Arrondissement of Figeac

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Arrondissement of Figeac
Location of Figeac in Lot
Location of Figeac in Lot
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentLot
Communes116
SubprefectureFigeac
INSEE code462
Area
 • Total1,550.3 km2 (598.6 sq mi)
Population
(2014)
 • Total54,060
 • Density35/km2 (90/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Figeac is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Lot département in the Occitanie region. Its capital is the city of Figeac.

History[change | change source]

When the arrondissements were created on 17 February 1800, Figeac was one of them in the Lot department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

It is the easternmost of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 1,550.3 km2 (599 sq mi),[2] the second largest in area of the department. It has a population of 54,060 inhabitants and a population density of 34.9 inhabitants/km².[3]

The arrondissement is bordered to the north by the Corrèze (Nouvelle-Aquitaine) department, to the west by the Cantal (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes) department, to the south by the Aveyron (Occitanie) department, to the southwest by the arrondissement of Cahors, and to the west by the arrondissement of Gourdon.

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 Figeac, there is only two cantons where not all their "communes" are in the arrondissement; the other five cantons are completely within the arrondissement. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Figeac
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Cahors Figeac Gourdon
4605 Causse et Vallées 22 19 6 47
4606 Cère et Ségala 21 21
4607 Figeac-1 11 + part of Figeac 11 + part of Figeac
4608 Figeac-2 13 + part of Figeac 13 + part of Figeac
4610 Gramat 5 12 17
4611 Lacapelle-Marival 32 32
4616 Saint-Céré 18 18

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Figeac has 116 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Albiac (46002)
  2. Anglars (46004)
  3. Assier (46009)
  4. Autoire (46011)
  5. Aynac (46012)
  6. Bagnac-sur-Célé (46015)
  7. Bannes (46017)
  8. Béduer (46021)
  9. Belmont-Bretenoux (46024)
  10. Bessonies (46338)
  11. Biars-sur-Cère (46029)
  12. Le Bourg (46034)
  13. Boussac (46035)
  14. Le Bouyssou (46036)
  15. Brengues (46039)
  16. Bretenoux (46038)
  17. Cadrieu (46041)
  18. Cahus (46043)
  19. Cajarc (46045)
  20. Cambes (46051)
  21. Camboulit (46052)
  22. Camburat (46053)
  23. Capdenac (46055)
  24. Carayac (46056)
  25. Cardaillac (46057)
  26. Corn (46075)
  27. Cornac (46076)
  28. Cuzac (46085)
  29. Durbans (46090)
  30. Espagnac-Sainte-Eulalie (46093)
  31. Espédaillac (46094)
  32. Espeyroux (46096)
  33. Estal (46097)
  34. Faycelles (46100)
  35. Felzins (46101)
  36. Figeac (46102)
  37. Flaujac-Gare (46104)
  38. Fons (46108)
  39. Fourmagnac (46111)
  40. Frayssinhes (46115)
  41. Frontenac (46116)
  42. Gagnac-sur-Cère (46117)
  43. Gintrac (46122)
  44. Girac (46123)
  45. Glanes (46124)
  46. Gorses (46125)
  47. Gréalou (46129)
  48. Grèzes (46131)
  49. Issendolus (46132)
  50. Issepts (46133)
  51. Labastide-du-Haut-Mont (46135)
  52. Labathude (46139)
  53. Lacapelle-Marival (46143)
  54. Ladirat (46146)
  55. Larnagol (46155)
  56. Larroque-Toirac (46157)
  57. Latouille-Lentillac (46159)
  58. Latronquière (46160)
  59. Lauresses (46161)
  60. Laval-de-Cère (46163)
  61. Lentillac-Saint-Blaise (46168)
  62. Leyme (46170)
  63. Linac (46174)
  64. Lissac-et-Mouret (46175)
  65. Livernon (46176)
  66. Loubressac (46177)
  67. Lunan (46180)
  68. Marcilhac-sur-Célé (46183)
  69. Mayrinhac-Lentour (46189)
  70. Molières (46195)
  71. Montbrun (46198)
  72. Montet-et-Bouxal (46203)
  73. Montredon (46207)
  74. Planioles (46221)
  75. Prendeignes (46226)
  76. Prudhomat (46228)
  77. Puybrun (46229)
  78. Puyjourdes (46230)
  79. Quissac (46233)
  80. Reilhac (46235)
  81. Reyrevignes (46237)
  82. Rudelle (46242)
  83. Rueyres (46243)
  84. Sabadel-Latronquière (46244)
  85. Saignes (46246)
  86. Saint-Bressou (46249)
  87. Saint-Céré (46251)
  88. Saint-Chels (46254)
  89. Saint-Cirgues (46255)
  90. Sainte-Colombe (46260)
  91. Saint-Félix (46266)
  92. Saint-Hilaire (46269)
  93. Saint-Jean-de-Laur (46270)
  94. Saint-Jean-Lagineste (46339)
  95. Saint-Jean-Lespinasse (46271)
  96. Saint-Jean-Mirabel (46272)
  97. Saint-Laurent-les-Tours (46273)
  98. Saint-Maurice-en-Quercy (46279)
  99. Saint-Médard-de-Presque (46281)
  100. Saint-Médard-Nicourby (46282)
  101. Saint-Michel-Loubéjou (46284)
  102. Saint-Paul-de-Vern (46286)
  103. Saint-Perdoux (46288)
  104. Saint-Pierre-Toirac (46289)
  105. Saint-Simon (46292)
  106. Saint-Sulpice (46294)
  107. Saint-Vincent-du-Pendit (46295)
  108. Sénaillac-Latronquière (46302)
  109. Sonac (46306)
  110. Sousceyrac-en-Quercy (46311)
  111. Tauriac (46313)
  112. Terrou (46314)
  113. Teyssieu (46315)
  114. Thémines (46318)
  115. Théminettes (46319)
  116. Viazac (46332)

The communes with more of 1,000 inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
46102 Figeac 9,820 Figeac-1 and Figeac-2 Le Grand Figeac
46251 Saint-Céré 3,503 Saint-Céré Causses et Vallée de la Dordogne
46029 Biars-sur-Cère 2,033 Cère et Ségala Cère et Dordogne
46015 Bagnac-sur-Célé 1,531 Figeac-2 Le Grand Figeac
46311 Sousceyrac-en-Quercy 1,397 Saint-Céré Causses et Vallée de la Dordogne
46038 Bretenoux 1,395 Cère et Ségala Cère et Dordogne
46143 Lacapelle-Marival 1,310 Lacapelle-Marival Le Grand Figeac
46045 Cajarc 1,133 Causse et Vallées Causse et Vallées
46055 Capdenac 1,093 Figeac-2 Le Grand Figeac

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique du Lot". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 18 May 2014.
  2. "Département du Lot (46)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 26 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 26 February 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-154 du 13 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département du Lot" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
  5. "Arrondissement de Figeac (462)". Géographie administrative et d'étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 26 February 2017.

Coordinates: 44°37′N 2°02′E / 44.617°N 2.033°E / 44.617; 2.033