Arrondissement of Agen

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Arrondissement of Agen
Location of Agen in Lot-et-Garonne
Location of Agen in Lot-et-Garonne
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentLot-et-Garonne
Communes71
PrefectureAgen
INSEE code471
Area
 • Total1,013.3 km2 (391.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total120,235
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Agen is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Lot-et-Garonne département in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its capital, and préfecture of the department, is the city of Agen.

History[change | change source]

When the arrondissements were created in 1800, Agen was one of them in the Lot-et-Garonne department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement is bordered to the north by the arrondissement Villeneuve-sur-Lot, to the east by the Tarn-et-Garonne department, to the south by the Gers department, to the west by the arrondissement Nérac and to the northwest by the arrondissement Marmande.

It is in the southeast of the department and it is the smallest of the arrondissements of Lot-et-Garonne, with an area of 1,013.3 km2 (391 sq mi),[2] and a population of 120,235 inhabitants; its population density is of 118.7 inhabitants/km².[3]

Composition[change | change source]

Cantons[change | change source]

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France,[4] cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

In the arrondissement of Agen, there are only two cantons where not all their "communes" are in the arrondissement: Le Confluent and Le Pays de Serres. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Agen
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Agen Marmande Villeneuve-sur-Lot Nérac
4701 Agen-1 3 + part of Agen 3 + part of Agen
4702 Agen-2 2 + part of Agen 2 + part of Agen
4703 Agen-3 part of Agen part of Agen
4704 Agen-4 1 + part of Agen 1 + part of Agen
4706 Le Confluent 19 1 20
4715 L'Ouest agenais 11 11
4716 Le Pays de Serres 15 8 23
4717 Le Sud-Est agenais 19 19

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Agen has 71 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Agen (47001)
  2. Aiguillon (47004)
  3. Astaffort (47015)
  4. Aubiac (47016)
  5. Bajamont (47019)
  6. Bazens (47022)
  7. Beauville (47025)
  8. Blaymont (47030)
  9. Bon-Encontre (47032)
  10. Bourran (47038)
  11. Boé (47031)
  12. Brax (47040)
  13. Cassignas (47050)
  14. Castelculier (47051)
  15. Castella (47053)
  16. Caudecoste (47060)
  17. Cauzac (47062)
  18. Clermont-Dessous (47066)
  19. Clermont-Soubiran (47067)
  20. Colayrac-Saint-Cirq (47069)
  21. Cours (47073)
  22. Cuq (47076)
  23. Dondas (47082)
  24. Engayrac (47087)
  25. Estillac (47091)
  26. Fals (47092)
  27. Foulayronnes (47100)
  28. Frégimont (47104)
  29. Galapian (47107)
  30. Granges-sur-Lot (47111)
  31. Grayssas (47113)
  32. La Croix-Blanche (47075)
  33. La Sauvetat-de-Savères (47289)
  34. Lacépède (47125)
  35. Lafox (47128)
  36. Lagarrigue (47129)
  37. Laplume (47137)
  38. Laroque-Timbaut (47138)
  39. Laugnac (47140)
  40. Layrac (47145)
  41. Le Passage (47201)
  42. Lusignan-Petit (47154)
  43. Madaillan (47155)
  44. Marmont-Pachas (47158)
  45. Moirax (47169)
  46. Monbalen (47171)
  47. Montpezat (47190)
  48. Nicole (47196)
  49. Pont-du-Casse (47209)
  50. Port-Sainte-Marie (47210)
  51. Prayssas (47213)
  52. Puymirol (47217)
  53. Roquefort (47225)
  54. Saint-Caprais-de-Lerm (47234)
  55. Saint-Hilaire-de-Lusignan (47246)
  56. Saint-Jean-de-Thurac (47248)
  57. Saint-Martin-de-Beauville (47255)
  58. Saint-Maurin (47260)
  59. Saint-Nicolas-de-la-Balerme (47262)
  60. Saint-Pierre-de-Clairac (47269)
  61. Saint-Robert (47273)
  62. Saint-Romain-le-Noble (47274)
  63. Saint-Salvy (47275)
  64. Saint-Sardos (47276)
  65. Saint-Sixte (47279)
  66. Saint-Urcisse (47281)
  67. Sainte-Colombe-en-Bruilhois (47238)
  68. Sauvagnas (47288)
  69. Sauveterre-Saint-Denis (47293)
  70. Sérignac-sur-Garonne (47300)
  71. Tayrac (47305)

The communes in the arrondissement with more inhabitants are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
47001 Agen 34,126 Agen-1, Agen-2
Agen-3, Agen-4
Agglomération d'Agen
47201 Le Passage 9,546 Agen-4 Agglomération d'Agen
47032 Bon-Encontre 6,166 Agen-2 Agglomération d'Agen
47031 Boé 5,552 Agen-2 Agglomération d'Agen
47100 Foulayronnes 5,262 Agen-1 Agglomération d'Agen
47004 Aiguillon 4,324 Le Confluent Le Confluent et des Coteaux de Prayssas
47209 Pont-du-Casse 4,208 Agen-1 Agglomération d'Agen
47145 Layrac 3,520 Le Sud-Est agenais Agglomération d'Agen
47069 Colayrac-Saint-Cirq 2,902 L'Ouest agenais Agglomération d'Agen

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de Lot-et-Garonne". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 17 March 2015.
  2. "Arrondissement d'Agen (471)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-257 du 26 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de Lot-et-Garonne" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
  5. "Arrondissement d'Agen (471)". Géographie administrative et d'étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2017.

Coordinates: 44°12′00″N 0°37′00″E / 44.2000°N 0.6167°E / 44.2000; 0.6167