Arrondissement of Sainte-Menehould

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Arrondissement of Sainte-Menehould
Sainte-Menehould in Marne
Sainte-Menehould in Marne
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMarne
Communes67
SubprefectureSainte-Menehould
INSEE code515
Area
 • Total1,021.3 km2 (394.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total13,821
 • Density14/km2 (35/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Sainte-Menehould is an arrondissement of France, in the Marne department, Grand Est region. Its capital is the city of Sainte-Menehould.

History[change | change source]

When the Marne department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Sainte-Menehould was part of that original department.[1]

In 1926, the arrondissement was eliminated but it became again an arrondissement of the Marne department in 1940.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Sainte-Menehould is in the northeast of the Marne department. It is bordered to the north by the Ardennes department, to the east by the Meuse department, to the south by the Vitry-le-François arrondissement and to the west by the Châlons-en-Champagne arrondissement.

The arrondissement of Sainte-Menehould is the smallest arrondissement of the department with an area of 1,021.3 km2 (394.3 sq mi) and the one with fewest people living in it (13,821 inhabitants),[2] for a population density of 13.5 inhabitants/km2.

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.

There is only one canton in the arrondissement of Sainte-Menehould: the canton of Argonne Suippe et Vesle; the communes of this canton are in the arrondissements of Châlons-en-Champagne and of Sainte-Menehould.

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Sainte-Menehould has 67 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes[4]

  1. Argers (51015)
  2. Auve (51027)
  3. Belval-en-Argonne (51047)
  4. Berzieux (51053)
  5. Binarville (51062)
  6. Braux-Saint-Remy (51083)
  7. Braux-Sainte-Cohière (51082)
  8. Cernay-en-Dormois (51104)
  9. Chaudefontaine (51139)
  10. Châtrices (51138)
  11. Contault (51166)
  12. Courtémont (51191)
  13. Dampierre-le-Château (51206)
  14. Dommartin-Dampierre (51211)
  15. Dommartin-Varimont (51214)
  16. Dommartin-sous-Hans (51213)
  17. Florent-en-Argonne (51253)
  18. Fontaine-en-Dormois (51255)
  19. Givry-en-Argonne (51272)
  20. Gizaucourt (51274)
  21. Gratreuil (51280)
  22. Hans (51283)
  23. Herpont (51292)
  24. La Chapelle-Felcourt (51126)
  25. La Croix-en-Champagne (51197)
  26. La Neuville-au-Pont (51399)
  27. La Neuville-aux-Bois (51397)
  28. Laval-sur-Tourbe (51317)
  29. Le Chemin (51143)
  30. Le Châtelier (51133)
  31. Le Vieil-Dampierre (51619)
  32. Les Charmontois (51132)
  33. Maffrécourt (51336)
  34. Malmy (51341)
  35. Massiges (51355)
  36. Minaucourt-le-Mesnil-lès-Hurlus (51368)
  37. Moiremont (51370)
  38. Noirlieu (51404)
  39. Passavant-en-Argonne (51424)
  40. Rapsécourt (51452)
  41. Remicourt (51456)
  42. Rouvroy-Ripont (51470)
  43. Saint-Jean-sur-Tourbe (51491)
  44. Saint-Mard-sur-Auve (51498)
  45. Saint-Mard-sur-le-Mont (51500)
  46. Saint-Remy-sur-Bussy (51515)
  47. Saint-Thomas-en-Argonne (51519)
  48. Sainte-Menehould (51507)
  49. Servon-Melzicourt (51533)
  50. Sivry-Ante (51537)
  51. Somme-Bionne (51543)
  52. Somme-Tourbe (51547)
  53. Somme-Yèvre (51549)
  54. Sommepy-Tahure (51544)
  55. Tilloy-et-Bellay (51572)
  56. Valmy (51588)
  57. Verrières (51610)
  58. Vienne-la-Ville (51620)
  59. Vienne-le-Château (51621)
  60. Ville-sur-Tourbe (51640)
  61. Villers-en-Argonne (51632)
  62. Virginy (51646)
  63. Voilemont (51650)
  64. Wargemoulin-Hurlus (51659)
  65. Éclaires (51222)
  66. Élise-Daucourt (51228)
  67. Épense (51229)

The communes in the arrondissement with more inhabitants are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[5]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
51507 Sainte-Menehould 4,219 Argonne Suippe et Vesle L'Argonne Champenoise
51544 Sommepy-Tahure 631 Argonne Suippe et Vesle Suippe et Vesle
51399 La Neuville-au-Pont 556 Argonne Suippe et Vesle L'Argonne Champenoise
51621 Vienne-le-Château 528 Argonne Suippe et Vesle L'Argonne Champenoise
51272 Givry-en-Argonne 454 Argonne Suippe et Vesle L'Argonne Champenoise
51610 Verrières 416 Argonne Suippe et Vesle L'Argonne Champenoise
51515 Saint-Remy-sur-Bussy 338 Argonne Suippe et Vesle Suippe et Vesle
51139 Chaudefontaine 332 Argonne Suippe et Vesle L'Argonne Champenoise
51588 Valmy 296 Argonne Suippe et Vesle L'Argonne Champenoise
51027 Auve 281 Argonne Suippe et Vesle L'Argonne Champenoise

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Historique de la Marne". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 8 December 2016.
  2. "Arrondissement de Sainte-Menehould (515)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 8 December 2016.
  3. "Décret n° 2014-208 du 21 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de la Marne" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 7 December 2016.
  4. "Arrondissement de Sainte-Menehould (515)". Géographie administrative et d’étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 13 July 2017.
  5. "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 12 July 2017.

Coordinates: 49°05′00″N 4°54′00″E / 49.0833°N 4.9000°E / 49.0833; 4.9000