Arrondissement of Carpentras

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Arrondissement of Carpentras
Arrondissement of France
Carpentras in Vaucluse
Carpentras in Vaucluse
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Communes 58
Subprefecture Carpentras
INSEE code 843
Area
 • Total 1,266.4 km2 (489.0 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 129,623
 • Density 102.355/km2 (265.100/sq mi)

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

History[change | change source]

When the Vaucluse department was created on 1793, the arrondissement of Carpentras was part of that original department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Carpentras is in the northeast of the Vaucluse department. It has the Drôme department to the north and east, the Apt arrondissement to the south and the Avignon arrondissement to the southwest and west.

The arrondissement of Carpentras is the second largest arrondissement of the department in area, 1,266.4 km2 (489.0 sq mi), and the second in population (129,623 inhabitants); it has a density of 102.4 inhabitants/km².[2]

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 Carpentras, the Le Pontet and Vaison-la-Romaine cantons do not have all their communes in the arrondissement. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Carpentras
INSEE
Code
Canton Apt Avignon Carpentras Total
8406 Carpentras 3 3
8410 Monteux 7 7
8412 Pernes-les-Fontaines 21 21
8414 Le Pontet 4 1 5
8416 Vaison-la-Romaine 3 26 29

Communes[change | change source]

The communes of the arrondissement of Carpentras are:[4]

  1. Althen-des-Paluds (84001)
  2. Aubignan (84004)
  3. Aurel (84005)
  4. Beaumes-de-Venise (84012)
  5. Beaumont-du-Ventoux (84015)
  6. Bédoin (84017)
  7. Blauvac (84018)
  8. Brantes (84021)
  9. Buisson (84022)
  10. Cairanne (84028)
  11. Caromb (84030)
  12. Carpentras (84031)
  13. Crestet (84040)
  14. Crillon-le-Brave (84041)
  15. Entraigues-sur-la-Sorgue (84043)
  16. Entrechaux (84044)
  17. Faucon (84045)
  18. Flassan (84046)
  19. Gigondas (84049)
  20. La Roque-Alric (84100)
  21. La Roque-sur-Pernes (84101)
  22. Lafare (84059)
  23. Le Barroux (84008)
  24. Le Beaucet (84011)
  25. Loriol-du-Comtat (84067)
  26. Malaucène (84069)
  27. Malemort-du-Comtat (84070)
  28. Mazan (84072)
  29. Modène (84077)
  30. Monieux (84079)
  31. Monteux (84080)
  32. Mormoiron (84082)
  33. Méthamis (84075)
  34. Pernes-les-Fontaines (84088)
  35. Puyméras (84094)
  36. Rasteau (84096)
  37. Roaix (84098)
  38. Sablet (84104)
  39. Saint-Christol (84107)
  40. Saint-Didier (84108)
  41. Saint-Hippolyte-le-Graveyron (84109)
  42. Saint-Léger-du-Ventoux (84110)
  43. Saint-Marcellin-lès-Vaison (84111)
  44. Saint-Pierre-de-Vassols (84115)
  45. Saint-Romain-en-Viennois (84116)
  46. Saint-Roman-de-Malegarde (84117)
  47. Saint-Trinit (84120)
  48. Sarrians (84122)
  49. Sault (84123)
  50. Savoillan (84125)
  51. Suzette (84130)
  52. Séguret (84126)
  53. Vacqueyras (84136)
  54. Vaison-la-Romaine (84137)
  55. Velleron (84142)
  56. Venasque (84143)
  57. Villedieu (84146)
  58. Villes-sur-Auzon (84148)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[2]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
84031 Carpentras 28,447 Carpentras Ventoux-Comtat-Venaissin
84080 Monteux 12,537 Monteux Les Sorgues du Comtat
84088 Pernes-les-Fontaines 9,823 Pernes-les-Fontaines Les Sorgues du Comtat
84043 Entraigues-sur-la-Sorgue 8,230 Monteux Grand Avignon (Coga)
84137 Vaison-la-Romaine 6,055 Vaison-la-Romaine Pays Vaison Ventoux (Copavo)
84122 Sarrians 5,894 Monteux Ventoux-Comtat-Venaissin (Cove)
84072 Mazan 5,841 Pernes-les-Fontaines Ventoux-Comtat-Venaissin (Cove)
84004 Aubignan 5,404 Carpentras Ventoux-Comtat-Venaissin (Cove)
84030 Caromb 3,199 Monteux Ventoux-Comtat-Venaissin (Cove)
84017 Bédoin 3,072 Pernes-les-Fontaines Ventoux-Comtat-Venaissin (Cove)

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de Vaucluse" (in French). Le SPLAF. http://splaf.free.fr/84his.html. Retrieved 9 February 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (in French) (PDF). Populations légales 2014. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. http://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/fichier/2525755/dep84.pdf. Retrieved 9 February 2017.
  3. "Décret n° 2014-249 du 25 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de Vaucluse" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/affichTexte.do?cidTexte=JORFTEXT000028661556. Retrieved 9 February 2017.
  4. "Arrondissement de Carpentras (843)" (in French). Géographie administrative et d'étude. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. https://www.insee.fr/fr/metadonnees/cog/arrondissement/ARR843-carpentras. Retrieved 9 February 2017.

Coordinates: 44°03′00″N 5°03′00″E / 44.0500°N 5.0500°E / 44.0500; 5.0500