Place:XIVe, Paris, France

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NameXIVe
Alt names14e Arrondissementsource: Paris and Versailles: Blue Guide (1998)
14th Arrondissementsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
14ème Arrondissementsource: Paris.fr [online] (2004) accessed 16 April 2004
Fourteenth Arrondissementsource: Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 16 April 2004
Observatoiresource: Baedeker, Paris and It's Environs (1924) xxviii
TypeArrondissement
Located inParis, France
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The 14th arrondissement of Paris (XIVe arrondissement) is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France. In spoken French, this arrondissement is referred to as quatorzième.

The arrondissement, called Observatoire, is situated on the left bank of the River Seine. It contains most of the Montparnasse district. It is today best known for its skyscraper, the Tour Montparnasse, and its major railway terminus, the Gare Montparnasse, both located in the neighboring 15th arrondissement. The district has traditionally been home to many artists as well as a Breton community, arrived at the beginning of the 20th century upon the creation of the Montparnasse railway terminus.

The 14th arrondissement also contains the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, which is located near the Parc Montsouris, the Stade Charléty and the catacombs.

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