Arrondissement of Aurillac

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Arrondissement of Aurillac
Location of Aurillac in Cantal
Location of Aurillac in Cantal
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentCantal
Communes94
PrefectureAurillac
INSEE code151
Area
 • Total1,937 km2 (748 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total82,347
 • Density43/km2 (110/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Aurillac is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Cantal département in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Its capital, and préfecture of the department, is the city of Aurillac.

History[change | change source]

When the arrondissements were created in 1800, Aurillac was one of them in the Cantal department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Aurillac is in the southwest of the department and has an area of 1,937 km2 (748 sq mi), the second largest in area, and the most populated of the department with 82,347 inhabitants and a population density of 42.5 inhabitants/km².[2]

The arrondissement is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Mauriac, to the northeast by the arrondissement of Saint-Flour, to the east and south by the Aveyron department (Occitanie) and to the northwest by the Corrèze department (Nouvelle-Aquitaine).

Composition[change | change source]

Cantons[change | change source]

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France,[3] cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

In the arrondissement of Aurillac, there is only one canton where not all their "communes" are in the arrondissement, Naucelles. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Aurillac
INSEE
Code
Canton Aurillac Mauriac Saint-Flour Total
1501 Arpajon-sur-Cère 15 15
1502 Aurillac-1 1 + part of Aurillac 1 + part of Aurillac
1503 Aurillac-2 part of Aurillac part of Aurillac
1504 Aurillac-3 part of Aurillac part of Aurillac
1506 Maurs 18 18
1508 Naucelles 14 2 16
1513 Saint-Paul-des-Landes 22 22
1514 Vic-sur-Cère 23 23

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Aurillac has 94 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[4]

  1. Arnac (15011)
  2. Arpajon-sur-Cère (15012)
  3. Aurillac (15014)
  4. Ayrens (15016)
  5. Badailhac (15017)
  6. Besse (15269)
  7. Boisset (15021)
  8. Calvinet (15027)
  9. Carlat (15028)
  10. Cassaniouze (15029)
  11. Cayrols (15030)
  12. Crandelles (15056)
  13. Cros-de-Montvert (15057)
  14. Cros-de-Ronesque (15058)
  15. Freix-Anglards (15072)
  16. Giou-de-Mamou (15074)
  17. Girgols (15075)
  18. Glénat (15076)
  19. Jou-sous-Monjou (15081)
  20. Junhac (15082)
  21. Jussac (15083)
  22. Labesserette (15084)
  23. Labrousse (15085)
  24. Lacapelle-Viescamp (15088)
  25. Lacapelle-del-Fraisse (15087)
  26. Ladinhac (15089)
  27. Lafeuillade-en-Vézie (15090)
  28. Lapeyrugue (15093)
  29. Laroquebrou (15094)
  30. Laroquevieille (15095)
  31. Lascelle (15096)
  32. Leucamp (15103)
  33. Leynhac (15104)
  34. Mandailles-Saint-Julien (15113)
  35. Marcolès (15117)
  36. Marmanhac (15118)
  37. Maurs (15122)
  38. Montmurat (15133)
  39. Montsalvy (15134)
  40. Montvert (15135)
  41. Mourjou (15136)
  42. Naucelles (15140)
  43. Nieudan (15143)
  44. Omps (15144)
  45. Pailherols (15146)
  46. Parlan (15147)
  47. Polminhac (15154)
  48. Prunet (15156)
  49. Quézac (15157)
  50. Raulhac (15159)
  51. Reilhac (15160)
  52. Roannes-Saint-Mary (15163)
  53. Rouffiac (15165)
  54. Le Rouget-Pers (15268)
  55. Roumégoux (15166)
  56. Rouziers (15167)
  57. Saint-Antoine (15172)
  58. Saint-Cernin (15175)
  59. Saint-Cirgues-de-Jordanne (15178)
  60. Saint-Cirgues-de-Malbert (15179)
  61. Saint-Clément (15180)
  62. Saint-Constant-Fournoulès (15181)
  63. Saint-Étienne-Cantalès (15182)
  64. Saint-Étienne-de-Carlat (15183)
  65. Saint-Étienne-de-Maurs (15184)
  66. Saint-Gérons (15189)
  67. Saint-Illide (15191)
  68. Saint-Jacques-des-Blats (15192)
  69. Saint-Julien-de-Toursac (15194)
  70. Saint-Mamet-la-Salvetat (15196)
  71. Saint-Paul-des-Landes (15204)
  72. Saint-Santin-Cantalès (15211)
  73. Saint-Santin-de-Maurs (15212)
  74. Saint-Saury (15214)
  75. Saint-Simon (15215)
  76. Saint-Victor (15217)
  77. Sansac-Veinazès (15222)
  78. Sansac-de-Marmiesse (15221)
  79. La Ségalassière (15224)
  80. Sénezergues (15226)
  81. Siran (15228)
  82. Teissières-de-Cornet (15233)
  83. Teissières-lès-Bouliès (15234)
  84. Thiézac (15236)
  85. Tournemire (15238)
  86. Le Trioulou (15242)
  87. Velzic (15252)
  88. Vézac (15255)
  89. Vezels-Roussy (15257)
  90. Vic-sur-Cère (15258)
  91. Vieillevie (15260)
  92. Vitrac (15264)
  93. Yolet (15266)
  94. Ytrac (15267)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[2]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
15014 Aurillac 26,135 Aurillac-1, Aurillac-2 and Aurillac-3 Bassin d'Aurillac
15012 Arpajon-sur-Cère 6,233 Arpajon-sur-Cère Bassin d'Aurillac
15267 Ytrac 4,121 Aurillac-1 Bassin d'Aurillac
15122 Maurs 2,170 Maurs La Châtaigneraie Cantalienne
15083 Jussac 2,010 Naucelles Bassin d'Aurillac
15140 Naucelles 1,942 Naucelles Bassin d'Aurillac
15258 Vic-sur-Cère 1,917 Vic-sur-Cère Cère et Goul en Carladès
15196 Saint-Mamet-la-Salvetat 1,544 Maurs La Châtaigneraie Cantalienne
15204 Saint-Paul-des-Landes 1,533 Saint-Paul-des-Landes Bassin d'Aurillac
15221 Sansac-de-Marmiesse 1,352 Maurs Bassin d'Aurillac

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique du Cantal". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 21 January 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 21 January 2017.
  3. "Décret n° 2014-149 du 13 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département du Cantal" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 21 January 2017.
  4. "Arrondissement de Aurillac (151)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 21 January 2017.

Coordinates: 44°55′N 2°26′E / 44.917°N 2.433°E / 44.917; 2.433