Arrondissement of Briançon

The arrondissement of Briançon is an arrondissement of France in the Hautes-Alpes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. It has 36 communes.[1] Its population is 35,266 (2016), and its area is 2,138.1 km2 (825.5 sq mi).[2]

Briançon
Location within the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Location within the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentHautes-Alpes
No. of communes36
SubprefectureBriançon
Area
 • Total2,138.1 km2 (825.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total35,266
 • Density16/km2 (40/sq mi)
INSEE code051

CompositionEdit

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

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Briançon 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 Briançon were, as of January 2015:[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Arrondissement de Briançon (051)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-09-26.
  2. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-09-26.
  3. ^ Historique des Hautes-Alpes
  4. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-08.

Coordinates: 44°54′00″N 6°38′40″E / 44.90000°N 6.64444°E / 44.90000; 6.64444