Arrondissement of Clermont-Ferrand

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Arrondissement of Clermont-Ferrand
Location of Clermont-Ferrand in Puy-de-Dôme
Location of Clermont-Ferrand in Puy-de-Dôme
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentPuy-de-Dôme
Communes75
PrefectureClermont-Ferrand
INSEE code632
Area
 • Total1,796.5 km2 (693.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total375,518
 • Density210/km2 (540/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Clermont-Ferrand is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Puy-de-Dôme département, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Its capital, and the prefecture of the department, is the city of Clermont-Ferrand.

History[change | change source]

When the Puy-de-Dôme department was created in 1790, the arrondissement of Clermont-Ferrand was part of that original department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Clermont-Ferrand is surrounded by the other arrondissements of the department: the arrondissement of Riom to the north, the arrondissement of Thiers to the northeast, the arrondissement of Ambert to the east, and the arrondissement of Issoire to the south and west.

The arrondissement of Clermont-Ferrand is in the centre of the department and has an area of 1,796.5 km2 (693.6 sq mi).[2] It is the arrondissement with more people living in it, with a population of 375,518 inhabitants and a density of 209.0 inhabitants/km².[3]

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 Clermont-Ferrand there are 18 cantons:


Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Clermont-Ferrand has 75 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Aubière (63014)
  2. Aulnat (63019)
  3. Authezat (63021)
  4. Aydat (63026)
  5. Beaumont (63032)
  6. Beauregard-l'Évêque (63034)
  7. Billom (63040)
  8. Blanzat (63042)
  9. Bongheat (63044)
  10. Bouzel (63049)
  11. Busséol (63059)
  12. Cébazat (63063)
  13. Le Cendre (63069)
  14. Ceyrat (63070)
  15. Chamalières (63075)
  16. Chanonat (63084)
  17. Chas (63096)
  18. Châteaugay (63099)
  19. Chauriat (63106)
  20. Clermont-Ferrand (63113)
  21. Corent (63120)
  22. Cournols (63123)
  23. Cournon-d'Auvergne (63124)
  24. Le Crest (63126)
  25. Dallet (63133)
  26. Durtol (63141)
  27. Égliseneuve-près-Billom (63146)
  28. Espirat (63154)
  29. Estandeuil (63155)
  30. Fayet-le-Château (63157)
  31. Gerzat (63164)
  32. Glaine-Montaigut (63168)
  33. Isserteaux (63177)
  34. Laps (63188)
  35. Lempdes (63193)
  36. Manglieu (63205)
  37. Les Martres-de-Veyre (63214)
  38. Mauzun (63216)
  39. Mezel (63226)
  40. Mirefleurs (63227)
  41. Montmorin (63239)
  42. Neuville (63252)
  43. Nohanent (63254)
  44. Olloix (63259)
  45. Orcet (63262)
  46. Orcines (63263)
  47. Pérignat-lès-Sarliève (63272)
  48. Pérignat-sur-Allier (63273)
  49. Pignols (63280)
  50. Pont-du-Château (63284)
  51. Reignat (63297)
  52. La Roche-Blanche (63302)
  53. La Roche-Noire (63306)
  54. Romagnat (63307)
  55. Royat (63308)
  56. Saint-Amant-Tallende (63315)
  57. Saint-Bonnet-lès-Allier (63325)
  58. Saint-Dier-d'Auvergne (63334)
  59. Saint-Genès-Champanelle (63345)
  60. Saint-Georges-sur-Allier (63350)
  61. Saint-Jean-des-Ollières (63365)
  62. Saint-Julien-de-Coppel (63368)
  63. Saint-Maurice (63378)
  64. Saint-Sandoux (63395)
  65. Saint-Saturnin (63396)
  66. Sallèdes (63405)
  67. Saulzet-le-Froid (63407)
  68. La Sauvetat (63413)
  69. Tallende (63425)
  70. Trézioux (63438)
  71. Vassel (63445)
  72. Vertaizon (63453)
  73. Veyre-Monton (63455)
  74. Vic-le-Comte (63457)
  75. Yronde-et-Buron (63472)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
63113 Clermont-Ferrand 141,365 Clermont-Ferrand-1, Clermont-Ferrand-2
Clermont-Ferrand-3, Clermont-Ferrand-4
Clermont-Ferrand-5, Clermont-Ferrand-6
Clermont Auvergne Métropole
63124 Cournon-d'Auvergne 19,515 Cournon-d'Auvergne Clermont Auvergne Métropole
63075 Chamalières 17,623 Chamalières Clermont Auvergne Métropole
63032 Beaumont 11,060 Beaumont Clermont Auvergne Métropole
63284 Pont-du-Château 10,655 Pont-du-Château Clermont Auvergne Métropole
63164 Gerzat 10,487 Gerzat Clermont Auvergne Métropole
63014 Aubière 9,832 Aubière Clermont Auvergne Métropole
63193 Lempdes 8,267 Pont-du-Château Clermont Auvergne Métropole
63307 Romagnat 7,876 Aubière Clermont Auvergne Métropole
63063 Cébazat 7,553 Cébazat Clermont Auvergne Métropole

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique du Puy-de-Dôme". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 19 October 2017.
  2. "Arrondissement de Clermont-Ferrand (632)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 19 October 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 19 October 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-210 du 21 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département du Puy-de-Dôme" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. 26 February 2014. Retrieved 19 October 2017.
  5. "Arrondissement de Clermont-Ferrand (632)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 19 October 2017.

Coordinates: 45°46′N 3°05′E / 45.767°N 3.083°E / 45.767; 3.083