Arrondissement of Millau

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Arrondissement of Millau
Arrondissement of France
Location of Millau in Aveyron
Location of Millau in Aveyron
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentAveyron
Communes97
SubprefectureMillau
INSEE code121
Area
 • Total3,467.3 km2 (1,338.7 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total70,995
 • Density20/km2 (53/sq mi)

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

History[change | change source]

When the arrondissements were created in 1800, Millau was one of them in the Aveyron department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

It is the southeastern part of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 3,467.3 km2 (1,339 sq mi), the second in area of the department, and a population of 70,995 inhabitants and a population density of 20.5 inhabitants/km².[2]

The arrondissement is bordered to the north and west by the arrondissement of Rodez, to the northeast by the Lozère department, to the east by the Gard department, to the south by the Hérault department and to the southwest by the Tarn 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 Millau, there is only one canton where not all their "communes" are in the arrondissement: Raspes et Lévezou. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Millau
INSEE
Code
Canton Millau Rodez Villefranche-
de-Rouergue
Total
1204 Causses-Rougiers 43 43
1211 Millau-1 3 + part of Millau 3 + part of Millau
1212 Millau-2 5 + part of Millau 5 + part of Millau
1215 Raspes et Lévezou 16 6 22
1219 Saint-Affrique 11 11
1220 Tarn et Causses 18 18

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Millau has 97 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[4]

  1. Aguessac (12002)
  2. Alrance (12006)
  3. Arnac-sur-Dourdou (12009)
  4. Ayssènes (12017)
  5. Balaguier-sur-Rance (12019)
  6. La Bastide-Pradines (12022)
  7. La Bastide-Solages (12023)
  8. Belmont-sur-Rance (12025)
  9. Brasc (12035)
  10. Broquiès (12037)
  11. Brousse-le-Château (12038)
  12. Brusque (12039)
  13. Calmels-et-le-Viala (12042)
  14. Camarès (12044)
  15. Campagnac (12047)
  16. La Capelle-Bonance (12055)
  17. Castelnau-Pégayrols (12062)
  18. La Cavalerie (12063)
  19. Le Clapier (12067)
  20. Combret (12069)
  21. Compeyre (12070)
  22. Comprégnac (12072)
  23. Cornus (12077)
  24. Les Costes-Gozon (12078)
  25. Coupiac (12080)
  26. La Couvertoirade (12082)
  27. Creissels (12084)
  28. La Cresse (12086)
  29. Curan (12307)
  30. Fayet (12099)
  31. Fondamente (12155)
  32. Gissac (12109)
  33. L'Hospitalet-du-Larzac (12115)
  34. Lapanouse-de-Cernon (12122)
  35. Laval-Roquecezière (12125)
  36. Lestrade-et-Thouels (12129)
  37. Marnhagues-et-Latour (12139)
  38. Martrin (12141)
  39. Mélagues (12143)
  40. Millau (12145)
  41. Montagnol (12147)
  42. Montclar (12149)
  43. Montfranc (12152)
  44. Montjaux (12153)
  45. Montlaur (12154)
  46. Mostuéjouls (12160)
  47. Mounes-Prohencoux (12192)
  48. Murasson (12163)
  49. Nant (12168)
  50. Paulhe (12178)
  51. Peux-et-Couffouleux (12179)
  52. Peyreleau (12180)
  53. Plaisance (12183)
  54. Pousthomy (12186)
  55. Rebourguil (12195)
  56. Rivière-sur-Tarn (12200)
  57. Roquefort-sur-Soulzon (12203)
  58. La Roque-Sainte-Marguerite (12204)
  59. Saint-Affrique (12208)
  60. Saint-André-de-Vézines (12211)
  61. Saint-Beaulize (12212)
  62. Saint-Beauzély (12213)
  63. Sainte-Eulalie-de-Cernon (12220)
  64. Saint-Félix-de-Sorgues (12222)
  65. Saint-Georges-de-Luzençon (12225)
  66. Saint-Izaire (12228)
  67. Saint-Jean-d'Alcapiès (12229)
  68. Saint-Jean-du-Bruel (12231)
  69. Saint-Jean-et-Saint-Paul (12232)
  70. Saint-Juéry (12233)
  71. Saint-Laurent-de-Lévézou (12236)
  72. Saint-Laurent-d'Olt (12237)
  73. Saint-Léons (12238)
  74. Saint-Martin-de-Lenne (12239)
  75. Saint-Rome-de-Cernon (12243)
  76. Saint-Rome-de-Tarn (12244)
  77. Saint-Saturnin-de-Lenne (12247)
  78. Saint-Sernin-sur-Rance (12248)
  79. Saint-Sever-du-Moustier (12249)
  80. Saint-Victor-et-Melvieu (12251)
  81. Salles-Curan (12253)
  82. Sauclières (12260)
  83. Ségur (12266)
  84. La Serre (12269)
  85. Sévérac-d'Aveyron (12270)
  86. Sylvanès (12274)
  87. Tauriac-de-Camarès (12275)
  88. Tournemire (12282)
  89. Le Truel (12284)
  90. Vabres-l'Abbaye (12286)
  91. Verrières (12291)
  92. Versols-et-Lapeyre (12292)
  93. Veyreau (12293)
  94. Vézins-de-Lévézou (12294)
  95. Viala-du-Pas-de-Jaux (12295)
  96. Viala-du-Tarn (12296)
  97. Villefranche-de-Panat (12299)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[2]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
12145 Millau 22,064 Millau-1 and Millau-2 Millau Grands Causses
12208 Saint-Affrique 8,260 Saint-Affrique Saint Affricain
12270 Sévérac d'Aveyron 4,134 Tarn et Causses Des Causses à l'Aubrac
12084 Creissels 1,588 Millau-1 Millau Grands Causses
12225 Saint-Georges-de-Luzençon 1,546 Millau-1 Millau Grands Causses
12286 Vabres-l'Abbaye 1,170 Saint-Affrique Saint Affricain
12063 La Cavalerie 1,070 Causses-Rougiers Larzac et Vallées
12253 Salles-Curan 1,065 Raspes et Lévezou Lévézou Pareloup
12200 Rivière-sur-Tarn 1,055 Tarn et Causses Millau Grands Causses
12025 Belmont-sur-Rance 1,018 Causses-Rougiers Monts Rance et Rougier

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de l'Aveyron". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 20 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 20 January 2017.
  3. "Décret n° 2014-205 du 21 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de l'Aveyron" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 20 January 2017.
  4. "Arrondissement de Millau (121)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 20 January 2017.

Coordinates: 44°06′00″N 3°05′00″E / 44.1000°N 3.0833°E / 44.1000; 3.0833