Canton of Nontron

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Canton of Nontron
French canton
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Nontron
Seat Nontron
Communes 15
Area¹
 • Total 266.31 km2 (102.82 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 9,101
 • Density 34/km2 (89/sq mi)
Cantonal code 24 26
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Canton of Nontron is a former canton of the Dordogne département, in France. It was disbanded following the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015. It consisted of 8 communes, which joined the canton of Périgord Vert Nontronnais in 2015.[1]

The lowest point is 115 m in the commune of Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert, the highest point is in Abjat-sur-Bandiat at 355 m, the average elevation is 197 m. The least populated commune is Connezac with 82 and the most populated commune is Nontron with 3,500.

Communes of Nontron[edit]

Commune Population (1999) Postal code INSEE code
Abjat-sur-Bandiat 624 24300 24001
Augignac 791 24300 24016
Le Bourdeix 229 24300 24056
Connezac 82 24300 24131
Hautefaye 116 24300 24209
Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert 915 24300 24214
Lussas-et-Nontronneau 371 24300 24248
Nontron 3,500 24300 24311
Saint-Estèphe 619 24360 24398
Saint-Front-sur-Nizonne 135 24300 24411
Saint-Martial-de-Valette 790 24300 24451
Saint-Martin-le-Pin 305 24300 24458
Savignac-de-Nontron 187 24300 24525
Sceau-Saint-Angel 117 24300 24528
Teyjat 320 24300 24548

Population history[edit]

Year Population
1962 9,398
1968 10,240
1975 9,885
1982 9,574
1990 9,435
1999 9,101

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Coordinates: 45°33′N 0°39′E / 45.550°N 0.650°E / 45.550; 0.650