Arrondissement of Bellac

The Arrondissement of Bellac is an arrondissement of France in the Haute-Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. It has 57 communes.[2] Its population is 39,204 (2016), and its area is 1,779.9 km2 (687.2 sq mi).[3]

Bellac
Location within the region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Location within the region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentHaute-Vienne
No. of communes57
SubprefectureBellac
Area
1,779.9 km2 (687.2 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
38,258
 • Density21/km2 (50/sq mi)
INSEE code871

CompositionEdit

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

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Bellac was created in 1800.[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 Bellac were, as of January 2015:[5]

  1. Bellac
  2. Bessines-sur-Gartempe
  3. Châteauponsac
  4. Le Dorat
  5. Magnac-Laval
  6. Mézières-sur-Issoire
  7. Nantiat
  8. Saint-Sulpice-les-Feuilles

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Téléchargement du fichier d'ensemble des populations légales en 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Arrondissement de Bellac (871)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  3. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  4. ^ Historique de la Haute-Vienne
  5. ^ "Populations légales 2012: 87 Haute-Vienne" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014.


Coordinates: 46°07′N 1°03′E / 46.12°N 1.05°E / 46.12; 1.05