Arrondissement

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An arrondissement is an administrative division in some francophone countries:

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France

Municipal arrondissement

Main article: Municipal arrondissement in France

Paris

Main article: Arrondissements of Paris

The city of Paris, in France is divided into 20 arrondissements.

Marseille and Lyon

The French cities Marseille and Lyon are also divided into municipal arrondissements.

Departmental arrondissement

Main article: Arrondissement in France

Arrondissement is also the name of the subdivisions of the French départements (but the word is barely used in this meaning). The capital city of an arrondissement is the sous-préfecture.

Belgium

In Belgium, the country is divided into provinces, which are in turn subdivided into arrondissements. Each arrondissement comprised of communes.

Canada

Quebec

In Quebec, the cities of Gatineau, Montréal, Québec City, Saguenay, Longueuil and Sherbrooke are divided into arrondissements (called boroughs in English).

See List of Montreal boroughs & List of Quebec City boroughsde:Arrondissement fr:Arrondissement it:Arrondissement nl:Arrondissement

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