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Arrondissement of Jonzac
Arrondissement of France
Location of Jonzac in Charente-Maritime
Location of Jonzac in Charente-Maritime
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente-Maritime
Communes 112
Subrefecture Jonzac
INSEE code 171
Area
 • Total 1,529.9 km2 (590.7 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 56,884
 • Density 37.1815/km2 (96.300/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Jonzac is an arrondissement of France, in the Charente-Maritime department, Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its capital is the city of Jonzac.

It has an area of 1,529.9 km2 (590.7 sq mi), and a population of 56,884 inhabitants for a density of 37.2 inhabitants/km².

History

When the Charente-Maritime department was created on 1790, Jonzac was not one of the original districts but soon, in 1800, it was made one of the arrondissements of the department with the territories of the Monlieu and Pons districts.

Geography

Jonzac is the southernmost arrondissement of the department.It is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Saintes, to the east by the Charente department and to the southeast and east by the Gironde department. To the northwest of the department is the southern part the Gironde estuary, the largest estuary of France.

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 Jonzac, there are 2 cantons with all of their communes in the arrondissement: Jonzac (46 communes) and Les Trois Monts (42 communes). The canton of Pons has 26 communes in Jonzac and 13 in the arrondissement of Saint-Jean-d'Angély.

Communes

The arrondissement of Jonzac has 112 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Agudelle (17002)
  2. Allas-Bocage (17005)
  3. Allas-Champagne (17006)
  4. Archiac (17016)
  5. Arthenac (17020)
  6. La Barde (17033)
  7. Bedenac (17038)
  8. Bois (17050)
  9. Boisredon (17052)
  10. Boresse-et-Martron (17054)
  11. Boscamnant (17055)
  12. Bran (17061)
  13. Brie-sous-Archiac (17066)
  14. Bussac-Forêt (17074)
  15. Celles (17076)
  16. Cercoux (17077)
  17. Chamouillac (17081)
  18. Champagnac (17082)
  19. Champagnolles (17084)
  20. Chartuzac (17092)
  21. Chatenet (17095)
  22. Chaunac (17096)
  23. Chepniers (17099)
  24. Chevanceaux (17104)
  25. Cierzac (17106)
  26. Clam (17108)
  27. Clérac (17110)
  28. Clion (17111)
  29. La Clotte (17113)
  30. Consac (17116)
  31. Corignac (17118)
  32. Courpignac (17129)
  33. Coux (17130)
  34. Expiremont (17156)
  35. Fontaines-d'Ozillac (17163)
  36. Le Fouilloux (17167)
  37. La Genétouze (17173)
  38. Germignac (17175)
  39. Givrezac (17178)
  40. Guitinières (17187)
  41. Jarnac-Champagne (17192)
  42. Jonzac (17197)
  43. Jussas (17199)
  44. Léoville (17204)
  45. Lonzac (17209)
  46. Lorignac (17210)
  47. Lussac (17215)
  48. Mérignac (17229)
  49. Messac (17231)
  50. Meux (17233)
  51. Mirambeau (17236)
  52. Montendre (17240)
  53. Montguyon (17241)
  54. Montlieu-la-Garde (17243)
  55. Mortiers (17249)
  56. Mosnac (17250)
  57. Neuillac (17258)
  58. Neulles (17259)
  59. Neuvicq (17260)
  60. Nieul-le-Virouil (17263)
  61. Orignolles (17269)
  62. Ozillac (17270)
  63. Le Pin (17276)
  64. Plassac (17279)
  65. Polignac (17281)
  66. Pommiers-Moulons (17282)
  67. Pouillac (17287)
  68. Réaux-sur-Trèfle (17295)
  69. Rouffignac (17305)
  70. Saint-Aigulin (17309)
  71. Saint-Bonnet-sur-Gironde (17312)
  72. Saint-Ciers-Champagne (17316)
  73. Saint-Ciers-du-Taillon (17317)
  74. Saint-Dizant-du-Bois (17324)
  75. Saint-Dizant-du-Gua (17325)
  76. Sainte-Colombe (17319)
  77. Sainte-Lheurine (17355)
  78. Sainte-Ramée (17390)
  79. Saint-Eugène (17326)
  80. Saint-Fort-sur-Gironde (17328)
  81. Saint-Genis-de-Saintonge (17331)
  82. Saint-Georges-Antignac (17332)
  83. Saint-Georges-des-Agoûts (17335)
  84. Saint-Germain-de-Lusignan (17339)
  85. Saint-Germain-de-Vibrac (17341)
  86. Saint-Germain-du-Seudre (17342)
  87. Saint-Grégoire-d'Ardennes (17343)
  88. Saint-Hilaire-du-Bois (17345)
  89. Saint-Maigrin (17357)
  90. Saint-Martial-de-Mirambeau (17362)
  91. Saint-Martial-de-Vitaterne (17363)
  92. Saint-Martial-sur-Né (17364)
  93. Saint-Martin-d'Ary (17365)
  94. Saint-Martin-de-Coux (17366)
  95. Saint-Médard (17372)
  96. Saint-Palais-de-Négrignac (17378)
  97. Saint-Palais-de-Phiolin (17379)
  98. Saint-Pierre-du-Palais (17386)
  99. Saint-Sigismond-de-Clermont (17402)
  100. Saint-Simon-de-Bordes (17403)
  101. Saint-Sorlin-de-Conac (17405)
  102. Saint-Thomas-de-Conac (17410)
  103. Salignac-de-Mirambeau (17417)
  104. Semillac (17423)
  105. Semoussac (17424)
  106. Soubran (17430)
  107. Souméras (17432)
  108. Sousmoulins (17433)
  109. Tugéras-Saint-Maurice (17454)
  110. Vanzac (17458)
  111. Vibrac (17468)
  112. Villexavier (17476)

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