Arrondissement of Saint-Flour

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Arrondissement of Saint-Flour
Location of Saint-Flour in Cantal
Location of Saint-Flour in Cantal
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentCantal
Communes106
PrefectureSaint-Flour
INSEE code153
Area
 • Total2,511 km2 (970 sq mi)
Population
(2014)
 • Total38,079
 • Density15/km2 (39/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Saint-Flour is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Cantal département in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Its capital, and subpréfecture of the department, is the city of Saint-Flour.

History[change | change source]

When the arrondissements were created in 1800, Saint-Flour was one of them in the Cantal department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Saint-Flour is in the most eastern arrondissement of the department and has an area of 2,511 km2 (970 sq mi), the largest in the department, and a population of 38,079 inhabitants with a population density of 15.2 inhabitants/km².[2]

The arrondissement is bordered to the north by the Puy-de-Dôme department, to the east by the Haute-Loire department, to the southeast by the Lozère department (Occitanie), to the southeast by the Aveyron department (Occitanie) and to the west by the arrondissements of Aurillac and Mauriac.

Composition[change | change source]

Cantons[change | change source]

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France,[3] cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

In the arrondissement of Saint-Flour, there is only one canton where not all their "communes" are in the arrondissement: the Riom-ès-Montagnes. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Mauriac
INSEE
Code
Canton Aurillac Mauriac Saint-Flour Total
1507 Murat 27 27
1509 Neuvéglise 28 28
1510 Riom-ès-Montagnes 14 9 23
1511 Saint-Flour-1 23 + part of Saint-Flour 23 + part of Saint-Flour
1512 Saint-Flour-2 18 + part of Saint-Flour 18 + part of Saint-Flour

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Saint-Flour has 106 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[4]

  1. Albepierre-Bredons (15025)
  2. Allanche (15001)
  3. Alleuze (15002)
  4. Andelat (15004)
  5. Anglards-de-Saint-Flour (15005)
  6. Anterrieux (15007)
  7. Auriac-l'Église (15013)
  8. Bonnac (15022)
  9. Brezons (15026)
  10. Celles (15031)
  11. Celoux (15032)
  12. Cézens (15033)
  13. Chaliers (15034)
  14. Chalinargues (15035)
  15. Chanterelle (15040)
  16. La Chapelle-d'Alagnon (15041)
  17. La Chapelle-Laurent (15042)
  18. Charmensac (15043)
  19. Chastel-sur-Murat (15044)
  20. Chaudes-Aigues (15045)
  21. Chavagnac (15047)
  22. Chazelles (15048)
  23. Cheylade (15049)
  24. Le Claux (15050)
  25. Clavières (15051)
  26. Coltines (15053)
  27. Condat (15054)
  28. Coren (15055)
  29. Cussac (15059)
  30. Deux-Verges (15060)
  31. Dienne (15061)
  32. Espinasse (15065)
  33. Ferrières-Saint-Mary (15069)
  34. Fridefont (15073)
  35. Gourdièges (15077)
  36. Jabrun (15078)
  37. Joursac (15080)
  38. Lacapelle-Barrès (15086)
  39. Landeyrat (15091)
  40. Lastic (15097)
  41. Laurie (15098)
  42. Lavastrie (15099)
  43. Laveissenet (15100)
  44. Laveissière (15101)
  45. Lavigerie (15102)
  46. Leyvaux (15105)
  47. Lieutadès (15106)
  48. Lorcières (15107)
  49. Lugarde (15110)
  50. Malbo (15112)
  51. Marcenat (15114)
  52. Marchastel (15116)
  53. Massiac (15119)
  54. Maurines (15121)
  55. Mentières (15125)
  56. Molèdes (15126)
  57. Molompize (15127)
  58. Montboudif (15129)
  59. Montchamp (15130)
  60. Montgreleix (15132)
  61. Murat (15138)
  62. Narnhac (15139)
  63. Neussargues-Moissac (15141)
  64. Neuvéglise (15142)
  65. Oradour (15145)
  66. Paulhac (15148)
  67. Paulhenc (15149)
  68. Peyrusse (15151)
  69. Pierrefort (15152)
  70. Pradiers (15155)
  71. Rageade (15158)
  72. Rézentières (15161)
  73. Roffiac (15164)
  74. Ruynes-en-Margeride (15168)
  75. Saint-Amandin (15170)
  76. Saint-Bonnet-de-Condat (15173)
  77. Sainte-Anastasie (15171)
  78. Sainte-Marie (15198)
  79. Saint-Flour (15187)
  80. Saint-Georges (15188)
  81. Saint-Martial (15199)
  82. Saint-Martin-sous-Vigouroux (15201)
  83. Saint-Mary-le-Plain (15203)
  84. Saint-Poncy (15207)
  85. Saint-Rémy-de-Chaudes-Aigues (15209)
  86. Saint-Saturnin (15213)
  87. Saint-Urcize (15216)
  88. Ségur-les-Villas (15225)
  89. Sériers (15227)
  90. Soulages (15229)
  91. Talizat (15231)
  92. Tanavelle (15232)
  93. Les Ternes (15235)
  94. Tiviers (15237)
  95. La Trinitat (15241)
  96. Ussel (15244)
  97. Vabres (15245)
  98. Val d'Arcomie (15108)
  99. Valjouze (15247)
  100. Valuéjols (15248)
  101. Védrines-Saint-Loup (15251)
  102. Vernols (15253)
  103. Vèze (15256)
  104. Vieillespesse (15259)
  105. Villedieu (15262)
  106. Virargues (15263)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[2]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
15187 Saint-Flour 6,643 Saint-Flour-1 and Saint-Flour-2 Pays de Saint-Flour Margeride
15138 Murat 1,880 Murat Pays de Murat
15119 Massiac 1,735 Saint-Flour-1 Pays de Massiac
15188 Saint-Georges 1,138 Neuvéglise Pays de Saint-Flour Margeride
15142 Neuvéglise 1,104 Neuvéglise Pays de Pierrefort-Neuvéglise
15054 Condat 1,031 Riom-ès-Montagnes Cézallier
15108 Val d'Arcomie 1,005 Neuvéglise Pays de Saint-Flour Margeride
15141 Neussargues-Moissac 1,004 Murat Pays de Murat

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique du Cantal". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 22 January 2017.
  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 22 January 2017.
  3. "Décret n° 2014-149 du 13 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département du Cantal" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 22 January 2017.
  4. "Arrondissement de Saint-Flour (153)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 22 January 2017.

Coordinates: 45°02′02″N 3°05′23″E / 45.03389°N 3.08972°E / 45.03389; 3.08972