Arrondissement of Argelès-Gazost

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Arrondissement of Argelès-Gazost
Arrondissement of France
Location of Argelès-Gazost in Hautes-Pyrénées
Location of Argelès-Gazost in Hautes-Pyrénées
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Hautes-Pyrénées
Communes 89
Subrefecture Argelès-Gazost
INSEE code 651
Area
 • Total 1,300.2 km2 (502.0 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 39,130
 • Density 30.095/km2 (77.947/sq mi)

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

It is the smallest of the arrondissements of the department with an area of 1,300.2 km2 (502 sq mi),[1] and a population 39,130 inhabitants; its population density is of 30.1 inhabitants/km².[2]

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.[3]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Argelès-Gazost is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Tárabes, to the east by the arrondissement of Bagnères-de-Bigorre, to the south by Spain and to west by the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department (Nouvelle-Aquitaine).

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.

The three cantons found in the arrondissement of Argelès-Gazost have all their communes in the arrondissement: Lourdes-1 (11 communes + part of Lourdes), Lourdes-2 (27 communes + part of Lourdes) and La Vallée des Gaves (49 communes).

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Argelès-Gazost has 88 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

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

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Arrondissement d'Argelès-Gazost (651) - Résumé statistique" (in French). Publications et statistiques pour la France ou les régions. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. http://www.insee.fr/fr/themes/comparateur.asp?codgeo=ARR-651. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  2. "Populations légales 2013: 65-Hautes-Pyrénées" (in French). Populations légales 2013 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/departement.asp?dep=65&annee=2013#pop_arr. Retrieved 5 May 2016.
  3. "Historique des Hautes-Pyrénées" (in French). Le SPLAF. http://splaf.free.fr/65his.html. Retrieved 7 November 2013.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-242 du 25 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département des Hautes-Pyrénées" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/affichTexte.do?cidTexte=JORFTEXT000028661336. Retrieved 20 October 2016.
  5. "Département des Hautes-Pyrénées (65)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. http://www.insee.fr/fr/methodes/nomenclatures/cog/cog.asp?nivgeo=dep&codgeo=65. Retrieved 21 October 2016.

Coordinates: 43°00′N 0°06′W / 43°N 0.1°W / 43; -0.1