Arrondissement of Limoux

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Arrondissement of Limoux
Location of Limoux in Aude
Location of Limoux in Aude
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentAude
Communes147
SubprefectureLimoux
INSEE code112
Area
 • Total1,780.9 km2 (687.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total44,467
 • Density25/km2 (65/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Limoux is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Aude département in the Occitanie region. Its capital, and subprefecture of the department, is the city of Limoux.

History[change | change source]

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

Geography[change | change source]

It is the southernmost of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 1,780.9 km2 (687.6 sq mi), with a population of 44,467 inhabitants and a density of 25.0 inhabitants/km².[2]

The arrondissement of Limoux is bordered to the north and east by the arrondissement of Carcassonne, to the south by the Pyrénées-Orientales department, and to the west by the Ariège department.

Composition[change | change source]

Cantons[change | change source]

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France,[3] cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

In the arrondissement of Limoux, there are 2 cantons whose communes are in the arrondissement and 2 that has some of its "communes" in other "arrondissements", as can be seen in the following table:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Limoux
INSEE
code
Canton Carcassonne Limoux Narbonne Total
1101 La Piège au Razès 46 26 72
1103 Carcassonne-2 6 + part of Carcassonne 2 8 + part of Carcassonne
1109 Région-Limouxine 35 35
1114 La Haute-Vallée de l'Aude 84 84

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Limoux has 147 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[4]

  1. Ajac (11003)
  2. Alaigne (11004)
  3. Alet-les-Bains (11008)
  4. Antugnac (11010)
  5. Arques (11015)
  6. Artigues (11017)
  7. Aunat (11019)
  8. Axat (11021)
  9. Belcaire (11028)
  10. Belcastel-et-Buc (11029)
  11. Belfort-sur-Rebenty (11031)
  12. Bellegarde-du-Razès (11032)
  13. Belvèze-du-Razès (11034)
  14. Belvianes-et-Cavirac (11035)
  15. Belvis (11036)
  16. Bessède-de-Sault (11038)
  17. La Bezole (11039)
  18. Bouriège (11045)
  19. Bourigeole (11046)
  20. Le Bousquet (11047)
  21. Brézilhac (11051)
  22. Brugairolles (11053)
  23. Bugarach (11055)
  24. Cailhau (11058)
  25. Cailhavel (11059)
  26. Cailla (11060)
  27. Cambieure (11061)
  28. Campagna-de-Sault (11062)
  29. Campagne-sur-Aude (11063)
  30. Camps-sur-l'Agly (11065)
  31. Camurac (11066)
  32. Cassaignes (11073)
  33. Castelreng (11078)
  34. Caunette-sur-Lauquet (11082)
  35. Cépie (11090)
  36. Chalabre (11091)
  37. Le Clat (11093)
  38. Clermont-sur-Lauquet (11094)
  39. Comus (11096)
  40. Conilhac-de-la-Montagne (11097)
  41. Corbières (11100)
  42. Coudons (11101)
  43. Couiza (11103)
  44. Counozouls (11104)
  45. Cournanel (11105)
  46. Courtauly (11107)
  47. La Courtète (11108)
  48. Coustaussa (11109)
  49. Cubières-sur-Cinoble (11112)
  50. La Digne-d'Amont (11119)
  51. La Digne-d'Aval (11120)
  52. Donazac (11121)
  53. Escouloubre (11127)
  54. Escueillens-et-Saint-Just-de-Bélengard (11128)
  55. Espéraza (11129)
  56. Espezel (11130)
  57. Fa (11131)
  58. La Fajolle (11135)
  59. Fenouillet-du-Razès (11139)
  60. Ferran (11141)
  61. Festes-et-Saint-André (11142)
  62. Fontanès-de-Sault (11147)
  63. Fourtou (11155)
  64. Gaja-et-Villedieu (11158)
  65. Galinagues (11160)
  66. Gardie (11161)
  67. Gincla (11163)
  68. Ginoles (11165)
  69. Gramazie (11167)
  70. Granès (11168)
  71. Greffeil (11169)
  72. Hounoux (11173)
  73. Joucou (11177)
  74. Ladern-sur-Lauquet (11183)
  75. Lasserre-de-Prouille (11193)
  76. Lauraguel (11197)
  77. Lignairolles (11204)
  78. Limoux (11206)
  79. Loupia (11207)
  80. Luc-sur-Aude (11209)
  81. Magrie (11211)
  82. Malras (11214)
  83. Malviès (11216)
  84. Marsa (11219)
  85. Mazerolles-du-Razès (11228)
  86. Mazuby (11229)
  87. Mérial (11230)
  88. Missègre (11235)
  89. Montazels (11240)
  90. Montfort-sur-Boulzane (11244)
  91. Montgradail (11246)
  92. Monthaut (11247)
  93. Montjardin (11249)
  94. Nébias (11263)
  95. Niort-de-Sault (11265)
  96. Pauligne (11274)
  97. Peyrefitte-du-Razès (11282)
  98. Peyrolles (11287)
  99. Pieusse (11289)
  100. Pomas (11293)
  101. Pomy (11294)
  102. Puilaurens (11302)
  103. Puivert (11303)
  104. Quillan (11304)
  105. Quirbajou (11306)
  106. Rennes-le-Château (11309)
  107. Rennes-les-Bains (11310)
  108. Rivel (11316)
  109. Rodome (11317)
  110. Roquefeuil (11320)
  111. Roquefort-de-Sault (11321)
  112. Roquetaillade (11323)
  113. Routier (11328)
  114. Rouvenac (11329)
  115. Saint-Benoît (11333)
  116. Saint-Couat-du-Razès (11338)
  117. Sainte-Colombe-sur-Guette (11335)
  118. Sainte-Colombe-sur-l'Hers (11336)
  119. Saint-Ferriol (11341)
  120. Saint-Hilaire (11344)
  121. Saint-Jean-de-Paracol (11346)
  122. Saint-Julia-de-Bec (11347)
  123. Saint-Just-et-le-Bézu (11350)
  124. Saint-Louis-et-Parahou (11352)
  125. Saint-Martin-Lys (11358)
  126. Saint-Martin-de-Villereglan (11355)
  127. Saint-Polycarpe (11364)
  128. Salvezines (11373)
  129. Seignalens (11375)
  130. La Serpent (11376)
  131. Serres (11377)
  132. Sonnac-sur-l'Hers (11380)
  133. Sougraigne (11381)
  134. Terroles (11389)
  135. Tourreilles (11394)
  136. Tréziers (11400)
  137. Val-de-Lambronne (11080)
  138. Valmigère (11402)
  139. Véraza (11406)
  140. Verzeille (11408)
  141. Villardebelle (11412)
  142. Villar-Saint-Anselme (11415)
  143. Villarzel-du-Razès (11417)
  144. Villebazy (11420)
  145. Villefloure (11423)
  146. Villefort (11424)
  147. Villelongue-d'Aude (11427)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[2]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
11206 Limoux 10,275 Région Limouxine Limouxin
11304 Quillan 3,384 Haute-Vallée de l'Aude Pyrénées Audoises
11129 Espéraza 1,960 Haute-Vallée de l'Aude Pyrénées Audoises
11103 Couiza 1,107 Haute-Vallée de l'Aude Limouxin
11091 Chalabre 1,107 Haute-Vallée de l'Aude Pyrénées Audoises
11289 Pieusse 1,016 Région Limouxine Limouxin

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de l'Aude". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 19 January 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  3. "Décret n° 2014-204 du 21 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de l'Aude" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  4. "Arrondissement de Limoux (112)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 18 January 2017.

Coordinates: 43°03′11″N 2°12′55″E / 43.05306°N 2.21528°E / 43.05306; 2.21528