Arrondissement of Quimper

The arrondissement of Quimper (Breton: arondisamant Kemper) is an arrondissement of France in the Finistère department, Brittany. It has 84 communes.[2] Its population is 322,740 (2016), and its area is 2,249.6 km2 (868.6 sq mi).[3]

Quimper
Location within the region Brittany
Location within the region Brittany
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentFinistère
No. of communes84
PrefectureQuimper
Area
2,249.6 km2 (868.6 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
324,543
 • Density144/km2 (370/sq mi)
INSEE code294

CompositionEdit

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

  1. Arzano (29002)
  2. Audierne (29003)
  3. Bannalec (29004)
  4. Baye (29005)
  5. Bénodet (29006)
  6. Beuzec-Cap-Sizun (29008)
  7. Briec (29020)
  8. Cléden-Cap-Sizun (29028)
  9. Clohars-Carnoët (29031)
  10. Clohars-Fouesnant (29032)
  11. Combrit (29037)
  12. Concarneau (29039)
  13. Confort-Meilars (29145)
  14. Douarnenez (29046)
  15. Edern (29048)
  16. Elliant (29049)
  17. Ergué-Gabéric (29051)
  18. La Forêt-Fouesnant (29057)
  19. Fouesnant (29058)
  20. Gouesnac'h (29060)
  21. Goulien (29063)
  22. Gourlizon (29065)
  23. Guengat (29066)
  24. Guiler-sur-Goyen (29070)
  25. Guilligomarc'h (29071)
  26. Guilvinec (29072)
  27. Île-de-Sein (29083)
  28. Île-Tudy (29085)
  29. Le Juch (29087)
  30. Kerlaz (29090)
  31. Landrévarzec (29106)
  32. Landudal (29107)
  33. Landudec (29108)
  34. Langolen (29110)
  35. Locronan (29134)
  36. Loctudy (29135)
  37. Locunolé (29136)
  38. Mahalon (29143)
  39. Melgven (29146)
  40. Mellac (29147)
  41. Moëlan-sur-Mer (29150)
  42. Névez (29153)
  43. Penmarch (29158)
  44. Peumerit (29159)
  45. Pleuven (29161)
  46. Plobannalec-Lesconil (29165)
  47. Plogastel-Saint-Germain (29167)
  48. Plogoff (29168)
  49. Plogonnec (29169)
  50. Plomelin (29170)
  51. Plomeur (29171)
  52. Plonéis (29173)
  53. Plonéour-Lanvern (29174)
  54. Plouhinec (29197)
  55. Plovan (29214)
  56. Plozévet (29215)
  57. Pluguffan (29216)
  58. Pont-Aven (29217)
  59. Pont-Croix (29218)
  60. Pont-l'Abbé (29220)
  61. Pouldergat (29224)
  62. Pouldreuzic (29225)
  63. Poullan-sur-Mer (29226)
  64. Primelin (29228)
  65. Quéménéven (29229)
  66. Querrien (29230)
  67. Quimper (29232)
  68. Quimperlé (29233)
  69. Rédené (29234)
  70. Riec-sur-Belon (29236)
  71. Rosporden (29241)
  72. Saint-Évarzec (29247)
  73. Saint-Jean-Trolimon (29252)
  74. Saint-Thurien (29269)
  75. Saint-Yvi (29272)
  76. Scaër (29274)
  77. Tourch (29281)
  78. Treffiagat (29284)
  79. Tréguennec (29292)
  80. Trégunc (29293)
  81. Tréméoc (29296)
  82. Tréméven (29297)
  83. Tréogat (29298)
  84. Le Trévoux (29300)

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Quimper was created in 1800.[4] At the January 2017 reorganisation of the arrondissements of Finistère, it gained three communes from the arrondissement of Châteaulin.[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 Quimper were, as of January 2015:[6]

  1. Arzano
  2. Bannalec
  3. Briec
  4. Concarneau
  5. Douarnenez
  6. Fouesnant
  7. Guilvinec
  8. Plogastel-Saint-Germain
  9. Pont-Aven
  10. Pont-Croix
  11. Pont-l'Abbé
  12. Quimper-1
  13. Quimper-2
  14. Quimper-3
  15. Quimperlé
  16. Rosporden
  17. Scaër

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 Quimper (294)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  3. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  4. ^ Historique du Finistère
  5. ^ "Arrêté préfectoral, 1 December 2016" (PDF). Retrieved 2019-10-10.
  6. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-10.

Coordinates: 47°59′N 4°06′W / 47.983°N 4.100°W / 47.983; -4.100