Arrondissement of Ajaccio

The arrondissement of Ajaccio (French: arrondissement d'Ajaccio, Corsican: circundariu d'Aiacciu) is an arrondissement of France in the Corse-du-Sud department in the territorial collectivity of Corsica. It has 81 communes.[1] Its population is 113,473 (2016), and its area is 2,224.4 km2 (858.8 sq mi).[2]

Ajaccio
Location within the region Corsica
Location within the region Corsica
CountryFrance
RegionCorsica
DepartmentCorse-du-Sud
No. of communes81
PrefectureAjaccio
Area
 • Total2,224.4 km2 (858.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total113,473
 • Density51/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE code2A1

CompositionEdit

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

  1. Afa (2A001)
  2. Ajaccio (2A004)
  3. Alata (2A006)
  4. Albitreccia (2A008)
  5. Ambiegna (2A014)
  6. Appietto (2A017)
  7. Arbori (2A019)
  8. Arro (2A022)
  9. Azilone-Ampaza (2A026)
  10. Azzana (2A027)
  11. Balogna (2A028)
  12. Bastelica (2A031)
  13. Bastelicaccia (2A032)
  14. Bocognano (2A040)
  15. Calcatoggio (2A048)
  16. Campo (2A056)
  17. Cannelle (2A060)
  18. Carbuccia (2A062)
  19. Cardo-Torgia (2A064)
  20. Cargèse (2A065)
  21. Casaglione (2A070)
  22. Cauro (2A085)
  23. Ciamannacce (2A089)
  24. Coggia (2A090)
  25. Cognocoli-Monticchi (2A091)
  26. Corrano (2A094)
  27. Coti-Chiavari (2A098)
  28. Cozzano (2A099)
  29. Cristinacce (2A100)
  30. Cuttoli-Corticchiato (2A103)
  31. Eccica-Suarella (2A104)
  32. Évisa (2A108)
  33. Forciolo (2A117)
  34. Frasseto (2A119)
  35. Grosseto-Prugna (2A130)
  36. Guagno (2A131)
  37. Guargualé (2A132)
  38. Guitera-les-Bains (2A133)
  39. Letia (2A141)
  40. Lopigna (2A144)
  41. Marignana (2A154)
  42. Murzo (2A174)
  43. Ocana (2A181)
  44. Olivese (2A186)
  45. Orto (2A196)
  46. Osani (2A197)
  47. Ota (2A198)
  48. Palneca (2A200)
  49. Partinello (2A203)
  50. Pastricciola (2A204)
  51. Peri (2A209)
  52. Piana (2A212)
  53. Pietrosella (2A228)
  54. Pila-Canale (2A232)
  55. Poggiolo (2A240)
  56. Quasquara (2A253)
  57. Renno (2A258)
  58. Rezza (2A259)
  59. Rosazia (2A262)
  60. Salice (2A266)
  61. Sampolo (2A268)
  62. Santa-Maria-Siché (2A312)
  63. Sant'Andréa-d'Orcino (2A295)
  64. Sari-d'Orcino (2A270)
  65. Sarrola-Carcopino (2A271)
  66. Serra-di-Ferro (2A276)
  67. Serriera (2A279)
  68. Soccia (2A282)
  69. Tasso (2A322)
  70. Tavaco (2A323)
  71. Tavera (2A324)
  72. Tolla (2A326)
  73. Ucciani (2A330)
  74. Urbalacone (2A331)
  75. Valle-di-Mezzana (2A336)
  76. Vero (2A345)
  77. Vico (2A348)
  78. Villanova (2A351)
  79. Zévaco (2A358)
  80. Zicavo (2A359)
  81. Zigliara (2A360)

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Ajaccio was created as part of the department Liamone in 1800. Between 1811 and 1976 it was an arrondissement of the department Corse, since 1976 it has been an arrondissement of the department Corse-du-Sud.[3] In March 2017 it gained the commune Olivese from the arrondissement of Sartène.[4]

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 Ajaccio were, as of January 2015:[5]

  1. Ajaccio-1
  2. Ajaccio-2
  3. Ajaccio-3
  4. Ajaccio-4
  5. Ajaccio-5
  6. Ajaccio-6
  7. Ajaccio-7
  8. Bastelica
  9. Celavo-Mezzana
  10. Cruzini-Cinarca
  11. Les Deux-Sevi
  12. Les Deux-Sorru
  13. Santa-Maria-Siché
  14. Zicavo

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Arrondissement d'Ajaccio (2A1)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-09-28.
  2. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-09-28.
  3. ^ Historique de la Corse-du-Sud
  4. ^ "Arrêté préfectoral, 7 March 2017" (PDF). pp. 84–85. Retrieved 2019-10-09.
  5. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-09.

Coordinates: 41°55′36″N 8°44′13″E / 41.9267°N 8.7369°E / 41.9267; 8.7369