Arrondissement of Pamiers

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Arrondissement of Pamiers
Location of Pamiers in Ariège
Location of Pamiers in Ariège
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentAriège
Communes115
SubprefecturePamiers
INSEE code092
Area
 • Total1,315 km2 (508 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total73,702
 • Density56/km2 (150/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Pamiers is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Ariège département. Its capital is the city of Pamiers.

History[change | change source]

When the Ariège department was created on 17 February 1800, the arrondissement of Pamiers was part of that original department, but it was eliminated in 1926. In 1942, Pamiers was made again an arrondissement.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Pamiers is the most northern of the arrondissements of the Ariège department. It has the Haute-Garonne department to the west and north, the Aude department to the east, the Arrondissement of Foix to the south and the Saint-Girons arrondissement to the southwest.

It is the smallest of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 1,315 km2 (508 sq mi),[2] and the one with more people living in it with 73,702 inhabitants and a density of 56.0 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 arrondissement of Pamiers, there are 5 cantons whose communes are in the arrondissement: Arize-Lèze, Mirepoix, Pamiers-1, Pamiers-2 and Portes d'Ariège as can be seen in the following table:

Communes in the cantons by arrondissements
No. Canton Foix Pamiers Saint-Girons Total
1 Arize-Lèze 27 27
2 Mirepoix 35 35
3 Pamiers-1 14 + part of Pamiers 14 + part of Pamiers
4 Pamiers-2 7 + part of Pamiers 7 + part of Pamiers
5 Portes d'Ariège 16 16
6 Val d'Ariège 13 15 28

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Pamiers has 115 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Aigues-Vives (09002)
  2. Artigat (09019)
  3. Artix (09021)
  4. Arvigna (09022)
  5. Belloc (09048)
  6. Benagues (09050)
  7. Besset (09052)
  8. Bonnac (09060)
  9. Brie (09067)
  10. Bézac (09056)
  11. Calzan (09072)
  12. Camarade (09073)
  13. Camon (09074)
  14. Campagne-sur-Arize (09075)
  15. Canté (09076)
  16. Carla-Bayle (09079)
  17. Castex (09084)
  18. Castéras (09083)
  19. Cazals-des-Baylès (09089)
  20. Cazaux (09090)
  21. Coussa (09101)
  22. Coutens (09102)
  23. Crampagna (09103)
  24. Dalou (09104)
  25. Daumazan-sur-Arize (09105)
  26. Dun (09107)
  27. Durfort (09109)
  28. Esclagne (09115)
  29. Escosse (09116)
  30. Esplas (09117)
  31. Fornex (09123)
  32. Gabre (09127)
  33. Gaudiès (09132)
  34. Gudas (09137)
  35. Justiniac (09146)
  36. La Bastide-de-Besplas (09038)
  37. La Bastide-de-Bousignac (09039)
  38. La Bastide-de-Lordat (09040)
  39. La Bastide-sur-l'Hers (09043)
  40. La Tour-du-Crieu (09312)
  41. Labatut (09147)
  42. Lagarde (09150)
  43. Lanoux (09151)
  44. Lapenne (09153)
  45. Laroque-d'Olmes (09157)
  46. Le Carlaret (09081)
  47. Le Fossat (09124)
  48. Le Mas-d'Azil (09181)
  49. Le Peyrat (09229)
  50. Le Vernet (09331)
  51. Les Bordes-sur-Arize (09061)
  52. Les Issards (09145)
  53. Les Pujols (09238)
  54. Lescousse (09163)
  55. Limbrassac (09169)
  56. Lissac (09170)
  57. Loubaut (09172)
  58. Loubens (09173)
  59. Ludiès (09175)
  60. Léran (09161)
  61. Lézat-sur-Lèze (09167)
  62. Madière (09177)
  63. Malegoude (09178)
  64. Malléon (09179)
  65. Manses (09180)
  66. Mazères (09185)
  67. Mirepoix (09194)
  68. Monesple (09195)
  69. Montaut (09199)
  70. Montbel (09200)
  71. Montfa (09205)
  72. Montégut-Plantaurel (09202)
  73. Moulin-Neuf (09213)
  74. Méras (09186)
  75. Pailhès (09224)
  76. Pamiers (09225)
  77. Pradettes (09233)
  78. Rieucros (09244)
  79. Rieux-de-Pelleport (09245)
  80. Roumengoux (09251)
  81. Régat (09243)
  82. Sabarat (09253)
  83. Saint-Amadou (09254)
  84. Saint-Amans (09255)
  85. Saint-Bauzeil (09256)
  86. Saint-Félix-de-Rieutord (09258)
  87. Saint-Félix-de-Tournegat (09259)
  88. Saint-Jean-du-Falga (09265)
  89. Saint-Julien-de-Gras-Capou (09266)
  90. Saint-Martin-d'Oydes (09270)
  91. Saint-Michel (09271)
  92. Saint-Quentin-la-Tour (09274)
  93. Saint-Quirc (09275)
  94. Saint-Victor-Rouzaud (09276)
  95. Saint-Ybars (09277)
  96. Sainte-Foi (09260)
  97. Sainte-Suzanne (09342)
  98. Saverdun (09282)
  99. Sieuras (09294)
  100. Ségura (09284)
  101. Tabre (09305)
  102. Teilhet (09309)
  103. Thouars-sur-Arize (09310)
  104. Tourtrol (09314)
  105. Troye-d'Ariège (09316)
  106. Trémoulet (09315)
  107. Unzent (09319)
  108. Vals (09323)
  109. Varilhes (09324)
  110. Ventenac (09327)
  111. Verniolle (09332)
  112. Villeneuve-du-Latou (09338)
  113. Villeneuve-du-Paréage (09339)
  114. Vira (09340)
  115. Viviès (09341)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton
09225 Pamiers 15,518 Pamiers-1 and Pamiers-2
09282 Saverdun 4,658 Portes d'Ariège
09185 Mazères 3,810 Portes d'Ariège
09324 Varilhes 3,148 Val d'Ariège
09194 Mirepoix 3,322 Mirepoix
09312 La Tour-du-Crieu 3,071 Pamiers-2

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de l'Ariège". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 4 August 2013.
  2. "Arrondissement de Pamiers (092)". Publications et statistiques pour la France ou les régions (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 13 February 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 13 January 2017.
  4. Décret n° 2014-174 du 18 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de l'Ariège
  5. "Arrondissement de Pamiers (092)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 13 January 2017.

Coordinates: 43°07′N 1°37′E / 43.117°N 1.617°E / 43.117; 1.617