List of French communes by surface area

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This is a list of the largest communes in France in terms of the surface area of their municipalities.

Largest cities in France and overseas departments and territories[edit]

Commune Department Surface area (km²)
1 Maripasoula Guyane 18,360
2 Régina Guyane 12,130
3 Camopi Guyane 10,030
4 Mana Guyane 6,339
5 Saint-Élie Guyane 5,680
6 Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni Guyane 4,830
7 Saül Guyane 4,475
8 Roura Guyane 3,903
9 Iracoubo Guyane 2,762
10 Papaichton Guyane 2,628
11 Saint-Georges Guyane 2,320
12 Kourou Guyane 2,160
13 Grand-Santi Guyane 2,112
14 Apatou Guyane 2,020
15 Yaté New Caledonia 1,356
16 Sinnamary Guyane 1,340
17 Rémire-Montjoly Guyane 1,181
18 Lifou New Caledonia 1,170
19 Ouanary Guyane 1,080
20 Thio New Caledonia 1,007
21 Hienghène New Caledonia 1,002
22 Houaïlou New Caledonia 945
23 Bouloupari New Caledonia 905
24 Poya New Caledonia 884
25 Voh New Caledonia 842
26 Bourail New Caledonia 825
27 Arles Bouches-du-Rhône 759
28 Kaala-Gomen New Caledonia 738
29 Païta New Caledonia 726
30 Ponérihouen New Caledonia 708
31 Pouembout New Caledonia 691
32 Ouégoa New Caledonia 678
33 Poindimié New Caledonia 675
34 Maré New Caledonia 670
35 Le Mont-Dore New Caledonia 649
36 Montsinéry-Tonnegrande Guyane 600
37 Koumac New Caledonia 563
38 Poum New Caledonia 529
39 La Foa New Caledonia 506
40 Canala New Caledonia 448
41 Koné New Caledonia 406
42 Kouaoua New Caledonia 391
43 Nuku Hiva French Polynesia 388
44 Macouria Guyane 378
45 Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer Bouches-du-Rhône 375
46 Moindou New Caledonia 346
47 Hiva Oa French Polynesia 327
48 Touho New Caledonia 290
49 Dumbéa New Caledonia 258
50 Laruns Pyrénées-Atlantiques 249

Source: Institut géographique national

Largest cities in Metropolitan France[edit]

Commune Department Surface area (km²)
1 Arles Bouches-du-Rhône 758,93
2 Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer Bouches-du-Rhône 374,61
3 Laruns Pyrénées-Atlantiques 248,96
4 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Haute-Savoie 245,46
5 Marseille Bouches-du-Rhône 240,62
6 Saint-Christophe-en-Oisans Isère 237,5
7 Saint-Martin-de-Crau Bouches-du-Rhône 214,87
8 Lacanau Gironde 214,02
9 Saint-Paul-sur-Ubaye Alpes-de-Haute-Provence 205,55
10 Sartène Corse-du-Sud 202,31
11 Carcans Gironde 201,76
12 Biscarrosse Landes 193,14
13 Névache Hautes-Alpes 191,35
14 Hourtin Gironde 190,5
15 Aix-en-Provence Bouches-du-Rhône 186,08
16 Calenzana Haute-Corse 185,02
17 Haguenau Bas-Rhin 182,79
18 Bressuire Deux-Sèvres 182,31
19 Bourg-Saint-Maurice Savoie 182,17
20 Termignon Savoie 180,47
21 La Teste-de-Buch Gironde 178,61
22 Tende Alpes-Maritimes 178,12
23 Narbonne Aude 172,85
24 Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée Alpes-Maritimes 173,81
25 Fontainebleau Seine-et-Marne 172,05
26 Millau Aveyron 168,23
27 Porto-Vecchio Corse-du-Sud 169,93
28 Prads-Haute-Bléone Alpes-de-Haute-Provence 167,29
29 Auzat Ariège 163,46
30 Saint-Martin-de-Belleville Savoie 162,91
  • Paris has a surface area of 105.40 km².

Smallest cities in France[edit]

Commune Department Surface area (ha)
1 Castelmoron-d'Albret Gironde 4
2 Plessix-Balisson Côtes-d'Armor 8
3 Vaudherland Val-d'Oise 10
4 Lannoy Nord 16
5 Saint-Antoine Gironde 20
6 Mallièvre Vendée 22
7 La Ferrière-sur-Risle Eure 25
8 Sainte-Marie Hautes-Pyrénées 25
9 Bourg-le-Roi Sarthe 37
10 Mont-Louis Pyrénées-Orientales 39

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