Arrondissement of Arles

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Arrondissement of Arles
Arles in Bouches-du-Rhône
Arles in Bouches-du-Rhône
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentBouches-du-Rhône
Communes36
SubprefectureArles
INSEE code132
Area
 • Total2,284.3 km2 (882.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total205,529
 • Density90/km2 (230/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Arles is an arrondissement of France, in the Bouches-du-Rhône department, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. Its capital is the city of Arles.

History[change | change source]

When the Bouches-du-Rhône department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Arles was part of that original department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Arles is in the west of the Bouches-du-Rhône department. It is bordered to the north by the Vaucluse department, to the northeast by the Aix-en-Provence arrondissement, to the southeast by the Istres arrondissement, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea and to the west by the Gard department.

The arrondissement of Arles is the largest arrondissement of the department in area, 2,284.3 km2 (882.0 sq mi) but the one with fewest people living in it, with a population of 205,529 inhabitants.

Composition[change | change source]

Cantons[change | change source]

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France,[2] cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

There are 4 cantons in the arrondissement of Arles and 2 of them do not have all their communes in the arrondissement:

  1. Arles (1304)
  2. Châteaurenard (1307)
  3. Pélissanne (1325) (partly)
  4. Salon-de-Provence-1 (1326) (partly)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Arles has 36 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes[3]

  1. Alleins (13003)
  2. Arles (13004)
  3. Aureille (13006)
  4. Barbentane (13010)
  5. Boulbon (13017)
  6. Cabannes (13018)
  7. Châteaurenard (13027)
  8. Eygalières (13034)
  9. Eyguières (13035)
  10. Eyragues (13036)
  11. Fontvieille (13038)
  12. Graveson (13045)
  13. Lamanon (13049)
  14. Les Baux-de-Provence (13011)
  15. Maillane (13052)
  16. Mallemort (13053)
  17. Mas-Blanc-des-Alpilles (13057)
  18. Maussane-les-Alpilles (13058)
  19. Mollégès (13064)
  20. Mouriès (13065)
  21. Noves (13066)
  22. Orgon (13067)
  23. Paradou (13068)
  24. Plan-d'Orgon (13076)
  25. Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône (13078)
  26. Rognonas (13083)
  27. Saint-Andiol (13089)
  28. Saint-Martin-de-Crau (13097)
  29. Saint-Pierre-de-Mézoargues (13061)
  30. Saint-Rémy-de-Provence (13100)
  31. Saint-Étienne-du-Grès (13094)
  32. Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer (13096)
  33. Sénas (13105)
  34. Tarascon (13108)
  35. Vernègues (13115)
  36. Verquières (13116)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[4]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
13004 Arles 52,697 Arles CA d'Arles-Crau-Camargue-Montagnette
13027 Châteaurenard 15,644 Châteaurenard CA Terre de Provence
13108 Tarascon 14,583 Châteaurenard CA d'Arles-Crau-Camargue-Montagnette
13097 Saint-Martin-de-Crau 13,385 Salon-de-Provence-2 CA d'Arles-Crau-Camargue-Montagnette
13100 Saint-Rémy-de-Provence 9,765 Salon-de-Provence-1 Vallée des Baux-Alpilles
13078 Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône 8,661 Arles Métropole d'Aix-Marseille-Provence
13105 Sénas 7,006 Salon-de-Provence-1 Métropole d'Aix-Marseille-Provence
13035 Eyguières 6,852 Salon-de-Provence-1 Métropole d'Aix-Marseille-Provence
13053 Mallemort 5,972 Pélissanne Métropole d'Aix-Marseille-Provence
13066 Noves 5,610 Châteaurenard CA Terre de Provence

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique des Bouches-du-Rhône". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 5 January 2017.
  2. "Décret n° 2014-271 du 27 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département des Bouches-du-Rhône" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 5 January 2017.
  3. "Arrondissement d'Arles (132)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 5 January 2017.
  4. "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 19 July 2017.

Coordinates: 43°41′N 4°37′E / 43.683°N 4.617°E / 43.683; 4.617