Arrondissement of Bagnères-de-Bigorre

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Arrondissement of Bagnères-de-Bigorre
Location of Bagnères-de-Bigorre in Hautes-Pyrénées
Location of Bagnères-de-Bigorre in Hautes-Pyrénées
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentHautes-Pyrénées
Communes171
SubrefectureBagnères-de-Bigorre
INSEE code652
Area
 • Total1,675.7 km2 (647.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total46,384
 • Density28/km2 (72/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Bagnères-de-Bigorre is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Hautes-Pyrénées département in the Occitanie region. Its capital is the city of Bagnères-de-Bigorre.

History[change | change source]

When the arrondissements were created in 1800, Bagnères-de-Bigorre was one of them in the Hautes-Pyrénées department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

It is the largest of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 1,675.7 km2 (647 sq mi),[2] but the second in population with 46,384 inhabitants; its population density is of 27.7 inhabitants/km².[3]

The arrondissement of Bagnères-de-Bigorre is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Tarbes, to the east by the Haute-Garonne department, to the south by Spain and to west by the arrondissement of Argelès-Gazost.

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 Bagnères-de-Bigorre, there is only 1 canton with all its communes in the arrondissement, the canton of Neste, Aure et Louron with 62 communes. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Bagnères-de-Bigorre
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Argelès-Gazost Bagnères-de-Bigorre Tarbes
6504 La Haute-Bigorre 13 1 14
6508 Neste, Aure et Louron 62 62
6514 La Vallée de l'Arros et des Baïses 33 37 70
6515 La Vallée de la Barousse 51 1 52

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Bagnères-de-Bigorre has 171 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Adervielle-Pouchergues (65003)
  2. Ancizan (65006)
  3. Anères (65009)
  4. Anla (65012)
  5. Antichan (65014)
  6. Antist (65016)
  7. Aragnouet (65017)
  8. Ardengost (65023)
  9. Argelès-Bagnères (65024)
  10. Arné (65028)
  11. Arreau (65031)
  12. Arrodets (65034)
  13. Artiguemy (65037)
  14. Aspin-Aure (65039)
  15. Asque (65041)
  16. Asté (65042)
  17. Astugue (65043)
  18. Aulon (65046)
  19. Avajan (65050)
  20. Aventignan (65051)
  21. Aveux (65053)
  22. Avezac-Prat-Lahitte (65054)
  23. Azet (65058)
  24. Bagnères-de-Bigorre (65059)
  25. Banios (65060)
  26. Bareilles (65064)
  27. Barrancoueu (65066)
  28. La Barthe-de-Neste (65069)
  29. Batsère (65071)
  30. Bazus-Aure (65075)
  31. Bazus-Neste (65076)
  32. Beaudéan (65078)
  33. Benqué-Molère (65081)
  34. Bertren (65087)
  35. Bettes (65091)
  36. Beyrède-Jumet (65092)
  37. Bize (65093)
  38. Bizous (65094)
  39. Bonnemazon (65096)
  40. Bonrepos (65097)
  41. Bordères-Louron (65099)
  42. Bourg-de-Bigorre (65105)
  43. Bourisp (65106)
  44. Bramevaque (65109)
  45. Bulan (65111)
  46. Cadéac (65116)
  47. Cadeilhan-Trachère (65117)
  48. Camous (65122)
  49. Campan (65123)
  50. Camparan (65124)
  51. Campistrous (65125)
  52. Cantaous (65482)
  53. Capvern (65127)
  54. Castelbajac (65128)
  55. Castillon (65135)
  56. Cazarilh (65139)
  57. Cazaux-Debat (65140)
  58. Cazaux-Fréchet-Anéran-Camors (65141)
  59. Chelle-Spou (65143)
  60. Cieutat (65147)
  61. Clarens (65150)
  62. Créchets (65154)
  63. Ens (65157)
  64. Esbareich (65158)
  65. Escala (65159)
  66. Esconnets (65162)
  67. Escots (65163)
  68. Esparros (65165)
  69. Espèche (65166)
  70. Espieilh (65167)
  71. Estarvielle (65171)
  72. Estensan (65172)
  73. Ferrère (65175)
  74. Fréchendets (65179)
  75. Fréchet-Aure (65180)
  76. Galan (65183)
  77. Galez (65184)
  78. Gaudent (65186)
  79. Gazave (65190)
  80. Gembrie (65193)
  81. Générest (65194)
  82. Génos (65195)
  83. Gerde (65198)
  84. Germ (65199)
  85. Gouaux (65205)
  86. Gourgue (65207)
  87. Grailhen (65208)
  88. Grézian (65209)
  89. Guchan (65211)
  90. Guchen (65212)
  91. Hauban (65216)
  92. Hautaget (65217)
  93. Hèches (65218)
  94. Hiis (65221)
  95. Houeydets (65224)
  96. Ilhet (65228)
  97. Ilheu (65229)
  98. Izaourt (65230)
  99. Izaux (65231)
  100. Jézeau (65234)
  101. Labassère (65238)
  102. Labastide (65239)
  103. Laborde (65241)
  104. Lagrange (65245)
  105. Lançon (65255)
  106. Lannemezan (65258)
  107. Libaros (65274)
  108. Lies (65275)
  109. Lombrès (65277)
  110. Lomné (65278)
  111. Lortet (65279)
  112. Loudenvielle (65282)
  113. Loudervielle (65283)
  114. Loures-Barousse (65287)
  115. Lutilhous (65294)
  116. Marsas (65300)
  117. Mauléon-Barousse (65305)
  118. Mauvezin (65306)
  119. Mazères-de-Neste (65307)
  120. Mazouau (65309)
  121. Mérilheu (65310)
  122. Mont (65317)
  123. Montastruc (65318)
  124. Montégut (65319)
  125. Montgaillard (65320)
  126. Montoussé (65322)
  127. Montsérié (65323)
  128. Nestier (65327)
  129. Neuilh (65328)
  130. Nistos (65329)
  131. Ordizan (65335)
  132. Orignac (65338)
  133. Ourde (65347)
  134. Pailhac (65354)
  135. Péré (65356)
  136. Pinas (65363)
  137. Pouzac (65370)
  138. Recurt (65376)
  139. Réjaumont (65377)
  140. Ris (65379)
  141. Sabarros (65381)
  142. Sacoué (65382)
  143. Sailhan (65384)
  144. Saint-Arroman (65385)
  145. Sainte-Marie (65391)
  146. Saint-Lary-Soulan (65388)
  147. Saint-Laurent-de-Neste (65389)
  148. Saint-Paul (65394)
  149. Saléchan (65398)
  150. Samuran (65402)
  151. Sarlabous (65405)
  152. Sarp (65407)
  153. Sarrancolin (65408)
  154. Seich (65416)
  155. Sentous (65419)
  156. Siradan (65427)
  157. Sost (65431)
  158. Tajan (65437)
  159. Thèbe (65441)
  160. Tibiran-Jaunac (65444)
  161. Tilhouse (65445)
  162. Tournous-Devant (65449)
  163. Tramezaïgues (65450)
  164. Trébons (65451)
  165. Troubat (65453)
  166. Tuzaguet (65455)
  167. Uglas (65456)
  168. Uzer (65459)
  169. Vielle-Aure (65465)
  170. Vielle-Louron (65466)
  171. Vignec (65471)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
65059 Bagnères-de-Bigorre 7,602 La Haute-Bigorre La Haute-Bigorre
65258 Lannemezan 5,912 La Vallée de la Barousse Le Plateau de Lannemezan et des Baïses
65123 Campan 1,342 La Haute-Bigorre La Haute-Bigorre
65127 Capvern 1,307 Neste, Aure et Louron Neste Baronnies
65069 La Barthe-de-Neste 1,217 Neste, Aure et Louron Neste Baronnies
65198 Gerde 1,181 La Haute-Bigorre La Haute-Bigorre
65370 Pouzac 1,122 La Haute-Bigorre La Haute-Bigorre

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique des Hautes-Pyrénées". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 7 November 2013.
  2. "Département des Hautes-Pyrénées (65)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 17 February 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 17 February 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-242 du 25 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département des Hautes-Pyrénées" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 20 October 2016.
  5. "Arrondissement de Bagnères-de-Bigorre (652)". Géographie administrative et d'étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 17 November 2017.

Coordinates: 43°04′00″N 0°09′00″E / 43.0667°N 0.1500°E / 43.0667; 0.1500