Arrondissement of Brignoles

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Arrondissement of Brignoles
Arrondissement of France
Brignoles in Var
Brignoles in Var
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Var
Communes 67
Subprefecture Brignoles
INSEE code 833
Area
 • Total 2,260.2 km2 (872.7 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 150,974
 • Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Brignoles is an arrondissement of France, in the Var department, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. Its capital is the city of Brignoles.

History[change | change source]

When the Var department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Brignoles was part of that original department.[1]

The arrondissement was eliminated in 1926 but it was made again an arrondissement in 1974.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Brignoles is in the northwest of the Var department. It is bordered to the north by the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department, to the east by the Draguignan arrondissement, to the south by the Toulon arrondissement and to the west by the Bouches-du-Rhône department.

The arrondissement of Brignoles is the second largest arrondissement of the department in area, 2,260.2 km2 (872.7 sq mi), but the one with fewest people living in it (150,974 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.

In the arrondissement of Brignoles there are 6 cantons but only 2 of them have all their communes in the arrondissement:

  1. Brignoles (8301)
  2. Flayosc (8304) (partly)
  3. Garéoult (8307) (partly)
  4. Le Luc (8309) (partly)
  5. Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer (8312) (partly)
  6. Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume (8314)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Brignoles has 67 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes[3]

  1. Aiguines (83002)
  2. Artignosc-sur-Verdon (83005)
  3. Artigues (83006)
  4. Aups (83007)
  5. Barjols (83012)
  6. Baudinard-sur-Verdon (83014)
  7. Bauduen (83015)
  8. Besse-sur-Issole (83018)
  9. Bras (83021)
  10. Brignoles (83023)
  11. Brue-Auriac (83025)
  12. Cabasse (83026)
  13. Camps-la-Source (83030)
  14. Le Cannet-des-Maures (83031)
  15. Carcès (83032)
  16. Carnoules (83033)
  17. La Celle (83037)
  18. Châteauvert (83039)
  19. Correns (83045)
  20. Cotignac (83046)
  21. Entrecasteaux (83051)
  22. Esparron (83052)
  23. Flassans-sur-Issole (83057)
  24. Forcalqueiret (83059)
  25. Fox-Amphoux (83060)
  26. Garéoult (83064)
  27. Ginasservis (83066)
  28. Gonfaron (83067)
  29. Le Luc (83073)
  30. Les Mayons (83075)
  31. Mazaugues (83076)
  32. Méounes-lès-Montrieux (83077)
  33. Moissac-Bellevue (83078)
  34. Montfort-sur-Argens (83083)
  35. Montmeyan (83084)
  36. Nans-les-Pins (83087)
  37. Néoules (83088)
  38. Ollières (83089)
  39. Pignans (83092)
  40. Plan-d'Aups-Sainte-Baume (83093)
  41. Pontevès (83095)
  42. Pourcieux (83096)
  43. Pourrières (83097)
  44. Puget-Ville (83100)
  45. Régusse (83102)
  46. Rians (83104)
  47. Rocbaron (83106)
  48. La Roquebrussanne (83108)
  49. Rougiers (83110)
  50. Sainte-Anastasie-sur-Issole (83111)
  51. Saint-Julien (83113)
  52. Saint-Martin-de-Pallières (83114)
  53. Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume (83116)
  54. Saint-Zacharie (83120)
  55. Les Salles-sur-Verdon (83122)
  56. Seillons-Source-d'Argens (83125)
  57. Tavernes (83135)
  58. Le Thoronet (83136)
  59. Tourtour (83139)
  60. Tourves (83140)
  61. Le Val (83143)
  62. Varages (83145)
  63. La Verdière (83146)
  64. Vérignon (83147)
  65. Villecroze (83149)
  66. Vinon-sur-Verdon (83150)
  67. Vins-sur-Caramy (83151)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[4]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
83023 Brignoles 16,690 Brignoles Communauté d'agglomération de la Provence Verte
83116 Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume 15,753 Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume Communauté d'agglomération de la Provence Verte
83064 Garéoult 5,403 Garéoult Communauté d'agglomération de la Provence Verte
83120 Saint-Zacharie 5,245 Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer Métropole d'Aix-Marseille-Provence
83140 Tourves 4,964 Brignoles Communauté d'agglomération de la Provence Verte
83097 Pourrières 4,877 Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume Communauté d'agglomération de la Provence Verte
83106 Rocbaron 4,718 Garéoult Communauté d'agglomération de la Provence Verte
83067 Gonfaron 4,302 Le Luc Cœur du Var
83104 Rians 4,284 Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume Provence Verdon
83143 Le Val 4,242 Brignoles Communauté d'agglomération de la Provence Verte

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Historique du Var". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 19 November 2016. 
  2. "Décret n° 2014-270 du 27 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département du Var" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 19 November 2016. 
  3. "Arrondissement de Brignoles (833)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 20 July 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 20 July 2017. 

Coordinates: 43°25′N 6°03′E / 43.417°N 6.050°E / 43.417; 6.050