Rue de Tilsitt

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8th, 17th Arrt
Rue de Tilsitt
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Arrondissement 8th, 17th
Quarter Faubourg-du-Roule, Ternes
Begins 154 Champs-Élysées
Ends avenue de la Grande-Armée
Length 460 m (1,510 ft)
Width 12 m (39 ft)
Creation 1670
Denomination 2 March 1864
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Rue de Tilsitt is a street in the 8th and 17th arrondissements of Paris. It is one of two streets which form a circle around the Place de l’Étoile (renamed the Place Charles-de-Gaulle in 1970) - the other is the Rue de Presbourg. It was named after the Peace of Tilsit by a decree of 2 March 1864 (its spelling with the two final "t"s reflects old German spellings, which tended to double terminal consonants after short vowels).

Coordinates: 48°52′31″N 2°17′43″E / 48.87528°N 2.29528°E / 48.87528; 2.29528