Arrondissement of Mirande

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Arrondissement of Mirande
Location of Mirande in Gers
Location of Mirande in Gers
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentGers
Communes150
SubrefectureMirande
INSEE code323
Area
 • Total1,686.1 km2 (651.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total37,945
 • Density23/km2 (58/sq mi)

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

History[change | change source]

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

Geography[change | change source]

It is the southernmost and the smallest of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 1,686.1 km2 (651 sq mi).[2] It is also the arrondissement with fewer people living there, with 37,945 inhabitants and a population density of 22.5 inhabitants/km².[3]

The arrondissement is bordered to the north by the Auch and Condom arrondissements, to the southeast by the Haute-Garonne department, to the south by the Hautes-Pyrénées and the Pyrénées-Atlantiques departments, and to the west by the Landes 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 Mirande, there are two cantons where not all their "communes" are in the arrondissement: Astarac-Gimone and Fezensac. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Mirande
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Auch Condom Mirande
3201 Adour-Gersoise 35 35
3203 Astarac-Gimone 19 24 43
3208 Fezensac 15 13 5 33
3215 Mirande-Astarac 43 43
3216 Pardiac-Rivière-Basse 43 43

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Mirande has 150 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Aignan (32001)
  2. Arblade-le-Bas (32004)
  3. Armentieux (32008)
  4. Armous-et-Cau (32009)
  5. Arrouède (32010)
  6. Aujan-Mournède (32015)
  7. Aurensan (32017)
  8. Aussos (32468)
  9. Aux-Aussat (32020)
  10. Avéron-Bergelle (32022)
  11. Barcelonne-du-Gers (32027)
  12. Barcugnan (32028)
  13. Bars (32030)
  14. Bassoues (32032)
  15. Bazugues (32034)
  16. Beaumarchés (32036)
  17. Beccas (32039)
  18. Bellegarde (32041)
  19. Belloc-Saint-Clamens (32042)
  20. Berdoues (32045)
  21. Bernède (32046)
  22. Betplan (32050)
  23. Blousson-Sérian (32058)
  24. Bouzon-Gellenave (32063)
  25. Bézues-Bajon (32053)
  26. Cabas-Loumassès (32067)
  27. Cahuzac-sur-Adour (32070)
  28. Cannet (32074)
  29. Castelnau-d'Anglès (32077)
  30. Castelnavet (32081)
  31. Castex (32086)
  32. Caumont (32093)
  33. Cazaux-Villecomtal (32099)
  34. Chélan (32103)
  35. Clermont-Pouyguillès (32104)
  36. Corneillan (32108)
  37. Couloumé-Mondebat (32109)
  38. Courties (32111)
  39. Cuélas (32114)
  40. Duffort (32116)
  41. Esclassan-Labastide (32122)
  42. Estampes (32126)
  43. Estipouy (32128)
  44. Fustérouau (32135)
  45. Galiax (32136)
  46. Gazax-et-Baccarisse (32144)
  47. Goux (32151)
  48. Gée-Rivière (32145)
  49. Haget (32152)
  50. Idrac-Respaillès (32156)
  51. Izotges (32161)
  52. Juillac (32164)
  53. Jû-Belloc (32163)
  54. L'Isle-de-Noé (32159)
  55. Laas (32167)
  56. Labarthète (32170)
  57. Labéjan (32172)
  58. Ladevèze-Rivière (32174)
  59. Ladevèze-Ville (32175)
  60. Lagarde-Hachan (32177)
  61. Laguian-Mazous (32181)
  62. Lalanne-Arqué (32185)
  63. Lamazère (32187)
  64. Lannux (32192)
  65. Lasserade (32199)
  66. Laveraët (32205)
  67. Lelin-Lapujolle (32209)
  68. Loubersan (32215)
  69. Lourties-Monbrun (32216)
  70. Louslitges (32217)
  71. Loussous-Débat (32218)
  72. Lupiac (32219)
  73. Malabat (32225)
  74. Manas-Bastanous (32226)
  75. Manent-Montané (32228)
  76. Marciac (32233)
  77. Margouët-Meymes (32235)
  78. Marseillan (32238)
  79. Mascaras (32240)
  80. Masseube (32242)
  81. Maulichères (32244)
  82. Maumusson-Laguian (32245)
  83. Miramont-d'Astarac (32254)
  84. Mirande (32256)
  85. Miélan (32252)
  86. Monbardon (32260)
  87. Moncassin (32263)
  88. Monclar-sur-Losse (32265)
  89. Monlaur-Bernet (32272)
  90. Monlezun (32273)
  91. Monpardiac (32275)
  92. Mont-d'Astarac (32280)
  93. Mont-de-Marrast (32281)
  94. Montaut (32278)
  95. Montesquiou (32285)
  96. Monties (32287)
  97. Montégut-Arros (32283)
  98. Mouchès (32293)
  99. Pallanne (32303)
  100. Panassac (32304)
  101. Peyrusse-Grande (32315)
  102. Peyrusse-Vieille (32317)
  103. Plaisance (32319)
  104. Ponsampère (32323)
  105. Ponsan-Soubiran (32324)
  106. Pouydraguin (32325)
  107. Pouylebon (32326)
  108. Projan (32333)
  109. Préchac-sur-Adour (32330)
  110. Ricourt (32342)
  111. Riscle (32344)
  112. Sabazan (32354)
  113. Sadeillan (32355)
  114. Saint-Arroman (32361)
  115. Saint-Aunix-Lengros (32362)
  116. Saint-Blancard (32365)
  117. Saint-Christaud (32367)
  118. Saint-Germé (32378)
  119. Saint-Justin (32383)
  120. Saint-Martin (32389)
  121. Saint-Maur (32393)
  122. Saint-Michel (32397)
  123. Saint-Mont (32398)
  124. Saint-Médard (32394)
  125. Saint-Ost (32401)
  126. Saint-Pierre-d'Aubézies (32403)
  127. Saint-Élix-Theux (32375)
  128. Sainte-Aurence-Cazaux (32363)
  129. Sainte-Dode (32373)
  130. Samaran (32409)
  131. Sarcos (32413)
  132. Sarragachies (32414)
  133. Sarraguzan (32415)
  134. Sauviac (32419)
  135. Scieurac-et-Flourès (32422)
  136. Sembouès (32427)
  137. Sère (32430)
  138. Ségos (32424)
  139. Tarsac (32439)
  140. Tasque (32440)
  141. Termes-d'Armagnac (32443)
  142. Tieste-Uragnoux (32445)
  143. Tillac (32446)
  144. Tourdun (32450)
  145. Troncens (32455)
  146. Vergoignan (32460)
  147. Verlus (32461)
  148. Viella (32463)
  149. Villecomtal-sur-Arros (32464)
  150. Viozan (32466)

The communes in the arrondissement with more inhabitants are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
32256 Mirande 3,527 Mirande-Astarac Cœur d'Astarac en Gascogne
32344 Riscle 1,713 Adour-Gersoise Armagnac Adour
32242 Masseube 1,535 Astarac-Gimone Val de Gers
32319 Plaisance 1,502 Pardiac-Rivière-Basse Bastides et Vallons du Gers
32027 Barcelonne-du-Gers 1,373 Adour-Gersoise Aire-sur-l'Adour
32233 Marciac 1,261 Pardiac-Rivière-Basse Bastides et Vallons du Gers
32252 Miélan 1,197 Mirande-Astarac Cœur d'Astarac en Gascogne

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique du Gers". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 4 April 2014.
  2. "Département du Gers (32)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 6 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 6 March 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-254 du 26 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département du Gers" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 7 March 2017.
  5. "Arrondissement de Mirande (323)". Géographie administrative et d'étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 6 March 2017.

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Coordinates: 43°31′N 0°24′E / 43.517°N 0.400°E / 43.517; 0.400