Arrondissement of Toulon

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Arrondissement of Toulon
Arrondissement of France
Toulon in Var
Toulon in Var
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Var
Communes 32
Prefecture Toulon
INSEE code 832
Area
 • Total 1,295.8 km2 (500.3 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 565,669
 • Density 436.540/km2 (1,130.63/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Toulon is an arrondissement of France, in the Var department, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. Its capital is the city of Toulon.

History[change | change source]

When the Var department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Toulon was part of that original department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Toulon is in the southern part of the Var department. It is bordered to the north by the Brignoles arrondissement, to the east by the Draguignan arrondissement, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea and to the west by the Bouches-du-Rhône department.

The arrondissement of Toulon is the smallest arrondissement of the department in area, 1,295.8 km2 (500.3 sq mi), but the one with more people living in it (565,669 inhabitants).

Composition[change | change source]

Cantons[change | change source]

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France,[2] cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

There are 14 cantons in the arrondissement of Toulon and 4 of them do not have all their communes in the arrondissement':

  1. La Crau (8302) (partly)
  2. La Garde (8306)
  3. Garéoult (8307) (partly)
  4. Hyères (8308)
  5. Le Luc (8309) (partly)
  6. Ollioules (8310)
  7. Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer (8312) (partly)
  8. La Seyne-sur-Mer-1 (8316)
  9. La Seyne-sur-Mer-2 (8317)
  10. Solliès-Pont (8318)
  11. Toulon-1 (8319)
  12. Toulon-2 (8320)
  13. Toulon-3 (8321)
  14. Toulon-4 (8322)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Toulon has 32 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes[3]

  1. Bandol (83009)
  2. Le Beausset (83016)
  3. Belgentier (83017)
  4. Bormes-les-Mimosas (83019)
  5. La Cadière-d'Azur (83027)
  6. Carqueiranne (83034)
  7. Le Castellet (83035)
  8. Collobrières (83043)
  9. La Crau (83047)
  10. Cuers (83049)
  11. Évenos (83053)
  12. La Farlède (83054)
  13. La Garde (83062)
  14. Hyères (83069)
  15. Le Lavandou (83070)
  16. La Londe-les-Maures (83071)
  17. Ollioules (83090)
  18. Pierrefeu-du-Var (83091)
  19. Le Pradet (83098)
  20. Le Revest-les-Eaux (83103)
  21. Riboux (83105)
  22. Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer (83112)
  23. Sanary-sur-Mer (83123)
  24. La Seyne-sur-Mer (83126)
  25. Signes (83127)
  26. Six-Fours-les-Plages (83129)
  27. Solliès-Pont (83130)
  28. Solliès-Toucas (83131)
  29. Solliès-Ville (83132)
  30. Toulon (83137)
  31. La Valette-du-Var (83144)
  32. Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer (83153)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[4]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
83137 Toulon 165,584 Toulon-1, Toulon-2
Toulon-3, Toulon-4
Communauté d'agglomération Toulon Provence Méditerranée
83126 La Seyne-sur-Mer 64,675 La Seyne-sur-Mer-1
La Seyne-sur-Mer-2
Communauté d'agglomération Toulon Provence Méditerranée
83069 Hyères 56,502 La Crau and Hyères Communauté d'agglomération Toulon Provence Méditerranée
83129 Six-Fours-les-Plages 33,652 La Seyne-sur-Mer-2 Communauté d'agglomération Toulon Provence Méditerranée
83062 La Garde 25,145 La Garde Communauté d'agglomération Toulon Provence Méditerranée
83144 La Valette-du-Var 22,271 Toulon-3 Communauté d'agglomération Toulon Provence Méditerranée
83047 La Crau 16,749 La Crau Communauté d'agglomération Toulon Provence Méditerranée
83123 Sanary-sur-Mer 15,963 Ollioules Communauté d'agglomération Sud Sainte-Baume
83090 Ollioules 13,167 Ollioules Communauté d'agglomération Toulon Provence Méditerranée
83112 Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer 12,262 Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer Communauté d'agglomération Sud Sainte-Baume

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique du Var". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 19 November 2016. 
  2. "Décret n° 2014-270 du 27 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département du Var" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 19 November 2016. 
  3. "Arrondissement de Toulon (832)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 20 July 2017. 
  4. "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 19 July 2017. 

Coordinates: 43°07′00″N 5°56′00″E / 43.1167°N 5.9333°E / 43.1167; 5.9333