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Arrondissement of Florac
Location of Florac in Lozère
Location of Florac in Lozère
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Lozère
Communes 44
Subprefecture Florac Trois Rivières
INSEE code 481
Area
 • Total 1,687.5 km2 (651.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 13,313
 • Density 7.8892/km2 (20.4329/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Florac is an arrondissement of France; it is part of the Lozère département in the Occitanie region.

History

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

Geography

It is the smallest and southernmost of the two arrondissements of the department, with an area of 1,687.5 km2 (651.5 sq mi). It has 13,313 inhabitants and a density of 7.9 inhabitants/km²

The arrondissement is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Mende, to the east and south by the Gard department, and to the west by the Aveyron 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 Florac, there are 2 cantons whose communes are in the arrondissement: Le Collet-de-Dèze and Florac. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Florac
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Florac Mende
4802 La Canourgue 7 7 14
4804 Le Collet-de-Dèze 25 25
4805 Florac 11 11
4813 Saint-Étienne-du-Valdonnez 7 18 25

Communes

The arrondissement of Florac has 44 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

  1. Barre-des-Cévennes (48019)
  2. Bassurels (48020)
  3. Bédouès-Cocurès (48050)
  4. Les Bondons (48028)
  5. Cans-et-Cévennes (48166)
  6. Cassagnas (48036)
  7. Le Collet-de-Dèze (48051)
  8. Florac Trois Rivières (48061)
  9. Fraissinet-de-Fourques (48065)
  10. Gabriac (48067)
  11. Gatuzières (48069)
  12. Hures-la-Parade (48074)
  13. Ispagnac (48075)
  14. La Malène (48088)
  15. Mas-Saint-Chély (48141)
  16. Le Massegros (48094)
  17. Meyrueis (48096)
  18. Moissac-Vallée-Française (48097)
  19. Molezon (48098)
  20. Montbrun (48101)
  21. Le Pompidou (48115)
  22. Pont-de-Montvert-Sud-Mont-Lozère (48116)
  23. Quézac (48122)
  24. Le Recoux (48125)
  25. Rousses (48130)
  26. Le Rozier (48131)
  27. Saint-André-de-Lancize (48136)
  28. Sainte-Croix-Vallée-Française (48144)
  29. Sainte-Enimie (48146)
  30. Saint-Étienne-Vallée-Française (48148)
  31. Saint-Georges-de-Lévéjac (48154)
  32. Saint-Germain-de-Calberte (48155)
  33. Saint-Hilaire-de-Lavit (48158)
  34. Saint-Julien-des-Points (48163)
  35. Saint-Martin-de-Boubaux (48170)
  36. Saint-Martin-de-Lansuscle (48171)
  37. Saint-Michel-de-Dèze (48173)
  38. Saint-Pierre-des-Tripiers (48176)
  39. Saint-Privat-de-Vallongue (48178)
  40. Saint-Rome-de-Dolan (48180)
  41. Vebron (48193)
  42. Ventalon-en-Cévennes (48152)
  43. Vialas (48194)
  44. Les Vignes (48195)

There is only a town with more than 1,000 inhabitants, and it is the subprefecture, Florac Trois Rivières, with 2,107 inhabitants.

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