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Arrondissement of Aubusson
Arrondissement of France
Location of Aubusson in Creuse
Location of Aubusson in Creuse
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Communes 118
Subprefecture Aubusson
INSEE code 231
Area
 • Total 2,538.8 km2 (980.2 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 37,354
 • Density 14.7133/km2 (38.1071/sq mi)

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

History

When the Creuse department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Aubusson was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Aubusson is the most southern arrondissement of the Creuse department. It is bordered to the northeast by the Allier department, to the east by the Puy-de-Dôme department, to the south by the Corrèze department, to the west by the Haute-Vienne department and to the north by the arrondissement of Guéret.

The arrondissement of Aubusson is the smallest arrondissement of the department both in area, 2,538.8 km2 (980.2 sq mi), and population (37,354 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 Aubusson, only three cantons have all their "communes" in the arrondissement: (Ahun, Bourganeuf, Gouzon). The following table shows the distribution of the "communes":

Canton Aubusson Guéret
1 Ahun 10 17
2 Aubusson 21
3 Auzances 35
4 Bonnat 18
5 Bourganeuf 4 13
6 Boussac 17
7 Dun-le-Palestel 17
8 Évaux-les-Bains 17
9 Felletin 19
10 Gouzon 12 14
11 Le Grand-Bourg 17
12 Guéret-1 4 + part of Guéret
13 Guéret-2 6 + part of Guéret
14 Saint-Vaury 11
15 La Souterraine 7
118 142

Communes

The arrondissement of Aubusson has 118 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Alleyrat (23003)
  2. Arfeuille-Châtain (23005)
  3. Ars (23007)
  4. Aubusson (23008)
  5. Auge (23009)
  6. Auzances (23013)
  7. Banize (23016)
  8. Basville (23017)
  9. Beissat (23019)
  10. Bellegarde-en-Marche (23020)
  11. Blessac (23024)
  12. Bosroger (23028)
  13. Brousse (23034)
  14. Budelière (23035)
  15. Bussière-Nouvelle (23037)
  16. Chamberaud (23043)
  17. Chambon-sur-Voueize (23045)
  18. Chambonchard (23046)
  19. Champagnat (23048)
  20. Chard (23053)
  21. Charron (23054)
  22. Chavanat (23060)
  23. Châtelard (23055)
  24. Chénérailles (23061)
  25. Clairavaux (23063)
  26. Crocq (23069)
  27. Croze (23071)
  28. Dontreix (23073)
  29. Faux-la-Montagne (23077)
  30. Felletin (23079)
  31. Flayat (23081)
  32. Fontanières (23083)
  33. Fransèches (23086)
  34. Féniers (23080)
  35. Gentioux-Pigerolles (23090)
  36. Gioux (23091)
  37. Issoudun-Létrieix (23097)
  38. La Chaussade (23059)
  39. La Courtine (23067)
  40. La Mazière-aux-Bons-Hommes (23129)
  41. La Nouaille (23144)
  42. La Serre-Bussière-Vieille (23172)
  43. La Villedieu (23264)
  44. La Villeneuve (23265)
  45. La Villetelle (23266)
  46. Lavaveix-les-Mines (23105)
  47. Le Chauchet (23058)
  48. Le Compas (23066)
  49. Le Donzeil (23074)
  50. Le Mas-d'Artige (23125)
  51. Le Monteil-au-Vicomte (23134)
  52. Les Mars (23123)
  53. Lioux-les-Monges (23110)
  54. Lupersat (23113)
  55. Lussat (23114)
  56. Lépaud (23106)
  57. Magnat-l'Étrange (23115)
  58. Mainsat (23116)
  59. Malleret (23119)
  60. Mautes (23127)
  61. Moutier-Rozeille (23140)
  62. Mérinchal (23131)
  63. Nouhant (23145)
  64. Néoux (23142)
  65. Peyrat-la-Nonière (23151)
  66. Pontcharraud (23156)
  67. Poussanges (23158)
  68. Puy-Malsignat (23159)
  69. Reterre (23160)
  70. Rougnat (23164)
  71. Royère-de-Vassivière (23165)
  72. Saint-Agnant-près-Crocq (23178)
  73. Saint-Alpinien (23179)
  74. Saint-Amand (23180)
  75. Saint-Avit-de-Tardes (23182)
  76. Saint-Avit-le-Pauvre (23183)
  77. Saint-Bard (23184)
  78. Saint-Chabrais (23185)
  79. Saint-Dizier-la-Tour (23187)
  80. Saint-Domet (23190)
  81. Saint-Frion (23196)
  82. Saint-Georges-Nigremont (23198)
  83. Saint-Julien-la-Genête (23203)
  84. Saint-Julien-le-Châtel (23204)
  85. Saint-Junien-la-Bregère (23205)
  86. Saint-Loup (23209)
  87. Saint-Maixant (23210)
  88. Saint-Marc-à-Frongier (23211)
  89. Saint-Marc-à-Loubaud (23212)
  90. Saint-Martial-le-Mont (23214)
  91. Saint-Martial-le-Vieux (23215)
  92. Saint-Martin-Château (23216)
  93. Saint-Maurice-près-Crocq (23218)
  94. Saint-Merd-la-Breuille (23221)
  95. Saint-Michel-de-Veisse (23222)
  96. Saint-Moreil (23223)
  97. Saint-Médard-la-Rochette (23220)
  98. Saint-Oradoux-de-Chirouze (23224)
  99. Saint-Oradoux-près-Crocq (23225)
  100. Saint-Pardoux-Morterolles (23227)
  101. Saint-Pardoux-d'Arnet (23226)
  102. Saint-Pardoux-le-Neuf (23228)
  103. Saint-Pardoux-les-Cards (23229)
  104. Saint-Pierre-Bellevue (23232)
  105. Saint-Priest (23234)
  106. Saint-Quentin-la-Chabanne (23238)
  107. Saint-Silvain-Bellegarde (23241)
  108. Saint-Sulpice-les-Champs (23246)
  109. Saint-Yrieix-la-Montagne (23249)
  110. Sainte-Feyre-la-Montagne (23194)
  111. Sannat (23167)
  112. Sermur (23171)
  113. Sous-Parsat (23175)
  114. Tardes (23251)
  115. Vallière (23257)
  116. Verneiges (23259)
  117. Viersat (23261)
  118. Évaux-les-Bains (23076)

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