Amérique: former gypsum quarry.
Amérique is the 75th administrative district of the capital. It is located south-east of the 19th arrondissement and bordered to the north by Avenue Jean Jaurès, the longest in this borough. To the south, Rue de Belleville separates the neighbourhood from those of Belleville and Saint-Fargeau. To the east, it is bounded by Boulevard Sérurier, Boulevard d’Algérie and Boulevard Périphérique. Finally, to the west, Rue de Crimée leads to the Buttes-Chaumont, located in the Combat district.