124,011||56,912|