Arrondissement of Douai

The arrondissement of Douai (West Flemish: Dowaai) is an arrondissement of France in the Nord department in the Hauts-de-France region. It has 64 communes.[2] Its population is 245,280 (2016), and its area is 476.6 km2 (184.0 sq mi).[3]

Douai
Dowaai
Location within the region Hauts-de-France
Location within the region Hauts-de-France
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
No. of communes64
SubprefectureDouai
Area
476.6 km2 (184.0 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
245,549
 • Density515/km2 (1,330/sq mi)
INSEE code593

CompositionEdit

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

  1. Aix-en-Pévèle (59004)
  2. Anhiers (59007)
  3. Aniche (59008)
  4. Arleux (59015)
  5. Auberchicourt (59024)
  6. Aubigny-au-Bac (59026)
  7. Auby (59028)
  8. Auchy-lez-Orchies (59029)
  9. Beuvry-la-Forêt (59080)
  10. Bouvignies (59105)
  11. Bruille-lez-Marchiennes (59113)
  12. Brunémont (59115)
  13. Bugnicourt (59117)
  14. Cantin (59126)
  15. Courchelettes (59156)
  16. Coutiches (59158)
  17. Cuincy (59165)
  18. Dechy (59170)
  19. Douai (59178)
  20. Écaillon (59185)
  21. Erchin (59199)
  22. Erre (59203)
  23. Esquerchin (59211)
  24. Estrées (59214)
  25. Faumont (59222)
  26. Féchain (59224)
  27. Fenain (59227)
  28. Férin (59228)
  29. Flers-en-Escrebieux (59234)
  30. Flines-lez-Raches (59239)
  31. Fressain (59254)
  32. Gœulzin (59263)
  33. Guesnain (59276)
  34. Hamel (59280)
  35. Hornaing (59314)
  36. Lallaing (59327)
  37. Lambres-lez-Douai (59329)
  38. Landas (59330)
  39. Lauwin-Planque (59334)
  40. Lécluse (59336)
  41. Lewarde (59345)
  42. Loffre (59354)
  43. Marchiennes (59375)
  44. Marcq-en-Ostrevent (59379)
  45. Masny (59390)
  46. Monchecourt (59409)
  47. Montigny-en-Ostrevent (59414)
  48. Nomain (59435)
  49. Orchies (59449)
  50. Pecquencourt (59456)
  51. Râches (59486)
  52. Raimbeaucourt (59489)
  53. Rieulay (59501)
  54. Roost-Warendin (59509)
  55. Roucourt (59513)
  56. Saméon (59551)
  57. Sin-le-Noble (59569)
  58. Somain (59574)
  59. Tilloy-lez-Marchiennes (59596)
  60. Villers-au-Tertre (59620)
  61. Vred (59629)
  62. Wandignies-Hamage (59637)
  63. Warlaing (59642)
  64. Waziers (59654)

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Douai 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 Douai were, as of January 2015:[5]

  1. Arleux
  2. Douai-Nord
  3. Douai-Nord-Est
  4. Douai-Sud
  5. Douai-Sud-Ouest
  6. Marchiennes
  7. Orchies

Sub-prefectsEdit

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 de Douai (593)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-02.
  3. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-02.
  4. ^ "Le SPLAF - Historique du Nord". splaf.free.fr. Retrieved 2021-06-04.
  5. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-22.

Coordinates: 50°22′N 3°05′E / 50.367°N 3.083°E / 50.367; 3.083