Arrondissement of Nyons

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Arrondissement of Nyons
Location of the arrondissement Nyons in Drôme
Location of the arrondissement Nyons in Drôme
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentDrôme
Communes149
SubprefectureNyons
INSEE code262
Area
 • Total2,358.7 km2 (910.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total141,971
 • Density60/km2 (160/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Nyons is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Drôme département in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Its capital is the city of Nyons.

History[change | change source]

When the arrrondissements of France were created on 17 February 1800, the arrondissement of Nyons was part of the department of Drôme.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Nyons is the most southern of the arrondissements of the department; it has an enclave of the Vaucluse department. It is the largest arrondissement of the department, with an area of 2,358.7 km2 (911 sq mi).[2] It is the second arrondissement in population with 141,971 inhabitants and a population density of 62.1 inhabitants/km².[3]

The arrondissement of Nyons is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Die, to the west by the Hautes-Alpes department, to the southeast by the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department, to the south by the Vaucluse department and to the west by the Ardèche department.

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.

There are 6 cantons in the arrondissement of Nyons: they are:

  1. Dieulefit (2603) (partly)
  2. Grignan (2606)
  3. Montélimar-1 (2608)
  4. Montélimar-2 (2609)
  5. Nyons et Baronnies (2610)
  6. Le Tricastin (2614)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Nyons has 149 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Aleyrac (26003)
  2. Allan (26005)
  3. Ancône (26008)
  4. Arpavon (26013)
  5. Aubres (26016)
  6. Aulan (26018)
  7. Ballons (26022)
  8. Barret-de-Lioure (26026)
  9. La Bâtie-Rolland (26031)
  10. La Baume-de-Transit (26033)
  11. Beauvoisin (26043)
  12. La Bégude-de-Mazenc (26045)
  13. Bellecombe-Tarendol (26046)
  14. Bénivay-Ollon (26048)
  15. Bésignan (26050)
  16. Bézaudun-sur-Bîne (26051)
  17. Bonlieu-sur-Roubion (26052)
  18. Bouchet (26054)
  19. Bourdeaux (26056)
  20. Bouvières (26060)
  21. Buis-les-Baronnies (26063)
  22. Chamaret (26070)
  23. Chantemerle-lès-Grignan (26073)
  24. La Charce (26075)
  25. Charols (26078)
  26. Châteauneuf-de-Bordette (26082)
  27. Châteauneuf-du-Rhône (26085)
  28. Chaudebonne (26089)
  29. Chauvac-Laux-Montaux (26091)
  30. Clansayes (26093)
  31. Cléon-d'Andran (26095)
  32. Colonzelle (26099)
  33. Comps (26101)
  34. Condillac (26102)
  35. Condorcet (26103)
  36. Cornillac (26104)
  37. Cornillon-sur-l'Oule (26105)
  38. La Coucourde (26106)
  39. Crupies (26111)
  40. Curnier (26112)
  41. Dieulefit (26114)
  42. Donzère (26116)
  43. Espeluche (26121)
  44. Eygalayes (26126)
  45. Eygaliers (26127)
  46. Eyroles (26130)
  47. Eyzahut (26131)
  48. Ferrassières (26135)
  49. La Garde-Adhémar (26138)
  50. Les Granges-Gontardes (26145)
  51. Grignan (26146)
  52. Izon-la-Bruisse (26150)
  53. Laborel (26153)
  54. Lachau (26154)
  55. La Laupie (26157)
  56. Lemps (26161)
  57. Malataverne (26169)
  58. Manas (26171)
  59. Marsanne (26176)
  60. Mérindol-les-Oliviers (26180)
  61. Mévouillon (26181)
  62. Mirabel-aux-Baronnies (26182)
  63. Mollans-sur-Ouvèze (26188)
  64. Montauban-sur-l'Ouvèze (26189)
  65. Montaulieu (26190)
  66. Montboucher-sur-Jabron (26191)
  67. Montbrison-sur-Lez (26192)
  68. Montbrun-les-Bains (26193)
  69. Montélimar (26198)
  70. Montferrand-la-Fare (26199)
  71. Montfroc (26200)
  72. Montguers (26201)
  73. Montjoux (26202)
  74. Montjoyer (26203)
  75. Montréal-les-Sources (26209)
  76. Montségur-sur-Lauzon (26211)
  77. Nyons (26220)
  78. Orcinas (26222)
  79. Le Pègue (26226)
  80. Pelonne (26227)
  81. La Penne-sur-l'Ouvèze (26229)
  82. Piégon (26233)
  83. Pierrelatte (26235)
  84. Pierrelongue (26236)
  85. Les Pilles (26238)
  86. Plaisians (26239)
  87. Le Poët-en-Percip (26242)
  88. Le Poët-Laval (26243)
  89. Le Poët-Sigillat (26244)
  90. Pommerol (26245)
  91. Pont-de-Barret (26249)
  92. Portes-en-Valdaine (26251)
  93. Propiac (26256)
  94. Puygiron (26257)
  95. Réauville (26261)
  96. Reilhanette (26263)
  97. Rémuzat (26264)
  98. Rioms (26267)
  99. Rochebaudin (26268)
  100. Rochebrune (26269)
  101. Rochefort-en-Valdaine (26272)
  102. Rochegude (26275)
  103. Roche-Saint-Secret-Béconne (26276)
  104. La Roche-sur-le-Buis (26278)
  105. La Rochette-du-Buis (26279)
  106. Roussas (26284)
  107. Rousset-les-Vignes (26285)
  108. Roussieux (26286)
  109. Roynac (26287)
  110. Sahune (26288)
  111. Saint-Auban-sur-l'Ouvèze (26292)
  112. Sainte-Euphémie-sur-Ouvèze (26303)
  113. Sainte-Jalle (26306)
  114. Saint-Ferréol-Trente-Pas (26304)
  115. Saint-Gervais-sur-Roubion (26305)
  116. Saint-Marcel-lès-Sauzet (26312)
  117. Saint-Maurice-sur-Eygues (26317)
  118. Saint-May (26318)
  119. Saint-Pantaléon-les-Vignes (26322)
  120. Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux (26324)
  121. Saint-Restitut (26326)
  122. Saint-Sauveur-Gouvernet (26329)
  123. Salettes (26334)
  124. Salles-sous-Bois (26335)
  125. Saulce-sur-Rhône (26337)
  126. Sauzet (26338)
  127. Savasse (26339)
  128. Séderon (26340)
  129. Solérieux (26342)
  130. Souspierre (26343)
  131. Suze-la-Rousse (26345)
  132. Taulignan (26348)
  133. Teyssières (26350)
  134. Les Tonils (26351)
  135. La Touche (26352)
  136. Les Tourrettes (26353)
  137. Truinas (26356)
  138. Tulette (26357)
  139. Valaurie (26360)
  140. Valouse (26363)
  141. Venterol (26367)
  142. Verclause (26369)
  143. Vercoiran (26370)
  144. Vers-sur-Méouge (26372)
  145. Vesc (26373)
  146. Villebois-les-Pins (26374)
  147. Villefranche-le-Château (26375)
  148. Villeperdrix (26376)
  149. Vinsobres (26377)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
26198 Montélimar 37,193 Montélimar-1 and Montélimar-2 CA Montélimar
26235 Pierrelatte 13,071 Le Tricastin Drôme Sud Provence
26324 Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux 8,944 Le Tricastin Drôme Sud Provence
26220 Nyons 6,641 Nyons et Baronnies Les Baronnies en Drôme Provençale
26116 Donzère 5,507 Grignan Drôme Sud Provence
26114 Dieulefit 3,061 Dieulefit Dieulefit-Bourdeaux
26085 Châteauneuf-du-Rhône 2,640 Montélimar-2 CA Montélimar
26063 Buis-les-Baronnies 2,281 Nyons et Baronnies Les Baronnies en Drôme Provençale
26191 Montboucher-sur-Jabron 2,248 Montélimar-2 CA Montélimar
26345 Suze-la-Rousse 2,042 Le Tricastin Drôme Sud Provence

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de la Drôme". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 2 September 2017.
  2. "Arrondissement de Nyons (262)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 2 September 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 2 September 2017.
  4. "Département de la Drôme (26)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 1 September 2017.
  5. "Arrondissement de Nyons (262)". Géographie administrative et d'étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 2 September 2017.

Coordinates: 44°21′28″N 5°07′52″E / 44.35778°N 5.13111°E / 44.35778; 5.13111