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Arrondissement of Alès
Alès in Gard
Alès in Gard
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Gard
Communes 101
Subprefecture Alès
INSEE code 301
Area
 • Total 1,321.6 km2 (510.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 151,823
 • Density 114.878/km2 (297.533/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Alès is an arrondissement of France, in the Gard department, Occitanie region. Its capital is the city of Alès.

History

When the Gard department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Alès, with the name of Alais, was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Alès is the most northern of the arrondissements of the Gard department. It is bordered to the north by the Ardèche department, to the east by the Nîmes arrondissement, to the south by the Le Vigan arrondissement and to the west by the Lozère department.

The arrondissement of Alès is the smallest arrondissement of the department in area, 1,321.6 km2 (510.3 sq mi), and the second in population (151,823 inhabitants).

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 Alès, there are three cantons where not all their "communes" are in the arrondissement: Cazères, Escalquens and Plaisance-du-Touch. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondiissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Alès
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Alès Nîmes Le Vigan
3002 Alès-1 7 + part of Alès 7 + part of Alès
3003 Alès-2 10 + part of Alès 4 14 + part of Alès
3004 Alès-3 13 + part of Alès 13 + part of Alès
3008 La Grand-Combe 24 4 28
3015 Quissac 17 3 24 44
3015 Rousson 29 29
Total 101

Communes

The arrondissement of Alès has 101 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Aigremont (30002)
  2. Allègre-les-Fumades (30008)
  3. Alès (30007)
  4. Anduze (30010)
  5. Aujac (30022)
  6. Bagard (30027)
  7. Barjac (30029)
  8. Bessèges (30037)
  9. Boisset-et-Gaujac (30042)
  10. Bonnevaux (30044)
  11. Bordezac (30045)
  12. Boucoiran-et-Nozières (30046)
  13. Bouquet (30048)
  14. Branoux-les-Taillades (30051)
  15. Brignon (30053)
  16. Brouzet-lès-Alès (30055)
  17. Cardet (30068)
  18. Cassagnoles (30071)
  19. Castelnau-Valence (30072)
  20. Cendras (30077)
  21. Chambon (30079)
  22. Chamborigaud (30080)
  23. Concoules (30090)
  24. Corbès (30094)
  25. Courry (30097)
  26. Cruviers-Lascours (30100)
  27. Deaux (30101)
  28. Domessargues (30104)
  29. Euzet (30109)
  30. Gagnières (30120)
  31. Génolhac (30130)
  32. Générargues (30129)
  33. La Grand-Combe (30132)
  34. La Vernarède (30345)
  35. Lamelouze (30137)
  36. Laval-Pradel (30142)
  37. Le Martinet (30159)
  38. Les Mages (30152)
  39. Les Plans (30197)
  40. Les Salles-du-Gardon (30307)
  41. Lédignan (30146)
  42. Lézan (30147)
  43. Malons-et-Elze (30153)
  44. Martignargues (30158)
  45. Maruéjols-lès-Gardon (30160)
  46. Massanes (30161)
  47. Massillargues-Attuech (30162)
  48. Mauressargues (30163)
  49. Meyrannes (30167)
  50. Mialet (30168)
  51. Molières-sur-Cèze (30171)
  52. Mons (30173)
  53. Monteils (30177)
  54. Méjannes-le-Clap (30164)
  55. Méjannes-lès-Alès (30165)
  56. Navacelles (30187)
  57. Ners (30188)
  58. Peyremale (30194)
  59. Ponteils-et-Brésis (30201)
  60. Portes (30203)
  61. Potelières (30204)
  62. Ribaute-les-Tavernes (30214)
  63. Rivières (30215)
  64. Robiac-Rochessadoule (30216)
  65. Rochegude (30218)
  66. Rousson (30223)
  67. Saint-Ambroix (30227)
  68. Saint-Brès (30237)
  69. Saint-Bénézet (30234)
  70. Saint-Christol-lès-Alès (30243)
  71. Saint-Césaire-de-Gauzignan (30240)
  72. Saint-Denis (30247)
  73. Saint-Florent-sur-Auzonnet (30253)
  74. Saint-Hilaire-de-Brethmas (30259)
  75. Saint-Hippolyte-de-Caton (30261)
  76. Saint-Jean-de-Ceyrargues (30264)
  77. Saint-Jean-de-Maruéjols-et-Avéjan (30266)
  78. Saint-Jean-de-Serres (30267)
  79. Saint-Jean-de-Valériscle (30268)
  80. Saint-Jean-du-Gard (30269)
  81. Saint-Jean-du-Pin (30270)
  82. Saint-Julien-de-Cassagnas (30271)
  83. Saint-Julien-les-Rosiers (30274)
  84. Saint-Just-et-Vacquières (30275)
  85. Saint-Martin-de-Valgalgues (30284)
  86. Saint-Maurice-de-Cazevieille (30285)
  87. Saint-Paul-la-Coste (30291)
  88. Saint-Privat-de-Champclos (30293)
  89. Saint-Privat-des-Vieux (30294)
  90. Saint-Sébastien-d'Aigrefeuille (30298)
  91. Saint-Victor-de-Malcap (30303)
  92. Saint-Étienne-de-l'Olm (30250)
  93. Sainte-Cécile-d'Andorge (30239)
  94. Salindres (30305)
  95. Servas (30318)
  96. Seynes (30320)
  97. Soustelle (30323)
  98. Sénéchas (30316)
  99. Tharaux (30327)
  100. Tornac (30330)
  101. Vézénobres (30348)

The communes in the arrondissement with more inhabitants are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
30007 Alès 39,993 Alès-1, Alès-2 and Alès-3 Communauté d'agglomération Alès Agglomération
30243 Saint-Christol-lès-Alès 6,951 Alès-1 Communauté d'agglomération Alès Agglomération
30132 La Grand-Combe 5,162 La Grand-Combe Le Pays Grand Combien
30294 Saint-Privat-des-Vieux 5,083 Alès-2 Communauté d'agglomération Alès Agglomération
30284 Saint-Martin-de-Valgalgues 4,325 Alès-2 Communauté d'agglomération Alès Agglomération
30259 Saint-Hilaire-de-Brethmas 4,200 Alès-3 Communauté d'agglomération Alès Agglomération
30223 Rousson 3,967 Rousson Vivre en Cévennes
30010 Anduze 3,431 Alès-1 Communauté d'agglomération Alès Agglomération
30274 Saint-Julien-les-Rosiers 3,295 Rousson Vivre en Cévennes
30305 Salindres 3,229 Alès-2 Communauté d'agglomération Alès Agglomération
30227 Saint-Ambroix 3,176 Rousson Cèze Cévennes

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Coordinates: 44°07′25″N 4°05′07″E / 44.12361°N 4.08528°E / 44.12361; 4.08528

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