Arrondissement of Mont-de-Marsan

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Arrondissement of Mont-de-Marsan
Location of Mont-de-Marsan in Landes
Location of Mont-de-Marsan in Landes
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentLandes
Communes178
PrefectureMont-de-Marsan
INSEE code402
Area
 • Total6,048.4 km2 (2,335.3 sq mi)
Population
(2014)
 • Total179,821
 • Density30/km2 (77/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Mont-de-Marsan is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Landes département in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its capital, and prefecture of the department, is the city of Mont-de-Marsan.

History[change | change source]

When the Landes department was created on 17 February 1800, the arrondissement of Mont-de-Marsan was part of that original department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Mont-de-Marsan is the northernmost of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 6,048.4 km2 (2,335 sq mi),[2] the largest of the department. It has 179,821 inhabitants and a population density of 29.7 inhabitants/km².[3]

The arrondissement is bordered to the north by the Gironde department, to the northeast by the Lot-et-Garonne department, to the east by the Gers department (Occitanie region), to the south by the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department and to the west by the arrondissement of Dax and the Atlantic Ocean.

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 Mont-de-Marsan, there are two canton where not all their "communes" are in the arrondissement: Côte d'Argent and Pays morcenais tarusate. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Dax
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Dax Mont-de-Marsan
4001 Adour Armagnac 35 35
4002 Chalosse Tursan 50 50
4003 Côte d'Argent 10 6 16
4007 Grands Lacs 13 13
4008 Haute Lande Armagnac 47 47
4010 Mont-de-Marsan-1 9 + part of Mont-de-Marsan 9 + part of Mont-de-Marsan
4011 Mont-de-Marsan-2 8 + part of Mont-de-Marsan 8 + part of Mont-de-Marsan
4013 Pays morcenais tarusate 18 9 27

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Mont-de-Marsan has 178 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Aire-sur-l'Adour (40001)
  2. Arboucave (40005)
  3. Arengosse (40006)
  4. Argelouse (40008)
  5. Arjuzanx (40009)
  6. Artassenx (40012)
  7. Arthez-d'Armagnac (40013)
  8. Arue (40014)
  9. Arx (40015)
  10. Aubagnan (40016)
  11. Audignon (40017)
  12. Aureilhan (40019)
  13. Aurice (40020)
  14. Bahus-Soubiran (40022)
  15. Banos (40024)
  16. Bas-Mauco (40026)
  17. Bascons (40025)
  18. Bats (40029)
  19. Baudignan (40030)
  20. Belhade (40032)
  21. Benquet (40037)
  22. Betbezer-d'Armagnac (40039)
  23. Bias (40043)
  24. Biscarrosse (40046)
  25. Bordères-et-Lamensans (40049)
  26. Bostens (40050)
  27. Bougue (40051)
  28. Bourdalat (40052)
  29. Bourriot-Bergonce (40053)
  30. Bretagne-de-Marsan (40055)
  31. Brocas (40056)
  32. Buanes (40057)
  33. Bélis (40033)
  34. Cachen (40058)
  35. Callen (40060)
  36. Campagne (40061)
  37. Campet-et-Lamolère (40062)
  38. Canenx-et-Réaut (40064)
  39. Castandet (40070)
  40. Castelnau-Tursan (40072)
  41. Castelner (40073)
  42. Cauna (40076)
  43. Cazalis (40079)
  44. Cazères-sur-l'Adour (40080)
  45. Classun (40082)
  46. Clèdes (40083)
  47. Commensacq (40085)
  48. Coudures (40086)
  49. Créon-d'Armagnac (40087)
  50. Cère (40081)
  51. Duhort-Bachen (40091)
  52. Dumes (40092)
  53. Escalans (40093)
  54. Escource (40094)
  55. Estigarde (40096)
  56. Eugénie-les-Bains (40097)
  57. Eyres-Moncube (40098)
  58. Fargues (40099)
  59. Gabarret (40102)
  60. Gaillères (40103)
  61. Garein (40105)
  62. Garrosse (40107)
  63. Gastes (40108)
  64. Geaune (40110)
  65. Geloux (40111)
  66. Grenade-sur-l'Adour (40117)
  67. Hagetmau (40119)
  68. Haut-Mauco (40122)
  69. Herré (40124)
  70. Hontanx (40127)
  71. Horsarrieu (40128)
  72. Labastide-Chalosse (40130)
  73. Labastide-d'Armagnac (40131)
  74. Labouheyre (40134)
  75. Labrit (40135)
  76. Lacajunte (40136)
  77. Lacquy (40137)
  78. Lacrabe (40138)
  79. Laglorieuse (40139)
  80. Lagrange (40140)
  81. Larrivière-Saint-Savin (40145)
  82. Latrille (40146)
  83. Lauret (40148)
  84. Le Frêche (40100)
  85. Le Sen (40297)
  86. Le Vignau (40329)
  87. Lencouacq (40149)
  88. Lesperon (40152)
  89. Liposthey (40156)
  90. Losse (40158)
  91. Lubbon (40161)
  92. Lucbardez-et-Bargues (40162)
  93. Luglon (40165)
  94. Lussagnet (40166)
  95. Luxey (40167)
  96. Lüe (40163)
  97. Maillas (40169)
  98. Maillères (40170)
  99. Mano (40171)
  100. Mant (40172)
  101. Mauries (40174)
  102. Maurrin (40175)
  103. Mauvezin-d'Armagnac (40176)
  104. Mazerolles (40178)
  105. Mimizan (40184)
  106. Miramont-Sensacq (40185)
  107. Momuy (40188)
  108. Monget (40189)
  109. Monségur (40190)
  110. Mont-de-Marsan (40192)
  111. Montaut (40191)
  112. Montgaillard (40195)
  113. Montsoué (40196)
  114. Montégut (40193)
  115. Morcenx (40197)
  116. Morganx (40198)
  117. Moustey (40200)
  118. Mézos (40182)
  119. Onesse-et-Laharie (40210)
  120. Ousse-Suzan (40215)
  121. Parentis-en-Born (40217)
  122. Parleboscq (40218)
  123. Payros-Cazautets (40219)
  124. Perquie (40221)
  125. Peyre (40223)
  126. Philondenx (40225)
  127. Pimbo (40226)
  128. Pissos (40227)
  129. Pontenx-les-Forges (40229)
  130. Poudenx (40232)
  131. Pouydesseaux (40234)
  132. Pujo-le-Plan (40238)
  133. Puyol-Cazalet (40239)
  134. Pécorade (40220)
  135. Renung (40240)
  136. Retjons (40164)
  137. Rimbez-et-Baudiets (40242)
  138. Roquefort (40245)
  139. Sabres (40246)
  140. Saint-Agnet (40247)
  141. Saint-Avit (40250)
  142. Saint-Cricq-Chalosse (40253)
  143. Saint-Cricq-Villeneuve (40255)
  144. Saint-Gein (40259)
  145. Saint-Gor (40262)
  146. Saint-Julien-d'Armagnac (40265)
  147. Saint-Justin (40267)
  148. Saint-Loubouer (40270)
  149. Saint-Martin-d'Oney (40274)
  150. Saint-Maurice-sur-Adour (40275)
  151. Saint-Paul-en-Born (40278)
  152. Saint-Perdon (40280)
  153. Saint-Pierre-du-Mont (40281)
  154. Saint-Sever (40282)
  155. Sainte-Colombe (40252)
  156. Sainte-Eulalie-en-Born (40257)
  157. Sainte-Foy (40258)
  158. Samadet (40286)
  159. Sanguinet (40287)
  160. Sarbazan (40288)
  161. Sarraziet (40289)
  162. Sarron (40290)
  163. Saugnacq-et-Muret (40295)
  164. Serres-Gaston (40298)
  165. Serreslous-et-Arribans (40299)
  166. Sindères (40302)
  167. Solférino (40303)
  168. Sorbets (40305)
  169. Sore (40307)
  170. Trensacq (40319)
  171. Uchacq-et-Parentis (40320)
  172. Urgons (40321)
  173. Vert (40323)
  174. Vielle-Soubiran (40327)
  175. Vielle-Tursan (40325)
  176. Villeneuve-de-Marsan (40331)
  177. Ychoux (40332)
  178. Ygos-Saint-Saturnin (40333)

The communes in the arrondissement with more inhabitants are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
40192 Mont-de-Marsan 31,009 Mont-de-Marsan-1 and Mont-de-Marsan-2 Mont-de-Marsan Agglomération
40046 Biscarrosse 14,174 Grands Lacs Les Grands Lacs
40281 Saint-Pierre-du-Mont 9,449 Mont-de-Marsan-2 Mont-de-Marsan Agglomération
40184 Mimizan 6,923 Côte d'Argent Mimizan
40001 Aire-sur-l'Adour 6,186 Adour Armagnac Aire-sur-l'Adour
40217 Parentis-en-Born 5,772 Grands Lacs Les Grands Lacs
40282 Saint-Sever 4,810 Chalosse Tursan Chalosse Tursan
40119 Hagetmau 4,593 Chalosse Tursan Chalosse Tursan
40197 Morcenx 4,422 Pays morcenais tarusate Le Pays Morcenais
40287 Sanguinet 3,655 Grands Lacs Les Grands Lacs

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique des Landes". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 12 March 2015.
  2. "Arrondissement de Mont-de-Marsan (402)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 3 May 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 3 May 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-181 du 18 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département des Landes" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  5. "Arrondissement de Mont-de-Marsan (402)". Géographie administrative et d'étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 3 May 2017.

Coordinates: 43°54′N 0°30′W / 43.900°N 0.500°W / 43.900; -0.500