Arrondissement of Die

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Arrondissement of Die
Location of the arrondissement Die in Drôme
Location of the arrondissement Die in Drôme
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentDrôme
Communes113
SubprefectureDie
INSEE code261
Area
 • Total2,286.9 km2 (883.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total42,955
 • Density19/km2 (49/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Die is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Drôme département in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Its capital is the city of Die.

History[change | change source]

When the Drôme department was created on 17 February 1800, the arrondissement of Die was part of that original department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Die is in the center west of the department, with an area of 2,286.9 km2 (883 sq mi).[2] It has 42,955 inhabitants, the arrondissement with fewest people living in it, and a population density of 18.8 inhabitants/km².[3]

The arrondissement of Die is bordered to the north and west by the arrondissement of Valence, to the northeast by the Isère department, to the south by the arrondissement of Nyons.

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.

There are 5 cantons in the arrondissement of Die: they are:

  1. Crest (2602) (partly)
  2. Dieulefit (2603) (partly)
  3. Le Diois (2604)
  4. Loriol-sur-Drôme (2607) (partly)
  5. Vercors-Monts du Matin (2619) (partly)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Die has 113 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Allex (26006)
  2. Aouste-sur-Sye (26011)
  3. Arnayon (26012)
  4. Aubenasson (26015)
  5. Aucelon (26017)
  6. Aurel (26019)
  7. Autichamp (26021)
  8. Barnave (26025)
  9. Barsac (26027)
  10. La Bâtie-des-Fonds (26030)
  11. Beaufort-sur-Gervanne (26035)
  12. Beaumont-en-Diois (26036)
  13. Beaurières (26040)
  14. Bellegarde-en-Diois (26047)
  15. Boulc (26055)
  16. Bouvante (26059)
  17. Brette (26062)
  18. Chabrillan (26065)
  19. Le Chaffal (26066)
  20. Chalancon (26067)
  21. Chamaloc (26069)
  22. La Chapelle-en-Vercors (26074)
  23. La Chaudière (26090)
  24. Charens (26076)
  25. Chastel-Arnaud (26080)
  26. Châtillon-en-Diois (26086)
  27. Cliousclat (26097)
  28. Cobonne (26098)
  29. Crest (26108)
  30. Die (26113)
  31. Divajeu (26115)
  32. Échevis (26117)
  33. Espenel (26122)
  34. Establet (26123)
  35. Eurre (26125)
  36. Eygluy-Escoulin (26128)
  37. Félines-sur-Rimandoule (26134)
  38. Francillon-sur-Roubion (26137)
  39. Gigors-et-Lozeron (26141)
  40. Glandage (26142)
  41. Grane (26144)
  42. Gumiane (26147)
  43. Jonchères (26152)
  44. Laval-d'Aix (26159)
  45. Léoncel (26163)
  46. Lesches-en-Diois (26164)
  47. Livron-sur-Drôme (26165)
  48. Loriol-sur-Drôme (26166)
  49. Luc-en-Diois (26167)
  50. Lus-la-Croix-Haute (26168)
  51. Marignac-en-Diois (26175)
  52. Menglon (26178)
  53. Mirabel-et-Blacons (26183)
  54. Mirmande (26185)
  55. Miscon (26186)
  56. Montclar-sur-Gervanne (26195)
  57. Montlaur-en-Diois (26204)
  58. Montmaur-en-Diois (26205)
  59. Montoison (26208)
  60. Mornans (26214)
  61. La Motte-Chalancon (26215)
  62. La Motte-Fanjas (26217)
  63. Omblèze (26221)
  64. Oriol-en-Royans (26223)
  65. Pennes-le-Sec (26228)
  66. Piégros-la-Clastre (26234)
  67. Plan-de-Baix (26240)
  68. Le Poët-Célard (26241)
  69. Ponet-et-Saint-Auban (26246)
  70. Pontaix (26248)
  71. Poyols (26253)
  72. Pradelle (26254)
  73. Les Prés (26255)
  74. Puy-Saint-Martin (26258)
  75. Recoubeau-Jansac (26262)
  76. La Répara-Auriples (26020)
  77. Rimon-et-Savel (26266)
  78. Rochechinard (26270)
  79. Rochefourchat (26274)
  80. La Roche-sur-Grane (26277)
  81. Romeyer (26282)
  82. Rottier (26283)
  83. Saillans (26289)
  84. Saint-Agnan-en-Vercors (26290)
  85. Saint-Andéol (26291)
  86. Saint-Benoit-en-Diois (26296)
  87. Saint-Dizier-en-Diois (26300)
  88. Sainte-Croix (26299)
  89. Sainte-Eulalie-en-Royans (26302)
  90. Saint-Jean-en-Royans (26307)
  91. Saint-Julien-en-Quint (26308)
  92. Saint-Julien-en-Vercors (26309)
  93. Saint-Laurent-en-Royans (26311)
  94. Saint-Martin-en-Vercors (26315)
  95. Saint-Martin-le-Colonel (26316)
  96. Saint-Nazaire-en-Royans (26320)
  97. Saint-Nazaire-le-Désert (26321)
  98. Saint-Roman (26327)
  99. Saint-Sauveur-en-Diois (26328)
  100. Saint-Thomas-en-Royans (26331)
  101. Saou (26336)
  102. Solaure-en-Diois (26001)
  103. Soyans (26344)
  104. Suze (26346)
  105. Treschenu-Creyers (26354)
  106. Vachères-en-Quint (26359)
  107. Valdrôme (26361)
  108. Val-Maravel (26136)
  109. Vassieux-en-Vercors (26364)
  110. Vaunaveys-la-Rochette (26365)
  111. Vercheny (26368)
  112. Véronne (26371)
  113. Volvent (26378)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
26165 Livron-sur-Drôme 8,927 Loriol-sur-Drôme Le Val de Drôme
26108 Crest 8,211 Crest Le Crestois et du Pays de Saillans Cœur de Drôme
26166 Loriol-sur-Drôme 6,305 Loriol-sur-Drôme Le Val de Drôme
26113 Die 4,516 Le Diois Le Diois
26006 Allex 2,463 Loriol-sur-Drôme Le Val de Drôme
26011 Aouste-sur-Sye 2,436 Crest Le Crestois et du Pays de Saillans Cœur de Drôme
26208 Montoison 1,889 Loriol-sur-Drôme Le Val de Drôme
26144 Grane 1,858 Crest Le Val de Drôme
26125 Eurre 1,262 Crest Le Val de Drôme
26289 Saillans 1,231 Le Diois Le Crestois et du Pays de Saillans Cœur de Drôme
26183 Mirabel-et-Blacons 1,007 Crest Le Crestois et du Pays de Saillans Cœur de Drôme

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de la Drôme". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  2. "Arrondissement de Die (261)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 1 September 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 1 September 2017.
  4. "Département de la Drôme (26)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 1 September 2017.
  5. "Arrondissement de Die (261)". Géographie administrative et d'étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 1 September 2017.

Coordinates: 44°45′15″N 5°22′10″E / 44.75417°N 5.36944°E / 44.75417; 5.36944