Arrondissement of Barcelonnette facts for kids
|Arrondissement of Barcelonnette|
|Arrondissement of France|
Barcelonnette in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
|• Total||1,027.7 km2 (396.8 sq mi)|
|• Density||7.8272/km2 (20.2723/sq mi)|
When the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Barcelonnette was part of that original department.
The arrondissement of Barcelonnette is in the northeast of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department. It is bordered to the northeast by Italy, to the southeast by the Alpes-Maritimes department, to the south by the Castellane and Digne-les-Baines arrondissements and to the west and north by the Hautes-Alpes department.
The arrondissement of Barcelonnette is the smallest arrondissement of the department both in area, 1,027.7 km2 (396.8 sq mi), and population (8,044 inhabitants).
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.
There is only one canton in the arrondissement of Barcelonnette, with all its communes in the arrondissement: the canton of Barcelonnette.
The arrondissement of Barcelonnette has 15 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes)ː
- Barcelonnette (04019)
- Enchastrayes (04073)
- Faucon-de-Barcelonnette (04086)
- Jausiers (04096)
- La Bréole (04033)
- La Condamine-Châtelard (04062)
- Le Lauzet-Ubaye (04102)
- Les Thuiles (04220)
- Méolans-Revel (04161)
- Pontis (04154)
- Saint-Paul-sur-Ubaye (04193)
- Saint-Pons (04195)
- Saint-Vincent-les-Forts (04198)
- Uvernet-Fours (04226)
- Val-d'Oronaye (04120)
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