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Coordinates: 43°38′47″N 0°35′08″W / 43.64639°N 0.58556°W / 43.64639; -0.58556
Arrondissement of Auch
Arrondissement of France
Country  France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Gers
Préfecture Auch
 - coordinates 43°38′47″N 0°35′08″W / 43.64639°N 0.58556°W / 43.64639; -0.58556
Area 2,134 km² (824 sq mi)
Population 85,153 (2011) [1]
Density 40 /km² (104 /sq mi)
Arrondissement since 1800
Subdivisions 12 cantons
154 communes
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE code 321
Location of the arrondissement Auch in Gers
Location of the arrondissement Auch in Gers

The arrondissement of Auch is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Gers département. Its capital, and of the department, is the city of Auch.

It is the easternmost of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 2,134 km2 (824 sq mi), the second in area of the department. It is the most populated arrondissement with 85,153 inhabitants and a population density of 39.9 inhabitants/km².[1]

History

When the arrondissements were created in 1800, Auch was one of them in the Gers department.[2]

Geography

The arrondissement is bordered to the north and northwest by the arrondissement of Condom, to the east by the Haute-Garonne department, and to the south and southwest by the arrondissement of Mirande.

Composition

Cantons

The arrondissement of Auch has 12 cantons:[3] The cantons of the arrondissement of Auch are:

  1. Auch-Nord-Est
  2. Auch-Nord-Ouest
  3. Auch-Sud-Est-Seissan
  4. Auch-Sud-Ouest
  5. Cologne
  6. Gimont
  7. L'Isle-Jourdain
  8. Jegun
  9. Lombez
  10. Samatan
  11. Saramon
  12. Vic-Fezensac

Communes

The arrondissement of Auch has 154 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

1. Ansan (32002) 2. Antras (32003) 3. Ardizas (32007) 4. Aubiet (32012)
5. Auch (32013) 6. Augnax (32014) 7. Auradé (32016) 8. Aurimont (32018)
9. Auterive (32019) 10. Barran (32029) 11. Bazian (32033) 12. Beaupuy (32038)
13. Belmont (32043) 14. Betcave-Aguin (32048) 15. Biran (32054) 16. Blanquefort (32056)
17. Boucagnères (32060) 18. Boulaur (32061) 19. Bédéchan (32040) 20. Bézéril (32051)
21. Cadeillan (32069) 22. Caillavet (32071) 23. Callian (32072) 24. Castelnau-Barbarens (32076)
25. Castillon-Debats (32088) 26. Castillon-Massas (32089) 27. Castillon-Savès (32090) 28. Castin (32091)
29. Catonvielle (32092) 30. Cazaux-Savès (32098) 31. Cazaux-d'Anglès (32097) 32. Clermont-Savès (32105)
33. Cologne (32106) 34. Crastes (32112) 35. Duran (32117) 36. Durban (32118)
37. Encausse (32120) 38. Endoufielle (32121) 39. Escornebœuf (32123) 40. Espaon (32124)
41. Faget-Abbatial (32130) 42. Frégouville (32134) 43. Garravet (32138) 44. Gaujac (32140)
45. Gaujan (32141) 46. Gimont (32147) 47. Giscaro (32148) 48. Haulies (32153)
49. Jegun (32162) 50. Juilles (32165) 51. L'Isle-Arné (32157) 52. L'Isle-Jourdain (32160)
53. Labarthe (32169) 54. Labastide-Savès (32171) 55. Lahas (32182) 56. Lahitte (32183)
57. Lamaguère (32186) 58. Lartigue (32198) 59. Lasseube-Propre (32201) 60. Lasséran (32200)
61. Lavardens (32204) 62. Laymont (32206) 63. Le Brouilh-Monbert (32065) 64. Leboulin (32207)
65. Lias (32210) 66. Lombez (32213) 67. Lussan (32221) 68. Marambat (32231)
69. Marestaing (32234) 70. Marsan (32237) 71. Maurens (32247) 72. Meilhan (32250)
73. Mirannes (32257) 74. Mirepoix (32258) 75. Monblanc (32261) 76. Monbrun (32262)
77. Moncorneil-Grazan (32266) 78. Monferran-Plavès (32267) 79. Monferran-Savès (32268) 80. Mongausy (32270)
81. Montadet (32276) 82. Montamat (32277) 83. Montaut-les-Créneaux (32279) 84. Montiron (32288)
85. Montpézat (32289) 86. Montégut (32282) 87. Montégut-Savès (32284) 88. Mérens (32251)
89. Nizas (32295) 90. Noilhan (32297) 91. Nougaroulet (32298) 92. Orbessan (32300)
93. Ordan-Larroque (32301) 94. Ornézan (32302) 95. Pavie (32307) 96. Pellefigue (32309)
97. Pessan (32312) 98. Peyrusse-Massas (32316) 99. Polastron (32321) 100. Pompiac (32322)
101. Pouy-Loubrin (32327) 102. Preignan (32331) 103. Préneron (32332) 104. Pujaudran (32334)
105. Puycasquier (32335) 106. Puylausic (32336) 107. Pébées (32308) 108. Razengues (32339)
109. Riguepeu (32343) 110. Roquebrune (32346) 111. Roquefort (32347) 112. Roquelaure (32348)
113. Roquelaure-Saint-Aubin (32349) 114. Sabaillan (32353) 115. Saint-André (32356) 116. Saint-Arailles (32360)
117. Saint-Caprais (32467) 118. Saint-Cricq (32372) 119. Saint-Georges (32377) 120. Saint-Germier (32379)
121. Saint-Jean-Poutge (32382) 122. Saint-Jean-le-Comtal (32381) 123. Saint-Lary (32384) 124. Saint-Lizier-du-Planté (32386)
125. Saint-Loube (32387) 126. Saint-Martin-Gimois (32392) 127. Saint-Sauvy (32406) 128. Saint-Soulan (32407)
129. Saint-Élix (32374) 130. Sainte-Anne (32357) 131. Sainte-Christie (32368) 132. Sainte-Marie (32388)
133. Samatan (32410) 134. Sansan (32411) 135. Saramon (32412) 136. Sauveterre (32418)
137. Sauvimont (32420) 138. Savignac-Mona (32421) 139. Seissan (32426) 140. Seysses-Savès (32432)
141. Simorre (32433) 142. Sirac (32435) 143. Ségoufielle (32425) 144. Sémézies-Cachan (32428)
145. Tachoires (32438) 146. Thoux (32444) 147. Tirent-Pontéjac (32447) 148. Touget (32448)
149. Tournan (32451) 150. Tourrenquets (32453) 151. Traversères (32454) 152. Tudelle (32456)
153. Vic-Fezensac (32462) 154. Villefranche (32465)

Related pages

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Populations légales en vigueur à compter du 1er janvier 2014: Gers" (in French) (pdf). Populations légales 2011 des départements et des collectivités d'outre-mer. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. http://www.insee.fr/fr/ppp/bases-de-donnees/recensement/populations-legales/pages2013/pdf/dep32.pdf. Retrieved 4 April 2014.
  2. "Historique du Gers" (in French). Le SPLAF. http://splaf.free.fr/32his.html. Retrieved 4 April 2014.
  3. "Liste des cantons de l'arrondissement d'Auch" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. http://www.insee.fr/fr/methodes/nomenclatures/cog/canarr.asp?codedep=32&codearr=1. Retrieved 4 April 2014.