Arrondissement of Saint-Pierre, Martinique

The arrondissement of Saint-Pierre is an arrondissement of France in the Martinique department in the Martinique region. It has eight communes.[1] Its population is 22,926 (2016), and its area is 210.3 km2 (81.2 sq mi).[2]

Saint-Pierre
Location within the region Martinique
Location within the region Martinique
CountryFrance
Overseas region
and department
Martinique
No. of communes8
SubprefectureSaint-Pierre
Area
 • Total210.3 km2 (81.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total22,926
 • Density109/km2 (280/sq mi)
INSEE code9724
Le Carbet, Saint-Pierre

CompositionEdit

The communes of the arrondissement of Saint-Pierre, and their INSEE codes, are:[1]

  1. Bellefontaine (97234)
  2. Le Carbet (97204)
  3. Case-Pilote (97205)
  4. Fonds-Saint-Denis (97208)
  5. Le Morne-Rouge (97218)
  6. Le Morne-Vert (97233)
  7. Le Prêcheur (97219)
  8. Saint-Pierre (97225)

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Saint-Pierre, containing eight communes that were previously part of the arrondissement of Fort-de-France, was created in 1995.[3]

Before 2015, the arrondissements of Martinique were subdivided into cantons. The cantons of the arrondissement of Saint-Pierre were, as of January 2015:[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Arrondissement de Saint-Pierre (9724)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-06.
  2. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-06.
  3. ^ Décret no 95-725 du 9 mai 1995
  4. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-06.

Coordinates: 14°44′46″N 61°10′33″W / 14.74611°N 61.17583°W / 14.74611; -61.17583