Protests have erupted in France since a police officer fatally shot a 17-year-old.
Rioting raged in cities across the country for a fourth night despite massive police deployment.
Cars and buildings were set ablaze and stores looted as family and friends prepared to bury the 17-year-old whose killing by an officer sparked the unrest.
France’s Interior Ministry announced the new figure for arrests around the country, where 45,000 police officers fanned out in a so-far unsuccessful bid to quell violence.
Despite an appeal to parents by President Emmanuel Macron to keep their children at home, street clashes between young protesters and police raged on.
The funeral ceremony for the teenager, identified only as Nahel, who was killed by police in the Paris suburb of Nanterre on Tuesday, also began today.
Family and friends were viewing the open coffin before it will be taken to a mosque for a ceremony and later burial in a town cemetery.
Nahel’s killing has stirred up long-simmering tensions between police and young people in housing projects who struggle with poverty, unemployment and racial discrimination.
The subsequent rioting is the worst France has seen in years and puts new pressure on Mr Macron, who blamed social media for fuelling the violence.
The French President’s decision to postpone his trip to Germany is reminiscent of state pension protests earlier this year.
King Charles scrapped plans for a state visit to France in the face of similar unrest.
Mr Macron was due to host the King and Camilla the Queen Consort from March 26 to March 29.
But unrest throughout France, which saw buildings set on fire, led to the royal visit being postponed.
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