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Arrondissement of Issoudun
Arrondissement of France
Location of Issoudun in Indre
Location of Issoudun in Indre
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Indre
Communes 49
Prefecture Issoudun
INSEE code 364
Area
 • Total 1,182.3 km2 (456.5 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 35,252
 • Density 29.8165/km2 (77.224/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Issoudun is an arrondissement of France, in the Indre department of the Centre-Val de Loire region. Its capital is the city of Issoudun.

History

When the Indre department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Issoudun was part of that original department.

On 10 September 1926, the arrondissement of Issoudun was eliminated but in 1942 it was made again an arrondissement.

Geography

The arrondissement of Issoudun is in the northeast of the Indre department. It is the smallest arrondissement of the department in area, with 1,182.3 km2 (456.5 sq mi), but the second in population, with 35,252 inhabitants.

It is bordered to the north by the Indre-et-Loire department, to the east by the Cher department, to the south by the arrondissement of Arrondissement of La Châtre and to west the arrondissement of Châteauroux.

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.

The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondiissements:

Canton Le Blanc Châteauroux La Châtre Issoudun Total
1 Ardentes 9 3 12
2 Argenton-sur-Creuse 12 8 20
3 Le Blanc 27 27
4 Buzançais 20 20
5 Châteauroux-1 1 + part of Châteauroux 1 + part of Châteauroux
6 Châteauroux-2 part of Châteauroux part of Châteauroux
7 Châteauroux-3 part of Châteauroux part of Châteauroux
8 La Châtre 26 8 34
9 Issoudun 6 6
10 Levroux 12 22 34
11 Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre 1 24 25
12 Saint-Gaultier 29 5 34
13 Valençay 19 10 29

Communes

The arrondissement of Issoudun has 49 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Aize (36002)
  2. Ambrault (36003)
  3. Anjouin (36004)
  4. Bagneux (36011)
  5. Bommiers (36019)
  6. Les Bordes (36021)
  7. Brives (36027)
  8. Buxeuil (36029)
  9. Chabris (36034)
  10. La Champenoise (36037)
  11. La Chapelle-Saint-Laurian (36041)
  12. Chouday (36052)
  13. Condé (36059)
  14. Diou (36065)
  15. Dun-le-Poëlier (36068)
  16. Fontenay (36075)
  17. Giroux (36083)
  18. Guilly (36085)
  19. Issoudun (36088)
  20. Liniez (36097)
  21. Lizeray (36098)
  22. Luçay-le-Libre (36102)
  23. Menetou-sur-Nahon (36115)
  24. Ménétréols-sous-Vatan (36116)
  25. Meunet-Planches (36121)
  26. Meunet-sur-Vatan (36122)
  27. Migny (36125)
  28. Neuvy-Pailloux (36140)
  29. Orville (36147)
  30. Paudy (36152)
  31. Poulaines (36162)
  32. Pruniers (36169)
  33. Reboursin (36170)
  34. Reuilly (36171)
  35. Saint-Aoustrille (36179)
  36. Saint-Aubin (36181)
  37. Saint-Christophe-en-Bazelle (36185)
  38. Sainte-Fauste (36190)
  39. Sainte-Lizaigne (36199)
  40. Saint-Florentin (36191)
  41. Saint-Georges-sur-Arnon (36195)
  42. Saint-Pierre-de-Jards (36205)
  43. Saint-Valentin (36209)
  44. Ségry (36215)
  45. Sembleçay (36217)
  46. Thizay (36222)
  47. Val-Fouzon (36229)
  48. Vatan (36230)
  49. Vouillon (36248)

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