Arrondissement of Villeneuve-sur-Lot

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Arrondissement of Villeneuve-sur-Lot
Location of Villeneuve-sur-Lot in Lot-et-Garonne
Location of Villeneuve-sur-Lot in Lot-et-Garonne
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentLot-et-Garonne
Communes92
SubprefectureMarmande
INSEE code473
Area
 • Total1,559.7 km2 (602.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total90,527
 • Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Villeneuve-sur-Lot is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Lot-et-Garonne département in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its capital, and subpréfecture of the department, is the city of Villeneuve-sur-Lot.

History[change | change source]

When the Lot-et-Garonne department was created on 17 February 1800, the arrondissement of Villeneuve-sur-Lot was part of that original department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Villeneuve-sur-Lot is in the northeast of Lot-et-Garonne, with an area of 1,559.7 km2 (602 sq mi),[2] the largest arrondissement of the department. It has 90,527 inhabitants and a population density of 58.0 inhabitants/km².[3]

The arrondissement is bordered to the north by the Dordogne department, to the east by the Lot department, to the southeast by the Tarn-et-Garonne department, to the south by the arrondissement of Agen and to the west by the arrondissement of Marmande.

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 Villeneuve-sur-Lot, there are three cantons where not all their "communes" are in the arrondissement: Le Confluent, Le Pays de Serres and Le Val du Dropt. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Villeneuve-sur-Lot
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Agen Marmande Villeneuve-sur-Lot Nérac
4706 Le Confluent 19 1 20
4709 Le Fumélois 19 19
4710 Le Haut agenais Périgord 33 33
4712 Le Livradais 14 14
4716 Le Pays de Serres 15 8 23
4719 Le Val du Dropt 15 10 25
4720 Villeneuve-sur-Lot-1 1 + part of Villeneuve-sur-Lot 1 + part of Villeneuve-sur-Lot
4721 Villeneuve-sur-Lot-2 5 + part of Villeneuve-sur-Lot 5 + part of Villeneuve-sur-Lot

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Villeneuve-sur-Lot has 92 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Allez-et-Cazeneuve (47006)
  2. Anthé (47011)
  3. Auradou (47017)
  4. Beaugas (47023)
  5. Bias (47027)
  6. Blanquefort-sur-Briolance (47029)
  7. Boudy-de-Beauregard (47033)
  8. Bourlens (47036)
  9. Bournel (47037)
  10. Cahuzac (47044)
  11. Cancon (47048)
  12. Casseneuil (47049)
  13. Castelnaud-de-Gratecambe (47055)
  14. Castillonnès (47057)
  15. Cavarc (47063)
  16. Cazideroque (47064)
  17. Condezaygues (47070)
  18. Courbiac (47072)
  19. Cuzorn (47077)
  20. Dausse (47079)
  21. Dolmayrac (47081)
  22. Doudrac (47083)
  23. Douzains (47084)
  24. Dévillac (47080)
  25. Ferrensac (47096)
  26. Fongrave (47099)
  27. Frespech (47105)
  28. Fumel (47106)
  29. Gavaudun (47109)
  30. Hautefage-la-Tour (47117)
  31. La Sauvetat-sur-Lède (47291)
  32. Lacapelle-Biron (47123)
  33. Lacaussade (47124)
  34. Lalandusse (47132)
  35. Laussou (47141)
  36. Le Temple-sur-Lot (47306)
  37. Lougratte (47152)
  38. Lédat (47146)
  39. Masquières (47160)
  40. Massels (47161)
  41. Massoulès (47162)
  42. Mazières-Naresse (47164)
  43. Monbahus (47170)
  44. Monclar (47173)
  45. Monflanquin (47175)
  46. Monsempron-Libos (47179)
  47. Monségur (47178)
  48. Montagnac-sur-Lède (47181)
  49. Montastruc (47182)
  50. Montauriol (47183)
  51. Montaut (47184)
  52. Montayral (47185)
  53. Monviel (47192)
  54. Moulinet (47193)
  55. Pailloles (47198)
  56. Parranquet (47200)
  57. Paulhiac (47202)
  58. Penne-d'Agenais (47203)
  59. Pinel-Hauterive (47206)
  60. Pujols (47215)
  61. Rayet (47219)
  62. Rives (47223)
  63. Saint-Antoine-de-Ficalba (47228)
  64. Saint-Aubin (47230)
  65. Saint-Eutrope-de-Born (47241)
  66. Saint-Front-sur-Lémance (47242)
  67. Saint-Georges (47328)
  68. Saint-Martin-de-Villeréal (47256)
  69. Saint-Maurice-de-Lestapel (47259)
  70. Saint-Pastour (47265)
  71. Saint-Quentin-du-Dropt (47272)
  72. Saint-Sylvestre-sur-Lot (47280)
  73. Saint-Vite (47283)
  74. Saint-Étienne-de-Fougères (47239)
  75. Saint-Étienne-de-Villeréal (47240)
  76. Sainte-Colombe-de-Villeneuve (47237)
  77. Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot (47252)
  78. Salles (47284)
  79. Sauveterre-la-Lémance (47292)
  80. Savignac-sur-Leyze (47295)
  81. Sembas (47297)
  82. Sérignac-Péboudou (47299)
  83. Thézac (47307)
  84. Tombebœuf (47309)
  85. Tourliac (47311)
  86. Tournon-d'Agenais (47312)
  87. Tourtrès (47313)
  88. Trentels (47315)
  89. Trémons (47314)
  90. Villebramar (47319)
  91. Villeneuve-sur-Lot (47323)
  92. Villeréal (47324)

The communes in the arrondissement with more inhabitants are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
47323 Villeneuve-sur-Lot 23,263 Villeneuve-sur-Lot-1
Villeneuve-sur-Lot-2
Communauté d'agglomération du Grand Villeneuvois
47252 Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot 6,190 Le Livradais Communauté d'agglomération du Grand Villeneuvois
47106 Fumel 4,980 Le Fumélois Fumel Vallée du Lot
47215 Pujols 3,635 Villeneuve-sur-Lot-2 Communauté d'agglomération du Grand Villeneuvois
47027 Bias 3,089 Villeneuve-sur-Lot-2 Communauté d'agglomération du Grand Villeneuvois
47185 Montayral 2,776 Le Fumélois Fumel Vallée du Lot
47049 Casseneuil 2,349 Le Livradais Communauté d'agglomération du Grand Villeneuvois
47203 Penne-d'Agenais 2,342 Le Pays de Serres Fumel Vallée du Lot
47175 Monflanquin 2,312 Le Haut agenais Périgord Les Bastides en Haut-Agenais Périgord
47280 Saint-Sylvestre-sur-Lot 2,296 Le Pays de Serres Fumel Vallée du Lot
47179 Monsempron-Libos 2,085 Le Fumélois Fumel Vallée du Lot

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de Lot-et-Garonne". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 17 March 2015.
  2. "Arrondissement de Villeneuve-sur-Lot (473)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 26 April 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 26 April 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-257 du 26 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de Lot-et-Garonne" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
  5. "Arrondissement de Villeneuve-sur-Lot (473)". Géographie administrative et d'étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 26 April 2017.

Coordinates: 44°24′N 0°42′E / 44.400°N 0.700°E / 44.400; 0.700