Arrondissement of Nogent-le-Rotrou

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Arrondissement of Nogent-le-Rotrou
Arrondissement of France
Location of Nogent-le-Rotrou in Eure-et-Loir
Location of Nogent-le-Rotrou in Eure-et-Loir
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Eure-et-Loir
Communes 52
Subprefecture Nogent-le-Rotrou
INSEE code 284
Area
 • Total 811.1 km2 (313.2 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 36,668
 • Density 45.208/km2 (117.088/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Nogent-le-Rotrou is an arrondissement of France, in the Eure-et-Loir department of the Centre-Val de Loire region. Its capital is the city of Nogent-le-Rotrou.

History[change | change source]

When the Eure-et-Loir department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Nogent-le-Rotrou was part of that original department.[1]

On 10 September 1926, the arrondissement of Nogent-le-Rotrou was eliminated but in 1943 Nogent-le-Rotrou became again an arrondissement of the department.

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Nogent-le-Rotrou is the most western of the arrondissements of the Eure-et-Loir department. It is the smallest arrondissement of the department with an area of 811.1 km2 (313.2 sq mi) and the one with fewest people living in it, with a population of 36,668 inhabitants.

It is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Dreux, to the east by the arrondissement of Chartres, to the southeast by the arrondissement of Châteaudun, to the south by the Loir-et-Cher department, to the southwest by the Sarthe department and to the west by the Orne department.

Composition[change | change source]

Cantons[change | change source]

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France,[2] cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

The cantons in the arrondissement of Nogent-le-Rotrou are:

  1. Brou (2803) (partly)
  2. Illiers-Combray (2811) (partly)
  3. Nogent-le-Rotrou (2813)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Nogent-le-Rotrou has 52 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes[3]

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[4]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
28280 Nogent-le-Rotrou 10,130 Nogent-le-Rotrou Le Perche
28214 La Loupe 3,527 Nogent-le-Rotrou Terres de Perche
28018 Authon-du-Perche 1,240 Brou Le Perche
28027 La Bazoche-Gouet 1,234 Brou Le Grand Châteaudun
28236 Margon 1,233 Nogent-le-Rotrou Le Perche
28387 Thiron-Gardais 1,031 Nogent-le-Rotrou Terres de Perche
28335 Saint-Éliph 954 Nogent-le-Rotrou Terres de Perche
28156 Fontaine-Simon 951 Nogent-le-Rotrou Terres de Perche
28033 Belhomert-Guéhouville 807 Nogent-le-Rotrou Terres de Perche

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique d'Eure-et-Loir". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 16 August 2017. 
  2. "Décret n° 2014-231 du 24 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département d'Eure-et-Loir" (in French). Legifrance.gouv.fr. 28 February 2014. Retrieved 15 August 2017. 
  3. "Arrondissement de Nogent-le-Rotrou (284)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 16 August 2017. 
  4. "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 15 August 2017. 

Coordinates: 48°19′N 0°49′E / 48.317°N 0.817°E / 48.317; 0.817