Arrondissement of Riom

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Arrondissement of Riom
Location of Riom in Puy-de-Dôme
Location of Riom in Puy-de-Dôme
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentPuy-de-Dôme
Communes155
SubrefectureRiom
INSEE code634
Area
 • Total2,299.7 km2 (887.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total121,158
 • Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Riom is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Puy-de-Dôme département, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Its capital, and a subprefecture of the department, is the city of Riom.

History[change | change source]

When the Puy-de-Dôme department was created in 1790, the arrondissement of Riom was part of that original department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Riom is the most northern of the arrondissements of the department and borders to the north with the Allier department, to the east with the arrondissement of Thiers, to the southeast with the arrondissement of Clermont-Ferrand, to the south with the arrondissement of Issoire, and to the west with the Creuse department.

The arrondissement of Riom is the largest arrondissement of the department, with an area of 2,299.7 km2 (887.9 sq mi),[2], and the second in population with 121,158 inhabitants and a density of 52.7 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 Riom there are 10 cantons:

  1. Aigueperse (6301)
  2. Cébazat (6307) (partly)
  3. Châtel-Guyon (6309) (partly)
  4. Gerzat (6317) (partly)
  5. Maringues (6320) (partly)
  6. Orcines (6323) (partly)
  7. Riom (6325)
  8. Saint-Éloy-les-Mines (6326)
  9. Saint-Georges-de-Mons (6327)
  10. Saint-Ours (6328) (partly)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Riom has 155 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Aigueperse (63001)
  2. Les Ancizes-Comps (63004)
  3. Ars-les-Favets (63011)
  4. Artonne (63012)
  5. Aubiat (63013)
  6. Ayat-sur-Sioule (63025)
  7. Bas-et-Lezat (63030)
  8. Beaumont-lès-Randan (63033)
  9. Beauregard-Vendon (63035)
  10. Biollet (63041)
  11. Blot-l'Église (63043)
  12. Bourg-Lastic (63048)
  13. Briffons (63053)
  14. Bromont-Lamothe (63055)
  15. Bussières (63060)
  16. Bussières-et-Pruns (63061)
  17. Buxières-sous-Montaigut (63062)
  18. La Celle (63064)
  19. La Cellette (63067)
  20. Chambaron-sur-Morge (63244)
  21. Champs (63082)
  22. Chanat-la-Mouteyre (63083)
  23. Chapdes-Beaufort (63085)
  24. Chappes (63089)
  25. Chaptuzat (63090)
  26. Charbonnières-les-Varennes (63092)
  27. Charbonnières-les-Vieilles (63093)
  28. Charensat (63094)
  29. Châteauneuf-les-Bains (63100)
  30. Château-sur-Cher (63101)
  31. Châtel-Guyon (63103)
  32. Chavaroux (63107)
  33. Le Cheix (63108)
  34. Cisternes-la-Forêt (63110)
  35. Clerlande (63112)
  36. Combrailles (63115)
  37. Combronde (63116)
  38. Condat-en-Combraille (63118)
  39. La Crouzille (63130)
  40. Davayat (63135)
  41. Durmignat (63140)
  42. Effiat (63143)
  43. Ennezat (63148)
  44. Entraigues (63149)
  45. Enval (63150)
  46. Espinasse (63152)
  47. Fernoël (63159)
  48. Giat (63165)
  49. Gimeaux (63167)
  50. La Goutelle (63170)
  51. Gouttières (63171)
  52. Herment (63175)
  53. Jozerand (63181)
  54. Landogne (63186)
  55. Lapeyrouse (63187)
  56. Lastic (63191)
  57. Limons (63196)
  58. Lisseuil (63197)
  59. Loubeyrat (63198)
  60. Lussat (63200)
  61. Luzillat (63201)
  62. Malauzat (63203)
  63. Malintrat (63204)
  64. Manzat (63206)
  65. Marcillat (63208)
  66. Maringues (63210)
  67. Marsat (63212)
  68. Les Martres-d'Artière (63213)
  69. Martres-sur-Morge (63215)
  70. Menat (63223)
  71. Ménétrol (63224)
  72. Messeix (63225)
  73. Miremont (63228)
  74. Mons (63232)
  75. Montaigut (63233)
  76. Montcel (63235)
  77. Montel-de-Gelat (63237)
  78. Montfermy (63238)
  79. Montpensier (63240)
  80. Moureuille (63243)
  81. Mozac (63245)
  82. Neuf-Église (63251)
  83. Pessat-Villeneuve (63278)
  84. Pionsat (63281)
  85. Pontaumur (63283)
  86. Pontgibaud (63285)
  87. Pouzol (63286)
  88. Prompsat (63288)
  89. Prondines (63289)
  90. Pulvérières (63290)
  91. Puy-Saint-Gulmier (63292)
  92. Le Quartier (63293)
  93. Queuille (63294)
  94. Randan (63295)
  95. Riom (63300)
  96. Roche-d'Agoux (63304)
  97. Saint-Agoulin (63311)
  98. Saint-André-le-Coq (63317)
  99. Saint-Angel (63318)
  100. Saint-Avit (63320)
  101. Saint-Beauzire (63322)
  102. Saint-Bonnet-près-Riom (63327)
  103. Saint-Clément-de-Régnat (63332)
  104. Saint-Denis-Combarnazat (63333)
  105. Sainte-Christine (63329)
  106. Saint-Éloy-les-Mines (63338)
  107. Saint-Étienne-des-Champs (63339)
  108. Saint-Gal-sur-Sioule (63344)
  109. Saint-Genès-du-Retz (63347)
  110. Saint-Georges-de-Mons (63349)
  111. Saint-Germain-près-Herment (63351)
  112. Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne (63354)
  113. Saint-Hilaire (63360)
  114. Saint-Hilaire-la-Croix (63358)
  115. Saint-Hilaire-les-Monges (63359)
  116. Saint-Ignat (63362)
  117. Saint-Jacques-d'Ambur (63363)
  118. Saint-Julien-la-Geneste (63369)
  119. Saint-Laure (63372)
  120. Saint-Maigner (63373)
  121. Saint-Maurice-près-Pionsat (63377)
  122. Saint-Myon (63379)
  123. Saint-Ours (63381)
  124. Saint-Pardoux (63382)
  125. Saint-Pierre-le-Chastel (63385)
  126. Saint-Priest-Bramefant (63387)
  127. Saint-Priest-des-Champs (63388)
  128. Saint-Quintin-sur-Sioule (63390)
  129. Saint-Rémy-de-Blot (63391)
  130. Saint-Sulpice (63399)
  131. Saint-Sylvestre-Pragoulin (63400)
  132. Sardon (63406)
  133. Sauret-Besserve (63408)
  134. Sauvagnat (63410)
  135. Savennes (63416)
  136. Sayat (63417)
  137. Servant (63419)
  138. Surat (63424)
  139. Teilhède (63427)
  140. Teilhet (63428)
  141. Thuret (63432)
  142. Tortebesse (63433)
  143. Tralaigues (63436)
  144. Varennes-sur-Morge (63443)
  145. Vensat (63446)
  146. Vergheas (63447)
  147. Verneugheol (63450)
  148. Villeneuve-les-Cerfs (63459)
  149. Villosanges (63460)
  150. Virlet (63462)
  151. Vitrac (63464)
  152. Voingt (63467)
  153. Volvic (63470)
  154. Youx (63471)
  155. Yssac-la-Tourette (63473)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
63300 Riom 18,749 Riom Riom Limagne et Volcans
63103 Châtel-Guyon 6,162 Châtel-Guyon Riom Limagne et Volcans
63470 Volvic 4,387 Châtel-Guyon Riom Limagne et Volcans
63245 Mozac 3,858 Châtel-Guyon Riom Limagne et Volcans
63338 Saint-Éloy-les-Mines 3,688 Saint-Éloy-les-Mines Pays de Saint-Éloy
63210 Maringues 2,990 Maringues Plaine Limagne
63001 Aigueperse 2,698 Aigueperse Plaine Limagne
63148 Ennezat 2,496 Aigueperse Riom Limagne et Volcans
63116 Combronde 2,134 Saint-Georges-de-Mons Combrailles Sioule et Morge
63322 Saint-Beauzire 2,107 Gerzat Riom Limagne et Volcans

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique du Puy-de-Dôme". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 22 October 2017.
  2. "Arrondissement de Thiers (635)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 22 October 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 22 October 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-210 du 21 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département du Puy-de-Dôme" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. 26 February 2014. Retrieved 22 October 2017.
  5. "Arrondissement de Riom (634)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 22 October 2017.

Coordinates: 45°53′32″N 3°06′40″E / 45.89222°N 3.11111°E / 45.89222; 3.11111