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Arrondissement of Châtellerault
Arrondissement of France
Location of Châtellerault in Vienne
Location of Châtellerault in Vienne
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Vienne
Communes 95
Prefecture Châtellerault
INSEE code 861
Area
 • Total 2,065 km2 (797 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 111,797
 • Density 54.139/km2 (140.22/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Châtellerault is an arrondissement of France, in the Vienne department, Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its capital is the city of Châtellerault.

It has an area of 2,065 km2 (797.3 sq mi). It has 111,797 inhabitants and a density of 54.1 inhabitants/km².

History

When the Vienne department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Châtellerault was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Châtellerault is in northern Vienne and is bordered to the northwest by the Maine-et-Loire department, to the north and east by the Indre-et-Loire department, to the southeast by the Indre department (a small part) and the arrondissement of Montmorillon, to the south by the arrondissement of Poitiers and to the west by the Deux-Sèvres 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 Châtellerault, there are 4 cantons whose communes are in the arrondissement: Châtellerault-1, Châtellerault-2, Châtellerault-3 and Loudun. The canton of Chauvigny has 7 communes in Châtellerault and 8 in the arrondissement of Montmorillon, the canton of Jaunay-Clan has 1 commune in Châtellerault and 7 in the arrondissement of Poitiers, and the canton of Montmorillon has 1 commune in Châtellerault and 26 in Montmorillon.

Communes

The arrondissement of Châtellerault has 95 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Angliers (86005)
  2. Antran (86007)
  3. Arçay (86008)
  4. Archigny (86009)
  5. Aulnay (86013)
  6. Availles-en-Châtellerault (86014)
  7. Basses (86018)
  8. Beaumont (86019)
  9. Bellefonds (86020)
  10. Berrie (86022)
  11. Berthegon (86023)
  12. Beuxes (86026)
  13. Bonneuil-Matours (86032)
  14. Bournand (86036)
  15. Buxeuil (86042)
  16. Ceaux-en-Loudun (86044)
  17. Cenon-sur-Vienne (86046)
  18. Cernay (86047)
  19. Chalais (86049)
  20. Châtellerault (86066)
  21. La Chaussée (86069)
  22. Chenevelles (86072)
  23. Chouppes (86075)
  24. Colombiers (86081)
  25. Coussay (86085)
  26. Coussay-les-Bois (86086)
  27. Craon (86087)
  28. Curçay-sur-Dive (86090)
  29. Dangé-Saint-Romain (86092)
  30. Dercé (86093)
  31. Doussay (86096)
  32. Glénouze (86106)
  33. La Grimaudière (86108)
  34. Guesnes (86109)
  35. Ingrandes (86111)
  36. Leigné-les-Bois (86125)
  37. Leigné-sur-Usseau (86127)
  38. Lencloître (86128)
  39. Lésigny (86129)
  40. Leugny (86130)
  41. Loudun (86137)
  42. Mairé (86143)
  43. Martaizé (86149)
  44. Maulay (86151)
  45. Mazeuil (86154)
  46. Messemé (86156)
  47. Moncontour (86161)
  48. Mondion (86162)
  49. Monthoiron (86164)
  50. Monts-sur-Guesnes (86167)
  51. Morton (86169)
  52. Mouterre-Silly (86173)
  53. Naintré (86174)
  54. Nueil-sous-Faye (86181)
  55. Orches (86182)
  56. Les Ormes (86183)
  57. Ouzilly (86184)
  58. Oyré (86186)
  59. Pleumartin (86193)
  60. Port-de-Piles (86195)
  61. Pouançay (86196)
  62. Pouant (86197)
  63. Prinçay (86201)
  64. La Puye (86202)
  65. Ranton (86205)
  66. Raslay (86206)
  67. La Roche-Posay (86207)
  68. La Roche-Rigault (86079)
  69. Roiffé (86210)
  70. Saint-Christophe (86217)
  71. Saint-Clair (86218)
  72. Saint-Genest-d'Ambière (86221)
  73. Saint-Gervais-les-Trois-Clochers (86224)
  74. Saint-Jean-de-Sauves (86225)
  75. Saint-Laon (86227)
  76. Saint-Léger-de-Montbrillais (86229)
  77. Saint-Rémy-sur-Creuse (86241)
  78. Saires (86249)
  79. Saix (86250)
  80. Sammarçolles (86252)
  81. Savigny-sous-Faye (86257)
  82. Scorbé-Clairvaux (86258)
  83. Senillé-Saint-Sauveur (86245)
  84. Sérigny (86260)
  85. Sossais (86265)
  86. Ternay (86269)
  87. Thuré (86272)
  88. Les Trois-Moutiers (86274)
  89. Usseau (86275)
  90. Vaux-sur-Vienne (86279)
  91. Vellèches (86280)
  92. Verrue (86286)
  93. Vézières (86287)
  94. Vicq-sur-Gartempe (86288)
  95. Vouneuil-sur-Vienne (86298)

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