Arrondissement of Niort

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Arrondissement of Niort
Location of Niort in Deux-Sèvres
Location of Niort in Deux-Sèvres
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentDeux-Sèvres
Communes163
SubrefectureNiort
INSEE code792
Area
 • Total2,791.6 km2 (1,077.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total212,425
 • Density76/km2 (200/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Niort is an arrondissement of France, in the Deux-Sèvres department, Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its capital is the city of Niort.

History[change | change source]

When the Deux-Sèvres department was created on 1790, Niort was one of the original districts.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

Niort is the southernmost arrondissement of the department. It is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Parthenay, to the east by the Vienne department, to the south by the Charente-Maritime department and to the west by the Vendée department.

It has an area of 2,791.6 km2 (1,077.8 sq mi),[2] and a population of 212,425 inhabitants for a density of 76.1 inhabitants/km².[3]

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 case of the arrondissement of Niort, all its cantons have their communes within the arrondissement. The following table shows the distribution of the communes in the arrondissement:

Cantons and communes in the Niort arrondissement
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Bressuire Niort Parthenay
7901 Autize-Égray 27 27
7903 Celles-sur-Belle 27 27
7905 Frontenay-Rohan-Rohan 13 13
7908 Melle 39 39
7909 Mignon-et-Boutonne 35 35
7910 Niort-1 part of Niort part of Niort
7911 Niort-2 part of Niort part of Niort
7912 Niort-3 part of Niort part of Niort
7914 La Plaine Niortaise 10 10
7915 Saint-Maixent-l'École 13 13

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Niort has 163 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes[5]

  1. Aiffres (79003)
  2. Aigonnay (79004)
  3. Alloinay (79136)
  4. Amuré (79009)
  5. Arçais (79010)
  6. Ardilleux (79011)
  7. Ardin (79012)
  8. Asnières-en-Poitou (79015)
  9. Aubigné (79018)
  10. Augé (79020)
  11. Avon (79023)
  12. Azay-le-Brûlé (79024)
  13. La Bataille (79027)
  14. Beaussais-Vitré (79030)
  15. Beauvoir-sur-Niort (79031)
  16. Béceleuf (79032)
  17. Belleville (79033)
  18. Bessines (79034)
  19. Le Beugnon (79035)
  20. Boisserolles (79039)
  21. Bougon (79042)
  22. Bouin (79045)
  23. Le Bourdet (79046)
  24. Brieuil-sur-Chizé (79055)
  25. Brioux-sur-Boutonne (79057)
  26. Brûlain (79058)
  27. Le Busseau (79059)
  28. Caunay (79060)
  29. Celles-sur-Belle (79061)
  30. Chail (79064)
  31. Champdeniers-Saint-Denis (79066)
  32. La Chapelle-Bâton (79070)
  33. La Chapelle-Pouilloux (79074)
  34. La Chapelle-Thireuil (79077)
  35. Chauray (79081)
  36. Chef-Boutonne (79083)
  37. Chenay (79084)
  38. Chérigné (79085)
  39. Cherveux (79086)
  40. Chey (79087)
  41. Chizé (79090)
  42. Clussais-la-Pommeraie (79095)
  43. La Couarde (79098)
  44. Coulon (79100)
  45. Coulonges-sur-l'Autize (79101)
  46. Cours (79104)
  47. Couture-d'Argenson (79106)
  48. La Crèche (79048)
  49. Crézières (79107)
  50. Échiré (79109)
  51. Ensigné (79111)
  52. Épannes (79112)
  53. Exireuil (79114)
  54. Exoudun (79115)
  55. Faye-sur-Ardin (79117)
  56. Fenioux (79119)
  57. Fontenille-Saint-Martin-d'Entraigues (79122)
  58. Fors (79125)
  59. Les Fosses (79126)
  60. La Foye-Monjault (79127)
  61. François (79128)
  62. Fressines (79129)
  63. Frontenay-Rohan-Rohan (79130)
  64. Germond-Rouvre (79133)
  65. Granzay-Gript (79137)
  66. Hanc (79140)
  67. Juillé (79142)
  68. Juscorps (79144)
  69. Lezay (79148)
  70. Limalonges (79150)
  71. Lorigné (79152)
  72. Loubigné (79153)
  73. Loubillé (79154)
  74. Luché-sur-Brioux (79158)
  75. Lusseray (79160)
  76. Magné (79162)
  77. Mairé-Levescault (79163)
  78. Maisonnay (79164)
  79. Marigny (79166)
  80. Mauzé-sur-le-Mignon (79170)
  81. Mazières-sur-Béronne (79173)
  82. Melle (79174)
  83. Melleran (79175)
  84. Messé (79177)
  85. Montalembert (79180)
  86. La Mothe-Saint-Héray (79184)
  87. Mougon-Thorigné (79185)
  88. Nanteuil (79189)
  89. Niort (79191)
  90. Paizay-le-Chapt (79198)
  91. Paizay-le-Tort (79199)
  92. Pamplie (79200)
  93. Pamproux (79201)
  94. Périgné (79204)
  95. Pers (79205)
  96. Pioussay (79211)
  97. Pliboux (79212)
  98. Pouffonds (79214)
  99. Prahecq (79216)
  100. Prailles (79217)
  101. Priaires (79219)
  102. Prin-Deyrançon (79220)
  103. Prissé-la-Charrière (79078)
  104. Puihardy (79223)
  105. La Rochénard (79229)
  106. Rom (79230)
  107. Romans (79231)
  108. Saint-Christophe-sur-Roc (79241)
  109. Saint-Coutant (79243)
  110. Sainte-Blandine (79240)
  111. Sainte-Eanne (79246)
  112. Sainte-Néomaye (79283)
  113. Sainte-Ouenne (79284)
  114. Sainte-Soline (79297)
  115. Saint-Étienne-la-Cigogne (79247)
  116. Saint-Gelais (79249)
  117. Saint-Génard (79251)
  118. Saint-Georges-de-Rex (79254)
  119. Saint-Hilaire-la-Palud (79257)
  120. Saint-Laurs (79263)
  121. Saint-Léger-de-la-Martinière (79264)
  122. Saint-Maixent-de-Beugné (79269)
  123. Saint-Maixent-l'École (79270)
  124. Saint-Martin-de-Bernegoue (79273)
  125. Saint-Martin-de-Saint-Maixent (79276)
  126. Saint-Martin-lès-Melle (79279)
  127. Saint-Maxire (79281)
  128. Saint-Médard (79282)
  129. Saint-Pompain (79290)
  130. Saint-Rémy (79293)
  131. Saint-Romans-des-Champs (79294)
  132. Saint-Romans-lès-Melle (79295)
  133. Saint-Symphorien (79298)
  134. Saint-Vincent-la-Châtre (79301)
  135. Saivres (79302)
  136. Salles (79303)
  137. Sansais (79304)
  138. Sauzé-Vaussais (79307)
  139. Sciecq (79308)
  140. Scillé (79309)
  141. Secondigné-sur-Belle (79310)
  142. Séligné (79312)
  143. Sepvret (79313)
  144. Sompt (79314)
  145. Soudan (79316)
  146. Souvigné (79319)
  147. Surin (79320)
  148. Thorigny-sur-le-Mignon (79328)
  149. Tillou (79330)
  150. Usseau (79334)
  151. Vallans (79335)
  152. Vançais (79336)
  153. Le Vanneau-Irleau (79337)
  154. Vanzay (79338)
  155. Vernoux-sur-Boutonne (79343)
  156. Le Vert (79346)
  157. Villefollet (79348)
  158. Villemain (79349)
  159. Villiers-en-Bois (79350)
  160. Villiers-en-Plaine (79351)
  161. Villiers-sur-Chizé (79352)
  162. Vouillé (79355)
  163. Xaintray (79357)

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique des Deux-Sèvres". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  2. "Arrondissement de Niort (792)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 19 April 2017.
  3. "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 19 April 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-176 du 18 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département des Deux-Sèvres". Legifrance. Retrieved 19 April 2017.
  5. "Arrondissement de Niort (792)". Géographie administrative et d'étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 19 April 2017.

Coordinates: 46°19′00″N 0°28′00″W / 46.3167°N 0.4667°W / 46.3167; -0.4667