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Arrondissement of Guéret
Arrondissement of France
Location of Guéret in Creuse
Location of Guéret in Creuse
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Communes 141
Prefecture Guéret
INSEE code 232
Area
 • Total 3,026.5 km2 (1,168.5 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 83,518
 • Density 27.5956/km2 (71.4722/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Guéret is an arrondissement of France, in the Creuse department, Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its capital is the city of Guéret.

History

When the Creuse department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Guéret was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Guéret is the most northern arrondissement of the Creuse department. It is bordered to the northeast by the Cher department, to the east by the Allier department, to the south by the arrondissement of Aubusson, to the west by the Haute-Vienne department and to the north by the Indre department.

The arrondissement of Guéret is the largest arrondissement of the department both in area, 3,026.5 km2 (1,168.5 sq mi), and population (83,518 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.

In the arrondissement of Guéret, only three cantons does not have all their "communes" in the arrondissement: (Ahun, Bourganeuf, Gouzon). The following table shows the distribution of the "communes":

Canton Aubusson Guéret
1 Ahun 10 17
2 Aubusson 21
3 Auzances 35
4 Bonnat 18
5 Bourganeuf 4 13
6 Boussac 17
7 Dun-le-Palestel 17
8 Évaux-les-Bains 17
9 Felletin 19
10 Gouzon 12 14
11 Le Grand-Bourg 17
12 Guéret-1 4 + part of Guéret
13 Guéret-2 6 + part of Guéret
14 Saint-Vaury 11
15 La Souterraine 7
118 142

Communes

The arrondissement of Guéret has 142 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Ahun (23001)
  2. Ajain (23002)
  3. Anzême (23004)
  4. Arrènes (23006)
  5. Augères (23010)
  6. Aulon (23011)
  7. Auriat (23012)
  8. Azat-Châtenet (23014)
  9. Azerables (23015)
  10. Bazelat (23018)
  11. Bénévent-l'Abbaye (23021)
  12. Bétête (23022)
  13. Blaudeix (23023)
  14. Bonnat (23025)
  15. Bord-Saint-Georges (23026)
  16. Bosmoreau-les-Mines (23027)
  17. Le Bourg-d'Hem (23029)
  18. Bourganeuf (23030)
  19. Boussac (23031)
  20. La Brionne (23033)
  21. Bussière-Dunoise (23036)
  22. Bussière-Saint-Georges (23038)
  23. La Celle-Dunoise (23039)
  24. La Celle-sous-Gouzon (23040)
  25. La Cellette (23041)
  26. Ceyroux (23042)
  27. Chambon-Sainte-Croix (23044)
  28. Chamborand (23047)
  29. Champsanglard (23049)
  30. La Chapelle-Baloue (23050)
  31. La Chapelle-Saint-Martial (23051)
  32. La Chapelle-Taillefert (23052)
  33. Châtelus-Malvaleix (23057)
  34. Châtelus-le-Marcheix (23056)
  35. Chéniers (23062)
  36. Clugnat (23064)
  37. Colondannes (23065)
  38. Cressat (23068)
  39. Crozant (23070)
  40. Domeyrot (23072)
  41. Dun-le-Palestel (23075)
  42. Faux-Mazuras (23078)
  43. Fleurat (23082)
  44. La Forêt-du-Temple (23084)
  45. Fresselines (23087)
  46. Gartempe (23088)
  47. Genouillac (23089)
  48. Glénic (23092)
  49. Gouzon (23093)
  50. Le Grand-Bourg (23095)
  51. Guéret (23096)
  52. Jalesches (23098)
  53. Janaillat (23099)
  54. Jarnages (23100)
  55. Jouillat (23101)
  56. Ladapeyre (23102)
  57. Lafat (23103)
  58. Lavaufranche (23104)
  59. Lépinas (23107)
  60. Leyrat (23108)
  61. Linard (23109)
  62. Lizières (23111)
  63. Lourdoueix-Saint-Pierre (23112)
  64. Maison-Feyne (23117)
  65. Maisonnisses (23118)
  66. Malleret-Boussac (23120)
  67. Malval (23121)
  68. Mansat-la-Courrière (23122)
  69. Marsac (23124)
  70. Masbaraud-Mérignat (23126)
  71. Mazeirat (23128)
  72. Méasnes (23130)
  73. Montaigut-le-Blanc (23132)
  74. Montboucher (23133)
  75. Mortroux (23136)
  76. Mourioux-Vieilleville (23137)
  77. Moutier-d'Ahun (23138)
  78. Moutier-Malcard (23139)
  79. Naillat (23141)
  80. Noth (23143)
  81. Nouzerines (23146)
  82. Nouzerolles (23147)
  83. Nouziers (23148)
  84. Parsac-Rimondeix (23149)
  85. Peyrabout (23150)
  86. Pierrefitte (23152)
  87. Pionnat (23154)
  88. Pontarion (23155)
  89. La Pouge (23157)
  90. Roches (23162)
  91. Sagnat (23166)
  92. Saint-Agnant-de-Versillat (23177)
  93. Saint-Amand-Jartoudeix (23181)
  94. Saint-Christophe (23186)
  95. Saint-Dizier-les-Domaines (23188)
  96. Saint-Dizier-Leyrenne (23189)
  97. Saint-Dizier-Leyrenne (23189)
  98. Saint-Éloi (23191)
  99. Saint-Étienne-de-Fursac (23192)
  100. Sainte-Feyre (23193)
  101. Saint-Fiel (23195)
  102. Saint-Georges-la-Pouge (23197)
  103. Saint-Germain-Beaupré (23199)
  104. Saint-Goussaud (23200)
  105. Saint-Hilaire-la-Plaine (23201)
  106. Saint-Hilaire-le-Château (23202)
  107. Saint-Laurent (23206)
  108. Saint-Léger-Bridereix (23207)
  109. Saint-Léger-le-Guérétois (23208)
  110. Saint-Marien (23213)
  111. Saint-Martin-Sainte-Catherine (23217)
  112. Saint-Maurice-la-Souterraine (23219)
  113. Saint-Pierre-Chérignat (23230)
  114. Saint-Pierre-de-Fursac (23231)
  115. Saint-Pierre-le-Bost (23233)
  116. Saint-Priest-la-Feuille (23235)
  117. Saint-Priest-la-Plaine (23236)
  118. Saint-Priest-Palus (23237)
  119. Saint-Sébastien (23239)
  120. Saint-Silvain-Bas-le-Roc (23240)
  121. Saint-Silvain-Montaigut (23242)
  122. Saint-Silvain-sous-Toulx (23243)
  123. Saint-Sulpice-le-Dunois (23244)
  124. Saint-Sulpice-le-Guérétois (23245)
  125. Saint-Vaury (23247)
  126. Saint-Victor-en-Marche (23248)
  127. Saint-Yrieix-les-Bois (23250)
  128. Sardent (23168)
  129. La Saunière (23169)
  130. Savennes (23170)
  131. Soubrebost (23173)
  132. Soumans (23174)
  133. La Souterraine (23176)
  134. Tercillat (23252)
  135. Thauron (23253)
  136. Toulx-Sainte-Croix (23254)
  137. Trois-Fonds (23255)
  138. Vareilles (23258)
  139. Vidaillat (23260)
  140. Vigeville (23262)
  141. Villard (23263)

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