Arrondissement of Niort

The arrondissement of Niort is an arrondissement of France in the Deux-Sèvres department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. It has 121 communes.[2] Its population is 199,177 (2016), and its area is 2,445.1 km2 (944.1 sq mi).[3]

Niort
Location within the region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Location within the region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentDeux-Sèvres
No. of communes121
PrefectureNiort
Area
2,445.1 km2 (944.1 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
199,847
 • Density82/km2 (210/sq mi)
INSEE code792

CompositionEdit

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

  1. Aiffres (79003)
  2. Aigondigné (79185)
  3. Alloinay (79136)
  4. Amuré (79009)
  5. Arçais (79010)
  6. Asnières-en-Poitou (79015)
  7. Aubigné (79018)
  8. Augé (79020)
  9. Avon (79023)
  10. Azay-le-Brûlé (79024)
  11. Beaussais-Vitré (79030)
  12. Beauvoir-sur-Niort (79031)
  13. Bessines (79034)
  14. Bougon (79042)
  15. Le Bourdet (79046)
  16. Brieuil-sur-Chizé (79055)
  17. Brioux-sur-Boutonne (79057)
  18. Brûlain (79058)
  19. Caunay (79060)
  20. Celles-sur-Belle (79061)
  21. La Chapelle-Pouilloux (79074)
  22. Chauray (79081)
  23. Chef-Boutonne (79083)
  24. Chenay (79084)
  25. Chérigné (79085)
  26. Cherveux (79086)
  27. Chey (79087)
  28. Chizé (79090)
  29. Clussais-la-Pommeraie (79095)
  30. Coulon (79100)
  31. Couture-d'Argenson (79106)
  32. La Crèche (79048)
  33. Échiré (79109)
  34. Ensigné (79111)
  35. Épannes (79112)
  36. Exireuil (79114)
  37. Exoudun (79115)
  38. Fontenille-Saint-Martin-d'Entraigues (79122)
  39. Fontivillié (79064)
  40. Fors (79125)
  41. Les Fosses (79126)
  42. La Foye-Monjault (79127)
  43. François (79128)
  44. Fressines (79129)
  45. Frontenay-Rohan-Rohan (79130)
  46. Germond-Rouvre (79133)
  47. Granzay-Gript (79137)
  48. Juillé (79142)
  49. Juscorps (79144)
  50. Lezay (79148)
  51. Limalonges (79150)
  52. Lorigné (79152)
  53. Loubigné (79153)
  54. Loubillé (79154)
  55. Luché-sur-Brioux (79158)
  56. Lusseray (79160)
  57. Magné (79162)
  58. Mairé-Levescault (79163)
  59. Maisonnay (79164)
  60. Marcillé (79251)
  61. Marigny (79166)
  62. Mauzé-sur-le-Mignon (79170)
  63. Melle (79174)
  64. Melleran (79175)
  65. Messé (79177)
  66. Montalembert (79180)
  67. La Mothe-Saint-Héray (79184)
  68. Nanteuil (79189)
  69. Niort (79191)
  70. Paizay-le-Chapt (79198)
  71. Pamproux (79201)
  72. Périgné (79204)
  73. Pers (79205)
  74. Plaine-d'Argenson (79078)
  75. Pliboux (79212)
  76. Prahecq (79216)
  77. Prailles-La Couarde (79217)
  78. Prin-Deyrançon (79220)
  79. La Rochénard (79229)
  80. Rom (79230)
  81. Romans (79231)
  82. Saint-Coutant (79243)
  83. Sainte-Eanne (79246)
  84. Sainte-Néomaye (79283)
  85. Sainte-Soline (79297)
  86. Saint-Gelais (79249)
  87. Saint-Georges-de-Rex (79254)
  88. Saint-Hilaire-la-Palud (79257)
  89. Saint-Maixent-l'École (79270)
  90. Saint-Martin-de-Bernegoue (79273)
  91. Saint-Martin-de-Saint-Maixent (79276)
  92. Saint-Maxire (79281)
  93. Saint-Rémy (79293)
  94. Saint-Romans-des-Champs (79294)
  95. Saint-Romans-lès-Melle (79295)
  96. Saint-Symphorien (79298)
  97. Saint-Vincent-la-Châtre (79301)
  98. Saivres (79302)
  99. Salles (79303)
  100. Sansais (79304)
  101. Sauzé-Vaussais (79307)
  102. Sciecq (79308)
  103. Secondigné-sur-Belle (79310)
  104. Séligné (79312)
  105. Sepvret (79313)
  106. Soudan (79316)
  107. Souvigné (79319)
  108. Valdelaume (79140)
  109. Val-du-Mignon (79334)
  110. Vallans (79335)
  111. Vançais (79336)
  112. Le Vanneau-Irleau (79337)
  113. Vanzay (79338)
  114. Vernoux-sur-Boutonne (79343)
  115. Le Vert (79346)
  116. Villefollet (79348)
  117. Villemain (79349)
  118. Villiers-en-Bois (79350)
  119. Villiers-en-Plaine (79351)
  120. Villiers-sur-Chizé (79352)
  121. Vouillé (79355)

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Niort was created in 1800.[4] At the January 2018 reorganisation of the arrondissements of Deux-Sèvres, it lost 21 communes to the arrondissement of Parthenay.[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 Niort were, as of January 2015:[6]

  1. Beauvoir-sur-Niort
  2. Brioux-sur-Boutonne
  3. Celles-sur-Belle
  4. Champdeniers-Saint-Denis
  5. Chef-Boutonne
  6. Coulonges-sur-l'Autize
  7. Frontenay-Rohan-Rohan
  8. Lezay
  9. Mauzé-sur-le-Mignon
  10. Melle
  11. La Mothe-Saint-Héray
  12. Niort-Est
  13. Niort-Nord
  14. Niort-Ouest
  15. Prahecq
  16. Saint-Maixent-l'École-1
  17. Saint-Maixent-l'École-2
  18. Sauzé-Vaussais

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 Niort (792)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  3. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  4. ^ Historique des Deux-Sèvres
  5. ^ "Arrêté préfectoral, 7 November 2017" (PDF). pp. 231–239. Retrieved 2019-10-27.
  6. ^ "Populations légales 2012: 79 Deux-Sèvres" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014.

Coordinates: 46°19′N 0°28′W / 46.32°N 0.47°W / 46.32; -0.47