Arrondissement of Le Vigan

The arrondissement of Le Vigan is an arrondissement of France in the Gard department in the Occitanie region. It has 74 communes.[2] Its population is 39,243 (2016), and its area is 1,390.6 km2 (536.9 sq mi).[3]

Le Vigan
Location within the region Occitanie
Location within the region Occitanie
CountryFrance
RegionOccitania
DepartmentGard
No. of communes74
SubprefectureLe Vigan
Area
1,390.6 km2 (536.9 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
39,251
 • Density28/km2 (70/sq mi)
INSEE code303

CompositionEdit

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

  1. Aigremont (30002)
  2. Alzon (30009)
  3. Arphy (30015)
  4. Arre (30016)
  5. Arrigas (30017)
  6. Aulas (30024)
  7. Aumessas (30025)
  8. Avèze (30026)
  9. Bez-et-Esparon (30038)
  10. Blandas (30040)
  11. Bragassargues (30050)
  12. Bréau-Mars (30052)
  13. Brouzet-lès-Quissac (30054)
  14. La Cadière-et-Cambo (30058)
  15. Campestre-et-Luc (30064)
  16. Canaules-et-Argentières (30065)
  17. Cardet (30068)
  18. Carnas (30069)
  19. Cassagnoles (30071)
  20. Causse-Bégon (30074)
  21. Colognac (30087)
  22. Conqueyrac (30093)
  23. Corconne (30095)
  24. Cros (30099)
  25. Dourbies (30105)
  26. Durfort-et-Saint-Martin-de-Sossenac (30106)
  27. L'Estréchure (30108)
  28. Fressac (30119)
  29. Gailhan (30121)
  30. Lanuéjols (30139)
  31. Lasalle (30140)
  32. Lédignan (30146)
  33. Liouc (30148)
  34. Logrian-Florian (30150)
  35. Mandagout (30154)
  36. Maruéjols-lès-Gardon (30160)
  37. Molières-Cavaillac (30170)
  38. Monoblet (30172)
  39. Montdardier (30176)
  40. Orthoux-Sérignac-Quilhan (30192)
  41. Peyrolles (30195)
  42. Les Plantiers (30198)
  43. Pommiers (30199)
  44. Pompignan (30200)
  45. Puechredon (30208)
  46. Quissac (30210)
  47. Revens (30213)
  48. Rogues (30219)
  49. Roquedur (30220)
  50. Saint-André-de-Majencoules (30229)
  51. Saint-André-de-Valborgne (30231)
  52. Saint-Bénézet (30234)
  53. Saint-Bresson (30238)
  54. Saint-Félix-de-Pallières (30252)
  55. Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort (30263)
  56. Saint-Jean-de-Crieulon (30265)
  57. Saint-Julien-de-la-Nef (30272)
  58. Saint-Laurent-le-Minier (30280)
  59. Saint-Martial (30283)
  60. Saint-Nazaire-des-Gardies (30289)
  61. Saint-Roman-de-Codières (30296)
  62. Saint-Sauveur-Camprieu (30297)
  63. Saint-Théodorit (30300)
  64. Sardan (30309)
  65. Saumane (30310)
  66. Sauve (30311)
  67. Savignargues (30314)
  68. Soudorgues (30322)
  69. Sumène (30325)
  70. Trèves (30332)
  71. Val-d'Aigoual (30339)
  72. Vic-le-Fesq (30349)
  73. Le Vigan (30350)
  74. Vissec (30353)

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Le Vigan was created in 1800.[4] At the January 2017 reorganisation of the arrondissements of Gard, it gained six communes from the arrondissement of Alès, and it lost four communes to the arrondissement of Alès and one commune to the arrondissement of Nîmes.[5]

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 Le Vigan were, as of January 2015:[6]

  1. Alzon
  2. Lasalle
  3. Quissac
  4. Saint-André-de-Valborgne
  5. Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort
  6. Sauve
  7. Sumène
  8. Trèves
  9. Valleraugue
  10. Le Vigan

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 du Vigan (303)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  3. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  4. ^ Historique du Gard
  5. ^ "Arrêté préfectoral, 29 December 2016" (PDF). pp. 36–40. Retrieved 2019-10-10.
  6. ^ "Populations légales 2012: 30 Gard" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014.

Coordinates: 43°59′29″N 3°36′20″E / 43.99139°N 3.60556°E / 43.99139; 3.60556