Arrondissement of Privas

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Arrondissement of Privas
Arrondissement of France
Location of Privas in Ardèche
Location of Privas in Ardèche
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ardèche
Communes 66
Prefecture Privas
INSEE code 072
Area
 • Total 1,159.4 km2 (447.6 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 87,774
 • Density 75.706/km2 (196.079/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Privas is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Ardèche department. Its capital, and Prefecture of the department, is the city of Privas.

History[change | change source]

When the Ardèche department was created on 4 March 1790, the arrondissement of Privas was part of that original department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Privas is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Tournon-sur-Rhône, to the east by the Drôme department, to the southeast by the Vaucluse department, to the south by the Gard department and to the west by the arrondissement of Arrondissement of Largentière.

It is in the southeast of Ardèche. It is the smallest of the arrondissements of the department,[2] with an area of 1,159.4 km2 (447.6 sq mi). It has 87,774 inhabitants and a density of 75.7 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 Privas, there are 3 cantons whose communes are in the arrondissement: Bourg-Saint-Andéol, Le Pouzin and Privas. The Canton of Le Cheylard has 33 communes in the arrondissement of Tournon-sur-Rhône and 13 in Privas, the Canton of Le Teil has 13 communes in the arrondissement of Largentière and 6 in Privas, the Canton of Vallon-Pont-d'Arc has 1 commune Privas and 29 in Largentière, and the Canton of La Voulte-sur-Rhône has 9 communes in Tournon-sur-Rhône and 8 in Privas.

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Privas has 66 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Ajoux (07004)
  2. Alba-la-Romaine (07005)
  3. Alissas (07008)
  4. Aubignas (07020)
  5. Baix (07022)
  6. Beauchastel (07027)
  7. Beauvène (07030)
  8. Bidon (07034)
  9. Bourg-Saint-Andéol (07042)
  10. Chalencon (07048)
  11. Châteauneuf-de-Vernoux (07060)
  12. Chomérac (07066)
  13. Coux (07072)
  14. Creysseilles (07074)
  15. Cruas (07076)
  16. Dunière-sur-Eyrieux (07083)
  17. Flaviac (07090)
  18. Freyssenet (07092)
  19. Gilhac-et-Bruzac (07094)
  20. Gluiras (07096)
  21. Gourdon (07098)
  22. Gras (07099)
  23. Larnas (07133)
  24. Lyas (07146)
  25. Marcols-les-Eaux (07149)
  26. Meysse (07157)
  27. Les Ollières-sur-Eyrieux (07167)
  28. Pourchères (07179)
  29. Le Pouzin (07181)
  30. Pranles (07184)
  31. Privas (07186)
  32. Rochemaure (07191)
  33. Rochessauve (07194)
  34. Rompon (07198)
  35. Saint-Apollinaire-de-Rias (07214)
  36. Saint-Bauzile (07219)
  37. Saint-Cierge-la-Serre (07221)
  38. Saint-Étienne-de-Serre (07233)
  39. Saint-Fortunat-sur-Eyrieux (07237)
  40. Saint-Jean-Chambre (07244)
  41. Saint-Julien-du-Gua (07253)
  42. Saint-Julien-en-Saint-Alban (07255)
  43. Saint-Julien-le-Roux (07257)
  44. Saint-Just-d'Ardèche (07259)
  45. Saint-Lager-Bressac (07260)
  46. Saint-Laurent-du-Pape (07261)
  47. Saint-Marcel-d'Ardèche (07264)
  48. Saint-Martin-d'Ardèche (07268)
  49. Saint-Martin-sur-Lavezon (07270)
  50. Saint-Maurice-en-Chalencon (07274)
  51. Saint-Michel-de-Chabrillanoux (07278)
  52. Saint-Montan (07279)
  53. Saint-Pierre-la-Roche (07283)
  54. Saint-Priest (07288)
  55. Saint-Sauveur-de-Montagut (07295)
  56. Saint-Symphorien-sous-Chomérac (07298)
  57. Saint-Thomé (07300)
  58. Saint-Vincent-de-Barrès (07302)
  59. Saint-Vincent-de-Durfort (07303)
  60. Silhac (07314)
  61. Le Teil (07319)
  62. Valvignères (07332)
  63. Vernoux-en-Vivarais (07338)
  64. Veyras (07340)
  65. Viviers (07346)
  66. La Voulte-sur-Rhône (07349)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
07319 Le Teil 8,376 Berg-Helvie Ardèche Rhône Coiron
07186 Privas 8,313 Privas CA Privas Centre Ardèche
07042 Bourg-Saint-Andéol 7,236 Bourg-Saint-Andéol Le Rhône aux Gorges de l'Ardèche
07349 La Voulte-sur-Rhône 5,124 Rhône-Eyrieux CA Privas Centre Ardèche
07346 Viviers 3,788 Bourg-Saint-Andéol Le Rhône aux Gorges de l'Ardèche
07066 Chomérac 3,040 Privas CA Privas Centre Ardèche
07076 Cruas 2,959 Le Pouzin Ardèche Rhône Coiron
07181 Le Pouzin 2,809 Le Pouzin CA Privas Centre Ardèche
07264 Saint-Marcel-d'Ardèche 2,429 Bourg-Saint-Andéol Le Rhône aux Gorges de l'Ardèche
07191 Rochemaure 2,291 Le Pouzin Ardèche Rhône Coiron

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de l'Ardèche". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 20 Octubre 2016.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. "Arrondissement de Privas (072)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 25 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 25 September 2017. 
  4. "Décret n° 2014-148 du 13 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de l'Ardèche" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 20 October 2016. 
  5. "Arrondissement de Privas (072)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 25 September 2017. 

Coordinates: 44°43′55″N 4°35′53″E / 44.73194°N 4.59806°E / 44.73194; 4.59806