Arrondissement of Rochechouart

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Rochechouart
Location within the region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Location within the region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentHaute-Vienne
No. of communes30
SubprefectureRochechouart
Area
 • Total795.4 km2 (307.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total37,817
 • Density48/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE code873

The arrondissement of Rochechouart is an arrondissement of France in the Haute-Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. It has 30 communes.[1] Its population is 37,817 (2016), and its area is 795.4 km2 (307.1 sq mi).[2]

Composition[edit]

The communes of the arrondissement of Rochechouart, and their INSEE codes, are:[1]

History[edit]

The arrondissement of Rochechouart was created in 1800.[3]

As a result of the reorganisation of the cantons of France which came into effect in 2015, the borders of the cantons are no longer related to the borders of the arrondissements. The cantons of the arrondissement of Rochechouart were, as of January 2015:[4]

  1. Oradour-sur-Vayres
  2. Rochechouart
  3. Saint-Junien-Est
  4. Saint-Junien-Ouest
  5. Saint-Laurent-sur-Gorre
  6. Saint-Mathieu

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Arrondissement de Rochechouart (873)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  2. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  3. ^ Historique de la Haute-Vienne
  4. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-28.

Coordinates: 45°49′N 0°49′E / 45.82°N 0.82°E / 45.82; 0.82