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Arrondissement of Draguignan
Draguignan in Var
Draguignan in Var
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Var
Communes 54
Subprefecture Draguignan
INSEE code 831
Area
 • Total 2,416.5 km2 (933.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 321,569
 • Density 133.0722/km2 (344.655/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Draguignan is an arrondissement of France, in the Var department, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. Its capital is the city of Draguignan.

History

When the Var department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Draguignan was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Draguignan is the most eastern of the arrondissements of the Var department. It is bordered to the north by the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department, to the east by the Alpes-Maritimes department, to the south by the Toulon arrondissement and to the west by the Brignoles arrondissement.

The arrondissement of Draguignan is the largest arrondissement of the department in area, 2,416.5 km2 (933.0 sq mi), but the second in population (321,569 inhabitants).

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 9 cantons in the arrondissement of Draguignan and 3 of them do not have all their communes in the arrondissement:

  1. La Crau (8302) (partly)
  2. Draguignan (8303)
  3. Flayosc (8304) (partly)
  4. Fréjus (8305)
  5. Le Luc (8309) (partly)
  6. Roquebrune-sur-Argens (8311)
  7. Sainte-Maxime (8313)
  8. Saint-Raphaël (8315)
  9. Vidauban (8323)

Communes

The arrondissement of Draguignan has 54 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Les Adrets-de-l'Estérel (83001)
  2. Ampus (83003)
  3. Les ArcsLes Arcs (83004)
  4. Bagnols-en-Forêt (83008)
  5. Bargème (83010)
  6. Bargemon (83011)
  7. La Bastide (83013)
  8. Le Bourguet (83020)
  9. Brenon (83022)
  10. Callas (83028)
  11. Callian (83029)
  12. Cavalaire-sur-Mer (83036)
  13. Châteaudouble (83038)
  14. Châteauvieux (83040)
  15. Claviers (83041)
  16. Cogolin (83042)
  17. Comps-sur-Artuby (83044)
  18. La Croix-Valmer (83048)
  19. Draguignan (83050)
  20. Fayence (83055)
  21. Figanières (83056)
  22. Flayosc (83058)
  23. Fréjus (83061)
  24. La Garde-Freinet (83063)
  25. Gassin (83065)
  26. Grimaud (83068)
  27. Lorgues (83072)
  28. La Martre (83074)
  29. La Môle (83079)
  30. Mons (83080)
  31. Montauroux (83081)
  32. Montferrat (83082)
  33. La Motte (83085)
  34. Le Muy (83086)
  35. Le Plan-de-la-Tour (83094)
  36. Puget-sur-Argens (83099)
  37. Ramatuelle (83101)
  38. Roquebrune-sur-Argens (83107)
  39. La Roque-Esclapon (83109)
  40. Sainte-Maxime (83115)
  41. Saint-Paul-en-Forêt (83117)
  42. Saint-Raphaël (83118)
  43. Saint-Tropez (83119)
  44. Salernes (83121)
  45. Seillans (83124)
  46. Sillans-la-Cascade (83128)
  47. Tanneron (83133)
  48. Taradeau (83134)
  49. Tourrettes (83138)
  50. Trans-en-Provence (83141)
  51. Trigance (83142)
  52. Vidauban (83148)
  53. Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer (83152)
  54. Saint-Antonin-du-Var (83154)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
83061 Fréjus 53,511 Fréjus and Saint-Raphaël Communauté d'agglomération Var Estérel Méditerranée
83050 Draguignan 40,054 Draguignan Communauté d'agglomération Dracénoise
83118 Saint-Raphaël 34,567 Saint-Raphaël Communauté d'agglomération Var Estérel Méditerranée
83115 Sainte-Maxime 14,018 Sainte-Maxime Le Golfe de Saint-Tropez
83042 Cogolin 12,517 Sainte-Maxime Le Golfe de Saint-Tropez
83107 Roquebrune-sur-Argens 12,344 Roquebrune-sur-Argens Communauté d'agglomération Var Estérel Méditerranée
83148 Vidauban 11,152 Vidauban Communauté d'agglomération Dracénoise
83086 Le Muy 9,389 Vidauban Communauté d'agglomération Dracénoise
83072 Lorgues 9,116 Vidauban Communauté d'agglomération Dracénoise
83099 Puget-sur-Argens 7,322 Roquebrune-sur-Argens Communauté d'agglomération Var Estérel Méditerranée

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