Arrondissement of Prades

The arrondissement of Prades is an arrondissement of France in the Pyrénées-Orientales department (Northern Catalonia) in the Occitanie region. It has 123 communes.[2] Its population is 59,828 (2016), and its area is 2,181.4 km2 (842.2 sq mi).[3]

Prades
Location within the region Occitanie
Location within the region Occitanie
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentPyrénées-Orientales
No. of communes123
SubprefecturePrades
Area
2,181.4 km2 (842.2 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
59,885
 • Density27/km2 (70/sq mi)
INSEE code663

CompositionEdit

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

  1. Les Angles (66004)
  2. Angoustrine-Villeneuve-des-Escaldes (66005)
  3. Ansignan (66006)
  4. Arboussols (66007)
  5. Ayguatébia-Talau (66010)
  6. Baillestavy (66013)
  7. Bélesta (66019)
  8. Bolquère (66020)
  9. Boule-d'Amont (66022)
  10. Bouleternère (66023)
  11. Bourg-Madame (66025)
  12. La Cabanasse (66027)
  13. Campôme (66034)
  14. Campoussy (66035)
  15. Canaveilles (66036)
  16. Caramany (66039)
  17. Casefabre (66040)
  18. Casteil (66043)
  19. Catllar (66045)
  20. Caudiès-de-Conflent (66047)
  21. Caudiès-de-Fenouillèdes (66046)
  22. Clara-Villerach (66051)
  23. Codalet (66052)
  24. Conat (66054)
  25. Corbère (66055)
  26. Corbère-les-Cabanes (66056)
  27. Corneilla-de-Conflent (66057)
  28. Corneilla-la-Rivière (66058)
  29. Dorres (66062)
  30. Égat (66064)
  31. Enveitg (66066)
  32. Err (66067)
  33. Escaro (66068)
  34. Espira-de-Conflent (66070)
  35. Estavar (66072)
  36. Estoher (66073)
  37. Eus (66074)
  38. Eyne (66075)
  39. Feilluns (66076)
  40. Fenouillet (66077)
  41. Fillols (66078)
  42. Finestret (66079)
  43. Fontpédrouse (66080)
  44. Fontrabiouse (66081)
  45. Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via (66124)
  46. Formiguères (66082)
  47. Fosse (66083)
  48. Fuilla (66085)
  49. Glorianes (66086)
  50. Ille-sur-Têt (66088)
  51. Joch (66089)
  52. Jujols (66090)
  53. Lansac (66092)
  54. Latour-de-Carol (66095)
  55. Latour-de-France (66096)
  56. Lesquerde (66097)
  57. La Llagonne (66098)
  58. Llo (66100)
  59. Mantet (66102)
  60. Marquixanes (66103)
  61. Los Masos (66104)
  62. Matemale (66105)
  63. Maury (66107)
  64. Millas (66108)
  65. Molitg-les-Bains (66109)
  66. Montalba-le-Château (66111)
  67. Mont-Louis (66117)
  68. Mosset (66119)
  69. Nahuja (66120)
  70. Néfiach (66121)
  71. Nohèdes (66122)
  72. Nyer (66123)
  73. Olette (66125)
  74. Oreilla (66128)
  75. Osséja (66130)
  76. Palau-de-Cerdagne (66132)
  77. Pézilla-de-Conflent (66139)
  78. Planès (66142)
  79. Planèzes (66143)
  80. Porta (66146)
  81. Porté-Puymorens (66147)
  82. Prades (66149)
  83. Prats-de-Sournia (66151)
  84. Prugnanes (66152)
  85. Prunet-et-Belpuig (66153)
  86. Puyvalador (66154)
  87. Py (66155)
  88. Rabouillet (66156)
  89. Railleu (66157)
  90. Rasiguères (66158)
  91. Réal (66159)
  92. Ria-Sirach (66161)
  93. Rigarda (66162)
  94. Rodès (66165)
  95. Sahorre (66166)
  96. Saillagouse (66167)
  97. Saint-Arnac (66169)
  98. Sainte-Léocadie (66181)
  99. Saint-Féliu-d'Amont (66173)
  100. Saint-Martin-de-Fenouillet (66184)
  101. Saint-Michel-de-Llotes (66185)
  102. Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet (66187)
  103. Saint-Pierre-dels-Forcats (66188)
  104. Sansa (66191)
  105. Sauto (66192)
  106. Serdinya (66193)
  107. Souanyas (66197)
  108. Sournia (66198)
  109. Tarerach (66201)
  110. Targassonne (66202)
  111. Taurinya (66204)
  112. Thuès-Entre-Valls (66209)
  113. Trévillach (66215)
  114. Trilla (66216)
  115. Ur (66218)
  116. Urbanya (66219)
  117. Valcebollère (66220)
  118. Valmanya (66221)
  119. Vernet-les-Bains (66222)
  120. Villefranche-de-Conflent (66223)
  121. Vinça (66230)
  122. Vira (66232)
  123. Le Vivier (66234)

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Prades was created in 1800.[4] In January 2017 it gained 23 communes from the arrondissement of Perpignan.[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 Prades were, as of January 2015:[6]

  1. Mont-Louis
  2. Olette
  3. Prades
  4. Saillagouse
  5. Sournia
  6. Vinça

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Téléchargement du fichier d'ensemble des populations légales en 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Arrondissement de Prades (663)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  3. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  4. ^ Historique des Pyrénées-Orientales
  5. ^ "Arrêté préfectoral, 29 December 2016" (PDF). Retrieved 2019-10-25.
  6. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-25.

Coordinates: 42°36′54″N 2°25′25″E / 42.61500°N 2.42361°E / 42.61500; 2.42361