Arrondissement of Gourdon

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Arrondissement of Gourdon
Location of Gourdon in Lot
Location of Gourdon in Lot
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentLot
Communes81
SubprefectureGourdon
INSEE code463
Area
 • Total1,486.9 km2 (574.1 sq mi)
Population
(2013)
 • Total43,372
 • Density29/km2 (76/sq mi)

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

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 smallest arrondissement of the department, with an area of 1,486.9 km2 (574.1 sq mi).[2] It is also the arrondissement with fewer people living there, with 43,372 inhabitants and a population density of 29.2 inhabitants/km².[3]

The arrondissement is bordered to the north by the by the Corrèze (Nouvelle-Aquitaine) department, to the east by the arrondissement of Figeac, to the south by the arrondissement of Cahors and to the west by the Dordogne (Nouvelle-Aquitaine) department.

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 Gourdon, there are four cantons where not all their "communes" are in the arrondissement; the other two 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 Gourdon
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Cahors Figeac Gourdon
4604 Causse et Bouriane 16 16 32
4605 Causse et Vallées 22 19 6 47
4609 Gourdon 3 15 18
4610 Gramat 5 12 17
4614 Martel 18 18
4617 Souillac 18 18

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Gourdon has 81 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Alvignac (46003)
  2. Anglars-Nozac (46006)
  3. Baladou (46016)
  4. Le Bastit (46018)
  5. Bétaille (46028)
  6. Bio (46030)
  7. Calès (46047)
  8. Caniac-du-Causse (46054)
  9. Carennac (46058)
  10. Carlucet (46059)
  11. Cavagnac (46065)
  12. Cazillac (46067)
  13. Cœur-de-Causse (46138)
  14. Concorès (46072)
  15. Condat (46074)
  16. Couzou (46078)
  17. Cressensac (46083)
  18. Creysse (46084)
  19. Cuzance (46086)
  20. Dégagnac (46087)
  21. Fajoles (46098)
  22. Floirac (46106)
  23. Frayssinet (46113)
  24. Gignac (46118)
  25. Ginouillac (46121)
  26. Gourdon (46127)
  27. Gramat (46128)
  28. Lacave (46144)
  29. Lachapelle-Auzac (46145)
  30. Lamothe-Cassel (46151)
  31. Lamothe-Fénelon (46152)
  32. Lanzac (46153)
  33. Lavercantière (46164)
  34. Lavergne (46165)
  35. Léobard (46169)
  36. Loupiac (46178)
  37. Lunegarde (46181)
  38. Martel (46185)
  39. Masclat (46186)
  40. Mayrac (46337)
  41. Meyronne (46192)
  42. Miers (46193)
  43. Milhac (46194)
  44. Montamel (46196)
  45. Montfaucon (46204)
  46. Montvalent (46208)
  47. Nadaillac-de-Rouge (46209)
  48. Padirac (46213)
  49. Payrac (46215)
  50. Payrignac (46216)
  51. Peyrilles (46219)
  52. Pinsac (46220)
  53. Les Quatre-Routes-du-Lot (46232)
  54. Rampoux (46234)
  55. Reilhaguet (46236)
  56. Rignac (46238)
  57. Le Roc (46239)
  58. Rocamadour (46240)
  59. Rouffilhac (46241)
  60. Saint-Chamarand (46253)
  61. Saint-Cirq-Madelon (46257)
  62. Saint-Cirq-Souillaguet (46258)
  63. Saint-Clair (46259)
  64. Saint-Denis-lès-Martel (46265)
  65. Saint-Germain-du-Bel-Air (46267)
  66. Saint-Michel-de-Bannières (46283)
  67. Saint-Projet (46290)
  68. Saint-Sozy (46293)
  69. Salviac (46297)
  70. Sarrazac (46298)
  71. Séniergues (46304)
  72. Soucirac (46308)
  73. Souillac (46309)
  74. Soulomès (46310)
  75. Strenquels (46312)
  76. Thédirac (46316)
  77. Thégra (46317)
  78. Ussel (46323)
  79. Uzech (46324)
  80. Vayrac (46330)
  81. Le Vigan (46334)

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

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
46127 Gourdon 4,297 Gourdon Quercy - Bouriane
46128 Gramat 3,611 Gramat Causses et Vallée de la Dordogne
46309 Souillac 3,366 Souillac Causses et Vallée de la Dordogne
46185 Martel 1,620 Martel Causses et Vallée de la Dordogne
46334 Le Vigan 1,551 Gourdon Quercy - Bouriane
46330 Vayrac 1,351 Martel Causses et Vallée de la Dordogne
46297 Salviac 1,208 Gourdon Cazals-Salviac

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 Gourdon (463)". Géographie administrative et d'étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 26 February 2017.

Coordinates: 44°44′00″N 1°23′00″E / 44.7333°N 1.3833°E / 44.7333; 1.3833