Arrondissement of Argelès-Gazost

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Coordinates: 43°00′13″N 0°5′51″W / 43.00361°N 0.0975°W / 43.00361; -0.0975
Arrondissement of Argelès-Gazost
Arrondissement of France
Country  France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Hautes-Pyrénées
Sous-préfecture Argelès-Gazost
 - coordinates 43°00′13″N 0°5′51″W / 43.00361°N 0.0975°W / 43.00361; -0.0975
Area 1,300 km² (502 sq mi)
Population 39,411 (2010) [1]
Density 30 /km² (78 /sq mi)
Arrondissement since 1800
Subdivisions 6 cantons
89 communes
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE code 651
Location of the Arrondissement Argelès-Gazost
Location of the Arrondissement Argelès-Gazost

The arrondissement of Argelès-Gazost is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Hautes-Pyrénées département. Its capital is the city of Argelès-Gazost.

It is the smallest of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 1,300 km2 (502 sq mi) and a population 39,411 inhabitants; its population density is of 30.3 inhabitants/km².[1]

History[change | change source]

When the arrondissements were created in 1800, Argelès-Gazost was one of them in the Hautes-Pyrénées department.

In 1926, the arrondissement of Argelès-Gazost was eliminated but, in 1942, it was made again an arrondissement.[2]

Composition[change | change source]

Cantons[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Argelès-Gazost has 6 cantons:[3]

  1. Argelès-Gazost
  2. Aucun
  3. Lourdes-Est
  4. Lourdes-Ouest
  5. Luz-Saint-Sauveur
  6. Saint-Pé-de-Bigorre

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Argelès-Gazost has 89 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

1. Adast (65001) 2. Adé (65002) 3. Agos-Vidalos (65004) 4. Arbéost (65018)
5. Arcizac-ez-Angles (65020) 6. Arcizans-Avant (65021) 7. Arcizans-Dessus (65022) 8. Argelès-Gazost (65025)
9. Arras-en-Lavedan (65029) 10. Arrayou-Lahitte (65247) 11. Arrens-Marsous (65032) 12. Arrodets-ez-Angles (65033)
13. Artalens-Souin (65036) 14. Artigues (65038) 15. Aspin-en-Lavedan (65040) 16. Aucun (65045)
17. Ayros-Arbouix (65055) 18. Ayzac-Ost (65056) 19. Barlest (65065) 20. Bartrès (65070)
21. Barèges (65481) 22. Beaucens (65077) 23. Berbérust-Lias (65082) 24. Betpouey (65089)
25. Bourréac (65107) 26. Boô-Silhen (65098) 27. Bun (65112) 28. Cauterets (65138)
29. Cheust (65144) 30. Chèze (65145) 31. Escoubès-Pouts (65164) 32. Esquièze-Sère (65168)
33. Estaing (65169) 34. Esterre (65173) 35. Ferrières (65176) 36. Gaillagos (65182)
37. Gavarnie (65188) 38. Gazost (65191) 39. Ger (65197) 40. Germs-sur-l'Oussouet (65200)
41. Geu (65201) 42. Gez (65202) 43. Gez-ez-Angles (65203) 44. Grust (65210)
45. Gèdre (65192) 46. Jarret (65233) 47. Julos (65236) 48. Juncalas (65237)
49. Lau-Balagnas (65267) 50. Les Angles (65011) 51. Loubajac (65280) 52. Lourdes (65286)
53. Lugagnan (65291) 54. Luz-Saint-Sauveur (65295) 55. Lézignan (65271) 56. Omex (65334)
57. Ossen (65343) 58. Ossun-ez-Angles (65345) 59. Ourdis-Cotdoussan (65348) 60. Ourdon (65349)
61. Ousté (65351) 62. Ouzous (65352) 63. Paréac (65355) 64. Peyrouse (65360)
65. Pierrefitte-Nestalas (65362) 66. Poueyferré (65366) 67. Préchac (65371) 68. Saint-Créac (65386)
69. Saint-Pastous (65393) 70. Saint-Pé-de-Bigorre (65395) 71. Saint-Savin (65396) 72. Saligos (65399)
73. Salles (65400) 74. Sassis (65411) 75. Sazos (65413) 76. Sers (65424)
77. Sireix (65428) 78. Soulom (65435) 79. Sère-Lanso (65421) 80. Sère-en-Lavedan (65420)
81. Ségus (65415) 82. Uz (65458) 83. Viella (65463) 84. Vier-Bordes (65467)
85. Viey (65469) 86. Viger (65470) 87. Villelongue (65473) 88. Viscos (65478)
89. Vizos (65480)

See also[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Résultats du recensement de la population 2010 - Arrondissement d'Argelès-Gazost (651)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. http://www.insee.fr/fr/themes/tableau_local.asp?ref_id=POP1A&millesime=2010&niveau=1&nivgeo=ARR&codgeo=651. Retrieved 7 November 2013.
  2. "Historique des Hautes-Pyrénées" (in French). Le SPLAF. http://splaf.free.fr/65his.html. Retrieved 7 November 2013.
  3. "Liste des cantons de l'arrondissement d'Argelès-Gazost" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. http://www.insee.fr/fr/methodes/nomenclatures/cog/canarr.asp?codedep=65&codearr=1. Retrieved 7 November 2013.