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Arrondissement of Châteauroux
Arrondissement of France
Location of Châteauroux in Indre
Location of Châteauroux in Indre
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Indre
Communes 80
Prefecture Châteauroux
INSEE code 362
Area
 • Total 1,760.8 km2 (679.8 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 32,168
 • Density 18.2690/km2 (47.3164/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Châteauroux is an arrondissement of France, in the Indre department of the Centre-Val de Loire region. Its capital is the city of Châteauroux.

History

When the Indre department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Châteauroux was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Châteauroux is a central arrondissement in the Indre department. It is the largest arrondissement of the department both in area with 2,524.3 km2 (974.6 sq mi), and in population (127,499 inhabitants).

The lowest point in the arrondissement is 71 m (233 ft) high, in the "commune" of La Vernelle, and the highest is 276 m (906 ft) high, in the "commune" of Chavin.

It is bordered to the north by the Indre-et-Loire department, to the east by the arrondissement of Issoudun, to the southeast and south by the arrondissement of La Châtre, to the west by the arrondissement of Le Blanc and to the northwest by the Indre-et-Loire 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.

The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondiissements:

Canton Le Blanc Châteauroux La Châtre Issoudun Total
1 Ardentes 9 3 12
2 Argenton-sur-Creuse 12 8 20
3 Le Blanc 27 27
4 Buzançais 20 20
5 Châteauroux-1 1 + part of Châteauroux 1 + part of Châteauroux
6 Châteauroux-2 part of Châteauroux part of Châteauroux
7 Châteauroux-3 part of Châteauroux part of Châteauroux
8 La Châtre 26 8 34
9 Issoudun 6 6
10 Levroux 12 22 34
11 Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre 1 24 25
12 Saint-Gaultier 29 5 34
13 Valençay 19 10 29

Communes

The arrondissement of Châteauroux has 80 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Ardentes (36005)
  2. Argenton-sur-Creuse (36006)
  3. Argy (36007)
  4. Arpheuilles (36008)
  5. Arthon (36009)
  6. Baudres (36013)
  7. Bouesse (36022)
  8. Bouges-le-Château (36023)
  9. Bretagne (36024)
  10. Brion (36026)
  11. Buxières-d'Aillac (36030)
  12. Buzançais (36031)
  13. Celon (36033)
  14. La Chapelle-Orthemale (36040)
  15. Chasseneuil (36042)
  16. Châteauroux (36044)
  17. Châtillon-sur-Indre (36045)
  18. Chavin (36048)
  19. Chezelles (36050)
  20. Cléré-du-Bois (36054)
  21. Clion (36055)
  22. Coings (36057)
  23. Déols (36063)
  24. Diors (36064)
  25. Écueillé (36069)
  26. Étrechet (36071)
  27. Faverolles (36072)
  28. Fléré-la-Rivière (36074)
  29. Fontguenand (36077)
  30. Francillon (36079)
  31. Frédille (36080)
  32. Gehée (36082)
  33. Heugnes (36086)
  34. Jeu-les-Bois (36089)
  35. Jeu-Maloches (36090)
  36. Langé (36092)
  37. Levroux (36093)
  38. Luant (36101)
  39. Luçay-le-Mâle (36103)
  40. Lye (36107)
  41. Mâron (36112)
  42. Le Menoux (36117)
  43. Méobecq (36118)
  44. Montierchaume (36128)
  45. Mosnay (36131)
  46. Moulins-sur-Céphons (36135)
  47. Murs (36136)
  48. Neuillay-les-Bois (36139)
  49. Niherne (36142)
  50. Palluau-sur-Indre (36149)
  51. Le Pêchereau (36154)
  52. Pellevoisin (36155)
  53. La Pérouille (36157)
  54. Le Poinçonnet (36159)
  55. Le Pont-Chrétien-Chabenet (36161)
  56. Préaux (36166)
  57. Rouvres-les-Bois (36175)
  58. Saint-Cyran-du-Jambot (36188)
  59. Saint-Genou (36194)
  60. Saint-Lactencin (36198)
  61. Saint-Marcel (36200)
  62. Saint-Maur (36202)
  63. Saint-Médard (36203)
  64. Saint-Pierre-de-Lamps (36206)
  65. Sassierges-Saint-Germain (36211)
  66. Selles-sur-Nahon (36216)
  67. Sougé (36218)
  68. Tendu (36219)
  69. Le Tranger (36225)
  70. Valençay (36228)
  71. Velles (36231)
  72. Vendœuvres (36232)
  73. La Vernelle (36233)
  74. Veuil (36235)
  75. Vicq-sur-Nahon (36237)
  76. Villedieu-sur-Indre (36241)
  77. Villegongis (36242)
  78. Villegouin (36243)
  79. Villentrois (36244)
  80. Vineuil (36247)

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