Arrondissement of Pau

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Arrondissement of Pau
Arrondissement of France
Location of Pau in Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Location of Pau in Pyrénées-Atlantiques
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentPyrénées-Atlantiques
Communes269
PrefecturePau
INSEE code643
Area
 • Total2,490 km2 (960 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total305,089
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Pau is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques département. Its capital, and préfecture of the department, is the city of Pau.

It is the northernmost of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 2,490 km2 (961 sq mi),[1] the second in area of the department. It is the most populated arrondissement with 305,089 inhabitants and a population density of 122.5 inhabitants/km².[2]

History[change | change source]

When the Pyrénées-Atlantiques, as Basses-Pyrénées, department was created on 17 February 1800, the arrondissement of Pau was part of that original department.[3]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Pau is bordered to the north by the Landes and Gers departments, to the east by the Hautes-Pyrénées department, to the southwest by the arrondissement of Oloron-Sainte-Marie and to the west by the arrondissement of Bayonne.

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.

The cantons of the arrondissement of Pau are:

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Pau has 269 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Aast (64001)
  2. Abère (64002)
  3. Abidos (64003)
  4. Abos (64005)
  5. Andoins (64021)
  6. Angaïs (64023)
  7. Anos (64027)
  8. Anoye (64028)
  9. Arbus (64037)
  10. Aressy (64041)
  11. Argagnon (64042)
  12. Argelos (64043)
  13. Arget (64044)
  14. Arnos (64048)
  15. Arricau-Bordes (64052)
  16. Arrien (64053)
  17. Arros-de-Nay (64054)
  18. Arrosès (64056)
  19. Arthez-d'Asson (64058)
  20. Arthez-de-Béarn (64057)
  21. Artigueloutan (64059)
  22. Artiguelouve (64060)
  23. Artix (64061)
  24. Arzacq-Arraziguet (64063)
  25. Assat (64067)
  26. Asson (64068)
  27. Astis (64070)
  28. Aubertin (64072)
  29. Aubin (64073)
  30. Aubous (64074)
  31. Auga (64077)
  32. Auriac (64078)
  33. Aurions-Idernes (64079)
  34. Aussevielle (64080)
  35. Aydie (64084)
  36. Baigts-de-Béarn (64087)
  37. Balansun (64088)
  38. Baleix (64089)
  39. Baliracq-Maumusson (64090)
  40. Baliros (64091)
  41. Barinque (64095)
  42. Barzun (64097)
  43. Bassillon-Vauzé (64098)
  44. Baudreix (64101)
  45. Bédeille (64103)
  46. Bellocq (64108)
  47. Bénéjacq (64109)
  48. Bentayou-Sérée (64111)
  49. Bernadets (64114)
  50. Bésingrand (64117)
  51. Bétracq (64118)
  52. Beuste (64119)
  53. Beyrie-en-Béarn (64121)
  54. Billère (64129)
  55. Biron (64131)
  56. Bizanos (64132)
  57. Boeil-Bezing (64133)
  58. Bonnut (64135)
  59. Bordères (64137)
  60. Bordes (64138)
  61. Bosdarros (64139)
  62. Boueilh-Boueilho-Lasque (64141)
  63. Bougarber (64142)
  64. Bouillon (64143)
  65. Boumourt (64144)
  66. Bourdettes (64145)
  67. Bournos (64146)
  68. Bruges-Capbis-Mifaget (64148)
  69. Buros (64152)
  70. Burosse-Mendousse (64153)
  71. Cabidos (64158)
  72. Cadillon (64159)
  73. Cardesse (64165)
  74. Carrère (64167)
  75. Casteide-Cami (64171)
  76. Casteide-Candau (64172)
  77. Casteide-Doat (64173)
  78. Castéra-Loubix (64174)
  79. Castétis (64177)
  80. Castetner (64179)
  81. Castetpugon (64180)
  82. Castillon (Canton of Arthez-de-Béarn) (64181)
  83. Castillon (Canton of Lembeye) (64182)
  84. Caubios-Loos (64183)
  85. Cescau (64184)
  86. Claracq (64190)
  87. Coarraze (64191)
  88. Conchez-de-Béarn (64192)
  89. Corbère-Abères (64193)
  90. Coslédaà-Lube-Boast (64194)
  91. Coublucq (64195)
  92. Crouseilles (64196)
  93. Cuqueron (64197)
  94. Denguin (64198)
  95. Diusse (64199)
  96. Doazon (64200)
  97. Doumy (64203)
  98. Escoubès (64208)
  99. Escurès (64210)
  100. Eslourenties-Daban (64211)
  101. Espéchède (64212)
  102. Espoey (64216)
  103. Fichous-Riumayou (64226)
  104. Gabaston (64227)
  105. Gan (64230)
  106. Garlède-Mondebat (64232)
  107. Garlin (64233)
  108. Garos (64234)
  109. Gayon (64236)
  110. Gelos (64237)
  111. Ger (64238)
  112. Gerderest (64239)
  113. Géus-d'Arzacq (64243)
  114. Gomer (64246)
  115. Hagetaubin (64254)
  116. Haut-de-Bosdarros (64257)
  117. Higuères-Souye (64262)
  118. Hours (64266)
  119. Idron (64269)
  120. Igon (64270)
  121. Jurançon (64284)
  122. Laà-Mondrans (64286)
  123. Labastide-Cézéracq (64288)
  124. Labastide-Monréjeau (64290)
  125. Labatmale (64292)
  126. Labatut (64293)
  127. Labeyrie (64295)
  128. Lacadée (64296)
  129. Lacommande (64299)
  130. Lacq (64300)
  131. Lagor (64301)
  132. Lagos (64302)
  133. Lahourcade (64306)
  134. Lalongue (64307)
  135. Lalonquette (64308)
  136. Lamayou (64309)
  137. Lannecaube (64311)
  138. Lanneplaà (64312)
  139. Laroin (64315)
  140. Larreule (64318)
  141. Lasclaveries (64321)
  142. Lasserre (64323)
  143. Lée (64329)
  144. Lembeye (64331)
  145. Lème (64332)
  146. Lescar (64335)
  147. Lespielle (64337)
  148. Lespourcy (64338)
  149. Lestelle-Bétharram (64339)
  150. Limendous (64343)
  151. Livron (64344)
  152. Lombia (64346)
  153. Lonçon (64347)
  154. Lons (64348)
  155. Loubieng (64349)
  156. Lourenties (64352)
  157. Louvigny (64355)
  158. Luc-Armau (64356)
  159. Lucarré (64357)
  160. Lucgarier (64358)
  161. Lucq-de-Béarn (64359)
  162. Lussagnet-Lusson (64361)
  163. Malaussanne (64365)
  164. Mascaraàs-Haron (64366)
  165. Maslacq (64367)
  166. Maspie-Lalonquère-Juillacq (64369)
  167. Maucor (64370)
  168. Maure (64372)
  169. Mazères-Lezons (64373)
  170. Mazerolles (64374)
  171. Meillon (64376)
  172. Méracq (64380)
  173. Mesplède (64382)
  174. Mialos (64383)
  175. Miossens-Lanusse (64385)
  176. Mirepeix (64386)
  177. Momas (64387)
  178. Momy (64388)
  179. Monassut-Audiracq (64389)
  180. Moncaup (64390)
  181. Moncla (64392)
  182. Monein (64393)
  183. Monpezat (64394)
  184. Monségur (64395)
  185. Mont (64396)
  186. Montagut (64397)
  187. Montaner (64398)
  188. Montardon (64399)
  189. Montaut (64400)
  190. Mont-Disse (64401)
  191. Morlaàs (64405)
  192. Morlanne (64406)
  193. Mouhous (64408)
  194. Mourenx (64410)
  195. Narcastet (64413)
  196. Navailles-Angos (64415)
  197. Nay (64417)
  198. Noguères (64418)
  199. Nousty (64419)
  200. Orthez (64430)
  201. Os-Marsillon (64431)
  202. Ouillon (64438)
  203. Ousse (64439)
  204. Ozenx-Montestrucq (64440)
  205. Parbayse (64442)
  206. Pardies (64443)
  207. Pardies-Piétat (64444)
  208. Pau (64445)
  209. Peyrelongue-Abos (64446)
  210. Piets-Plasence-Moustrou (64447)
  211. Poey-de-Lescar (64448)
  212. Pomps (64450)
  213. Ponson-Debat-Pouts (64451)
  214. Ponson-Dessus (64452)
  215. Pontacq (64453)
  216. Pontiacq-Viellepinte (64454)
  217. Portet (64455)
  218. Pouliacq (64456)
  219. Poursiugues-Boucoue (64457)
  220. Puyoô (64461)
  221. Ramous (64462)
  222. Ribarrouy (64464)
  223. Riupeyrous (64465)
  224. Rontignon (64467)
  225. Saint-Abit (64469)
  226. Saint-Armou (64470)
  227. Saint-Boès (64471)
  228. Saint-Castin (64472)
  229. Saint-Faust (64478)
  230. Saint-Girons-en-Béarn (64479)
  231. Saint-Jammes (64482)
  232. Saint-Jean-Poudge (64486)
  233. Saint-Laurent-Bretagne (64488)
  234. Saint-Médard (64491)
  235. Saint-Vincent (64498)
  236. Salles-Mongiscard (64500)
  237. Sallespisse (64501)
  238. Samsons-Lion (64503)
  239. Sarpourenx (64505)
  240. Saubole (64507)
  241. Sault-de-Navailles (64510)
  242. Sauvagnon (64511)
  243. Sauvelade (64512)
  244. Séby (64514)
  245. Sedze-Maubecq (64515)
  246. Sedzère (64516)
  247. Séméacq-Blachon (64517)
  248. Sendets (64518)
  249. Serres-Castet (64519)
  250. Serres-Morlaàs (64520)
  251. Serres-Sainte-Marie (64521)
  252. Sévignacq (64523)
  253. Simacourbe (64524)
  254. Siros (64525)
  255. Soumoulou (64526)
  256. Tadousse-Ussau (64532)
  257. Taron-Sadirac-Viellenave (64534)
  258. Tarsacq (64535)
  259. Thèze (64536)
  260. Urdès (64541)
  261. Urost (64544)
  262. Uzan (64548)
  263. Uzein (64549)
  264. Uzos (64550)
  265. Vialer (64552)
  266. Viellenave-d'Arthez (64554)
  267. Vielleségure (64556)
  268. Vignes (64557)
  269. Viven (64560)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[2]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
64445 Pau 77,489 Pau-1, Pau-2, Pau-3. Pau-4 CA Pau Béarn Pyrénées
64129 Billère 13,336 Billère et Coteaux de Jurançon CA Pau Béarn Pyrénées
64348 Lons 12,616 Lescar, Gave et Terres du Pont-Long CA Pau Béarn Pyrénées
64430 Orthez 10,722 Orthez et Terres des Gaves et du Sel Lacq-Orthez
64335 Lescar 9,991 Lescar, Gave et Terres du Pont-Long CA Pau Béarn Pyrénées
64284 Jurançon 7,142 Billère et Coteaux de Jurançon CA Pau Béarn Pyrénées
64410 Mourenx 6,653 Le Cœur de Béarn Lacq-Orthez
64230 Gan 5,564 Ouzom, Gave et Rives du Neez CA Pau Béarn Pyrénées
64499 Salies-de-Béarn 4,724 Orthez et Terres des Gaves et du Sel Béarn des Gaves
64132 Bizanos 4,723 Pau-3 CA Pau Béarn Pyrénées

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Arrondissement de Pau (643) - Résumé statistique". Publications et statistiques pour la France ou les régions (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 2 March 2015.
  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 21 November 2017.
  3. "Historique des Pyrénées-Atlantiques". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 29 March 2014.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-248 du 25 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département des Pyrénées-Atlantiques" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 6 November 2016.
  5. "Arrondissement de Pau (643)". Géographie administrative et d'étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 21 November 2017.

Coordinates: 43°11′N 0°37′W / 43.183°N 0.617°W / 43.183; -0.617