Arrondissement of Valenciennes

The arrondissement of Valenciennes is an arrondissement of France in the Nord department in the Hauts-de-France region. It has 82 communes.[2] Its population is 351,260 (2016), and its area is 634.8 km2 (245.1 sq mi).[3]

Valenciennes
Location within the region Hauts-de-France
Location within the region Hauts-de-France
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
No. of communes82
SubprefectureValenciennes
Area
634.8 km2 (245.1 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
351,624
 • Density554/km2 (1,430/sq mi)
INSEE code596

CompositionEdit

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

  1. Abscon (59002)
  2. Anzin (59014)
  3. Artres (59019)
  4. Aubry-du-Hainaut (59027)
  5. Aulnoy-lez-Valenciennes (59032)
  6. Avesnes-le-Sec (59038)
  7. Bellaing (59064)
  8. Beuvrages (59079)
  9. Bouchain (59092)
  10. Bousignies (59100)
  11. Brillon (59109)
  12. Bruay-sur-l'Escaut (59112)
  13. Bruille-Saint-Amand (59114)
  14. Château-l'Abbaye (59144)
  15. Condé-sur-l'Escaut (59153)
  16. Crespin (59160)
  17. Curgies (59166)
  18. Denain (59172)
  19. Douchy-les-Mines (59179)
  20. Émerchicourt (59192)
  21. Escaudain (59205)
  22. Escautpont (59207)
  23. Estreux (59215)
  24. Famars (59221)
  25. Flines-lès-Mortagne (59238)
  26. Fresnes-sur-Escaut (59253)
  27. Hasnon (59284)
  28. Haspres (59285)
  29. Haulchin (59288)
  30. Haveluy (59292)
  31. Hélesmes (59297)
  32. Hergnies (59301)
  33. Hérin (59302)
  34. Hordain (59313)
  35. Lecelles (59335)
  36. Lieu-Saint-Amand (59348)
  37. Lourches (59361)
  38. Maing (59369)
  39. Marly (59383)
  40. Marquette-en-Ostrevant (59387)
  41. Mastaing (59391)
  42. Maulde (59393)
  43. Millonfosse (59403)
  44. Monchaux-sur-Écaillon (59407)
  45. Mortagne-du-Nord (59418)
  46. Neuville-sur-Escaut (59429)
  47. Nivelle (59434)
  48. Noyelles-sur-Selle (59440)
  49. Odomez (59444)
  50. Oisy (59446)
  51. Onnaing (59447)
  52. Petite-Forêt (59459)
  53. Préseau (59471)
  54. Prouvy (59475)
  55. Quarouble (59479)
  56. Quérénaing (59480)
  57. Quiévrechain (59484)
  58. Raismes (59491)
  59. Rœulx (59504)
  60. Rombies-et-Marchipont (59505)
  61. Rosult (59511)
  62. Rouvignies (59515)
  63. Rumegies (59519)
  64. Saint-Amand-les-Eaux (59526)
  65. Saint-Aybert (59530)
  66. Saint-Saulve (59544)
  67. Sars-et-Rosières (59554)
  68. Saultain (59557)
  69. Sebourg (59559)
  70. La Sentinelle (59564)
  71. Thiant (59589)
  72. Thivencelle (59591)
  73. Thun-Saint-Amand (59594)
  74. Trith-Saint-Léger (59603)
  75. Valenciennes (59606)
  76. Verchain-Maugré (59610)
  77. Vicq (59613)
  78. Vieux-Condé (59616)
  79. Wallers (59632)
  80. Wasnes-au-Bac (59645)
  81. Wavrechain-sous-Denain (59651)
  82. Wavrechain-sous-Faulx (59652)

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Valenciennes was created in 1800.[4]

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 Valenciennes were, as of January 2015:[5]

  1. Anzin
  2. Bouchain
  3. Condé-sur-l'Escaut
  4. Denain
  5. Saint-Amand-les-Eaux-Rive droite
  6. Saint-Amand-les-Eaux-Rive gauche
  7. Valenciennes-Est
  8. Valenciennes-Nord
  9. Valenciennes-Sud

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 Valenciennes (596)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-02.
  3. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-02.
  4. ^ Historique du Nord
  5. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-22.

Coordinates: 50°21′N 3°31′E / 50.350°N 3.517°E / 50.350; 3.517