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Arrondissement of Brive-la-Gaillarde
Location of Brive-la-Gaillarde in Corrèze
Location of Brive-la-Gaillarde in Corrèze
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Corrèze
Communes 97
Subprefecture Brive-la-Gaillarde
INSEE code 191
Area
 • Total 1,526.4 km2 (589.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 130,034
 • Density 85.1900/km2 (220.641/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Brive-la-Gaillarde is an arrondissement of France, in the Corrèze department, Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its capital is the city of Brive-la-Gaillarde (or Brive for short).

History

When the Corrèze department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Brive-la-Gaillarde was part of that original department.

Geography

It is the southernmost of the arrondissements of the department with an area of 1,526.4 km2 (589.3 sq mi). It has 130,034 inhabitants (2014) and a density of 85.2 inhabitants/km².

The arrondissement of Brive-la-Gaillarde is in the southeastern part of department and is bordered to the north by the Haute-Vienne department, to the northeast and east by the arrondissement of Tulle, to the south by the Lot department and to the west by the Dordogne department.

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 Brive-la-Gaillarde, only two cantons do not have all their "communes" in the arrondissement: (Midi corrézien and Uzerche). The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Brive-la-Gaillarde
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Brive-la-Gaillarde Tulle Ussel
1901 Allassac 12 12
1903 Brive-la-Gaillarde-1 part of Brive part of Brive
1904 Brive-la-Gaillarde-2 part of Brive part of Brive
1905 Brive-la-Gaillarde-3 2 + part of Brive 2 + part of Brive
1906 Brive-la-Gaillarde-4 part of Brive part of Brive
1909 Malemort-sur-Corrèze 4 4
1910 Midi corrézien 33 1 34
1913 Saint-Pantaléon-de-Larche 13 13
1918 Uzerche 12 9 21
1919 L'Yssandonnais 21 21

Communes

The arrondissement of Brive-la-Gaillarde has 97 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Albignac (19003)
  2. Allassac (19005)
  3. Altillac (19007)
  4. Arnac-Pompadour (19011)
  5. Astaillac (19012)
  6. Aubazines (19013)
  7. Ayen (19015)
  8. Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne (19019)
  9. Benayes (19022)
  10. Beynat (19023)
  11. Beyssac (19024)
  12. Beyssenac (19025)
  13. Bilhac (19026)
  14. Branceilles (19029)
  15. Brignac-la-Plaine (19030)
  16. Brive-la-Gaillarde (19031)
  17. Brivezac (19032)
  18. Chabrignac (19035)
  19. La Chapelle-aux-Brocs (19043)
  20. La Chapelle-aux-Saints (19044)
  21. Chartrier-Ferrière (19047)
  22. Chasteaux (19049)
  23. Chauffour-sur-Vell (19050)
  24. Chenailler-Mascheix (19054)
  25. Collonges-la-Rouge (19057)
  26. Concèze (19059)
  27. Cosnac (19063)
  28. Cublac (19066)
  29. Curemonte (19067)
  30. Dampniat (19068)
  31. Donzenac (19072)
  32. Estivals (19077)
  33. Estivaux (19078)
  34. Jugeals-Nazareth (19093)
  35. Juillac (19094)
  36. Lagleygeolle (19099)
  37. Lanteuil (19105)
  38. Larche (19107)
  39. Lascaux (19109)
  40. Ligneyrac (19115)
  41. Liourdres (19116)
  42. Lissac-sur-Couze (19117)
  43. Lostanges (19119)
  44. Louignac (19120)
  45. Lubersac (19121)
  46. Malemort (19123)
  47. Mansac (19124)
  48. Marcillac-la-Croze (19126)
  49. Ménoire (19132)
  50. Meyssac (19138)
  51. Montgibaud (19144)
  52. Nespouls (19147)
  53. Noailhac (19150)
  54. Noailles (19151)
  55. Nonards (19152)
  56. Objat (19153)
  57. Palazinges (19156)
  58. Perpezac-le-Blanc (19161)
  59. Le Pescher (19163)
  60. Puy-d'Arnac (19169)
  61. Queyssac-les-Vignes (19170)
  62. Rosiers-de-Juillac (19177)
  63. Sadroc (19178)
  64. Saillac (19179)
  65. Saint-Aulaire (19182)
  66. Saint-Bazile-de-Meyssac (19184)
  67. Saint-Bonnet-la-Rivière (19187)
  68. Saint-Bonnet-l'Enfantier (19188)
  69. Saint-Cernin-de-Larche (19191)
  70. Saint-Cyprien (19195)
  71. Saint-Cyr-la-Roche (19196)
  72. Saint-Éloy-les-Tuileries (19198)
  73. Sainte-Féréole (19202)
  74. Saint-Julien-le-Vendômois (19216)
  75. Saint-Julien-Maumont (19217)
  76. Saint-Martin-Sepert (19223)
  77. Saint-Pantaléon-de-Larche (19229)
  78. Saint-Pardoux-Corbier (19230)
  79. Saint-Pardoux-l'Ortigier (19234)
  80. Saint-Robert (19239)
  81. Saint-Solve (19242)
  82. Saint-Sornin-Lavolps (19243)
  83. Saint-Viance (19246)
  84. Segonzac (19253)
  85. Ségur-le-Château (19254)
  86. Sérilhac (19257)
  87. Sioniac (19260)
  88. Troche (19270)
  89. Tudeils (19271)
  90. Turenne (19273)
  91. Ussac (19274)
  92. Varetz (19278)
  93. Vars-sur-Roseix (19279)
  94. Végennes (19280)
  95. Vignols (19286)
  96. Voutezac (19288)
  97. Yssandon (19289)

The communes in the arrondissement with more inhabitants are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
19031 Brive-la-Gaillarde 46,961 Brive-la-Gaillarde-1, Brive-la-Gaillarde-2,
Brive-la-Gaillarde-3 and Brive-la-Gaillarde-4
Communauté d'agglomération du Bassin de Brive
19123 Malemort 7,984 Malemort-sur-Corrèze Communauté d'agglomération du Bassin de Brive
19229 Saint-Pantaléon-de-Larche 4,778 Saint-Pantaléon-de-Larche Communauté d'agglomération du Bassin de Brive
19274 Ussac 4,060 Malemort-sur-Corrèze Communauté d'agglomération du Bassin de Brive
19005 Allassac 3,882 Allassac Communauté d'agglomération du Bassin de Brive
19153 Objat 3,574 L’Yssandonnais Communauté d'agglomération du Bassin de Brive
19063 Cosnac 2,972 Brive-la-Gaillarde-3 Communauté d'agglomération du Bassin de Brive
19072 Donzenac 2,620 Allassac Communauté d'agglomération du Bassin de Brive
19278 Varetz 2,370 Malemort-sur-Corrèze Communauté d'agglomération du Bassin de Brive
19121 Lubersac 2,233 Uzerche Le Pays de Lubersac-Pompadour

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