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Arrondissement of Aubusson
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
 (2014)
 • Total 37,123
 • Density 14.6223/km2 (37.8715/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 smallest arrondissement of the department both in area, 2,538.8 km2 (980.2 sq mi), and population (37,123 inhabitants).

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.

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 do not have all their "communes" in the arrondissement: (Ahun, Bourganeuf, Gouzon). The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Aubusson
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Aubusson Guéret
2301 Ahun 10 17 27
2302 Aubusson 21 21
2303 Auzances 35 35
2305 Bourganeuf 4 13 17
2308 Évaux-les-Bains 17 17
2309 Felletin 19 19
2310 Gouzon 12 13 25

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. Évaux-les-Bains (23076)
  30. Faux-la-Montagne (23077)
  31. Felletin (23079)
  32. Flayat (23081)
  33. Fontanières (23083)
  34. Fransèches (23086)
  35. Féniers (23080)
  36. Gentioux-Pigerolles (23090)
  37. Gioux (23091)
  38. Issoudun-Létrieix (23097)
  39. La Chaussade (23059)
  40. La Courtine (23067)
  41. La Mazière-aux-Bons-Hommes (23129)
  42. La Nouaille (23144)
  43. La Serre-Bussière-Vieille (23172)
  44. La Villedieu (23264)
  45. La Villeneuve (23265)
  46. La Villetelle (23266)
  47. Lavaveix-les-Mines (23105)
  48. Le Chauchet (23058)
  49. Le Compas (23066)
  50. Le Donzeil (23074)
  51. Le Mas-d'Artige (23125)
  52. Le Monteil-au-Vicomte (23134)
  53. Les Mars (23123)
  54. Lioux-les-Monges (23110)
  55. Lupersat (23113)
  56. Lussat (23114)
  57. Lépaud (23106)
  58. Magnat-l'Étrange (23115)
  59. Mainsat (23116)
  60. Malleret (23119)
  61. Mautes (23127)
  62. Moutier-Rozeille (23140)
  63. Mérinchal (23131)
  64. Nouhant (23145)
  65. Néoux (23142)
  66. Peyrat-la-Nonière (23151)
  67. Pontcharraud (23156)
  68. Poussanges (23158)
  69. Puy-Malsignat (23159)
  70. Reterre (23160)
  71. Rougnat (23164)
  72. Royère-de-Vassivière (23165)
  73. Saint-Agnant-près-Crocq (23178)
  74. Saint-Alpinien (23179)
  75. Saint-Amand (23180)
  76. Saint-Avit-de-Tardes (23182)
  77. Saint-Avit-le-Pauvre (23183)
  78. Saint-Bard (23184)
  79. Saint-Chabrais (23185)
  80. Saint-Dizier-la-Tour (23187)
  81. Saint-Domet (23190)
  82. Saint-Frion (23196)
  83. Saint-Georges-Nigremont (23198)
  84. Saint-Julien-la-Genête (23203)
  85. Saint-Julien-le-Châtel (23204)
  86. Saint-Junien-la-Bregère (23205)
  87. Saint-Loup (23209)
  88. Saint-Maixant (23210)
  89. Saint-Marc-à-Frongier (23211)
  90. Saint-Marc-à-Loubaud (23212)
  91. Saint-Martial-le-Mont (23214)
  92. Saint-Martial-le-Vieux (23215)
  93. Saint-Martin-Château (23216)
  94. Saint-Maurice-près-Crocq (23218)
  95. Saint-Merd-la-Breuille (23221)
  96. Saint-Michel-de-Veisse (23222)
  97. Saint-Moreil (23223)
  98. Saint-Médard-la-Rochette (23220)
  99. Saint-Oradoux-de-Chirouze (23224)
  100. Saint-Oradoux-près-Crocq (23225)
  101. Saint-Pardoux-Morterolles (23227)
  102. Saint-Pardoux-d'Arnet (23226)
  103. Saint-Pardoux-le-Neuf (23228)
  104. Saint-Pardoux-les-Cards (23229)
  105. Saint-Pierre-Bellevue (23232)
  106. Saint-Priest (23234)
  107. Saint-Quentin-la-Chabanne (23238)
  108. Saint-Silvain-Bellegarde (23241)
  109. Saint-Sulpice-les-Champs (23246)
  110. Saint-Yrieix-la-Montagne (23249)
  111. Sainte-Feyre-la-Montagne (23194)
  112. Sannat (23167)
  113. Sermur (23171)
  114. Sous-Parsat (23175)
  115. Tardes (23251)
  116. Vallière (23257)
  117. Verneiges (23259)
  118. Viersat (23261)

The communes in the arrondissement with more inhabitants are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
23008 Aubusson 3,591 Aubusson Creuse Grand Sud
23079 Felletin 1,700 Felletin Creuse Grand Sud
23076 Évaux-les-Bains 1,393 Évaux-les-Bains Pays de Boussac, Carrefour des Quatre Provinces,
Evaux-Les-Bains – Chambon-sur-Voueize
23013 Auzances 1,288 Auzances Chénérailles, Auzances – Bellegarde et Haut Pays Marchois
23045 Chambon-sur-Voueize 930 Évaux-les-Bains Pays de Boussac, Carrefour des Quatre Provinces,
Evaux-Les-Bains – Chambon-sur-Voueize

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Coordinates: 45°57′00″N 2°10′00″E / 45.9500°N 2.1667°E / 45.9500; 2.1667

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