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Arrondissement of Châlons-en-Champagne
Arrondissement of France
Châlons-en-Champagne in Marne
Châlons-en-Champagne in Marne
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Marne
Communes 100
Prefecture Châlons-en-Champagne
INSEE code 511
Area
 • Total 1,778.3 km2 (686.6 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 103,110
 • Density 57.982/km2 (150.174/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Châlons-en-Champagne is an arrondissement of France, in the Marne department, Grand Est region. Its capital, and prefecture of the department, is the city of Châlons-en-Champagne.

History

When the Marne department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Châlons-en-Champagne, with the name Châlons-sur-Marne, was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Châlons-en-Champagne is the central arrondissements of the Marne department. It is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Reims and, for a short distance, by the Ardennes department; to the northeast by the Sainte-Menehould arrondissement; to the southeast and south by the Vitry-le-François arrondissement; and to the west by the Épernay arrondissement.

The arrondissement of Châlons-en-Champagne is the second largest arrondissement of the department in area, 1,778.3 km2 (686.6 sq mi), and the third in population (103,110 inhabitants) with a population density of 58.0 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.

In the arrondissement of Châlons-en-Champagne, there are six cantons and three of them do not have all their "communes" in the arrondissement:

  1. Argonne Suippe et Vesle (5101) (partly)
  2. Châlons-en-Champagne-1 (5103)
  3. Châlons-en-Champagne-2 (5104)
  4. Châlons-en-Champagne-3 (5105) (partly)
  5. Mourmelon-Vesle et Monts de Champagne (5110) (partly)
  6. Vertus-Plaine Champenoise (5122) (partly)

Communes

The arrondissement of Châlons-en-Champagne has 100 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Aigny (51003)
  2. Athis (51018)
  3. Aulnay-sur-Marne (51023)
  4. Bergères-lès-Vertus (51049)
  5. Billy-le-Grand (51061)
  6. Bouy (51078)
  7. Breuvery-sur-Coole (51087)
  8. Bussy-Lettrée (51099)
  9. Bussy-le-Château (51097)
  10. Cernon (51106)
  11. Chaintrix-Bierges (51107)
  12. Champigneul-Champagne (51117)
  13. Cheniers (51146)
  14. Cheppes-la-Prairie (51148)
  15. Chepy (51149)
  16. Cherville (51150)
  17. Châlons-en-Champagne (51108)
  18. Clamanges (51154)
  19. Compertrix (51160)
  20. Condé-sur-Marne (51161)
  21. Coolus (51168)
  22. Coupetz (51178)
  23. Coupéville (51179)
  24. Courtisols (51193)
  25. Cuperly (51203)
  26. Dampierre-au-Temple (51205)
  27. Dampierre-sur-Moivre (51208)
  28. Fagnières (51242)
  29. Faux-Vésigneul (51244)
  30. Francheville (51259)
  31. Germinon (51268)
  32. Givry-lès-Loisy (51273)
  33. Isse (51301)
  34. Jonchery-sur-Suippe (51307)
  35. Juvigny (51312)
  36. Jâlons (51303)
  37. L'Épine (51231)
  38. La Cheppe (51147)
  39. La Veuve (51617)
  40. Le Fresne (51260)
  41. Les Grandes-Loges (51278)
  42. Livry-Louvercy (51326)
  43. Loisy-en-Brie (51327)
  44. Mairy-sur-Marne (51339)
  45. Marson (51354)
  46. Matougues (51357)
  47. Moivre (51371)
  48. Moncetz-Longevas (51372)
  49. Mourmelon-le-Grand (51388)
  50. Mourmelon-le-Petit (51389)
  51. Nuisement-sur-Coole (51409)
  52. Omey (51415)
  53. Pierre-Morains (51430)
  54. Pocancy (51435)
  55. Pogny (51436)
  56. Poix (51438)
  57. Recy (51453)
  58. Rouffy (51469)
  59. Saint-Germain-la-Ville (51482)
  60. Saint-Gibrien (51483)
  61. Saint-Hilaire-au-Temple (51485)
  62. Saint-Hilaire-le-Grand (51486)
  63. Saint-Jean-sur-Moivre (51490)
  64. Saint-Mard-lès-Rouffy (51499)
  65. Saint-Martin-aux-Champs (51502)
  66. Saint-Martin-sur-le-Pré (51504)
  67. Saint-Memmie (51506)
  68. Saint-Pierre (51509)
  69. Saint-Quentin-sur-Coole (51512)
  70. Saint-Étienne-au-Temple (51476)
  71. Sainte-Marie-à-Py (51501)
  72. Sarry (51525)
  73. Sogny-aux-Moulins (51538)
  74. Somme-Suippe (51546)
  75. Somme-Vesle (51548)
  76. Souain-Perthes-lès-Hurlus (51553)
  77. Soudron (51556)
  78. Soulières (51558)
  79. Suippes (51559)
  80. Thibie (51566)
  81. Togny-aux-Bœufs (51574)
  82. Trécon (51578)
  83. Vadenay (51587)
  84. Val-des-Marais (51158)
  85. Vatry (51595)
  86. Vaudemange (51599)
  87. Vert-Toulon (51611)
  88. Vertus (51612)
  89. Villeneuve-Renneville-Chevigny (51627)
  90. Villers-le-Château (51634)
  91. Villeseneux (51638)
  92. Vitry-la-Ville (51648)
  93. Voipreux (51651)
  94. Vouzy (51655)
  95. Vraux (51656)
  96. Vélye (51603)
  97. Vésigneul-sur-Marne (51616)
  98. Écury-le-Repos (51226)
  99. Écury-sur-Coole (51227)
  100. Étréchy (51239)

The communes in the arrondissement with more inhabitants are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
51108 Châlons-en-Champagne 45,002
  • Châlons-en-Champagne-1
  • Châlons-en-Champagne-2
  • Châlons-en-Champagne-3
CA de Châlons-en-Champagne
51506 Saint-Memmie 5,583 Châlons-en-Champagne-3 CA de Châlons-en-Champagne
51388 Mourmelon-le-Grand 5,379 Mourmelon-Vesle et Monts de Champagne CA de Châlons-en-Champagne
51242 Fagnières 4,735 Châlons-en-Champagne-1 CA de Châlons-en-Champagne
51559 Suippes 3,970 Argonne Suippe et Veslee Suippe et Vesle
51193 Courtisols 2,463 Argonne Suippe et Veslee De la Moivre à la Coole
51612 Vertus 2,407 Vertus-Plaine Champenoise CA Épernay, Coteaux et Plaine de Champagne
51525 Sarry 2,080 Châlons-en-Champagne-3 CA de Châlons-en-Champagne
51160 Compertrix 1,503 Châlons-en-Champagne-1 CA de Châlons-en-Champagne
51326 Livry-Louvercy 1,107 Mourmelon-Vesle et Monts de Champagne CA de Châlons-en-Champagne
51453 Recy 1,047 Châlons-en-Champagne-2 CA de Châlons-en-Champagne

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Coordinates: 48°57′N 4°21′E / 48.95°N 4.35°E / 48.95; 4.35

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