Arrondissement of Le Vigan

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Arrondissement of Le Vigan
Le Vigan in Gard
Le Vigan in Gard
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentGard
Communes75
SubprefectureLe Vigan
INSEE code303
Area
 • Total1,398.5 km2 (540.0 sq mi)
Population
(2014)
 • Total36,608
 • Density26/km2 (68/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Le Vigan is an arrondissement of France, in the Gard department, Occitanie region. Its capital is the city of Le Vigan.

History[change | change source]

When the Gard department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Le Vigan was part of that original department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Le Vigan is the most western of the arrondissements of the Gard department. It is bordered to the north by the Lozère department, to the northeast by the Alès arrondissement, to the southeast by the Nîmes arrondissement, to the south by the Hérault department and to the west by the Aveyron department.

The arrondissement of Le Vigan is the second smallest arrondissement of the department in area, 1,398.5 km2 (540.0 sq mi),[2] but the one with fewest people living in it (36,608 inhabitants).[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.

There are only 4 cantons in the arrondissement of Le Vigan. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondiissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Le Vigan
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Alès Nîmes Le Vigan
3007 Calvisson 27 1 28
3008 La Grand-Combe 24 4 28
3015 Quissac 17 3 24 44
3022 Le Vigan 46 46
Total 75

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Le Vigan has 75 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes[5]

  1. Alzon (30009)
  2. Arphy (30015)
  3. Arre (30016)
  4. Arrigas (30017)
  5. Aulas (30024)
  6. Aumessas (30025)
  7. Avèze (30026)
  8. Bez-et-Esparon (30038)
  9. Blandas (30040)
  10. Bragassargues (30050)
  11. Brouzet-lès-Quissac (30054)
  12. Bréau-et-Salagosse (30052)
  13. Campestre-et-Luc (30064)
  14. Canaules-et-Argentières (30065)
  15. Cannes-et-Clairan (30066)
  16. Carnas (30069)
  17. Causse-Bégon (30074)
  18. Colognac (30087)
  19. Conqueyrac (30093)
  20. Corconne (30095)
  21. Cros (30099)
  22. Dourbies (30105)
  23. Durfort-et-Saint-Martin-de-Sossenac (30106)
  24. Fressac (30119)
  25. Gailhan (30121)
  26. L'Estréchure (30108)
  27. La Cadière-et-Cambo (30058)
  28. Lanuéjols (30139)
  29. Lasalle (30140)
  30. Liouc (30148)
  31. Logrian-Florian (30150)
  32. Mandagout (30154)
  33. Mars (30157)
  34. Molières-Cavaillac (30170)
  35. Monoblet (30172)
  36. Montdardier (30176)
  37. Notre-Dame-de-la-Rouvière (30190)
  38. Orthoux-Sérignac-Quilhan (30192)
  39. Peyrolles (30195)
  40. Les Plantiers (30198)
  41. Pommiers (30199)
  42. Pompignan (30200)
  43. Puechredon (30208)
  44. Quissac (30210)
  45. Revens (30213)
  46. Rogues (30219)
  47. Roquedur (30220)
  48. Saint-André-de-Majencoules (30229)
  49. Saint-André-de-Valborgne (30231)
  50. Saint-Bonnet-de-Salendrinque (30236)
  51. Saint-Bresson (30238)
  52. Saint-Félix-de-Pallières (30252)
  53. Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort (30263)
  54. Saint-Jean-de-Crieulon (30265)
  55. Saint-Julien-de-la-Nef (30272)
  56. Saint-Laurent-le-Minier (30280)
  57. Saint-Martial (30283)
  58. Saint-Nazaire-des-Gardies (30289)
  59. Saint-Roman-de-Codières (30296)
  60. Saint-Sauveur-Camprieu (30297)
  61. Saint-Théodorit (30300)
  62. Sainte-Croix-de-Caderle (30246)
  63. Sardan (30309)
  64. Saumane (30310)
  65. Sauve (30311)
  66. Savignargues (30314)
  67. Soudorgues (30322)
  68. Sumène (30325)
  69. Thoiras (30329)
  70. Trèves (30332)
  71. Vabres (30335)
  72. Valleraugue (30339)
  73. Vic-le-Fesq (30349)
  74. Le Vigan (30350)
  75. Vissec (30353)

The communes in the arrondissement with more inhabitants are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
30350 Le Vigan 3,933 Le Vigan Le Pays Viganais
30263 Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort 3,912 Le Vigan Le Piémont Cévenol
30210 Quissac 3,156 Quissac Le Piémont Cévenol
30311 Sauve 1,970 Quissac Le Piémont Cévenol
30325 Sumène 1,598 Le Vigan Les Cévennes Gangeoises et Suménoises
30140 Lasalle 1,160 Le Vigan Causses Aigoual Cévennes
30026 Avèze 1,091 Le Vigan Le Pays Viganais
30339 Valleraugue 1,044 Le Vigan Causses Aigoual Cévennes
30170 Molières-Cavaillac 939 Le Vigan Le Pays Viganais
30200 Pompignan 900 Le Vigan Le Piémont Cévenol

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique du Gard". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 10 January 2017.
  2. "Département du Gard (30)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 15 March 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 12 March 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-232 du 24 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département du Gard" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 10 January 2017.
  5. "Arrondissement du Vigan (303)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 10 January 2017.

Coordinates: 43°59′29″N 3°36′20″E / 43.99139°N 3.60556°E / 43.99139; 3.60556