Research: Abstract of the Napoleonic Era

Geographic Statistics of Paris

Area of Paris (in hectares)

1788: 3,370
1818: 3,402

(Note: One hectare equals 100 acres or 10,000 square meters)

Number of Streets in Paris

1791: 1,169
1819: 1,190

Number of Houses in Paris

1755: 23,565 (houses)
1817 (census): 26,801 (houses) and 224,922 (families or flats)

 

Source: Fierro, Alfred. Historical Dictionary of Paris. Lanham : Scarecrow, 1998.

 

 

 

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