Arrondissement of Sedan

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Arrondissement of Sedan
Location of the arrondissement Sedan in Ardennes
Location of the arrondissement Sedan in Ardennes
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentArdennes
Communes73
PrefectureSedan
INSEE code083
Area
 • Total792.2 km2 (305.9 sq mi)
Population
(2014)
 • Total59,584
 • Density75/km2 (190/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Sedan is an arrondissement of France in the Ardennes department in the Grand Est region. Its capital is the city of Sedan.

It is the most eastern of the arrondissements of the department and has an area of 792.2 km2 (305.9 sq mi), the smallest arrondissement of the department.[1] It has 59,584 inhabitants and a density of 75.2 inhabitants/km².[2]

History[change | change source]

When the Ardennes department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Sedan was part of that original department.[3]

On 10 September 1926, the arrondissement of Sedan was eliminated but in 1942 it was made again an arrondissement.[3]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Sedan is bordered to the north by Belgium (Luxembourg province), to the east by the Meuse department, to the south by the arrondissement of Vouziers and to the west by the arrondissement of Charleville-Mézières.

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.

There are 5 cantons in the arrondissement of Sedan; they are (with their INSEE codes):

  1. Carignan (0803)
  2. Sedan-1 (0814)
  3. Sedan-2 (0815)
  4. Sedan-3 (0816)
  5. Vouziers (0819) (partly)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Sedan has 73 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Angecourt (08013)
  2. Artaise-le-Vivier (08023)
  3. Auflance (08029)
  4. Autrecourt-et-Pourron (08034)
  5. Balan (08043)
  6. Bazeilles (08053)
  7. Beaumont-en-Argonne (08055)
  8. La Besace (08063)
  9. Bièvres (08065)
  10. Blagny (08067)
  11. Brévilly (08083)
  12. Bulson (08088)
  13. Carignan (08090)
  14. La Chapelle (08101)
  15. Cheveuges (08119)
  16. Chémery-Chéhéry (08115)
  17. Daigny (08136)
  18. Les Deux-Villes (08138)
  19. Donchery (08142)
  20. Douzy (08145)
  21. Escombres-et-le-Chesnois (08153)
  22. Euilly-et-Lombut (08159)
  23. La Ferté-sur-Chiers (08168)
  24. Fleigneux (08170)
  25. Floing (08174)
  26. Francheval (08179)
  27. Fromy (08184)
  28. Givonne (08191)
  29. Glaire (08194)
  30. Haraucourt (08211)
  31. Herbeuval (08223)
  32. Illy (08232)
  33. Linay (08255)
  34. Létanne (08252)
  35. Maisoncelle-et-Villers (08268)
  36. Malandry (08269)
  37. Margny (08275)
  38. Margut (08276)
  39. Matton-et-Clémency (08281)
  40. Messincourt (08289)
  41. Mogues (08291)
  42. Moiry (08293)
  43. La Moncelle (08294)
  44. Le Mont-Dieu (08300)
  45. Mouzon (08311)
  46. La Neuville-à-Maire (08317)
  47. Noyers-Pont-Maugis (08331)
  48. Osnes (08336)
  49. Pouru-Saint-Remy (08343)
  50. Pouru-aux-Bois (08342)
  51. Puilly-et-Charbeaux (08347)
  52. Pure (08349)
  53. Raucourt-et-Flaba (08354)
  54. Remilly-Aillicourt (08357)
  55. Sachy (08375)
  56. Sailly (08376)
  57. Saint-Aignan (08377)
  58. Saint-Menges (08391)
  59. Sapogne-sur-Marche (08399)
  60. Sedan (08409)
  61. Signy-Montlibert (08421)
  62. Stonne (08430)
  63. Thelonne (08445)
  64. Tremblois-lès-Carignan (08459)
  65. Tétaigne (08444)
  66. Vaux-lès-Mouzon (08466)
  67. Villers-devant-Mouzon (08477)
  68. Villers-sur-Bar (08481)
  69. Villy (08485)
  70. Vrigne-aux-Bois (08491)
  71. Wadelincourt (08494)
  72. Williers (08501)
  73. Yoncq (08502)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[2]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
08409 Sedan 17,829 Sedan-1, Sedan-2,
Sedan-3
CA Ardenne Métropole
08491 Vrigne-aux-Bois 3,305 Sedan-1 CA Ardenne Métropole
08090 Carignan 2,954 Carignan Les Portes du Luxembourg
08174 Floing 2,487 Sedan-2 CA Ardenne Métropole
08311 Mouzon 2,350 Carignan Les Portes du Luxembourg
08142 Donchery 2,214 Sedan-1 CA Ardenne Métropole
08145 Douzy 2,132 Carignan Les Portes du Luxembourg
08053 Bazeilles 2,048 Sedan-3 CA Ardenne Métropole
08043 Balan 1,602 Sedan-3 CA Ardenne Métropole
08067 Blagny 1,218 Carignan Les Portes du Luxembourg
08343 Pouru-Saint-Remy 1,203 Sedan-3 CA Ardenne Métropole

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Arrondissement de Sedan (083)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 8 December 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 8 December 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Historique des Ardennes". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-203 du 21 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département des Ardennes" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 14 November 2016.
  5. "Arrondissement de Sedan (083)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 8 December 2017.

Coordinates: 49°42′N 4°56′E / 49.700°N 4.933°E / 49.700; 4.933