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  •  The Western Arrondissements are very rich (6+ / 0-)

    and the Eastern ones are much more blue collar.

    Indeed, the 16th arrondissement is France's 4th richest district for average household income, only fourth to the 8th, 7th and 6th arrondissements; with Neuilly-sur-Seine, they are collectively referred to as Paris Ouest: the most affluent and prestigious residential area in France.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/...

    vs.

    The 20th arrondissement of Paris lies to the east of the centre and represents an old working-class area now in rapid transformation. The main drawing card here for tourists is the Père-Lachaise Cemetery, though, for travellers who are interested in music and culture, this relatively gritty area is probably going to be one of your main night-crawling areas.
    http://wikitravel.org/...

    26, originally OK-1, currently NY-10. Former swingnut.

    by okiedem on Sun Apr 22, 2012 at 10:20:34 PM PDT

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