Arrondissement of Montauban

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Arrondissement of Montauban
Location of Montauban in Tarn-et-Garonne
Location of Montauban in Tarn-et-Garonne
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentTarn-et-Garonne
Communes92
PrefectureMontauban
INSEE code822
Area
 • Total2,116.8 km2 (817.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total175,756
 • Density83/km2 (220/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Montauban is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Tarn-et-Garonne département. Its capital, and préfecture of the department, is the city of Montauban.

History[change | change source]

When the Tarn-et-Garonne department was created in 1808, Montauban was one of the original arrondissements of the department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

It is the easternmost of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 2,116.8 km2 (817 sq mi),[2] the largest in area of the two arrondissements of the department. It has 175,756 inhabitants and a population density of 83.0 inhabitants/km².[3]

The arrondissement is bordered to the north by the Lot (Occitanie) department, to the northeast by the Aveyron (Occitanie) department, to the east by the Tarn (Occitanie) department, to the south by the Haute-Garonne (Occitanie) department and to the west by the arrondissement of Castelsarrasin.

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. That is the case of the Beaumont-de-Lomagne, Castelsarrasin, Montech and the Pays de Serres Sud-Quercy cantons where some communes are in the arrondissement of Montauban and others in the arrondissement of Castelsarrasin. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Castelsarrasin
INSEE
Code
Canton Castelsarrasin Montauban Total
8201 Aveyron-Lère 5 5
8202 Beaumont-de-Lomagne 28 4 32
8203 Castelsarrasin 5 1 6
8206 Montauban-1 part of Montauban part of Montauban
8207 Montauban-2 part of Montauban part of Montauban
8208 Montauban-3 part of Montauban part of Montauban
8209 Montech 1 8 9
8210 Pays de Serres Sud-Quercy 20 4 24
8211 Quercy-Aveyron 15 15
8212 Quercy-Rouergue 25 25
8213 Tarn-Tescou-Quercy vert 15 15
8215 Verdun-sur-Garonne 13 13

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Montauban has 92 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Albias (82002)
  2. Aucamville (82005)
  3. Auty (82007)
  4. Beaupuy (82014)
  5. Bessens (82017)
  6. Bioule (82018)
  7. Bouillac (82020)
  8. Bourret (82023)
  9. Bressols (82025)
  10. Bruniquel (82026)
  11. Campsas (82027)
  12. Canals (82028)
  13. Castanet (82029)
  14. Caussade (82037)
  15. Caylus (82038)
  16. Cayrac (82039)
  17. Cayriech (82040)
  18. Cazals (82041)
  19. Comberouger (82043)
  20. Corbarieu (82044)
  21. Dieupentale (82048)
  22. Escatalens (82052)
  23. Espinas (82056)
  24. Fabas (82057)
  25. Finhan (82062)
  26. Féneyrols (82061)
  27. Ginals (82069)
  28. Grisolles (82075)
  29. Génébrières (82066)
  30. L'Honor-de-Cos (82076)
  31. La Salvetat-Belmontet (82176)
  32. La Ville-Dieu-du-Temple (82096)
  33. Labarthe (82077)
  34. Labastide-Saint-Pierre (82079)
  35. Labastide-de-Penne (82078)
  36. Lacapelle-Livron (82082)
  37. Lacourt-Saint-Pierre (82085)
  38. Lafrançaise (82087)
  39. Laguépie (82088)
  40. Lamothe-Capdeville (82090)
  41. Lapenche (82092)
  42. Lavaurette (82095)
  43. Loze (82100)
  44. Léojac (82098)
  45. Mas-Grenier (82105)
  46. Mirabel (82110)
  47. Molières (82113)
  48. Monbéqui (82114)
  49. Monclar-de-Quercy (82115)
  50. Montalzat (82119)
  51. Montastruc (82120)
  52. Montauban (82121)
  53. Montbartier (82123)
  54. Montbeton (82124)
  55. Montech (82125)
  56. Monteils (82126)
  57. Montfermier (82128)
  58. Montpezat-de-Quercy (82131)
  59. Montricoux (82132)
  60. Mouillac (82133)
  61. Nohic (82135)
  62. Nègrepelisse (82134)
  63. Orgueil (82136)
  64. Parisot (82137)
  65. Piquecos (82140)
  66. Pompignan (82142)
  67. Puycornet (82144)
  68. Puygaillard-de-Quercy (82145)
  69. Puylagarde (82147)
  70. Puylaroque (82148)
  71. Reyniès (82150)
  72. Réalville (82149)
  73. Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val (82155)
  74. Saint-Cirq (82159)
  75. Saint-Étienne-de-Tulmont (82161)
  76. Saint-Georges (82162)
  77. Saint-Nauphary (82167)
  78. Saint-Porquier (82171)
  79. Saint-Projet (82172)
  80. Saint-Sardos (82173)
  81. Saint-Vincent (82174)
  82. Savenès (82178)
  83. Septfonds (82179)
  84. Varen (82187)
  85. Varennes (82188)
  86. Vazerac (82189)
  87. Vaïssac (82184)
  88. Verdun-sur-Garonne (82190)
  89. Verfeil (82191)
  90. Verlhac-Tescou (82192)
  91. Villebrumier (82194)
  92. Villemade (82195)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
82121 Montauban 58,826 Montauban-1, Montauban-2 and Montauban-3 Grand Montauban
82037 Caussade 6,805 Aveyron-Lère Le Quercy Caussadais
82125 Montech 6,158 Montech Garonne et Canal
82134 Nègrepelisse 5,511 Aveyron-Lère Terrasses et Vallée de l'Aveyron
82190 Verdun-sur-Garonne 4,660 Verdun-sur-Garonne Le Pays de Garonne et de Gascogne
82075 Grisolles 3,925 Verdun-sur-Garonne Le Terroir Grisolles/Villebrumier
82124 Montbeton 3,918 Montech Grand Montauban
82161 Saint-Étienne-de-Tulmont 3,730 Aveyron-Lère Terrasses et Vallée de l'Aveyron
82079 Labastide-Saint-Pierre 3,646 Tarn-Tescou-Quercy vert Le Terroir Grisolles/Villebrumier
82025 Bressols 3,645 Montech Grand Montauban
82002 Albias 3,187 Quercy-Aveyron Terrasses et Vallée de l'Aveyron
82096 La Ville-Dieu-du-Temple 3,184 Castelsarrasin Les Terrasses et Plaines des Deux Cantons

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de Tarn-et-Garonne". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 2 June 2014.
  2. "Arrondissement de Montauban (822) - Résumé statistique". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 29 January 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 29 January 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-273 du 27 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de Tarn-et-Garonne" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 24 October 2016.
  5. "Arrondissement de Montauban (822)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 29 January 2017.

Coordinates: 44°01′00″N 1°21′00″E / 44.0167°N 1.3500°E / 44.0167; 1.3500