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Arrondissement of Clermont-Ferrand
Location of Clermont-Ferrand in Puy-de-Dôme
Location of Clermont-Ferrand in Puy-de-Dôme
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Puy-de-Dôme
Communes 75
Prefecture Clermont-Ferrand
INSEE code 632
Area
 • Total 1,796.5 km2 (693.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 375,518
 • Density 209.028/km2 (541.379/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Clermont-Ferrand is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Puy-de-Dôme département, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Its capital, and the prefecture of the department, is the city of Clermont-Ferrand.

History

When the Puy-de-Dôme department was created in 1790, the arrondissement of Clermont-Ferrand was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Clermont-Ferrand is surrounded by the other arrondissements of the department: the arrondissement of Riom to the north, the arrondissement of Thiers to the northeast, the arrondissement of Ambert to the east, and the arrondissement of Issoire to the south and west.

The arrondissement of Clermont-Ferrand is in the centre of the department and has an area of 1,796.5 km2 (693.6 sq mi). It is the arrondissement with more people living in it, with a population of 375,518 inhabitants and a density of 209.0 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 Clermont-Ferrand there are 18 cantons:

  1. Aubière (6303)
  2. Beaumont (6304)
  3. Billom (6305)
  4. Cébazat (6307)
  5. Chamalières (6308)
  6. Clermont-Ferrand-1 (6310)
  7. Clermont-Ferrand-2 (6311)
  8. Clermont-Ferrand-3 (6312)
  9. Clermont-Ferrand-4 (6313)
  10. Clermont-Ferrand-5 (6314)
  11. Clermont-Ferrand-6 (6315)
  12. Cournon-d'Auvergne (6316)
  13. Gerzat (6317) (partly)
  14. Les Martres-de-Veyre (6321)
  15. Les Monts du Livradois (6322) (partly)
  16. Orcines (6323)
  17. Pont-du-Château (6324)
  18. Vic-le-Comte (6331)

Communes

The arrondissement of Clermont-Ferrand has 75 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

  1. Aubière (63014)
  2. Aulnat (63019)
  3. Authezat (63021)
  4. Aydat (63026)
  5. Beaumont (63032)
  6. Beauregard-l'Évêque (63034)
  7. Billom (63040)
  8. Blanzat (63042)
  9. Bongheat (63044)
  10. Bouzel (63049)
  11. Busséol (63059)
  12. Cébazat (63063)
  13. Le Cendre (63069)
  14. Ceyrat (63070)
  15. Chamalières (63075)
  16. Chanonat (63084)
  17. Chas (63096)
  18. Châteaugay (63099)
  19. Chauriat (63106)
  20. Clermont-Ferrand (63113)
  21. Corent (63120)
  22. Cournols (63123)
  23. Cournon-d'Auvergne (63124)
  24. Le Crest (63126)
  25. Dallet (63133)
  26. Durtol (63141)
  27. Égliseneuve-près-Billom (63146)
  28. Espirat (63154)
  29. Estandeuil (63155)
  30. Fayet-le-Château (63157)
  31. Gerzat (63164)
  32. Glaine-Montaigut (63168)
  33. Isserteaux (63177)
  34. Laps (63188)
  35. Lempdes (63193)
  36. Manglieu (63205)
  37. Les Martres-de-Veyre (63214)
  38. Mauzun (63216)
  39. Mezel (63226)
  40. Mirefleurs (63227)
  41. Montmorin (63239)
  42. Neuville (63252)
  43. Nohanent (63254)
  44. Olloix (63259)
  45. Orcet (63262)
  46. Orcines (63263)
  47. Pérignat-lès-Sarliève (63272)
  48. Pérignat-sur-Allier (63273)
  49. Pignols (63280)
  50. Pont-du-Château (63284)
  51. Reignat (63297)
  52. La Roche-Blanche (63302)
  53. La Roche-Noire (63306)
  54. Romagnat (63307)
  55. Royat (63308)
  56. Saint-Amant-Tallende (63315)
  57. Saint-Bonnet-lès-Allier (63325)
  58. Saint-Dier-d'Auvergne (63334)
  59. Saint-Genès-Champanelle (63345)
  60. Saint-Georges-sur-Allier (63350)
  61. Saint-Jean-des-Ollières (63365)
  62. Saint-Julien-de-Coppel (63368)
  63. Saint-Maurice (63378)
  64. Saint-Sandoux (63395)
  65. Saint-Saturnin (63396)
  66. Sallèdes (63405)
  67. Saulzet-le-Froid (63407)
  68. La Sauvetat (63413)
  69. Tallende (63425)
  70. Trézioux (63438)
  71. Vassel (63445)
  72. Vertaizon (63453)
  73. Veyre-Monton (63455)
  74. Vic-le-Comte (63457)
  75. Yronde-et-Buron (63472)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
63113 Clermont-Ferrand 141,365 Clermont-Ferrand-1, Clermont-Ferrand-2
Clermont-Ferrand-3, Clermont-Ferrand-4
Clermont-Ferrand-5, Clermont-Ferrand-6
Clermont Auvergne Métropole
63124 Cournon-d'Auvergne 19,515 Cournon-d'Auvergne Clermont Auvergne Métropole
63075 Chamalières 17,623 Chamalières Clermont Auvergne Métropole
63032 Beaumont 11,060 Beaumont Clermont Auvergne Métropole
63284 Pont-du-Château 10,655 Pont-du-Château Clermont Auvergne Métropole
63164 Gerzat 10,487 Gerzat Clermont Auvergne Métropole
63014 Aubière 9,832 Aubière Clermont Auvergne Métropole
63193 Lempdes 8,267 Pont-du-Château Clermont Auvergne Métropole
63307 Romagnat 7,876 Aubière Clermont Auvergne Métropole
63063 Cébazat 7,553 Cébazat Clermont Auvergne Métropole

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Coordinates: 45°46′N 3°05′E / 45.767°N 3.083°E / 45.767; 3.083

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