Arrondissement of Avesnes-sur-Helpe

The arrondissement of Avesnes-sur-Helpe is an arrondissement of France in the Nord department in the Hauts-de-France region. It has 151 communes.[1] Its population is 230,372 (2016), and its area is 1,407.5 km2 (543.4 sq mi).[2]

Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Location within the region Hauts-de-France
Location within the region Hauts-de-France
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
No. of communes151
SubprefectureAvesnes-sur-Helpe
Area
 • Total1,407.5 km2 (543.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total230,372
 • Density164/km2 (420/sq mi)
INSEE code591

CompositionEdit

The communes of the arrondissement of Avesnes-sur-Helpe, and their INSEE codes, are:[1]

  1. Aibes (59003)
  2. Amfroipret (59006)
  3. Anor (59012)
  4. Assevent (59021)
  5. Audignies (59031)
  6. Aulnoye-Aymeries (59033)
  7. Avesnelles (59035)
  8. Avesnes-sur-Helpe (59036)
  9. Bachant (59041)
  10. Baives (59045)
  11. Bas-Lieu (59050)
  12. Bavay (59053)
  13. Beaudignies (59057)
  14. Beaufort (59058)
  15. Beaurepaire-sur-Sambre (59061)
  16. Beaurieux (59062)
  17. Bellignies (59065)
  18. Bérelles (59066)
  19. Berlaimont (59068)
  20. Bermeries (59070)
  21. Bersillies (59072)
  22. Bettignies (59076)
  23. Bettrechies (59077)
  24. Beugnies (59078)
  25. Boulogne-sur-Helpe (59093)
  26. Bousies (59099)
  27. Bousignies-sur-Roc (59101)
  28. Boussières-sur-Sambre (59103)
  29. Boussois (59104)
  30. Bry (59116)
  31. Cartignies (59134)
  32. Cerfontaine (59142)
  33. Choisies (59147)
  34. Clairfayts (59148)
  35. Colleret (59151)
  36. Cousolre (59157)
  37. Croix-Caluyau (59164)
  38. Damousies (59169)
  39. Dimechaux (59174)
  40. Dimont (59175)
  41. Dompierre-sur-Helpe (59177)
  42. Dourlers (59181)
  43. Eccles (59186)
  44. Éclaibes (59187)
  45. Écuélin (59188)
  46. Élesmes (59190)
  47. Englefontaine (59194)
  48. Eppe-Sauvage (59198)
  49. Eth (59217)
  50. Étrœungt (59218)
  51. Le Favril (59223)
  52. Feignies (59225)
  53. Felleries (59226)
  54. Féron (59229)
  55. Ferrière-la-Grande (59230)
  56. Ferrière-la-Petite (59231)
  57. La Flamengrie (59232)
  58. Flaumont-Waudrechies (59233)
  59. Floursies (59240)
  60. Floyon (59241)
  61. Fontaine-au-Bois (59242)
  62. Forest-en-Cambrésis (59246)
  63. Fourmies (59249)
  64. Frasnoy (59251)
  65. Ghissignies (59259)
  66. Glageon (59261)
  67. Gognies-Chaussée (59264)
  68. Gommegnies (59265)
  69. Grand-Fayt (59270)
  70. Gussignies (59277)
  71. Hargnies (59283)
  72. Haut-Lieu (59290)
  73. Hautmont (59291)
  74. Hecq (59296)
  75. Hestrud (59306)
  76. Hon-Hergies (59310)
  77. Houdain-lez-Bavay (59315)
  78. Jenlain (59323)
  79. Jeumont (59324)
  80. Jolimetz (59325)
  81. Landrecies (59331)
  82. Larouillies (59333)
  83. Leval (59344)
  84. Lez-Fontaine (59342)
  85. Liessies (59347)
  86. Limont-Fontaine (59351)
  87. Locquignol (59353)
  88. La Longueville (59357)
  89. Louvignies-Quesnoy (59363)
  90. Louvroil (59365)
  91. Mairieux (59370)
  92. Marbaix (59374)
  93. Maresches (59381)
  94. Maroilles (59384)
  95. Marpent (59385)
  96. Maubeuge (59392)
  97. Mecquignies (59396)
  98. Monceau-Saint-Waast (59406)
  99. Moustier-en-Fagne (59420)
  100. Neuf-Mesnil (59424)
  101. Neuville-en-Avesnois (59425)
  102. Noyelles-sur-Sambre (59439)
  103. Obies (59441)
  104. Obrechies (59442)
  105. Ohain (59445)
  106. Orsinval (59451)
  107. Petit-Fayt (59461)
  108. Poix-du-Nord (59464)
  109. Pont-sur-Sambre (59467)
  110. Potelle (59468)
  111. Preux-au-Bois (59472)
  112. Preux-au-Sart (59473)
  113. Prisches (59474)
  114. Le Quesnoy (59481)
  115. Quiévelon (59483)
  116. Rainsars (59490)
  117. Ramousies (59493)
  118. Raucourt-au-Bois (59494)
  119. Recquignies (59495)
  120. Robersart (59503)
  121. Rousies (59514)
  122. Ruesnes (59518)
  123. Sains-du-Nord (59525)
  124. Saint-Aubin (59529)
  125. Saint-Hilaire-sur-Helpe (59534)
  126. Saint-Remy-Chaussée (59542)
  127. Saint-Remy-du-Nord (59543)
  128. Saint-Waast (59548)
  129. Salesches (59549)
  130. Sars-Poteries (59555)
  131. Sassegnies (59556)
  132. Sémeries (59562)
  133. Semousies (59563)
  134. Sepmeries (59565)
  135. Solre-le-Château (59572)
  136. Solrinnes (59573)
  137. Taisnières-en-Thiérache (59583)
  138. Taisnières-sur-Hon (59584)
  139. Trélon (59601)
  140. Vendegies-au-Bois (59607)
  141. Vieux-Mesnil (59617)
  142. Vieux-Reng (59618)
  143. Villereau (59619)
  144. Villers-Pol (59626)
  145. Villers-Sire-Nicole (59627)
  146. Wallers-en-Fagne (59633)
  147. Wargnies-le-Grand (59639)
  148. Wargnies-le-Petit (59640)
  149. Wattignies-la-Victoire (59649)
  150. Wignehies (59659)
  151. Willies (59661)

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Avesnes-sur-Helpe 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 Avesnes-sur-Helpe were, as of January 2015:[4]

  1. Avesnes-sur-Helpe-Nord
  2. Avesnes-sur-Helpe-Sud
  3. Bavay
  4. Berlaimont
  5. Hautmont
  6. Landrecies
  7. Maubeuge-Nord
  8. Maubeuge-Sud
  9. Le Quesnoy-Est
  10. Le Quesnoy-Ouest
  11. Solre-le-Château
  12. Trélon

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Arrondissement d'Avesnes-sur-Helpe (591)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-02.
  2. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-02.
  3. ^ Historique du Nord
  4. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-22.

Coordinates: 50°07′N 3°56′E / 50.12°N 3.93°E / 50.12; 3.93