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
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Communes 269
Prefecture Pau
INSEE code 643
Area
 • Total 2,490 km2 (960 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 303,559
 • Density 121.91/km2 (315.7/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 303,559 inhabitants and a population density of 121.9 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):

1. Aast (64001) 2. Abidos (64003) 3. Abère (64002) 4. Andoins (64021)
5. Angaïs (64023) 6. Anos (64027) 7. Anoye (64028) 8. Arbus (64037)
9. Aressy (64041) 10. Argagnon (64042) 11. Argelos (64043) 12. Arget (64044)
13. Arnos (64048) 14. Arricau-Bordes (64052) 15. Arrien (64053) 16. Arros-de-Nay (64054)
17. Arrosès (64056) 18. Arthez-d'Asson (64058) 19. Arthez-de-Béarn (64057) 20. Artigueloutan (64059)
21. Artiguelouve (64060) 22. Artix (64061) 23. Arzacq-Arraziguet (64063) 24. Assat (64067)
25. Asson (64068) 26. Astis (64070) 27. Aubin (64073) 28. Aubous (64074)
29. Auga (64077) 30. Auriac (64078) 31. Aurions-Idernes (64079) 32. Aussevielle (64080)
33. Auterrive (64082) 34. Aydie (64084) 35. Baigts-de-Béarn (64087) 36. Balansun (64088)
37. Baleix (64089) 38. Baliracq-Maumusson (64090) 39. Baliros (64091) 40. Barinque (64095)
41. Barzun (64097) 42. Bassillon-Vauzé (64098) 43. Baudreix (64101) 44. Bellocq (64108)
45. Bentayou-Sérée (64111) 46. Bernadets (64114) 47. Beuste (64119) 48. Beyrie-en-Béarn (64121)
49. Billère (64129) 50. Biron (64131) 51. Bizanos (64132) 52. Boeil-Bezing (64133)
53. Bonnut (64135) 54. Bordes (64138) 55. Bordères (64137) 56. Bosdarros (64139)
57. Boueilh-Boueilho-Lasque (64141) 58. Bougarber (64142) 59. Bouillon (64143) 60. Boumourt (64144)
61. Bourdettes (64145) 62. Bournos (64146) 63. Bruges-Capbis-Mifaget (64148) 64. Buros (64152)
65. Burosse-Mendousse (64153) 66. Bédeille (64103) 67. Bénéjacq (64109) 68. Bérenx (64112)
69. Bésingrand (64117) 70. Bétracq (64118) 71. Cabidos (64158) 72. Cadillon (64159)
73. Carresse-Cassaber (64168) 74. Carrère (64167) 75. Castagnède (64170) 76. Casteide-Cami (64171)
77. Casteide-Candau (64172) 78. Casteide-Doat (64173) 79. Castetner (64179) 80. Castetpugon (64180)
81. Castillon (Canton of Arthez-de-Béarn) (64181) 82. Castillon (Canton of Lembeye) (64182) 83. Castéra-Loubix (64174) 84. Castétis (64177)
85. Caubios-Loos (64183) 86. Cescau (64184) 87. Claracq (64190) 88. Coarraze (64191)
89. Conchez-de-Béarn (64192) 90. Corbère-Abères (64193) 91. Coslédaà-Lube-Boast (64194) 92. Coublucq (64195)
93. Crouseilles (64196) 94. Denguin (64198) 95. Diusse (64199) 96. Doazon (64200)
97. Doumy (64203) 98. Escos (64205) 99. Escoubès (64208) 100. Escurès (64210)
101. Eslourenties-Daban (64211) 102. Espoey (64216) 103. Espéchède (64212) 104. Fichous-Riumayou (64226)
105. Gabaston (64227) 106. Gan (64230) 107. Garlin (64233) 108. Garlède-Mondebat (64232)
109. Garos (64234) 110. Gayon (64236) 111. Gelos (64237) 112. Ger (64238)
113. Gerderest (64239) 114. Gomer (64246) 115. Géus-d'Arzacq (64243) 116. Hagetaubin (64254)
117. Haut-de-Bosdarros (64257) 118. Higuères-Souye (64262) 119. Hours (64266) 120. Idron (64269)
121. Igon (64270) 122. Jurançon (64284) 123. Labastide-Cézéracq (64288) 124. Labastide-Monréjeau (64290)
125. Labastide-Villefranche (64291) 126. Labatmale (64292) 127. Labatut (64293) 128. Labeyrie (64295)
129. Lacadée (64296) 130. Lacq (64300) 131. Lagor (64301) 132. Lagos (64302)
133. Lahontan (64305) 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. Laà-Mondrans (64286) 144. Lembeye (64331)
145. Lescar (64335) 146. Lespielle (64337) 147. Lespourcy (64338) 148. Lestelle-Bétharram (64339)
149. Limendous (64343) 150. Livron (64344) 151. Lombia (64346) 152. Lons (64348)
153. Lonçon (64347) 154. Loubieng (64349) 155. Lourenties (64352) 156. Louvigny (64355)
157. Luc-Armau (64356) 158. Lucarré (64357) 159. Lucgarier (64358) 160. Lussagnet-Lusson (64361)
161. Lème (64332) 162. Lée (64329) 163. Léren (64334) 164. Malaussanne (64365)
165. Mascaraàs-Haron (64366) 166. Maslacq (64367) 167. Maspie-Lalonquère-Juillacq (64369) 168. Maucor (64370)
169. Maure (64372) 170. Mazerolles (64374) 171. Mazères-Lezons (64373) 172. Meillon (64376)
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. Monpezat (64394) 183. Monségur (64395) 184. Mont (64396)
185. Mont-Disse (64401) 186. Montagut (64397) 187. Montaner (64398) 188. Montardon (64399)
189. Montaut (64400) 190. Morlanne (64406) 191. Morlaàs (64405) 192. Mouhous (64408)
193. Mourenx (64410) 194. Méracq (64380) 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. Pardies-Piétat (64444) 206. Pau (64445) 207. Peyrelongue-Abos (64446) 208. Piets-Plasence-Moustrou (64447)
209. Poey-de-Lescar (64448) 210. Pomps (64450) 211. Ponson-Debat-Pouts (64451) 212. Ponson-Dessus (64452)
213. Pontacq (64453) 214. Pontiacq-Viellepinte (64454) 215. Portet (64455) 216. Pouliacq (64456)
217. Poursiugues-Boucoue (64457) 218. Puyoô (64461) 219. Ramous (64462) 220. Ribarrouy (64464)
221. Riupeyrous (64465) 222. Rontignon (64467) 223. Saint-Abit (64469) 224. Saint-Armou (64470)
225. Saint-Boès (64471) 226. Saint-Castin (64472) 227. Saint-Dos (64474) 228. Saint-Faust (64478)
229. Saint-Girons-en-Béarn (64479) 230. Saint-Jammes (64482) 231. Saint-Jean-Poudge (64486) 232. Saint-Laurent-Bretagne (64488)
233. Saint-Médard (64491) 234. Saint-Pé-de-Léren (64494) 235. Saint-Vincent (64498) 236. Salies-de-Béarn (64499)
237. Salles-Mongiscard (64500) 238. Sallespisse (64501) 239. Samsons-Lion (64503) 240. Sarpourenx (64505)
241. Saubole (64507) 242. Sault-de-Navailles (64510) 243. Sauvagnon (64511) 244. Sauvelade (64512)
245. Sedze-Maubecq (64515) 246. Sedzère (64516) 247. Sendets (64518) 248. Serres-Castet (64519)
249. Serres-Morlaàs (64520) 250. Serres-Sainte-Marie (64521) 251. Simacourbe (64524) 252. Siros (64525)
253. Soumoulou (64526) 254. Séby (64514) 255. Séméacq-Blachon (64517) 256. Sévignacq (64523)
257. Tadousse-Ussau (64532) 258. Taron-Sadirac-Viellenave (64534) 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)

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Arrondissement de Pau (643) - Résumé statistique" (in French). Publications et statistiques pour la France ou les régions. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. http://www.insee.fr/fr/themes/comparateur.asp?codgeo=ARR-643. Retrieved 2 March 2015.
  2. "Populations légales 2013: 64-Pyrénées-Atlantiques" (in French). Populations légales 2013 des départements et des collectivités d'outre-mer. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. http://www.insee.fr/fr/ppp/bases-de-donnees/recensement/populations-legales/departement.asp?dep=64&annee=2013#pop_arr. Retrieved 5 May 2016.
  3. "Historique des Pyrénées-Atlantiques" (in French). Le SPLAF. http://splaf.free.fr/64his.html. 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. http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/affichTexte.do?cidTexte=JORFTEXT000028661520. Retrieved 6 November 2016.

Coordinates: 43°18′00″N 0°22′00″W / 43.3000°N 0.3667°W / 43.3000; -0.3667