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Arrondissement of Foix
Arrondissement of France
Location of Foix in Ariège
Location of Foix in Ariège
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Ariège
Communes 135
Prefecture Foix
INSEE code 091
Area
 • Total 2,077.8 km2 (802.2 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 51,738
 • Density 24.9004/km2 (64.4917/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Foix is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Ariège département. Its capital is the city of Foix.

It is the largest of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 2,077.8 km2 (802 sq mi), but it is the second in population, after Pamiers, with 51,738 inhabitants and a density of 24.9 inhabitants/km².

When the Ariège department was created on 17 February 1800, the arrondissement of Foix was part of that original 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 Foix, there are 4 cantons whose communes are in the arrondissement: Haute-Ariège, Foix, Pays d'Olmes and Sabarthès as can be seen in the following table:

Cantons in arrondissement of Foix
Canton Foix Pamiers Saint-Girons
Haute-Ariège 48
Couserans Est 13 24
Foix 6
Pays d'Olmes 23
Sabarthès 32
Val d'Ariège 13 15

Communes

The arrondissement of Foix has 135 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

1. Aigues-Juntes (09001) 2. Albiès (09004) 3. Alliat (09006) 4. Allières (09007)
5. Alzen (09009) 6. Appy (09012) 7. Arabaux (09013) 8. Arignac (09015)
9. Arnave (09016) 10. Artigues (09020) 11. Ascou (09023) 12. Aston (09024)
13. Aulos (09028) 14. Auzat (09030) 15. Ax-les-Thermes (09032) 16. Axiat (09031)
17. Baulou (09044) 18. Bestiac (09053) 19. Bompas (09058) 20. Bouan (09064)
21. Brassac (09066) 22. Burret (09068) 23. Bédeilhac-et-Aynat (09045) 24. Bélesta (09047)
25. Bénac (09049) 26. Bénaix (09051) 27. Cadarcet (09071) 28. Capoulet-et-Junac (09077)
29. Carcanières (09078) 30. Carla-de-Roquefort (09080) 31. Caussou (09087) 32. Caychax (09088)
33. Cazenave-Serres-et-Allens (09092) 34. Celles (09093) 35. Château-Verdun (09096) 36. Cos (09099)
37. Dreuilhe (09106) 38. Durban-sur-Arize (09108) 39. Ferrières-sur-Ariège (09121) 40. Foix (09122)
41. Fougax-et-Barrineuf (09125) 42. Freychenet (09126) 43. Ganac (09130) 44. Garanou (09131)
45. Gestiès (09134) 46. Goulier (09135) 47. Gourbit (09136) 48. Génat (09133)
49. Ignaux (09140) 50. Ilhat (09142) 51. Illier-et-Laramade (09143) 52. L'Aiguillon (09003)
53. L'Herm (09138) 54. L'Hospitalet-près-l'Andorre (09139) 55. La Bastide-de-Sérou (09042) 56. Lapège (09152)
57. Larbont (09154) 58. Larcat (09155) 59. Larnat (09156) 60. Lassur (09159)
61. Lavelanet (09160) 62. Le Bosc (09063) 63. Le Pla (09230) 64. Le Puch (09237)
65. Lercoul (09162) 66. Les Cabannes (09070) 67. Lesparrou (09165) 68. Leychert (09166)
69. Lieurac (09168) 70. Lordat (09171) 71. Loubières (09174) 72. Luzenac (09176)
73. Mercus-Garrabet (09188) 74. Miglos (09192) 75. Mijanès (09193) 76. Montagagne (09196)
77. Montaillou (09197) 78. Montels (09203) 79. Montferrier (09206) 80. Montgaillard (09207)
81. Montoulieu (09210) 82. Montseron (09212) 83. Montségur (09211) 84. Mérens-les-Vals (09189)
85. Nalzen (09215) 86. Nescus (09216) 87. Niaux (09217) 88. Orgeix (09218)
89. Orlu (09220) 90. Ornolac-Ussat-les-Bains (09221) 91. Orus (09222) 92. Pech (09226)
93. Perles-et-Castelet (09228) 94. Prades (09232) 95. Pradières (09234) 96. Prayols (09236)
97. Péreille (09227) 98. Quié (09240) 99. Quérigut (09239) 100. Rabat-les-Trois-Seigneurs (09241)
101. Raissac (09242) 102. Roquefixade (09249) 103. Roquefort-les-Cascades (09250) 104. Rouze (09252)
105. Saint-Jean-d'Aigues-Vives (09262) 106. Saint-Jean-de-Verges (09264) 107. Saint-Martin-de-Caralp (09269) 108. Saint-Paul-de-Jarrat (09272)
109. Saint-Pierre-de-Rivière (09273) 110. Saurat (09280) 111. Sautel (09281) 112. Savignac-les-Ormeaux (09283)
113. Sem (09286) 114. Senconac (09287) 115. Sentenac-de-Sérou (09292) 116. Serres-sur-Arget (09293)
117. Siguer (09295) 118. Sinsat (09296) 119. Sorgeat (09298) 120. Soula (09300)
121. Suc-et-Sentenac (09302) 122. Surba (09303) 123. Suzan (09304) 124. Tarascon-sur-Ariège (09306)
125. Tignac (09311) 126. Unac (09318) 127. Urs (09320) 128. Ussat (09321)
129. Vaychis (09325) 130. Verdun (09328) 131. Vernajoul (09329) 132. Vernaux (09330)
133. Vicdessos (09334) 134. Villeneuve-d'Olmes (09336) 135. Vèbre (09326)

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