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Arrondissement of Angoulême
Arrondissement of France
Location of Angoulême in Charente
Location of Angoulême in Charente
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente
Communes 148
Prefecture Angoulême
INSEE code 161
Area
 • Total 2,217.1 km2 (856.0 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 196,993
 • Density 88.8517/km2 (230.125/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Angoulême is an arrondissement of France, in the Charente department, Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its capital, and the prefecture of the department, is the city of Angoulême.

It is the second largest arrondissement of the department with an area of 2,217.1 km2 (856.0 sq mi). It has 196,993 inhabitants and a density of 88.9 inhabitants/km².

History

When the Charente department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Angoulême was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Angoulême is in southeastern Charente and is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Confolens, to the east and south by the Dordogne department, and to the west by the arrondissement of Cognac.

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 Angoulême, there are 6 cantons whose communes are in the arrondissement: Angoulême-1, Angoulême-2, Angoulême-3, Boëme-Échelle, La Couronne, Gond-Pontouvre and Touvre-et-Braconne. The canton of Boixe-et-Manslois has 15 communes in Angoulême and 26 in the arrondissement of Confolens, the canton of Charente-Sud has 11 communes in Angoulême and 35 in the arrondissement of Cognac, the canton of Tude-et-Lavalette has 54 communes in Angoulême and 2 in Cognac, the canton of Val de Nouère has 14 communes in Angoulême and 16 in Cognac, and the canton of Val de Tardoire has 28 communes in Angoulême and 1 in Confolens.

Communes

The arrondissement of Angoulême has 148 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Agris (16003)
  2. Aignes-et-Puypéroux (16004)
  3. Ambérac (16008)
  4. Anais (16011)
  5. Angoulême (16015)
  6. Asnières-sur-Nouère (16019)
  7. Aubeterre-sur-Dronne (16020)
  8. Aussac-Vadalle (16024)
  9. Balzac (16026)
  10. Bardenac (16029)
  11. Bazac (16034)
  12. Bécheresse (16036)
  13. Bellon (16037)
  14. Bessac (16041)
  15. Blanzac-Porcheresse (16046)
  16. Blanzaguet-Saint-Cybard (16047)
  17. Boisné-la-Tude (16082)
  18. Bonnes (16049)
  19. Bors-de-Montmoreau (16052)
  20. Bouëx (16055)
  21. Brie (16061)
  22. Brie-sous-Chalais (16063)
  23. Bunzac (16067)
  24. Chadurie (16072)
  25. Chalais (16073)
  26. Champagne-Vigny (16075)
  27. Champmillon (16077)
  28. Champniers (16078)
  29. La Chapelle (16081)
  30. Charras (16084)
  31. Chazelles (16093)
  32. Claix (16101)
  33. Combiers (16103)
  34. Coulgens (16107)
  35. Coulonges (16108)
  36. Courgeac (16111)
  37. Courlac (16112)
  38. La Couronne (16113)
  39. Cressac-Saint-Genis (16115)
  40. Curac (16117)
  41. Deviat (16118)
  42. Dignac (16119)
  43. Dirac (16120)
  44. Douzat (16121)
  45. Échallat (16123)
  46. Écuras (16124)
  47. Édon (16125)
  48. Les Essards (16130)
  49. Étriac (16133)
  50. Eymouthiers (16135)
  51. Feuillade (16137)
  52. Fléac (16138)
  53. Fouquebrune (16143)
  54. Garat (16146)
  55. Gardes-le-Pontaroux (16147)
  56. Gond-Pontouvre (16154)
  57. Grassac (16158)
  58. Gurat (16162)
  59. Hiersac (16163)
  60. L'Isle-d'Espagnac (16166)
  61. Jauldes (16168)
  62. Juignac (16170)
  63. Laprade (16180)
  64. Linars (16187)
  65. Magnac-Lavalette-Villars (16198)
  66. Magnac-sur-Touvre (16199)
  67. Maine-de-Boixe (16200)
  68. Mainzac (16203)
  69. Marillac-le-Franc (16209)
  70. Marsac (16210)
  71. Marthon (16211)
  72. Médillac (16215)
  73. Montboyer (16222)
  74. Montbron (16223)
  75. Montignac-Charente (16226)
  76. Montignac-le-Coq (16227)
  77. Montmoreau-Saint-Cybard (16230)
  78. Mornac (16232)
  79. Moulidars (16234)
  80. Mouthiers-sur-Boëme (16236)
  81. Nabinaud (16240)
  82. Nanclars (16241)
  83. Nersac (16244)
  84. Nonac (16246)
  85. Orgedeuil (16250)
  86. Orival (16252)
  87. Palluaud (16254)
  88. Pérignac (16258)
  89. Pillac (16260)
  90. Plassac-Rouffiac (16263)
  91. Poullignac (16267)
  92. Pranzac (16269)
  93. Puymoyen (16271)
  94. Rancogne (16274)
  95. Rioux-Martin (16279)
  96. Rivières (16280)
  97. La Rochefoucauld (16281)
  98. La Rochette (16282)
  99. Ronsenac (16283)
  100. Rouffiac (16284)
  101. Rougnac (16285)
  102. Roullet-Saint-Estèphe (16287)
  103. Rouzède (16290)
  104. Ruelle-sur-Touvre (16291)
  105. Saint-Amant-de-Boixe (16295)
  106. Saint-Amant-de-Montmoreau (16294)
  107. Saint-Amant-de-Nouère (16298)
  108. Saint-Avit (16302)
  109. Saint-Eutrope (16314)
  110. Saint-Genis-d'Hiersac (16320)
  111. Saint-Germain-de-Montbron (16323)
  112. Saint-Laurent-de-Belzagot (16328)
  113. Saint-Léger (16332)
  114. Saint-Martial (16334)
  115. Saint-Michel (16341)
  116. Saint-Projet-Saint-Constant (16344)
  117. Saint-Quentin-de-Chalais (16346)
  118. Saint-Romain (16347)
  119. Saint-Saturnin (16348)
  120. Saint-Séverin (16350)
  121. Saint-Sornin (16353)
  122. Saint-Yrieix-sur-Charente (16358)
  123. Salles-Lavalette (16362)
  124. Sers (16368)
  125. Sireuil (16370)
  126. Souffrignac (16372)
  127. Soyaux (16374)
  128. Taponnat-Fleurignac (16379)
  129. Torsac (16382)
  130. Tourriers (16383)
  131. Touvre (16385)
  132. Trois-Palis (16388)
  133. Val-des-Vignes (16175)
  134. Vars (16393)
  135. Vaux-Lavalette (16394)
  136. Vervant (16401)
  137. Vilhonneur (16406)
  138. Villebois-Lavalette (16408)
  139. Villejoubert (16412)
  140. Vindelle (16415)
  141. Vœuil-et-Giget (16418)
  142. Vouharte (16419)
  143. Voulgézac (16420)
  144. Vouthon (16421)
  145. Vouzan (16422)
  146. Xambes (16423)
  147. Yviers (16424)
  148. Yvrac-et-Malleyrand (16425)

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