Jourdain (Paris Métro)

Jourdain (French pronunciation: [ʒuʁdɛ̃] (About this soundlisten)) is a station on line 11 of the Paris Métro in the 19th and 20th arrondissements.

Jourdain
Paris Métro
Paris Métro station
Jourdain, Paris.JPG
Location19th arrondissement of Paris
Île-de-France
France
Coordinates48°52′31″N 2°23′22″E / 48.8752°N 2.389508°E / 48.8752; 2.389508Coordinates: 48°52′31″N 2°23′22″E / 48.8752°N 2.389508°E / 48.8752; 2.389508
Owned byRATP
Operated byRATP
Other information
Fare zone1
History
OpenedApril 28, 1935 (1935-04-28)
Services
Preceding station   Paris Métro   Following station
toward Châtelet
Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 11
Location
Jourdain is located in Paris
Jourdain
Jourdain
Location within Paris

The station opened as part of the original section of the line from Châtelet to Porte des Lilas on 28 April 1935. It is named after the Rue de Jourdain (French: Jordan Street), referring to a nearby church dedicated to Saint John the Baptist, who baptised Christ in the Jordan.

Station layoutEdit

G Street Level Exit/Entrance
B1 Mezzanine to Exits/Entrances
B2 Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound     toward Châtelet (Pyrénées)
Northbound     toward Mairie des Lilas (Place des Fêtes)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

ReferencesEdit

  • Roland, Gérard (2003). Stations de métro. D’Abbesses à Wagram. Éditions Bonneton.