Arrondissement of Vannes

The arrondissement of Vannes is an arrondissement of France in the Morbihan department in the Brittany region. It has 99 communes.[2] Its population is 279,964 (2016), and its area is 2,416.2 km2 (932.9 sq mi).[3]

Vannes
Location within the region Brittany
Location within the region Brittany
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentMorbihan
No. of communes99
PrefectureVannes
Area
2,416.2 km2 (932.9 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
284,298
 • Density118/km2 (310/sq mi)
INSEE code563

CompositionEdit

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

  1. Allaire (56001)
  2. Ambon (56002)
  3. Arradon (56003)
  4. Arzal (56004)
  5. Arzon (56005)
  6. Augan (56006)
  7. Baden (56008)
  8. Béganne (56011)
  9. Beignon (56012)
  10. Berric (56015)
  11. Billiers (56018)
  12. Bohal (56020)
  13. Bono (56262)
  14. Brandivy (56022)
  15. Caden (56028)
  16. Camoël (56030)
  17. Carentoir (56033)
  18. Caro (56035)
  19. Colpo (56042)
  20. Cournon (56044)
  21. Le Cours (56045)
  22. Damgan (56052)
  23. Elven (56053)
  24. Férel (56058)
  25. Les Fougerêts (56060)
  26. La Gacilly (56061)
  27. Grand-Champ (56067)
  28. Guer (56075)
  29. Le Guerno (56077)
  30. Le Hézo (56084)
  31. Île-aux-Moines (56087)
  32. Île-d'Arz (56088)
  33. Larmor-Baden (56106)
  34. Larré (56108)
  35. Lauzach (56109)
  36. Limerzel (56111)
  37. Lizio (56112)
  38. Locmaria-Grand-Champ (56115)
  39. Locqueltas (56120)
  40. Malansac (56123)
  41. Malestroit (56124)
  42. Marzan (56126)
  43. Meucon (56132)
  44. Missiriac (56133)
  45. Molac (56135)
  46. Monteneuf (56136)
  47. Monterblanc (56137)
  48. Muzillac (56143)
  49. Nivillac (56147)
  50. Noyal-Muzillac (56149)
  51. Péaule (56153)
  52. Peillac (56154)
  53. Pénestin (56155)
  54. Plaudren (56157)
  55. Plescop (56158)
  56. Pleucadeuc (56159)
  57. Ploeren (56164)
  58. Plougoumelen (56167)
  59. Pluherlin (56171)
  60. Porcaro (56180)
  61. Questembert (56184)
  62. Réminiac (56191)
  63. Rieux (56194)
  64. La Roche-Bernard (56195)
  65. Rochefort-en-Terre (56196)
  66. Ruffiac (56200)
  67. Saint-Abraham (56202)
  68. Saint-Armel (56205)
  69. Saint-Avé (56206)
  70. Saint-Congard (56211)
  71. Saint-Dolay (56212)
  72. Saint-Gildas-de-Rhuys (56214)
  73. Saint-Gorgon (56216)
  74. Saint-Gravé (56218)
  75. Saint-Guyomard (56219)
  76. Saint-Jacut-les-Pins (56221)
  77. Saint-Jean-la-Poterie (56223)
  78. Saint-Laurent-sur-Oust (56224)
  79. Saint-Malo-de-Beignon (56226)
  80. Saint-Marcel (56228)
  81. Saint-Martin-sur-Oust (56229)
  82. Saint-Nicolas-du-Tertre (56230)
  83. Saint-Nolff (56231)
  84. Saint-Perreux (56232)
  85. Saint-Vincent-sur-Oust (56239)
  86. Sarzeau (56240)
  87. Séné (56243)
  88. Sérent (56244)
  89. Sulniac (56247)
  90. Surzur (56248)
  91. Théhillac (56250)
  92. Theix-Noyalo (56251)
  93. Le Tour-du-Parc (56252)
  94. Tréal (56253)
  95. Trédion (56254)
  96. Treffléan (56255)
  97. La Trinité-Surzur (56259)
  98. Vannes (56260)
  99. La Vraie-Croix (56261)

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Vannes was created in 1800.[4] At the January 2017 reorganisation of the arrondissements of Morbihan, it gained two communes from the arrondissement of Lorient, and it lost 21 communes to the arrondissement of Pontivy.[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 Vannes were, as of January 2015:[6]

  1. Allaire
  2. Elven
  3. La Gacilly
  4. Grand-Champ
  5. Guer
  6. Malestroit
  7. Mauron
  8. Muzillac
  9. Ploërmel
  10. Questembert
  11. La Roche-Bernard
  12. Rochefort-en-Terre
  13. Sarzeau
  14. La Trinité-Porhoët
  15. Vannes-Centre
  16. Vannes-Est
  17. Vannes-Ouest

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Téléchargement du fichier d'ensemble des populations légales en 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Arrondissement de Vannes (563)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-02.
  3. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-02.
  4. ^ Historique du Morbihan
  5. ^ "Arrêté préfectoral, 27 September 2016" (PDF). Retrieved 2019-10-22.
  6. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-22.

Coordinates: 47°40′N 2°45′W / 47.667°N 2.750°W / 47.667; -2.750