Arrondissement of Narbonne

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Arrondissement of Narbonne
Location of Narbonne in Aude
Location of Narbonne in Aude
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentAude
Communes82
SubprefectureNarbonne
INSEE code113
Area
 • Total1,690 km2 (650 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total159,569
 • Density94/km2 (240/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Narbonne 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 Narbonne.

History[change | change source]

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

Geography[change | change source]

It is the easternmost and second largest of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 1,690 km2 (652.5 sq mi), with a population of 159,569 inhabitants and a density of 94.4 inhabitants/km².[2]

The arrondissement of Narbonne is bordered to the north by the Hérault department, to the east by the Mediterranean Sea, to the south by the Pyrénées-Orientales department and to the west by the arrondissement of Carcassonne.

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 Narbonne, there are 7 cantons whose communes are in the arrondissement and only one that has some of its "communes" in other "arrondissements", as can be seen in the following table:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Narbonne
INSEE
Code
Canton Carcassonne Limoux Narbonne Total
1106 Les Basses Plaines de l’Aude 6 6
1107 Les Corbières 24 30 54
1108 Le Lézignanais 10 10
1111 Narbonne-1 4 + part of Narbonne 4 + part of Narbonne
1112 Narbonne-2 2 + part of Narbonne 2 + part of Narbonne
1113 Narbonne-3 part of Narbonne part of Narbonne
1116 Le Sud-Minervois 18 18
1117 Les Corbières maritimes 11 11

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Narbonne has 82 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[4]

  1. Albas (11006)
  2. Argeliers (11012)
  3. Argens-Minervois (11013)
  4. Armissan (11014)
  5. Bages (11024)
  6. Bizanet (11040)
  7. Bize-Minervois (11041)
  8. Boutenac (11048)
  9. Camplong-d'Aude (11064)
  10. Canet (11067)
  11. Cascastel-des-Corbières (11071)
  12. Castelnau-d'Aude (11077)
  13. Caves (11086)
  14. Conilhac-Corbières (11098)
  15. Coursan (11106)
  16. Coustouge (11110)
  17. Cruscades (11111)
  18. Cucugnan (11113)
  19. Cuxac-d'Aude (11116)
  20. Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse (11123)
  21. Durban-Corbières (11124)
  22. Embres-et-Castelmaure (11125)
  23. Escales (11126)
  24. Fabrezan (11132)
  25. Ferrals-les-Corbières (11140)
  26. Feuilla (11143)
  27. Fitou (11144)
  28. Fleury (11145)
  29. Fontcouverte (11148)
  30. Fontjoncouse (11152)
  31. Fraissé-des-Corbières (11157)
  32. Ginestas (11164)
  33. Gruissan (11170)
  34. Homps (11172)
  35. Jonquières (11176)
  36. La Palme (11188)
  37. Leucate (11202)
  38. Luc-sur-Orbieu (11210)
  39. Lézignan-Corbières (11203)
  40. Mailhac (11212)
  41. Maisons (11213)
  42. Marcorignan (11217)
  43. Mirepeisset (11233)
  44. Montbrun-des-Corbières (11241)
  45. Montgaillard (11245)
  46. Montredon-des-Corbières (11255)
  47. Montséret (11256)
  48. Moussan (11258)
  49. Narbonne (11262)
  50. Névian (11264)
  51. Ornaisons (11267)
  52. Ouveillan (11269)
  53. Padern (11270)
  54. Paraza (11273)
  55. Paziols (11276)
  56. Peyriac-de-Mer (11285)
  57. Port-la-Nouvelle (11266)
  58. Portel-des-Corbières (11295)
  59. Pouzols-Minervois (11296)
  60. Quintillan (11305)
  61. Raissac-d'Aude (11307)
  62. Roquefort-des-Corbières (11322)
  63. Roubia (11324)
  64. Rouffiac-des-Corbières (11326)
  65. Saint-André-de-Roquelongue (11332)
  66. Saint-Jean-de-Barrou (11345)
  67. Saint-Laurent-de-la-Cabrerisse (11351)
  68. Saint-Marcel-sur-Aude (11353)
  69. Saint-Nazaire-d'Aude (11360)
  70. Sainte-Valière (11366)
  71. Salles-d'Aude (11370)
  72. Sallèles-d'Aude (11369)
  73. Sigean (11379)
  74. Thézan-des-Corbières (11390)
  75. Tourouzelle (11393)
  76. Treilles (11398)
  77. Tuchan (11401)
  78. Ventenac-en-Minervois (11405)
  79. Villedaigne (11421)
  80. Villeneuve-les-Corbières (11431)</small
  81. Villesèque-des-Corbières (11436)
  82. Vinassan (11441)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[2]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
11262 Narbonne 52,855
  • Narbonne-1
  • Narbonne-2
  • Narbonne-3
Le Grand Narbonne
11203 Lézignan-Corbières 11,248 Le Lézignanais Région Lézignanaise, Corbières et Minervois
11106 Coursan 5,916 Les Basses Plaines de l’Aude Le Grand Narbonne
11266 Port-la-Nouvelle 5,635 Les Corbières maritimes Le Grand Narbonne
11379 Sigean 5,473 Les Corbières maritimes Le Grand Narbonne
11170 Gruissan 4,873 Narbonne-2 Le Grand Narbonne
11202 Leucate 4,402 Les Corbières maritimes Le Grand Narbonne
11145 Fleury 3,951 Les Basses Plaines de l’Aude Le Grand Narbonne
11116 Cuxac-d'Aude 3,948 Les Basses Plaines de l’Aude Le Grand Narbonne
11369 Salles-d'Aude 3,156 Les Basses Plaines de l’Aude Le Grand Narbonne

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 19 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 19 January 2017.
  4. "Arrondissement de Narbonne (113)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 19 January 2017.

Coordinates: 43°11′00″N 3°00′00″E / 43.1833°N 3.0000°E / 43.1833; 3.0000