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Arrondissement of Issoudun
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
 (2014)
 • Total 34,964
 • Density 29.5729/km2 (76.593/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 34,964 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 arrondissements:

Canton Le Blanc Châteauroux La Châtre Issoudun Total
3601 Ardentes 9 3 12
3608 La Châtre 26 8 34
3609 Issoudun 6 6
3610 Levroux 12 22 34
3613 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)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
36088 Issoudun 12,270 Issoudun Le Pays d'Issoudun
36034 Chabris 2,710 Valençay Chabris - Pays de Bazelle
36171 Reuilly 2,050 Levroux Le Pays d'Issoudun
36230 Vatan 2,038 Levroux Canton de Vatan et de Champagne Berrichonne
36140 Neuvy-Pailloux 1,235 La Châtre Canton de Vatan et de Champagne Berrichonne
36199 Sainte-Lizaigne 1,212 Levroux Le Pays d'Issoudun
36229 Val-Fouzon 1,016 Valençay Chabris - Pays de Bazelle
36162 Poulaines 919 Valençay Chabris - Pays de Bazelle
36003 Ambrault 917 Ardentes Canton de Vatan et de Champagne Berrichonne
36021 Les Bordes 895 Issoudun Le Pays d'Issoudun

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Coordinates: 46°57′N 1°59′E / 46.950°N 1.983°E / 46.950; 1.983

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