Arrondissement of Céret

The arrondissement of Céret is an arrondissement of France in the Pyrénées-Orientales department (Northern Catalonia) in the Occitanie region. It has 64 communes.[1] Its population is 129,464 (2016), and its area is 1,214.1 km2 (468.8 sq mi).[2]

Céret
Location within the region Occitanie
Location within the region Occitanie
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentPyrénées-Orientales
No. of communes64
SubprefectureCéret
Area
 • Total1,214.1 km2 (468.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total129,464
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
INSEE code661

CompositionEdit

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

  1. L'Albère (66001)
  2. Alénya (66002)
  3. Amélie-les-Bains-Palalda (66003)
  4. Argelès-sur-Mer (66008)
  5. Arles-sur-Tech (66009)
  6. Bages (66011)
  7. Banyuls-dels-Aspres (66015)
  8. Banyuls-sur-Mer (66016)
  9. La Bastide (66018)
  10. Le Boulou (66024)
  11. Brouilla (66026)
  12. Caixas (66029)
  13. Calmeilles (66032)
  14. Camélas (66033)
  15. Castelnou (66044)
  16. Cerbère (66048)
  17. Céret (66049)
  18. Les Cluses (66063)
  19. Collioure (66053)
  20. Corneilla-del-Vercol (66059)
  21. Corsavy (66060)
  22. Coustouges (66061)
  23. Elne (66065)
  24. Fourques (66084)
  25. Lamanère (66091)
  26. Laroque-des-Albères (66093)
  27. Latour-Bas-Elne (66094)
  28. Llauro (66099)
  29. Maureillas-las-Illas (66106)
  30. Montauriol (66112)
  31. Montbolo (66113)
  32. Montescot (66114)
  33. Montesquieu-des-Albères (66115)
  34. Montferrer (66116)
  35. Oms (66126)
  36. Ortaffa (66129)
  37. Palau-del-Vidre (66133)
  38. Passa (66134)
  39. Le Perthus (66137)
  40. Port-Vendres (66148)
  41. Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste (66150)
  42. Reynès (66160)
  43. Saint-André (66168)
  44. Saint-Cyprien (66171)
  45. Sainte-Colombe-de-la-Commanderie (66170)
  46. Saint-Génis-des-Fontaines (66175)
  47. Saint-Jean-Lasseille (66177)
  48. Saint-Jean-Pla-de-Corts (66178)
  49. Saint-Laurent-de-Cerdans (66179)
  50. Saint-Marsal (66183)
  51. Serralongue (66194)
  52. Sorède (66196)
  53. Taillet (66199)
  54. Taulis (66203)
  55. Le Tech (66206)
  56. Terrats (66207)
  57. Théza (66208)
  58. Thuir (66210)
  59. Tordères (66211)
  60. Tresserre (66214)
  61. Trouillas (66217)
  62. Villelongue-dels-Monts (66225)
  63. Villemolaque (66226)
  64. Vivès (66233)

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Céret was created in 1800.[3] In January 2017 it gained 24 communes from the arrondissement of Perpignan.[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 Céret were, as of January 2015:[5]

  1. Argelès-sur-Mer
  2. Arles-sur-Tech
  3. Céret
  4. Côte Vermeille
  5. Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Arrondissement de Céret (661)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  2. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  3. ^ Historique des Pyrénées-Orientales
  4. ^ "Arrêté préfectoral, 29 December 2016" (PDF). Retrieved 2019-10-25.
  5. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-25.

Coordinates: 42°29′09″N 2°44′59″E / 42.48583°N 2.74972°E / 42.48583; 2.74972