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Arrondissement of Digne-les-Bains
Arrondissement of France
Digne-les-Bains in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Digne-les-Bains in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Communes 65
Prefecture Digne-les-Bains
INSEE code 043
Area
 • Total 2,465.5 km2 (951.9 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 55,899
 • Density 22.6725/km2 (58.7215/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Digne-les-Bains is an arrondissement of France, in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. Its capital is the city of Digne-les-Bains.

History

When the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Digne-les-Bains was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Digne-les-Bains is in the central part of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department. It is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Barcelonnette, to the east by the arrondissement of Castellane, to the south by the Var department and to the west by the arrondissement of Castellane.

The arrondissement of Digne-les-Bains is the largest arrondissement of the department in area, 2,465.5 km2 (951.9 sq mi), but the second in population (55,899 inhabitants), after the arrondissement of Forcalquier.

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 Digne-les-Bains, there are 4 cantons whose communes are in the arrondissement: Digne-les-Bains-1 (6 communes and part of Digne-les-Bains), Digne-les-Bains-2 (6 communes and part of Digne-les-Bains), Riez (26 communes) and Valensole (10 communes).

The canton of Oraison has 1 commune in Digne-les-Bains and 1 in the arrondissement of Forcalquier, and the canton of Seyne has 14 communes in Digne-les-Bains and 20 in Forcalquier.

Communes

The arrondissement of Digne-les-Bains has 65 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Aiglun (04001)
  2. Allemagne-en-Provence (04004)
  3. Archail (04009)
  4. Auzet (04017)
  5. Barles (04020)
  6. Barras (04021)
  7. Barrême (04022)
  8. Beaujeu (04024)
  9. Beynes (04028)
  10. Blieux (04030)
  11. Bras-d'Asse (04031)
  12. Brunet (04035)
  13. Champtercier (04047)
  14. Chaudon-Norante (04055)
  15. Châteauredon (04054)
  16. Clumanc (04059)
  17. Digne-les-Bains (04070)
  18. Draix (04072)
  19. Entrages (04074)
  20. Entrevennes (04077)
  21. Esparron-de-Verdon (04081)
  22. Estoublon (04084)
  23. Gréoux-les-Bains (04094)
  24. Hautes-Duyes (04177)
  25. La Javie (04097)
  26. La Palud-sur-Verdon (04144)
  27. La Robine-sur-Galabre (04167)
  28. Le Brusquet (04036)
  29. Le Castellard-Melan (04040)
  30. Le Castellet (04041)
  31. Le Chaffaut-Saint-Jurson (04046)
  32. Le Vernet (04237)
  33. Les Mées (04116)
  34. Majastres (04107)
  35. Malijai (04108)
  36. Mallemoisson (04110)
  37. Marcoux (04113)
  38. Mirabeau (04122)
  39. Montagnac-Montpezat (04124)
  40. Montclar (04126)
  41. Moustiers-Sainte-Marie (04135)
  42. Mézel (04121)
  43. Oraison (04143)
  44. Prads-Haute-Bléone (04155)
  45. Puimichel (04156)
  46. Puimoisson (04157)
  47. Quinson (04158)
  48. Riez (04166)
  49. Roumoules (04172)
  50. Saint-Jacques (04180)
  51. Saint-Jeannet (04181)
  52. Saint-Julien-d'Asse (04182)
  53. Saint-Jurs (04184)
  54. Saint-Laurent-du-Verdon (04186)
  55. Saint-Lions (04187)
  56. Saint-Martin-de-Brômes (04189)
  57. Saint-Martin-lès-Seyne (04191)
  58. Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon (04176)
  59. Selonnet (04203)
  60. Senez (04204)
  61. Seyne (04205)
  62. Tartonne (04214)
  63. Thoard (04217)
  64. Valensole (04230)
  65. Verdaches (04235)

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