Arrondissement of Arcachon

The arrondissement of Arcachon is an arrondissement of France in the Gironde department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. It has 17 communes.[2] Its population is 150,979 (2016), and its area is 1,469.8 km2 (567.5 sq mi).[3]

Arcachon
Location within the region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Location within the region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Coordinates: 44°39′17″N 1°09′00″W / 44.65472°N 1.15000°W / 44.65472; -1.15000Coordinates: 44°39′17″N 1°09′00″W / 44.65472°N 1.15000°W / 44.65472; -1.15000
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentGironde
No. of communes17
SubprefectureArcachon
Area
1,469.8 km2 (567.5 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
156,358
 • Density106/km2 (270/sq mi)
INSEE code336

CompositionEdit

The communes of the arrondissement of Arcachon, and their INSEE codes, are:[2]

  1. Andernos-les-Bains (33005)
  2. Arcachon (33009)
  3. Arès (33011)
  4. Audenge (33019)
  5. Le Barp (33029)
  6. Belin-Béliet (33042)
  7. Biganos (33051)
  8. Gujan-Mestras (33199)
  9. Lanton (33229)
  10. Lège-Cap-Ferret (33236)
  11. Lugos (33260)
  12. Marcheprime (33555)
  13. Mios (33284)
  14. Saint-Magne (33436)
  15. Salles (33498)
  16. Le Teich (33527)
  17. La Teste-de-Buch (33529)

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Arcachon was created in January 2007 from the four cantons of Arcachon, Audenge, Belin-Béliet and La Teste-de-Buch, that were previously part of the arrondissement of Bordeaux.[4][5]

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 Arcachon were, as of January 2015:[6]

  1. Arcachon
  2. Audenge
  3. Belin-Béliet
  4. La Teste-de-Buch

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Téléchargement du fichier d'ensemble des populations légales en 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Arrondissement d'Arcachon (336)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  3. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  4. ^ Décret n° 2006-1538 du 6 décembre 2006 portant création de l'arrondissement d'Arcachon (Gironde)
  5. ^ Historique de la Gironde
  6. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-20.