Arrondissement of Carcassonne

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Carcassonne
Arrondissement of France
Aude - Carcassonne arrondissement.svg
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Aude
Communes 207
Prefecture Carcassonne
Area¹
 • Total 2,668 km2 (1,030 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 161,254
 • Density 60/km2 (160/sq mi)
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km² as well as the estuaries of rivers.

The arrondissement of Carcassonne is an arrondissement of France in the Aude department in the Languedoc-Roussillon région. Its INSEE code is 111 and its capital city is Carcassonne.

It is the northernmost and largest of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 2,668.1 km2 (1,030.2 sq mi).[1] In 2012, it has 161,254 inhabitants and a density of 60.4 inhabitants/km².[2]

The main cities, in 2012, in the arrondissement are Carcassonne (47,068 inhabitants), Castelnaudary (11,748 inhabitants) and Trèbes (5,280 inhabitants).[2]

History[edit]

When the Aude department was created on 17 February 1800, the arrondissement of Carcassonne was part of that original department.[3]

Geography[edit]

The arrondissement of Carcassonne occupies the northwestern part of the department and is bordered to the north by the Tarn department (Midi-Pyrénées region), to the northeast by the Hérault department (Languedoc-Roussillon region), to the east by the arrondissement of Narbonne, to the south by the Pyrénées-Orientales department (Languedoc-Roussillon region), to the southwest by the arrondissement of Limoux, to the west by the Ariège department (Midi-Pyrénées region) and to the northwest by the Haute-Garonne department (Midi-Pyrénées region).

Composition[edit]

Cantons[edit]

The cantons of the arrondissement of Carcassonne are:

Communes[edit]

The arrondissement of Carcassonne has 207 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

1. Aigues-Vives (11001) 2. Airoux (11002) 3. Alairac (11005) 4. Albières (11007)
5. Alzonne (11009) 6. Aragon (11011) 7. Arquettes-en-Val (11016) 8. Arzens (11018)
9. Auriac (11020) 10. Azille (11022) 11. Badens (11023) 12. Bagnoles (11025)
13. Baraigne (11026) 14. Barbaira (11027) 15. Belflou (11030) 16. Belpech (11033)
17. Berriac (11037) 18. Blomac (11042) 19. Bouilhonnac (11043) 20. Bouisse (11044)
21. Bram (11049) 22. Brousses-et-Villaret (11052) 23. Cabrespine (11056) 24. Cahuzac (11057)
25. Capendu (11068) 26. Carcassonne (11069) 27. Carlipa (11070) 28. Castans (11075)
29. Castelnaudary (11076) 30. Caudebronde (11079) 31. Caunes-Minervois (11081) 32. Caunettes-en-Val (11083)
33. Caux-et-Sauzens (11084) 34. Cavanac (11085) 35. Cazalrenoux (11087) 36. Cazilhac (11088)
37. Cenne-Monestiés (11089) 38. Citou (11092) 39. Comigne (11095) 40. Conques-sur-Orbiel (11099)
41. Couffoulens (11102) 42. Cumiès (11114) 43. Cuxac-Cabardès (11115) 44. Davejean (11117)
45. Dernacueillette (11118) 46. Douzens (11122) 47. Fajac-en-Val (11133) 48. Fajac-la-Relenque (11134)
49. Fanjeaux (11136) 50. Fendeille (11138) 51. Floure (11146) 52. Fonters-du-Razès (11149)
53. Fontiers-Cabardès (11150) 54. Fontiès-d'Aude (11151) 55. Fournes-Cabardès (11154) 56. Fraisse-Cabardès (11156)
57. Félines-Termenès (11137) 58. Gaja-la-Selve (11159) 59. Generville (11162) 60. Gourvieille (11166)
61. Issel (11175) 62. La Cassaigne (11072) 63. La Force (11153) 64. La Louvière-Lauragais (11208)
65. La Pomarède (11292) 66. La Redorte (11190) 67. La Tourette-Cabardès (11391) 68. Labastide-Esparbairenque (11180)
69. Labastide-d'Anjou (11178) 70. Labastide-en-Val (11179) 71. Labécède-Lauragais (11181) 72. Lacombe (11182)
73. Lafage (11184) 74. Lagrasse (11185) 75. Lairière (11186) 76. Lanet (11187)
77. Laprade (11189) 78. Laroque-de-Fa (11191) 79. Lasbordes (11192) 80. Lastours (11194)
81. Laurabuc (11195) 82. Laurac (11196) 83. Laure-Minervois (11198) 84. Lavalette (11199)
85. Les Brunels (11054) 86. Les Cassés (11074) 87. Les Ilhes (11174) 88. Les Martys (11221)
89. Lespinassière (11200) 90. Leuc (11201) 91. Limousis (11205) 92. Malves-en-Minervois (11215)
93. Marquein (11218) 94. Marseillette (11220) 95. Mas-Cabardès (11222) 96. Mas-Saintes-Puelles (11225)
97. Mas-des-Cours (11223) 98. Massac (11224) 99. Mayreville (11226) 100. Mayronnes (11227)
101. Miraval-Cabardes (11232) 102. Mireval-Lauragais (11234) 103. Molandier (11236) 104. Molleville (11238)
105. Montauriol (11239) 106. Montclar (11242) 107. Montferrand (11243) 108. Montirat (11248)
109. Montjoi (11250) 110. Montlaur (11251) 111. Montmaur (11252) 112. Montolieu (11253)
113. Montréal (11254) 114. Monze (11257) 115. Moussoulens (11259) 116. Mouthoumet (11260)
117. Moux (11261) 118. Mézerville (11231) 119. Orsans (11268) 120. Palairac (11271)
121. Palaja (11272) 122. Payra-sur-l'Hers (11275) 123. Pech-Luna (11278) 124. Pennautier (11279)
125. Pexiora (11281) 126. Peyrefitte-sur-l'Hers (11283) 127. Peyrens (11284) 128. Peyriac-Minervois (11286)
129. Pezens (11288) 130. Plaigne (11290) 131. Plavilla (11291) 132. Pradelles-Cabardès (11297)
133. Pradelles-en-Val (11298) 134. Preixan (11299) 135. Puginier (11300) 136. Puichéric (11301)
137. Pécharic-et-le-Py (11277) 138. Pépieux (11280) 139. Raissac-sur-Lampy (11308) 140. Ribaute (11311)
141. Ribouisse (11312) 142. Ricaud (11313) 143. Rieux-Minervois (11315) 144. Rieux-en-Val (11314)
145. Roquecourbe-Minervois (11318) 146. Roquefère (11319) 147. Rouffiac-d'Aude (11325) 148. Roullens (11327)
149. Rustiques (11330) 150. Saint-Amans (11331) 151. Saint-Couat-d'Aude (11337) 152. Saint-Denis (11339)
153. Saint-Frichoux (11342) 154. Saint-Gaudéric (11343) 155. Saint-Julien-de-Briola (11348) 156. Saint-Martin-Lalande (11356)
157. Saint-Martin-des-Puits (11354) 158. Saint-Martin-le-Vieil (11357) 159. Saint-Michel-de-Lanès (11359) 160. Saint-Papoul (11361)
161. Saint-Paulet (11362) 162. Saint-Pierre-des-Champs (11363) 163. Saint-Sernin (11365) 164. Sainte-Camelle (11334)
165. Sainte-Eulalie (11340) 166. Saissac (11367) 167. Salles-sur-l'Hers (11371) 168. Sallèles-Cabardès (11368)
169. Salsigne (11372) 170. Salza (11374) 171. Serviès-en-Val (11378) 172. Souilhanels (11382)
173. Souilhe (11383) 174. Soulatgé (11384) 175. Soupex (11385) 176. Talairan (11386)
177. Taurize (11387) 178. Termes (11388) 179. Tournissan (11392) 180. Trassanel (11395)
181. Trausse (11396) 182. Trèbes (11397) 183. Tréville (11399) 184. Ventenac-Cabardès (11404)
185. Verdun-en-Lauragais (11407) 186. Vignevieille (11409) 187. Villalier (11410) 188. Villanière (11411)
189. Villar-en-Val (11414) 190. Villardonnel (11413) 191. Villarzel-Cabardès (11416) 192. Villasavary (11418)
193. Villautou (11419) 194. Villedubert (11422) 195. Villegailhenc (11425) 196. Villegly (11426)
197. Villemagne (11428) 198. Villemoustaussou (11429) 199. Villeneuve-Minervois (11433) 200. Villeneuve-la-Comptal (11430)
201. Villeneuve-lès-Montréal (11432) 202. Villepinte (11434) 203. Villerouge-Termenès (11435) 204. Villesiscle (11438)
205. Villespy (11439) 206. Villesèquelande (11437) 207. Villetritouls (11440)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arrondissement de Carcassonne (111) - Résumé statistique". Publications et statistiques pour la France ou les régions (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 15 August 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Populations lègales 2012 - 11-Aude". Populations légales 2012 des départements et des collectivités d'outre-mer (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 15 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "Historique de l'Aude". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 15 August 2015. 

Coordinates: 43°13′00″N 2°21′00″E / 43.2167°N 2.3500°E / 43.2167; 2.3500