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Arrondissement of Die
Location of the arrondissement Die in Drôme
Location of the arrondissement Die in Drôme
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Drôme
Communes 113
Subprefecture Die
INSEE code 261
Area
 • Total 2,286.9 km2 (883.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 42,955
 • Density 18.7831/km2 (48.6479/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Die is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Drôme département in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Its capital is the city of Die.

History

When the Drôme department was created on 17 February 1800, the arrondissement of Die was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Die is in the center west of the department, with an area of 2,286.9 km2 (883 sq mi). It has 42,955 inhabitants, the arrondissement with fewest people living in it, and a population density of 18.8 inhabitants/km².

The arrondissement of Die is bordered to the north and west by the arrondissement of Valence, to the northeast by the Isère department, to the south by the arrondissement of Nyons.

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.

There are 5 cantons in the arrondissement of Die: they are:

  1. Crest (2602) (partly)
  2. Dieulefit (2603) (partly)
  3. Le Diois (2604)
  4. Loriol-sur-Drôme (2607) (partly)
  5. Vercors-Monts du Matin (2619) (partly)

Communes

The arrondissement of Die has 113 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

  1. Allex (26006)
  2. Aouste-sur-Sye (26011)
  3. Arnayon (26012)
  4. Aubenasson (26015)
  5. Aucelon (26017)
  6. Aurel (26019)
  7. Autichamp (26021)
  8. Barnave (26025)
  9. Barsac (26027)
  10. La Bâtie-des-Fonds (26030)
  11. Beaufort-sur-Gervanne (26035)
  12. Beaumont-en-Diois (26036)
  13. Beaurières (26040)
  14. Bellegarde-en-Diois (26047)
  15. Boulc (26055)
  16. Bouvante (26059)
  17. Brette (26062)
  18. Chabrillan (26065)
  19. Le Chaffal (26066)
  20. Chalancon (26067)
  21. Chamaloc (26069)
  22. La Chapelle-en-Vercors (26074)
  23. La Chaudière (26090)
  24. Charens (26076)
  25. Chastel-Arnaud (26080)
  26. Châtillon-en-Diois (26086)
  27. Cliousclat (26097)
  28. Cobonne (26098)
  29. Crest (26108)
  30. Die (26113)
  31. Divajeu (26115)
  32. Échevis (26117)
  33. Espenel (26122)
  34. Establet (26123)
  35. Eurre (26125)
  36. Eygluy-Escoulin (26128)
  37. Félines-sur-Rimandoule (26134)
  38. Francillon-sur-Roubion (26137)
  39. Gigors-et-Lozeron (26141)
  40. Glandage (26142)
  41. Grane (26144)
  42. Gumiane (26147)
  43. Jonchères (26152)
  44. Laval-d'Aix (26159)
  45. Léoncel (26163)
  46. Lesches-en-Diois (26164)
  47. Livron-sur-Drôme (26165)
  48. Loriol-sur-Drôme (26166)
  49. Luc-en-Diois (26167)
  50. Lus-la-Croix-Haute (26168)
  51. Marignac-en-Diois (26175)
  52. Menglon (26178)
  53. Mirabel-et-Blacons (26183)
  54. Mirmande (26185)
  55. Miscon (26186)
  56. Montclar-sur-Gervanne (26195)
  57. Montlaur-en-Diois (26204)
  58. Montmaur-en-Diois (26205)
  59. Montoison (26208)
  60. Mornans (26214)
  61. La Motte-Chalancon (26215)
  62. La Motte-Fanjas (26217)
  63. Omblèze (26221)
  64. Oriol-en-Royans (26223)
  65. Pennes-le-Sec (26228)
  66. Piégros-la-Clastre (26234)
  67. Plan-de-Baix (26240)
  68. Le Poët-Célard (26241)
  69. Ponet-et-Saint-Auban (26246)
  70. Pontaix (26248)
  71. Poyols (26253)
  72. Pradelle (26254)
  73. Les Prés (26255)
  74. Puy-Saint-Martin (26258)
  75. Recoubeau-Jansac (26262)
  76. La Répara-Auriples (26020)
  77. Rimon-et-Savel (26266)
  78. Rochechinard (26270)
  79. Rochefourchat (26274)
  80. La Roche-sur-Grane (26277)
  81. Romeyer (26282)
  82. Rottier (26283)
  83. Saillans (26289)
  84. Saint-Agnan-en-Vercors (26290)
  85. Saint-Andéol (26291)
  86. Saint-Benoit-en-Diois (26296)
  87. Saint-Dizier-en-Diois (26300)
  88. Sainte-Croix (26299)
  89. Sainte-Eulalie-en-Royans (26302)
  90. Saint-Jean-en-Royans (26307)
  91. Saint-Julien-en-Quint (26308)
  92. Saint-Julien-en-Vercors (26309)
  93. Saint-Laurent-en-Royans (26311)
  94. Saint-Martin-en-Vercors (26315)
  95. Saint-Martin-le-Colonel (26316)
  96. Saint-Nazaire-en-Royans (26320)
  97. Saint-Nazaire-le-Désert (26321)
  98. Saint-Roman (26327)
  99. Saint-Sauveur-en-Diois (26328)
  100. Saint-Thomas-en-Royans (26331)
  101. Saou (26336)
  102. Solaure-en-Diois (26001)
  103. Soyans (26344)
  104. Suze (26346)
  105. Treschenu-Creyers (26354)
  106. Vachères-en-Quint (26359)
  107. Valdrôme (26361)
  108. Val-Maravel (26136)
  109. Vassieux-en-Vercors (26364)
  110. Vaunaveys-la-Rochette (26365)
  111. Vercheny (26368)
  112. Véronne (26371)
  113. Volvent (26378)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
26165 Livron-sur-Drôme 8,927 Loriol-sur-Drôme Le Val de Drôme
26108 Crest 8,211 Crest Le Crestois et du Pays de Saillans Cœur de Drôme
26166 Loriol-sur-Drôme 6,305 Loriol-sur-Drôme Le Val de Drôme
26113 Die 4,516 Le Diois Le Diois
26006 Allex 2,463 Loriol-sur-Drôme Le Val de Drôme
26011 Aouste-sur-Sye 2,436 Crest Le Crestois et du Pays de Saillans Cœur de Drôme
26208 Montoison 1,889 Loriol-sur-Drôme Le Val de Drôme
26144 Grane 1,858 Crest Le Val de Drôme
26125 Eurre 1,262 Crest Le Val de Drôme
26289 Saillans 1,231 Le Diois Le Crestois et du Pays de Saillans Cœur de Drôme
26183 Mirabel-et-Blacons 1,007 Crest Le Crestois et du Pays de Saillans Cœur de Drôme

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Coordinates: 44°45′15″N 5°22′10″E / 44.75417°N 5.36944°E / 44.75417; 5.36944

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