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Arrondissement of La Châtre
Arrondissement of France
Location of La Châtre in Indre
Location of La Châtre in Indre
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Indre
Communes 58
Prefecture Châteauroux
INSEE code 363
Area
 • Total 1,323.2 km2 (510.9 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 33,172
 • Density 25.0695/km2 (64.930/sq mi)

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

History

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

Geography

The arrondissement of La Châtre is in the southeast of the Indre department. It has an area of 1,323.2 km2 (510.9 sq mi) and a population of 33,172 inhabitants.

The lowest point in the arrondissement is 104 m (341 ft) high, in the "commune" of Ceaulmont, and the highest is 467 m (1,532 ft) high, in the "commune" of Crevant.

It is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Châteauroux, to the northeast by the arrondissement of Issoudun, to the east by the Cher departmen, to the south by the Creuse department and to the west by the arrondissement of Le Blanc.

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 La Châtre has 58 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

1. Aigurande (36001) 2. Badecon-le-Pin (36158) 3. Baraize (36012) 4. Bazaiges (36014)
5. Briantes (36025) 6. Ceaulmont (36032) 7. Champillet (36038) 8. Chassignolles (36043)
9. Cluis (36056) 10. Crevant (36060) 11. Crozon-sur-Vauvre (36061) 12. Cuzion (36062)
13. Feusines (36073) 14. Fougerolles (36078) 15. Gargilesse-Dampierre (36081) 16. Gournay (36084)
17. La Berthenoux (36017) 18. La Buxerette (36028) 19. La Châtre (36046) 20. La Motte-Feuilly (36132)
21. Lacs (36091) 22. Le Magny (36109) 23. Lignerolles (36095) 24. Lourdoueix-Saint-Michel (36099)
25. Lourouer-Saint-Laurent (36100) 26. Lys-Saint-Georges (36108) 27. Maillet (36110) 28. Malicornay (36111)
29. Mers-sur-Indre (36120) 30. Montchevrier (36126) 31. Montgivray (36127) 32. Montipouret (36129)
33. Montlevicq (36130) 34. Mouhers (36133) 35. Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre (36141) 36. Nohant-Vic (36143)
37. Néret (36138) 38. Orsennes (36146) 39. Pommiers (36160) 40. Pouligny-Notre-Dame (36163)
41. Pouligny-Saint-Martin (36164) 42. Pérassay (36156) 43. Saint-Août (36180) 44. Saint-Chartier (36184)
45. Saint-Christophe-en-Boucherie (36186) 46. Saint-Denis-de-Jouhet (36189) 47. Saint-Plantaire (36207) 48. Sainte-Sévère-sur-Indre (36208)
49. Sarzay (36210) 50. Sazeray (36214) 51. Thevet-Saint-Julien (36221) 52. Tranzault (36226)
53. Urciers (36227) 54. Verneuil-sur-Igneraie (36234) 55. Vicq-Exemplet (36236) 56. Vigoulant (36238)
57. Vijon (36240) 58. Éguzon-Chantôme (36070)

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