Paris city council approves historic merger of central arrondissements


Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo's plan to regroup the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th city districts under one town hall will go to parliament for ultimate approval.

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The Paris city council voted Monday to approve a plan by Mayor Anne Hidalgo to regroup four of the French capital’s historic arrondissements into a single district. The proposal must be approved by parliament before it becomes law, reports FRANCE 24.