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Arrondissement of Agen
Arrondissement of France
Location of Agen in Lot-et-Garonne
Location of Agen in Lot-et-Garonne
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Lot-et-Garonne
Communes 71
Prefecture Agen
INSEE code 471
Area
 • Total 1,013.3 km2 (391.2 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 120,099
 • Density 118.523/km2 (306.972/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Agen is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Lot-et-Garonne département. Its capital, and préfecture of the department, is the city of Agen.

It is in the southeast of the department and it is the smallest of the arrondissements of Lot-et-Garonne, with an area of 1,013.3 km2 (391 sq mi), and a population of 120,099 inhabitants; its population density is of 118.5 inhabitants/km².

History

When the arrondissements were created in 1800, Agen was one of them in the Lot-et-Garonne department.

Geography

The arrondissement is bordered to the north by the arrondissement Villeneuve-sur-Lot, to the east by the Tarn-et-Garonne department, to the south by the Gers department, to the west by the arrondissement Nérac and to the northwest by the arrondissement Marmande.

Composition

Cantons

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

In the arrondissement of Agen, there are only two cantons where not all their "communes" are in the arrondissement: Le Confluent and Le Pays de Serres. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Canton Agen Marmande Villeneuve-sur-Lot Nérac Total
1 Agen-1 3 + part of Agen 3 + part of Agen
2 Agen-2 2 + part of Agen 2 + part of Agen
3 Agen-3 part of Agen part of Agen
4 Agen-4 1 + part of Agen 1 + part of Agen
5 L'Albret 22 22
6 Le Confluent 19 1 20
7 Les Coteaux de Guyenne 34 34
8 Les Forêts de Gascogne 16 16 32
9 Le Fumélois 19 19
10 Le Haut agenais Périgord 33 33
11 Lavardac 20 20
12 Le Livradais 14 14
13 Marmande-1 9 + part of Marmande 9 + part of Marmande
14 Marmande-2 10 + part of Marmande 10 + part of Marmande
15 L'Ouest agenais 11 11
16 Le Pays de Serres 15 8 23
17 Le Sud-Est Agenais 19 19
18 Tonneins 13 13
19 Le Val du Dropt 15 10 25
20 Villeneuve-sur-Lot-1 1 + part of Villeneuve-sur-Lot 1 + part of Villeneuve-sur-Lot
21 Villeneuve-sur-Lot-2 5 + part of Villeneuve-sur-Lot 5 + part of Villeneuve-sur-Lot
71 98 92 58 319

Communes

The arrondissement of Agen has 71 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

  1. Agen (47001)
  2. Aiguillon (47004)
  3. Astaffort (47015)
  4. Aubiac (47016)
  5. Bajamont (47019)
  6. Bazens (47022)
  7. Beauville (47025)
  8. Blaymont (47030)
  9. Bon-Encontre (47032)
  10. Bourran (47038)
  11. Boé (47031)
  12. Brax (47040)
  13. Cassignas (47050)
  14. Castelculier (47051)
  15. Castella (47053)
  16. Caudecoste (47060)
  17. Cauzac (47062)
  18. Clermont-Dessous (47066)
  19. Clermont-Soubiran (47067)
  20. Colayrac-Saint-Cirq (47069)
  21. Cours (47073)
  22. Cuq (47076)
  23. Dondas (47082)
  24. Engayrac (47087)
  25. Estillac (47091)
  26. Fals (47092)
  27. Foulayronnes (47100)
  28. Frégimont (47104)
  29. Galapian (47107)
  30. Granges-sur-Lot (47111)
  31. Grayssas (47113)
  32. La Croix-Blanche (47075)
  33. La Sauvetat-de-Savères (47289)
  34. Lacépède (47125)
  35. Lafox (47128)
  36. Lagarrigue (47129)
  37. Laplume (47137)
  38. Laroque-Timbaut (47138)
  39. Laugnac (47140)
  40. Layrac (47145)
  41. Le Passage (47201)
  42. Lusignan-Petit (47154)
  43. Madaillan (47155)
  44. Marmont-Pachas (47158)
  45. Moirax (47169)
  46. Monbalen (47171)
  47. Montpezat (47190)
  48. Nicole (47196)
  49. Pont-du-Casse (47209)
  50. Port-Sainte-Marie (47210)
  51. Prayssas (47213)
  52. Puymirol (47217)
  53. Roquefort (47225)
  54. Saint-Caprais-de-Lerm (47234)
  55. Saint-Hilaire-de-Lusignan (47246)
  56. Saint-Jean-de-Thurac (47248)
  57. Saint-Martin-de-Beauville (47255)
  58. Saint-Maurin (47260)
  59. Saint-Nicolas-de-la-Balerme (47262)
  60. Saint-Pierre-de-Clairac (47269)
  61. Saint-Robert (47273)
  62. Saint-Romain-le-Noble (47274)
  63. Saint-Salvy (47275)
  64. Saint-Sardos (47276)
  65. Saint-Sixte (47279)
  66. Saint-Urcisse (47281)
  67. Sainte-Colombe-en-Bruilhois (47238)
  68. Sauvagnas (47288)
  69. Sauveterre-Saint-Denis (47293)
  70. Sérignac-sur-Garonne (47300)
  71. Tayrac (47305)

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