Arrondissement of Sarlat-la-Canéda

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Arrondissement of Sarlat-la-Canéda
Location of Sarlat-la-Canéda in Dordogne (2017)
Location of Sarlat-la-Canéda in Dordogne (2017)
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentDordogne
Communes141
SubrefectureSarlat-la-Canéda
INSEE code244
Area
 • Total1,920.6 km2 (741.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total74,666
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Sarlat-la-Canéda is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Dordogne département in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its capital is the city of Sarlat-la-Canéda.

History[change | change source]

When the Dordogne department was created on 17 February 1800, the arrondissement of Sarlat-la-Canéda was part of that original department, with the name of Arrondissement of Sarlat.[1]

When the communes Sarlat and La Canéda were combined on 1 March 1965, the name of the arrondissement was changed to Sarlat-la-Canéda.

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Sarlat-la-Canéda is the southwest of Dordogne, with an area of 1,920.6 km2 (742 sq mi).[2] It has 74,666 inhabitants and a population density of 38.9 inhabitants/km².[3]

The arrondissement is bordered to the northeast by the Corrèze department, to the southeast by the Lot department, to the south by the Lot-et-Garonne department, to the west by the arrondissement of Bergerac and to the northwest by the arrondissement of Périgueux.

The Dordogne river and its tributary the Vézère river flow through the arrondissements of Sarlat-la-Canéda.

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 Sarlat-la-Canéda, there are two cantons where their "communes" are in different arrondissements: Haut-Périgord Noir and Périgord Central. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Sarlat-la-Canéda
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Bergerac Nontron Périgueux Sarlat-la-Canéda
2405 Haut-Périgord Noir Part of
Bassillac et Auberoche
30 30
2412 Périgord Central 1 33 1 35
2418 Sarlat-la-Canéda 13 13
2420 Terrasson-Lavilledieu 27 27
2423 Vallée Dordogne 44 44
2425 Vallée de l'Homme 26 26

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Sarlat-la-Canéda has 141 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5] [6]

  1. Ajat (24004)
  2. Allas-les-Mines (24006)
  3. Archignac (24012)
  4. Aubas (24014)
  5. Audrix (24015)
  6. Auriac-du-Périgord (24018)
  7. Azerat (24019)
  8. La Bachellerie (24020)
  9. Badefols-d'Ans (24021)
  10. Bars (24025)
  11. Beauregard-de-Terrasson (24030)
  12. Berbiguières (24036)
  13. Besse (24039)
  14. Beynac-et-Cazenac (24040)
  15. Boisseuilh (24046)
  16. Borrèze (24050)
  17. Bouzic (24063)
  18. Le Bugue (24067)
  19. Calviac-en-Périgord (24074)
  20. Campagnac-lès-Quercy (24075)
  21. Campagne (24076)
  22. Carlux (24081)
  23. Carsac-Aillac (24082)
  24. Carves (24084)
  25. La Cassagne (24085)
  26. Castelnaud-la-Chapelle (24086)
  27. Castels et Bézenac (24087)
  28. Cazoulès (24089)
  29. Cénac-et-Saint-Julien (24091)
  30. La Chapelle-Aubareil (24106)
  31. La Chapelle-Saint-Jean (24113)
  32. Châtres (24116)
  33. Les Coteaux Périgourdins (24117)
  34. Chourgnac (24121)
  35. Cladech (24122)
  36. Coly (24127)]
  37. Condat-sur-Vézère (24130)
  38. Coubjours (24136)
  39. Coux-et-Bigaroque-Mouzens (24142)
  40. Daglan (24150)
  41. Doissat (24151)
  42. Domme (24152)
  43. La Dornac (24153)
  44. Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil (24172)
  45. Fanlac (24174)
  46. Les Farges (24175)
  47. La Feuillade (24179)
  48. Fleurac (24183)
  49. Florimont-Gaumier (24184)
  50. Fossemagne (24188)
  51. Gabillou (24192)
  52. Granges-d'Ans (24202)
  53. Grives (24206)
  54. Groléjac (24207)
  55. Hautefort (24210)
  56. Jayac (24215)
  57. Journiac (24217)
  58. Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare (24229)
  59. Larzac (24230)
  60. Lavaur (24232)
  61. Limeuil (24240)
  62. Limeyrat (24241)
  63. Loubejac (24245)
  64. Manaurie (24249)
  65. Marcillac-Saint-Quentin (24252)
  66. Marnac (24254)
  67. Marquay (24255)
  68. Mauzens-et-Miremont (24261)
  69. Mazeyrolles (24263)
  70. Meyrals (24268)
  71. Montagnac-d'Auberoche (24284)
  72. Montignac (24291)
  73. Monplaisant (24293)
  74. Nabirat (24300)
  75. Nadaillac (24301)
  76. Nailhac (24302)
  77. Orliac (24313)
  78. Orliaguet (24314)
  79. Paulin (24317)
  80. Pays-de-Belvès (24035)
  81. Pazayac (24321)
  82. Peyrignac (24324)
  83. Peyrillac-et-Millac (24325)
  84. Peyzac-le-Moustier (24326)
  85. Plazac (24330)
  86. Prats-de-Carlux (24336)
  87. Prats-du-Périgord (24337)
  88. Proissans (24341)
  89. La Roque-Gageac (24355)
  90. Rouffignac-Saint-Cernin-de-Reilhac (24356)
  91. Sagelat (24360)
  92. Saint-Amand-de-Coly (24364)
  93. Saint-André-d'Allas (24366)
  94. Saint-Aubin-de-Nabirat (24375)
  95. Saint-Avit-de-Vialard (24377)
  96. Saint-Cernin-de-l'Herm (24386)
  97. Saint-Chamassy (24388)
  98. Saint-Cirq (24389)
  99. Saint-Crépin-et-Carlucet (24392)
  100. Saint-Cybranet (24395)
  101. Saint-Cyprien (24396)
  102. Sainte-Eulalie-d'Ans (24401)
  103. Saint-Félix-de-Reillac-et-Mortemart (24404)
  104. Sainte-Foy-de-Belvès (24406)
  105. Saint-Geniès (24412)
  106. Saint-Germain-de-Belvès (24416)
  107. Saint-Julien-de-Lampon (24432)
  108. Saint-Laurent-la-Vallée (24438)
  109. Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère (24443)
  110. Saint-Martial-de-Nabirat (24450)
  111. Sainte-Mondane (24470)
  112. Sainte-Nathalène (24471)
  113. Sainte-Orse (24473)
  114. Saint-Pardoux-et-Vielvic (24478)
  115. Saint-Pompont (24488)
  116. Saint-Rabier (24491)
  117. Sainte-Trie (24507)
  118. Saint-Vincent-de-Cosse (24510)
  119. Saint-Vincent-le-Paluel (24512)
  120. Salignac-Eyvigues (24516)
  121. Salles-de-Belvès (24517)
  122. Sarlat-la-Canéda (24520)
  123. Savignac-de-Miremont (24524)
  124. Sergeac (24531)
  125. Simeyrols (24535)
  126. Siorac-en-Périgord (24538)
  127. Tamniès (24544)
  128. Teillots (24545)
  129. Temple-Laguyon (24546)
  130. Terrasson-Lavilledieu (24547)
  131. Thenon (24550)
  132. Thonac (24552)
  133. Tourtoirac (24555)
  134. Tursac (24559)
  135. Valojoulx (24563)
  136. Veyrignac (24574)
  137. Veyrines-de-Domme (24575)
  138. Vézac (24577)
  139. Villac (24580)
  140. Villefranche-du-Périgord (24585)
  141. Vitrac (24587)

The communes in the arrondissement with more inhabitants are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
24520 Sarlat-la-Canéda 9,127 Sarlat-la-Canéda Sarlat-Périgord Noir
24547 Terrasson-Lavilledieu 6,186 Terrasson-Lavilledieu Le Terrassonnais en Périgord Noir Thenon Hautefort
24291 Montignac 2,801 Vallée de l'Homme La Vallée de l'Homme
24067 Le Bugue 2,704 Vallée de l'Homme La Vallée de l'Homme
24229 Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare 1,811 Haut-Périgord Noir Le Terrassonnais en Périgord Noir Thenon Hautefort
24396 Saint-Cyprien 1,613 Vallée Dordogne Vallée de la Dordogne et Forêt Bessède
24082 Carsac-Aillac 1,578 Terrasson-Lavilledieu Le Pays de Fénelon
24356 Rouffignac-Saint-Cernin-de-Reilhac 1,564 Vallée de l'Homme La Vallée de l'Homme
24035 Pays de Belvès 1,460 Vallée Dordogne Vallée de la Dordogne et Forêt Bessède

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de la Dordogne". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  2. "Département de la Dordogne (24)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 10 March 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 10 March 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-218 du 21 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de la Dordogne" (in French). Legifrance.gouv.fr. 21 February 2014. Retrieved 14 April 2015.
  5. "Arrondissement de Sarlat-la-Canéda (244)". Géographie administrative et d'étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 10 March 2017.
  6. "Arrêté portant modification des limites territoriales des arrondissements de Bergerac, Nontron, Périgueux et Sarlat-la-Canéda du département de la Dordogne" (PDF) (in French). Préfecture de la Dordogne. Retrieved 9 March 2017.

Coordinates: 44°53′00″N 1°13′00″E / 44.8833°N 1.2167°E / 44.8833; 1.2167