Arrondissement of Ussel

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Arrondissement of Ussel
Location of Ussel in Corrèze
Location of Ussel in Corrèze
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCorrèze
Communes80
PrefectureUssel
INSEE code193
Area
 • Total1,766.1 km2 (681.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total32,898
 • Density19/km2 (48/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Ussel is an arrondissement of France, in the Corrèze department, Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its capital is the city of Ussel.

History[change | change source]

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

Geography[change | change source]

It is the northernmost arrondissement of the department with an area of 1,766.1 km2 (681.9 sq mi).[2] It has 32,898 inhabitants (2014) and a density of 18.6 inhabitants/km².[3]

The arrondissement of Ussel is in the northern part of the department and is bordered to the northwest (a small part) by the Haute-Vienne department, to the north by the Creuse department, to the east by the Puy-de-Dôme department, to the southeast by the Cantal department, and to the southwest and west by the arrondissement of Tulle.

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 Ussel, only one canton does not have all their "communes" in the arrondissement: the Haute-Dordogne. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Ussel
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Brive-la-Gaillarde Tulle Ussel
1907 Égletons 18 18
1908 Haute-Dordogne 2 24 26
1912 Plateau de Millevaches 33 33
1917 Ussel 11 11

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Ussel has 80 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes[5]

  1. Aix (19002)
  2. Alleyrat (19006)
  3. Ambrugeat (19008)
  4. Bellechassagne (19021)
  5. Bort-les-Orgues (19028)
  6. Bugeat (19033)
  7. Champagnac-la-Noaille (19039)
  8. Chapelle-Spinasse (19046)
  9. Chaumeil (19051)
  10. Chavanac (19052)
  11. Chaveroche (19053)
  12. Chirac-Bellevue (19055)
  13. Combressol (19058)
  14. Couffy-sur-Sarsonne (19064)
  15. Courteix (19065)
  16. Darnets (19070)
  17. Davignac (19071)
  18. Égletons (19073)
  19. Eygurande (19080)
  20. Feyt (19083)
  21. Le Jardin (19092)
  22. Lafage-sur-Sombre (19097)
  23. Lamazière-Basse (19102)
  24. Lamazière-Haute (19103)
  25. Lapleau (19106)
  26. Laroche-près-Feyt (19108)
  27. Latronche (19110)
  28. Laval-sur-Luzège (19111)
  29. Liginiac (19113)
  30. Lignareix (19114)
  31. Marcillac-la-Croisille (19125)
  32. Margerides (19128)
  33. Maussac (19130)
  34. Merlines (19134)
  35. Mestes (19135)
  36. Meymac (19136)
  37. Meyrignac-l'Église (19137)
  38. Millevaches (19139)
  39. Monestier-Merlines (19141)
  40. Monestier-Port-Dieu (19142)
  41. Montaignac-Saint-Hippolyte (19143)
  42. Moustier-Ventadour (19145)
  43. Neuvic (19148)
  44. Palisse (19157)
  45. Péret-Bel-Air (19159)
  46. Pérols-sur-Vézère (19160)
  47. Peyrelevade (19164)
  48. Confolent-Port-Dieu (19167)
  49. Roche-le-Peyroux (19175)
  50. Rosiers-d'Égletons (19176)
  51. Saint-Angel (19180)
  52. Saint-Bonnet-près-Bort (19190)
  53. Saint-Étienne-aux-Clos (19199)
  54. Saint-Étienne-la-Geneste (19200)
  55. Saint-Exupéry-les-Roches (19201)
  56. Saint-Fréjoux (19204)
  57. Saint-Germain-Lavolps (19206)
  58. Saint-Hilaire-Foissac (19208)
  59. Saint-Hilaire-Luc (19210)
  60. Sainte-Marie-Lapanouze (19219)
  61. Saint-Merd-de-Lapleau (19225)
  62. Saint-Merd-les-Oussines (19226)
  63. Saint-Pantaléon-de-Lapleau (19228)
  64. Saint-Pardoux-le-Neuf (19232)
  65. Saint-Pardoux-le-Vieux (19233)
  66. Saint-Rémy (19238)
  67. Saint-Setiers (19241)
  68. Saint-Sulpice-les-Bois (19244)
  69. Saint-Victour (19247)
  70. Saint-Yrieix-le-Déjalat (19249)
  71. Sarran (19251)
  72. Sarroux-Saint Julien (19252)
  73. Sérandon (19256)
  74. Sornac (19261)
  75. Soudeilles (19263)
  76. Soursac (19264)
  77. Thalamy (19266)
  78. Ussel (19275)
  79. Valiergues (19277)
  80. Veyrières (19283)

The communes in the arrondissement with more inhabitants are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
19275 Ussel 9,772 Ussel Haute-Corrèze Communauté
19073 Égletons 4,304 Égletons Ventadour - Egletons - Monédières
19028 Bort-les-Orgues 2,792 Haute-Dordogne Haute-Corrèze Communauté
19136 Meymac 2,428 Plateau de Millevaches Haute-Corrèze Communauté
19148 Neuvic 1,764 Haute-Dordogne Haute-Corrèze Communauté

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de la Corrèze". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 8 July 2016.
  2. "Arrondissement de Ussel (193)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 25 May 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 25 May 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-228 du 24 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de la Corrèze" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 8 July 2016.
  5. "Arrondissement d'Ussel (193)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 25 May 2017.

Coordinates: 45°33′N 2°19′E / 45.550°N 2.317°E / 45.550; 2.317