Quartier Latin

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The Quartier Latin (Latin Quarter) is an area in the 5th arrondissement of Paris, France, around the Sorbonne University.

The name derives from the Latin language, which was widely spoken in the Middle Ages in and around the University.

It currently still houses various higher education establishments, such as the École Normale Supérieure, the École des Mines and the Jussieu university campus.

See also


The Quartier Latin is also the name of a neighbourhood in Montreal. See Quartier Latin (Montreal).de:Quartier Latin fr:Quartier Latin nl:Quartier Latin pl:Dzielnica_Łacińska fi:Latinalaiskortteli

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