Boulevard de la Zone

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Boulevard de la Zone
Length 515 m (1,690 ft)
Width 8 m (26 ft) (average)
Arrondissement 13th
Quarter Gare .
From avenue de la Porte d'Ivry
To avenue de la Porte de Choisy

Boulevard de la Zone is a street in the 13th arrondissement of Paris named from the historical military zone. It has been planted with trees for much of its length of 515m and has an average width of 8m. It runs from the Avenue de la Porte d'Ivry to the Avenue de la Porte de Choisy. It now forms part of the ring-road around Paris, the boulevard périphérique or le périf.

One side marks the border of Ivry-sur-Seine from which it was annexed to Paris on April 19, 1929. On July 27, 1945 it was renamed after Hippolyte Marquès.

The closest métro stations are Porte de Choisy (approx. 300 m) and Porte d'Ivry (approx. 300 m).

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Coordinates: 48°49′6″N 2°22′12″E / 48.81833°N 2.37000°E / 48.81833; 2.37000