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Arrondissement of Figeac
Arrondissement of France
Location of Figeac in Lot
Location of Figeac in Lot
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Lot
Communes 116
Subprefecture Figeac
INSEE code 462
Area
 • Total 1,550.3 km2 (598.6 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 54,016
 • Density 34.8423/km2 (90.241/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Figeac is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Lot département. Its capital is the city of Figeac.

It is the easternmost of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 1,550.3 km2 (599 sq mi), the second largest in area of the department. It has a population of 54,016 inhabitants and a population density of 34.8 inhabitants/km².

History

When the arrondissements were created on 17 February 1800, Figeac was one of them in the Lot department.

Geography

The arrondissement is bordered to the north by the Corrèze (Nouvelle-Aquitaine) department, to the west by the Cantal (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes) department, to the south by the Aveyron (Occitanie) department, to the southwest by the arrondissement of Cahors, and to the west by the arrondissement of Gourdon.

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 Figeac, there is only two cantons where not all their "communes" are in the arrondissement; the other six cantons are completely within the arrondissement. The cantons of the arrondissement of Figeac are:

  1. Causse et Vallées (partly)
  2. Cère et Ségala
  3. Figeac-1
  4. Figeac-2
  5. Gramat (partly)
  6. Lacapelle-Marival
  7. Saint-Céré

Communes

The arrondissement of Figeac has 116 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

  1. Albiac (46002)
  2. Anglars (46004)
  3. Assier (46009)
  4. Autoire (46011)
  5. Aynac (46012)
  6. Bagnac-sur-Célé (46015)
  7. Bannes (46017)
  8. Béduer (46021)
  9. Belmont-Bretenoux (46024)
  10. Bessonies (46338)
  11. Biars-sur-Cère (46029)
  12. Le Bourg (46034)
  13. Boussac (46035)
  14. Le Bouyssou (46036)
  15. Brengues (46039)
  16. Bretenoux (46038)
  17. Cadrieu (46041)
  18. Cahus (46043)
  19. Cajarc (46045)
  20. Cambes (46051)
  21. Camboulit (46052)
  22. Camburat (46053)
  23. Capdenac (46055)
  24. Carayac (46056)
  25. Cardaillac (46057)
  26. Corn (46075)
  27. Cornac (46076)
  28. Cuzac (46085)
  29. Durbans (46090)
  30. Espagnac-Sainte-Eulalie (46093)
  31. Espédaillac (46094)
  32. Espeyroux (46096)
  33. Estal (46097)
  34. Faycelles (46100)
  35. Felzins (46101)
  36. Figeac (46102)
  37. Flaujac-Gare (46104)
  38. Fons (46108)
  39. Fourmagnac (46111)
  40. Frayssinhes (46115)
  41. Frontenac (46116)
  42. Gagnac-sur-Cère (46117)
  43. Gintrac (46122)
  44. Girac (46123)
  45. Glanes (46124)
  46. Gorses (46125)
  47. Gréalou (46129)
  48. Grèzes (46131)
  49. Issendolus (46132)
  50. Issepts (46133)
  51. Labastide-du-Haut-Mont (46135)
  52. Labathude (46139)
  53. Lacapelle-Marival (46143)
  54. Ladirat (46146)
  55. Larnagol (46155)
  56. Larroque-Toirac (46157)
  57. Latouille-Lentillac (46159)
  58. Latronquière (46160)
  59. Lauresses (46161)
  60. Laval-de-Cère (46163)
  61. Lentillac-Saint-Blaise (46168)
  62. Leyme (46170)
  63. Linac (46174)
  64. Lissac-et-Mouret (46175)
  65. Livernon (46176)
  66. Loubressac (46177)
  67. Lunan (46180)
  68. Marcilhac-sur-Célé (46183)
  69. Mayrinhac-Lentour (46189)
  70. Molières (46195)
  71. Montbrun (46198)
  72. Montet-et-Bouxal (46203)
  73. Montredon (46207)
  74. Planioles (46221)
  75. Prendeignes (46226)
  76. Prudhomat (46228)
  77. Puybrun (46229)
  78. Puyjourdes (46230)
  79. Quissac (46233)
  80. Reilhac (46235)
  81. Reyrevignes (46237)
  82. Rudelle (46242)
  83. Rueyres (46243)
  84. Sabadel-Latronquière (46244)
  85. Saignes (46246)
  86. Saint-Bressou (46249)
  87. Saint-Céré (46251)
  88. Saint-Chels (46254)
  89. Saint-Cirgues (46255)
  90. Sainte-Colombe (46260)
  91. Saint-Félix (46266)
  92. Saint-Hilaire (46269)
  93. Saint-Jean-de-Laur (46270)
  94. Saint-Jean-Lagineste (46339)
  95. Saint-Jean-Lespinasse (46271)
  96. Saint-Jean-Mirabel (46272)
  97. Saint-Laurent-les-Tours (46273)
  98. Saint-Maurice-en-Quercy (46279)
  99. Saint-Médard-de-Presque (46281)
  100. Saint-Médard-Nicourby (46282)
  101. Saint-Michel-Loubéjou (46284)
  102. Saint-Paul-de-Vern (46286)
  103. Saint-Perdoux (46288)
  104. Saint-Pierre-Toirac (46289)
  105. Saint-Simon (46292)
  106. Saint-Sulpice (46294)
  107. Saint-Vincent-du-Pendit (46295)
  108. Sénaillac-Latronquière (46302)
  109. Sonac (46306)
  110. Sousceyrac-en-Quercy (46311)
  111. Tauriac (46313)
  112. Terrou (46314)
  113. Teyssieu (46315)
  114. Thémines (46318)
  115. Théminettes (46319)
  116. Viazac (46332)

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