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Arrondissement of Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Avesnes-sur-Helpe in the Nord department
Avesnes-sur-Helpe in the Nord department
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Communes 151
Subprefecture Avesnes-sur-Helpe
INSEE code 591
Area
 • Total 1,407.5 km2 (543.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 231,727
 • Density 164.637/km2 (426.409/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Avesnes-sur-Helpe, called usually as Avesnois , is an arrondissement of France, in the Nord department, Hauts-de-France region. Its capital is the city of Avesnes-sur-Helpe.

History

When the Nord department was created on 1790, the arrondissement of Avesnes-sur-Helpe, with the name of Avesnes, was part of that original department.

In 1962, the name of the commune, and of the arrondissement, Avesnes was changed to Avesnes-sur-Helpe.

Geography

The arrondissement of Avesnes-sur-Helpe is in the southeast of the Nord department. It borders with Belgium to the north and east, and with the Aisne department to the south. The Valenciennes arrondissement is to the northwest and the Cambrai arrondissement to the west.

The arrondissement of Avesnes-sur-Helpe is the second largest arrondissement of the department with an area of 1,407.5 km2 (543.4 sq mi). It has a population of 231,727 inhabitants and a population density of 164.6 inhabitants/km2..

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.

The cantons in the arrondissement of Avesnes-sur-Helpe are:

  • Aulnoye-Aymeries (5905)
  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe (5907)
  • Fourmies (5919)
  • Maubeuge (5930)

Communes

The arrondissement of Avesnes-sur-Helpe has 151 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Aibes (59003)
  2. Amfroipret (59006)
  3. Anor (59012)
  4. Assevent (59021)
  5. Audignies (59031)
  6. Aulnoye-Aymeries (59033)
  7. Avesnelles (59035)
  8. Avesnes-sur-Helpe (59036)
  9. Bachant (59041)
  10. Baives (59045)
  11. Bas-Lieu (59050)
  12. Bavay (59053)
  13. Beaudignies (59057)
  14. Beaufort (59058)
  15. Beaurepaire-sur-Sambre (59061)
  16. Beaurieux (59062)
  17. Bellignies (59065)
  18. Berlaimont (59068)
  19. Bermeries (59070)
  20. Bersillies (59072)
  21. Bettignies (59076)
  22. Bettrechies (59077)
  23. Beugnies (59078)
  24. Boulogne-sur-Helpe (59093)
  25. Bousies (59099)
  26. Bousignies-sur-Roc (59101)
  27. Boussières-sur-Sambre (59103)
  28. Boussois (59104)
  29. Bry (59116)
  30. Bérelles (59066)
  31. Cartignies (59134)
  32. Cerfontaine (59142)
  33. Choisies (59147)
  34. Clairfayts (59148)
  35. Colleret (59151)
  36. Cousolre (59157)
  37. Croix-Caluyau (59164)
  38. Damousies (59169)
  39. Dimechaux (59174)
  40. Dimont (59175)
  41. Dompierre-sur-Helpe (59177)
  42. Dourlers (59181)
  43. Eccles (59186)
  44. Éclaibes (59187)
  45. Écuélin (59188)
  46. Élesmes (59190)
  47. Englefontaine (59194)
  48. Eppe-Sauvage (59198)
  49. Eth (59217)
  50. Étrœungt (59218)
  51. Feignies (59225)
  52. Felleries (59226)
  53. Ferrière-la-Grande (59230)
  54. Ferrière-la-Petite (59231)
  55. Flaumont-Waudrechies (59233)
  56. Floursies (59240)
  57. Floyon (59241)
  58. Fontaine-au-Bois (59242)
  59. Forest-en-Cambrésis (59246)
  60. Fourmies (59249)
  61. Frasnoy (59251)
  62. Féron (59229)
  63. Ghissignies (59259)
  64. Glageon (59261)
  65. Gognies-Chaussée (59264)
  66. Gommegnies (59265)
  67. Grand-Fayt (59270)
  68. Gussignies (59277)
  69. Hargnies (59283)
  70. Haut-Lieu (59290)
  71. Hautmont (59291)
  72. Hecq (59296)
  73. Hestrud (59306)
  74. Hon-Hergies (59310)
  75. Houdain-lez-Bavay (59315)
  76. Jenlain (59323)
  77. Jeumont (59324)
  78. Jolimetz (59325)
  79. La Flamengrie (59232)
  80. La Longueville (59357)
  81. Landrecies (59331)
  82. Larouillies (59333)
  83. Le Favril (59223)
  84. Le Quesnoy (59481)
  85. Leval (59344)
  86. Lez-Fontaine (59342)
  87. Liessies (59347)
  88. Limont-Fontaine (59351)
  89. Locquignol (59353)
  90. Louvignies-Quesnoy (59363)
  91. Louvroil (59365)
  92. Mairieux (59370)
  93. Marbaix (59374)
  94. Maresches (59381)
  95. Maroilles (59384)
  96. Marpent (59385)
  97. Maubeuge (59392)
  98. Mecquignies (59396)
  99. Monceau-Saint-Waast (59406)
  100. Moustier-en-Fagne (59420)
  101. Neuf-Mesnil (59424)
  102. Neuville-en-Avesnois (59425)
  103. Noyelles-sur-Sambre (59439)
  104. Obies (59441)
  105. Obrechies (59442)
  106. Ohain (59445)
  107. Orsinval (59451)
  108. Petit-Fayt (59461)
  109. Poix-du-Nord (59464)
  110. Pont-sur-Sambre (59467)
  111. Potelle (59468)
  112. Preux-au-Bois (59472)
  113. Preux-au-Sart (59473)
  114. Prisches (59474)
  115. Quiévelon (59483)
  116. Rainsars (59490)
  117. Ramousies (59493)
  118. Raucourt-au-Bois (59494)
  119. Recquignies (59495)
  120. Robersart (59503)
  121. Rousies (59514)
  122. Ruesnes (59518)
  123. Sains-du-Nord (59525)
  124. Saint-Aubin (59529)
  125. Saint-Hilaire-sur-Helpe (59534)
  126. Saint-Remy-Chaussée (59542)
  127. Saint-Remy-du-Nord (59543)
  128. Saint-Waast (59548)
  129. Salesches (59549)
  130. Sars-Poteries (59555)
  131. Sassegnies (59556)
  132. Semousies (59563)
  133. Sepmeries (59565)
  134. Solre-le-Château (59572)
  135. Solrinnes (59573)
  136. Sémeries (59562)
  137. Taisnières-en-Thiérache (59583)
  138. Taisnières-sur-Hon (59584)
  139. Trélon (59601)
  140. Vendegies-au-Bois (59607)
  141. Vieux-Mesnil (59617)
  142. Vieux-Reng (59618)
  143. Villereau (59619)
  144. Villers-Pol (59626)
  145. Villers-Sire-Nicole (59627)
  146. Wallers-en-Fagne (59633)
  147. Wargnies-le-Grand (59639)
  148. Wargnies-le-Petit (59640)
  149. Wattignies-la-Victoire (59649)
  150. Wignehies (59659)
  151. Willies (59661)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
59392 Maubeuge 30,347 Maubeuge CA Maubeuge Val de Sambre
59291 Hautmont 14,507 Avesnes-sur-Helpe CA Maubeuge Val de Sambre
59249 Fourmies 12,340 Fourmies Le Sud Avesnois
59324 Jeumont 9,995 Maubeuge CA Maubeuge Val de Sambre
59033 Aulnoye-Aymeries 8,911 Aulnoye-Aymeries CA Maubeuge Val de Sambre
59225 Feignies 7,054 Aulnoye-Aymeries CA Maubeuge Val de Sambre
59365 Louvroil 6,673 Maubeuge CA Maubeuge Val de Sambre
59230 Ferrière-la-Grande 5,335 Maubeuge CA Maubeuge Val de Sambre
59481 Le Quesnoy 5,003 Avesnes-sur-Helpe Le Pays de Mormal
59036 Avesnes-sur-Helpe 4,662 Avesnes-sur-Helpe Cœur de l'Avesnois
59514 Rousies 4,084 Fourmies CA Maubeuge Val de Sambre

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Coordinates: 50°07′00″N 3°56′00″E / 50.1167°N 3.9333°E / 50.1167; 3.9333

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