Arrondissement of Tarbes

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Arrondissement of Tarbes
Arrondissement of France
Location of Tarbes in Hautes-Pyrénées
Location of Tarbes in Hautes-Pyrénées
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Hautes-Pyrénées
Communes 225
Prefecture Tarbes
INSEE code 653
Area
 • Total 1,488.1 km2 (574.6 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 143,753
 • Density 96.602/km2 (250.197/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Tarbes is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Hautes-Pyrénées department in the Occitanie region. Its capital, and of the department, is the city of Tarbes.

History[change | change source]

When the Hautes-Pyrénées department was created on 17 February 1800, the arrondissement of Tarbes was part of that original department and was made the capital (préfecture) of it.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

It is the most northern of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 1,488.1 km2 (575 sq mi),[2] the second in area of the department. It is the most populated arrondissement with 143,753 inhabitants and a population density of 96.6 inhabitants/km².[3]

The arrondissement of Tarbes is bordered to the north by the Gers department, to the east by the Haute-Garonne department, to the south arrondissement of Bagnères-de-Bigorre, to the southwest by the arrondissement of Argelès-Gazost and to west by the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department.

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 Tarbes, there are 10 cantons with all its communes in the arrondissement. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Tarbes
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Argelès-Gazost Bagnères-de-Bigorre Tarbes
6501 Aureilhan 3 3
6502 Bordères-sur-l'Échez 7 7
6503 Les Coteaux 77 77
6504 La Haute-Bigorre 13 1 14
6507 Moyen-Adour 15 15
6509 Ossun 17 17
6510 Tarbes-1 part of Tarbes part of Tarbes
6511 Tarbes-2 part of Tarbes part of Tarbes
6512 Tarbes-3 part of Tarbes part of Tarbes
6513 Val d'Adour-Rustan-Madiranais 43 43
6514 La Vallée de l'Arros et des Baïses 33 37 70
6515 La Vallée de la Barousse 51 1 52
6517 Vic-en-Bigorre 22 22

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Tarbes has 225 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Allier (65005)
  2. Andrest (65007)
  3. Angos (65010)
  4. Ansost (65013)
  5. Antin (65015)
  6. Arcizac-Adour (65019)
  7. Aries-Espénan (65026)
  8. Arné (65028)
  9. Artagnan (65035)
  10. Aubarède (65044)
  11. Aureilhan (65047)
  12. Aurensan (65048)
  13. Auriébat (65049)
  14. Averan (65052)
  15. Azereix (65057)
  16. Barbachen (65061)
  17. Barbazan-Debat (65062)
  18. Barbazan-Dessus (65063)
  19. Barry (65067)
  20. Barthe (65068)
  21. Bazet (65072)
  22. Bazillac (65073)
  23. Bazordan (65074)
  24. Bernac-Debat (65083)
  25. Bernac-Dessus (65084)
  26. Bernadets-Debat (65085)
  27. Bernadets-Dessus (65086)
  28. Betbèze (65088)
  29. Betpouy (65090)
  30. Bonnefont (65095)
  31. Bonrepos (65097)
  32. Bordes (65101)
  33. Bordères-sur-l'Échez (65100)
  34. Bouilh-Devant (65102)
  35. Bouilh-Péreuilh (65103)
  36. Boulin (65104)
  37. Bours (65108)
  38. Bugard (65110)
  39. Burg (65113)
  40. Buzon (65114)
  41. Bégole (65079)
  42. Bénac (65080)
  43. Cabanac (65115)
  44. Caharet (65118)
  45. Caixon (65119)
  46. Calavanté (65120)
  47. Camalès (65121)
  48. Campuzan (65126)
  49. Castelbajac (65128)
  50. Castelnau-Magnoac (65129)
  51. Castelnau-Rivière-Basse (65130)
  52. Castelvieilh (65131)
  53. Casterets (65134)
  54. Castéra-Lanusse (65132)
  55. Castéra-Lou (65133)
  56. Caubous (65136)
  57. Caussade-Rivière (65137)
  58. Chelle-Debat (65142)
  59. Chis (65146)
  60. Cizos (65148)
  61. Clarac (65149)
  62. Collongues (65151)
  63. Coussan (65153)
  64. Devèze (65155)
  65. Dours (65156)
  66. Escaunets (65160)
  67. Escondeaux (65161)
  68. Estampures (65170)
  69. Estirac (65174)
  70. Fontrailles (65177)
  71. Fréchou-Fréchet (65181)
  72. Fréchède (65178)
  73. Galan (65183)
  74. Galez (65184)
  75. Gardères (65185)
  76. Gaussan (65187)
  77. Gayan (65189)
  78. Gensac (65196)
  79. Gonez (65204)
  80. Goudon (65206)
  81. Guizerix (65213)
  82. Hachan (65214)
  83. Hagedet (65215)
  84. Hibarette (65220)
  85. Hiis (65221)
  86. Hitte (65222)
  87. Horgues (65223)
  88. Houeydets (65224)
  89. Hourc (65225)
  90. Hères (65219)
  91. Ibos (65226)
  92. Jacque (65232)
  93. Juillan (65235)
  94. Labatut-Rivière (65240)
  95. Lacassagne (65242)
  96. Lafitole (65243)
  97. Lagarde (65244)
  98. Lahitte-Toupière (65248)
  99. Lalanne (65249)
  100. Lalanne-Trie (65250)
  101. Laloubère (65251)
  102. Lamarque-Pontacq (65252)
  103. Lamarque-Rustaing (65253)
  104. Laméac (65254)
  105. Lanespède (65256)
  106. Lanne (65257)
  107. Lansac (65259)
  108. Lapeyre (65260)
  109. Laran (65261)
  110. Larreule (65262)
  111. Larroque (65263)
  112. Lascazères (65264)
  113. Laslades (65265)
  114. Lassales (65266)
  115. Layrisse (65268)
  116. Lescurry (65269)
  117. Lespouey (65270)
  118. Lhez (65272)
  119. Liac (65273)
  120. Libaros (65274)
  121. Lizos (65276)
  122. Loucrup (65281)
  123. Louey (65284)
  124. Louit (65285)
  125. Lubret-Saint-Luc (65288)
  126. Luby-Betmont (65289)
  127. Luc (65290)
  128. Luquet (65292)
  129. Lustar (65293)
  130. Madiran (65296)
  131. Mansan (65297)
  132. Marquerie (65298)
  133. Marsac (65299)
  134. Marseillan (65301)
  135. Mascaras (65303)
  136. Maubourguet (65304)
  137. Mazerolles (65308)
  138. Mingot (65311)
  139. Momères (65313)
  140. Montfaucon (65314)
  141. Monlong (65316)
  142. Monléon-Magnoac (65315)
  143. Montastruc (65318)
  144. Montignac (65321)
  145. Moulédous (65324)
  146. Moumoulous (65325)
  147. Mun (65326)
  148. Nouilhan (65330)
  149. Odos (65331)
  150. Oléac-Debat (65332)
  151. Oléac-Dessus (65333)
  152. Organ (65336)
  153. (65337)
  154. Orincles (65339)
  155. Orleix (65340)
  156. Oroix (65341)
  157. Osmets (65342)
  158. Ossun (65344)
  159. Oueilloux (65346)
  160. Oursbelille (65350)
  161. Ozon (65353)
  162. Peyraube (65357)
  163. Peyret-Saint-André (65358)
  164. Peyriguère (65359)
  165. Peyrun (65361)
  166. Pintac (65364)
  167. Poumarous (65367)
  168. Pouy (65368)
  169. Pouyastruc (65369)
  170. Pujo (65372)
  171. Puntous (65373)
  172. Puydarrieux (65374)
  173. Rabastens-de-Bigorre (65375)
  174. Recurt (65376)
  175. Ricaud (65378)
  176. Sabalos (65380)
  177. Sabarros (65381)
  178. Sadournin (65383)
  179. Saint-Lanne (65387)
  180. Saint-Lézer (65390)
  181. Saint-Martin (65392)
  182. Saint-Sever-de-Rustan (65397)
  183. Salles-Adour (65401)
  184. Sanous (65403)
  185. Sariac-Magnoac (65404)
  186. Sarniguet (65406)
  187. Sarriac-Bigorre (65409)
  188. Sarrouilles (65410)
  189. Sauveterre (65412)
  190. Sentous (65419)
  191. Siarrouy (65425)
  192. Sinzos (65426)
  193. Sombrun (65429)
  194. Soréac (65430)
  195. Soublecause (65432)
  196. Soues (65433)
  197. Souyeaux (65436)
  198. Sère-Rustaing (65423)
  199. Ségalas (65414)
  200. Séméac (65417)
  201. Sénac (65418)
  202. Séron (65422)
  203. Talazac (65438)
  204. Tarasteix (65439)
  205. Tarbes (65440)
  206. Thermes-Magnoac (65442)
  207. Thuy (65443)
  208. Tostat (65446)
  209. Tournay (65447)
  210. Tournous-Darré (65448)
  211. Tournous-Devant (65449)
  212. Trie-sur-Baïse (65452)
  213. Trouley-Labarthe (65454)
  214. Ugnouas (65457)
  215. Vic-en-Bigorre (65460)
  216. Vidou (65461)
  217. Vidouze (65462)
  218. Vielle-Adour (65464)
  219. Vieuzos (65468)
  220. Villefranque (65472)
  221. Villembits (65474)
  222. Villemur (65475)
  223. Villenave-près-Béarn (65476)
  224. Villenave-près-Marsac (65477)
  225. Visker (65479)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
65440 Tarbes 41,382 Tarbes-1, Tarbes-2 and Tarbes-3 Communauté d'agglomération du Grand Tarbes
65047 Aureilhan 7,879 Aureilhan Communauté d'agglomération du Grand Tarbes
65460 Vic-en-Bigorre 5,004 Vic-en-Bigorre Vic-Montaner
65100 Bordères-sur-l'Échez 4,879 Bordères-sur-l'Échez Communauté d'agglomération du Grand Tarbes
65417 Séméac 4,803 Aureilhan Communauté d'agglomération du Grand Tarbes
65235 Juillan 4,104 Ossun Le Canton d'Ossun
65062 Barbazan-Debat 3,427 Moyen-Adour Communauté d'agglomération du Grand Tarbes
65331 Odos 3,219 Moyen-Adour Communauté d'agglomération du Grand Tarbes
65433 Soues 3,049 Aureilhan Communauté d'agglomération du Grand Tarbes

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique des Hautes-Pyrénées" (in French). Le SPLAF. http://splaf.free.fr/65his.html. Retrieved 7 November 2013.
  2. "Département des Hautes-Pyrénées (65)" (in French). Comparateur de territoire. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/1405599?geo=DEP-65+ARR-653. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (in French) (PDF). Populations légales 2014. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. http://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/fichier/2525755/dep65.pdf. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-242 du 25 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département des Hautes-Pyrénées" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/affichTexte.do?cidTexte=JORFTEXT000028661336. Retrieved 20 October 2016.
  5. "Arrondissement de Tarbes (653)" (in French). Géographie administrative et d'étude. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. https://www.insee.fr/fr/metadonnees/cog/arrondissement/ARR653-tarbes. Retrieved 17 February 2017.

Coordinates: 43°14′N 0°04′E / 43.233°N 0.067°E / 43.233; 0.067