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The 2nd arrondissement is one of the 20 arrondissements of Paris, the capital city of France. Located on the right bank of the River Seine, the 2nd arrondissement, together with the adjacent 8th and 9th arrondissements, hosts an important business district, centred on the Paris Opéra, which houses the city's most dense concentration of business activities. The arondissement contains the former Paris Bourse and a large number of banking headquarters, as well as a textile district, known as the Sentier, and the Opéra-Comique concert hall.
- also known as IIe arrondissement; 2nd arrondissement, Paris; 2nd arrondissement of Paris
- neighborhood of Paris
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by Christine Fauré
Désirée Gay,awellknown activist andnow a delegate ofthe sewing workshopsofthe 2nd arrondissement (Faubourg Montmartre), who hadbeen electedto representthem to the commission by thewomenwho worked inthem, expressed the ...
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