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Arrondissement of Cognac
Arrondissement of France
Location of Cognac in Charente
Location of Cognac in Charente
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente
Communes 108
Prefecture Cognac
INSEE code 162
Area
 • Total 1,471.2 km2 (568.0 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 92,032
 • Density 62.5557/km2 (162.019/sq mi)

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

It is the smallest arrondissement of the department with an area of 1,471.2 km2 (568.0 sq mi). It has 92,032 inhabitants and a density of 62.6 inhabitants/km².

History

When the Charente department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Cognac was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Cognac is in western Charente and is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Confolens, to the east by the arrondissement of Angoulême and to the south and west by the Charente-Maritime 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 Cognac, there are 4 cantons whose communes are in the arrondissement: Charente-Champagne, Cognac-1, Cognac-2 and Jarnac. The canton of Charente-Sud has 11 communes in the arrondissement of Angoulême and 35 in Cognac, the canton of Tude-et-Lavalette has 54 communes in Angoulême and 2 in Cognac and the canton of Val de Nouère has 14 communes in Angoulême and 16 in Cognac.

Communes

The arrondissement of Cognac has 108 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Ambleville (16010)
  2. Angeac-Champagne (16012)
  3. Angeac-Charente (16013)
  4. Angeduc (16014)
  5. Anville (16017)
  6. Ars (16018)
  7. Auge-Saint-Médard (16339)
  8. Baignes-Sainte-Radegonde (16025)
  9. Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire (16028)
  10. Barret (16030)
  11. Bassac (16032)
  12. Berneuil (16040)
  13. Birac (16045)
  14. Boisbreteau (16048)
  15. Bonneuil (16050)
  16. Bonneville (16051)
  17. Bors-de-Baignes (16053)
  18. Bourg-Charente (16056)
  19. Bouteville (16057)
  20. Boutiers-Saint-Trojan (16058)
  21. Bréville (16060)
  22. Brie-sous-Barbezieux (16062)
  23. Brossac (16066)
  24. Challignac (16074)
  25. Chantillac (16079)
  26. Chassors (16088)
  27. Châteaubernard (16089)
  28. Châteauneuf-sur-Charente (16090)
  29. Châtignac (16091)
  30. Cherves-Richemont (16097)
  31. Chillac (16099)
  32. Cognac (16102)
  33. Condéon (16105)
  34. Courbillac (16109)
  35. Criteuil-la-Magdeleine (16116)
  36. Éraville (16129)
  37. Fleurac (16139)
  38. Foussignac (16145)
  39. Genac-Bignac (16148)
  40. Gensac-la-Pallue (16150)
  41. Genté (16151)
  42. Gimeux (16152)
  43. Gondeville (16153)
  44. Gourville (16156)
  45. Graves-Saint-Amant (16297)
  46. Guimps (16160)
  47. Guizengeard (16161)
  48. Houlette (16165)
  49. Jarnac (16167)
  50. Javrezac (16169)
  51. Juillac-le-Coq (16171)
  52. Julienne (16174)
  53. Lachaise (16176)
  54. Ladiville (16177)
  55. Lagarde-sur-le-Né (16178)
  56. Lignières-Sonneville (16186)
  57. Louzac-Saint-André (16193)
  58. Mainxe (16202)
  59. Malaville (16204)
  60. Marcillac-Lanville (16207)
  61. Mareuil (16208)
  62. Mérignac (16216)
  63. Merpins (16217)
  64. Mesnac (16218)
  65. Les Métairies (16220)
  66. Mons (16221)
  67. Montigné (16228)
  68. Montmérac (16224)
  69. Mosnac (16233)
  70. Nercillac (16243)
  71. Nonaville (16247)
  72. Oriolles (16251)
  73. Passirac (16256)
  74. Reignac (16276)
  75. Réparsac (16277)
  76. Rouillac (16286)
  77. Saint-Aulais-la-Chapelle (16301)
  78. Saint-Bonnet (16303)
  79. Saint-Brice (16304)
  80. Saint-Cybardeaux (16312)
  81. Sainte-Sévère (16349)
  82. Sainte-Souline (16354)
  83. Saint-Félix (16315)
  84. Saint-Fort-sur-le-Né (16316)
  85. Saint-Laurent-de-Cognac (16330)
  86. Saint-Laurent-des-Combes (16331)
  87. Saint-Médard (16338)
  88. Saint-Même-les-Carrières (16340)
  89. Saint-Palais-du-Né (16342)
  90. Saint-Preuil (16343)
  91. Saint-Simeux (16351)
  92. Saint-Simon (16352)
  93. Saint-Sulpice-de-Cognac (16355)
  94. Saint-Vallier (16357)
  95. Salles-d'Angles (16359)
  96. Salles-de-Barbezieux (16360)
  97. Sauvignac (16365)
  98. Segonzac (16366)
  99. Sigogne (16369)
  100. Le Tâtre (16380)
  101. Touvérac (16384)
  102. Touzac (16386)
  103. Triac-Lautrait (16387)
  104. Vaux-Rouillac (16395)
  105. Verrières (16399)
  106. Vibrac (16402)
  107. Vignolles (16405)
  108. Viville (16417)

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