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Arrondissement of Issoire
Location of Issoire in Puy-de-Dôme
Location of Issoire in Puy-de-Dôme
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Puy-de-Dôme
Communes 135
Subrefecture Issoire
INSEE code 633
Area
 • Total 1,819.6 km2 (702.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 62,931
 • Density 34.5851/km2 (89.575/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Issoire is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Puy-de-Dôme département, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Its capital, and a subprefecture of the department, is the city of Issoire.

History

When the Puy-de-Dôme department was created in 1790, the arrondissement of Issoire was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Issoire is in the southwest of the department and borders to the north with the arrondissement of Clermont-Ferrand, to the east with the arrondissement of Ambert, to the southeast with the Haute-Loire department, to the south with the Cantal department, and to the west and northwest with the arrondissement of Riom.

The arrondissement of Issoire is the second largest arrondissement of the department, with an area of 1,819.6 km2 (702.6 sq mi). It has a population of 62,931 inhabitants and a density of 34.6 inhabitants/km².

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 Issoire there are 5 cantons:

  1. Brassac-les-Mines (6306)
  2. Issoire (6318)
  3. Orcines (6323) (partly)
  4. Le Sancy (6329) (partly)
  5. Vic-le-Comte (6331) (partly)

Communes

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

  1. Antoingt (63005)
  2. Anzat-le-Luguet (63006)
  3. Apchat (63007)
  4. Ardes (63009)
  5. Augnat (63017)
  6. Aulhat-Flat (63160)
  7. Aurières (63020)
  8. Auzat-la-Combelle (63022)
  9. Avèze (63024)
  10. Bagnols (63028)
  11. Bansat (63029)
  12. Beaulieu (63031)
  13. Bergonne (63036)
  14. Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise (63038)
  15. Boudes (63046)
  16. La Bourboule (63047)
  17. Brassac-les-Mines (63050)
  18. Brenat (63051)
  19. Le Breuil-sur-Couze (63052)
  20. Le Broc (63054)
  21. Ceyssat (63071)
  22. Chadeleuf (63073)
  23. Chalus (63074)
  24. Chambon-sur-Lac (63077)
  25. Chaméane (63078)
  26. Champagnat-le-Jeune (63079)
  27. Champeix (63080)
  28. La Chapelle-Marcousse (63087)
  29. La Chapelle-sur-Usson (63088)
  30. Charbonnier-les-Mines (63091)
  31. Chassagne (63097)
  32. Chastreix (63098)
  33. Chidrac (63109)
  34. Clémensat (63111)
  35. Collanges (63114)
  36. Compains (63117)
  37. Coudes (63121)
  38. Courgoul (63122)
  39. Creste (63127)
  40. Cros (63129)
  41. Dauzat-sur-Vodable (63134)
  42. Égliseneuve-d'Entraigues (63144)
  43. Égliseneuve-des-Liards (63145)
  44. Espinchal (63153)
  45. Esteil (63156)
  46. Gelles (63163)
  47. Gignat (63166)
  48. La Godivelle (63169)
  49. Grandeyrolles (63172)
  50. Heume-l'Église (63176)
  51. Issoire (63178)
  52. Jumeaux (63182)
  53. Labessette (63183)
  54. Lamontgie (63185)
  55. Laqueuille (63189)
  56. Larodde (63190)
  57. Ludesse (63199)
  58. Madriat (63202)
  59. Mareugheol (63209)
  60. Mazaye (63219)
  61. Mazoires (63220)
  62. Meilhaud (63222)
  63. Montaigut-le-Blanc (63234)
  64. Mont-Dore (63236)
  65. Montpeyroux (63241)
  66. Moriat (63242)
  67. Murat-le-Quaire (63246)
  68. Murol (63247)
  69. Nébouzat (63248)
  70. Neschers (63250)
  71. Nonette-Orsonnette (63255)
  72. Olby (63257)
  73. Orbeil (63261)
  74. Orcival (63264)
  75. Pardines (63268)
  76. Parent (63269)
  77. Parentignat (63270)
  78. Perpezat (63274)
  79. Perrier (63275)
  80. Peslières (63277)
  81. Picherande (63279)
  82. Plauzat (63282)
  83. Les Pradeaux (63287)
  84. Rentières (63299)
  85. Roche-Charles-la-Mayrand (63303)
  86. Rochefort-Montagne (63305)
  87. Saint-Alyre-ès-Montagne (63313)
  88. Saint-Babel (63321)
  89. Saint-Bonnet-près-Orcival (63326)
  90. Saint-Cirgues-sur-Couze (63330)
  91. Saint-Diéry (63335)
  92. Saint-Donat (63336)
  93. Saint-Étienne-sur-Usson (63340)
  94. Saint-Floret (63342)
  95. Saint-Genès-Champespe (63346)
  96. Saint-Genès-la-Tourette (63348)
  97. Saint-Germain-Lembron (63352)
  98. Saint-Gervazy (63356)
  99. Saint-Hérent (63357)
  100. Saint-Jean-en-Val (63366)
  101. Saint-Jean-Saint-Gervais (63367)
  102. Saint-Julien-Puy-Lavèze (63370)
  103. Saint-Martin-des-Plains (63375)
  104. Saint-Martin-d'Ollières (63376)
  105. Saint-Nectaire (63380)
  106. Saint-Pierre-Colamine (63383)
  107. Saint-Pierre-Roche (63386)
  108. Saint-Quentin-sur-Sauxillanges (63389)
  109. Saint-Rémy-de-Chargnat (63392)
  110. Saint-Sauves-d'Auvergne (63397)
  111. Saint-Victor-la-Rivière (63401)
  112. Saint-Vincent (63403)
  113. Saint-Yvoine (63404)
  114. Saurier (63409)
  115. Sauvagnat-Sainte-Marthe (63411)
  116. Sauxillanges (63415)
  117. Singles (63421)
  118. Solignat (63422)
  119. Sugères (63423)
  120. Tauves (63426)
  121. Ternant-les-Eaux (63429)
  122. La Tour-d'Auvergne (63192)
  123. Tourzel-Ronzières (63435)
  124. Trémouille-Saint-Loup (63437)
  125. Usson (63439)
  126. Valbeleix (63440)
  127. Valz-sous-Châteauneuf (63442)
  128. Varennes-sur-Usson (63444)
  129. Vernet-la-Varenne (63448)
  130. Le Vernet-Sainte-Marguerite (63449)
  131. Vernines (63451)
  132. Verrières (63452)
  133. Vichel (63456)
  134. Villeneuve (63458)
  135. Vodable (63466)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
63178 Issoire 14,578 Issoire CA Pays d'Issoire
63050 Brassac-les-Mines 3,294 Brassac-les-Mines CA Pays d'Issoire
63022 Auzat-la-Combelle 2,099 Brassac-les-Mines CA Pays d'Issoire
63352 Saint-Germain-Lembron 1,921 Brassac-les-Mines CA Pays d'Issoire
63038 Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise 1,501 Le Sancy Massif du Sancy
63080 Champeix 1,314 Le Sancy CA Pays d'Issoire
63415 Sauxillanges 1,225 Brassac-les-Mines CA Pays d'Issoire
63121 Coudes 1,194 Vic-le-Comte CA Pays d'Issoire
63397 Saint-Sauves-d'Auvergne 1,119 Le Sancy Dômes Sancy Artense
63052 Le Breuil-sur-Couze 1,061 Brassac-les-Mines CA Pays d'Issoire

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Coordinates: 45°32′N 3°14′E / 45.533°N 3.233°E / 45.533; 3.233

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