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Arrondissement of Le Puy-en-Velay
Location of Le Puy-en-Velay in Haute-Loire
Location of Le Puy-en-Velay in Haute-Loire
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Loire
Communes 102
Prefecture Le Puy-en-Velay
INSEE code 432
Area
 • Total 1,930.7 km2 (745.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 96,041
 • Density 49.7441/km2 (128.837/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Le Puy-en-Velay is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Haute-Loire département. Its capital, and the prefecture of the department, is the city of Le Puy-en-Velay.

History

When the Haute-Loire department was created on 4 March 1790, the arrondissement of Le Puy-en-Velay, with the name of Le Puy, was part of that original department. In 1988, the name was changed to Puy-en-Velay.

Geography

The arrondissement of Puy-en-Velay is bordered to the north by the Puy-de-Dôme and Loire departments, to the northeast by the arrondissement of Yssingeaux, to the east and southeast by the Ardèche department, to the south and southwest by the Lozère department and to the west by the arrondissement of Brioude.

It is the central arrondissement of the department and is the largest arrondissement both in area, 1,930.7 km2 (745.4 sq mi), and in population, with 96,041 inhabitants and a density of 49.7 inhabitants/km².

The Loire river flows through this arrondissement.

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 Puy-en-Velay, there are 9 cantons:

  1. Emblavez-et-Meygal (4306)
  2. Mézenc (4308) (partly)
  3. Plateau du Haut-Velay granitique (4311) (partly)
  4. Le Puy-en-Velay-1 (4312)
  5. Le Puy-en-Velay-2 (4313)
  6. Le Puy-en-Velay-3 (4314)
  7. Le Puy-en-Velay-4 (4315)
  8. Saint-Paulien (4316)
  9. Velay volcanique (4318)

Communes

The arrondissement of Le Puy-en-Velay has 102 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

  1. Aiguilhe (43002)
  2. Allègre (43003)
  3. Alleyrac (43004)
  4. Alleyras (43005)
  5. Arlempdes (43008)
  6. Arsac-en-Velay (43010)
  7. Bains (43018)
  8. Barges (43019)
  9. Beaulieu (43021)
  10. Beaune-sur-Arzon (43023)
  11. Bellevue-la-Montagne (43026)
  12. Blanzac (43030)
  13. Blavozy (43032)
  14. Borne (43036)
  15. Le Bouchet-Saint-Nicolas (43037)
  16. Le Brignon (43039)
  17. Brives-Charensac (43041)
  18. Cayres (43042)
  19. Céaux-d'Allègre (43043)
  20. Ceyssac (43045)
  21. Chadrac (43046)
  22. Chadron (43047)
  23. Chamalières-sur-Loire (43049)
  24. Champclause (43053)
  25. La Chapelle-Bertin (43057)
  26. Chaspinhac (43061)
  27. Chaspuzac (43062)
  28. Chaudeyrolles (43066)
  29. Chomelix (43071)
  30. Costaros (43077)
  31. Coubon (43078)
  32. Craponne-sur-Arzon (43080)
  33. Cussac-sur-Loire (43084)
  34. Espaly-Saint-Marcel (43089)
  35. Les Estables (43091)
  36. Fay-sur-Lignon (43092)
  37. Fix-Saint-Geneys (43095)
  38. Freycenet-la-Cuche (43097)
  39. Freycenet-la-Tour (43098)
  40. Goudet (43101)
  41. Jullianges (43108)
  42. Lafarre (43109)
  43. Landos (43111)
  44. Lantriac (43113)
  45. Laussonne (43115)
  46. Lavoûte-sur-Loire (43119)
  47. Lissac (43122)
  48. Loudes (43124)
  49. Malrevers (43126)
  50. Mézères (43134)
  51. Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille (43135)
  52. Monlet (43138)
  53. Le Monteil (43140)
  54. Montusclat (43143)
  55. Moudeyres (43144)
  56. Ouides (43145)
  57. Le Pertuis (43150)
  58. Polignac (43152)
  59. Pradelles (43154)
  60. Présailles (43156)
  61. Le Puy-en-Velay (43157)
  62. Queyrières (43158)
  63. Rauret (43160)
  64. Roche-en-Régnier (43164)
  65. Rosières (43165)
  66. Saint-Arcons-de-Barges (43168)
  67. Saint-Christophe-sur-Dolaison (43174)
  68. Saint-Étienne-du-Vigan (43180)
  69. Saint-Étienne-Lardeyrol (43181)
  70. Saint-Front (43186)
  71. Saint-Geneys-près-Saint-Paulien (43187)
  72. Saint-Georges-Lagricol (43189)
  73. Saint-Germain-Laprade (43190)
  74. Saint-Haon (43192)
  75. Saint-Hostien (43194)
  76. Saint-Jean-d'Aubrigoux (43196)
  77. Saint-Jean-de-Nay (43197)
  78. Saint-Jean-Lachalm (43198)
  79. Saint-Julien-Chapteuil (43200)
  80. Saint-Julien-d'Ance (43201)
  81. Saint-Martin-de-Fugères (43210)
  82. Saint-Paul-de-Tartas (43215)
  83. Saint-Paulien (43216)
  84. Saint-Pierre-du-Champ (43217)
  85. Saint-Pierre-Eynac (43218)
  86. Saint-Privat-d'Allier (43221)
  87. Saint-Victor-sur-Arlanc (43228)
  88. Saint-Vidal (43229)
  89. Saint-Vincent (43230)
  90. Salettes (43231)
  91. Sanssac-l'Église (43233)
  92. Séneujols (43238)
  93. Solignac-sur-Loire (43241)
  94. Vals-près-le-Puy (43251)
  95. Varennes-Saint-Honorat (43252)
  96. Les Vastres (43253)
  97. Vazeilles-Limandre (43254)
  98. Vergezac (43257)
  99. Vernassal (43259)
  100. Le Vernet (43260)
  101. Vielprat (43263)
  102. Vorey (43267)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
43157 Le Puy-en-Velay 18,634 Le Puy-en-Velay-1, Le Puy-en-Velay-2
Le Puy-en-Velay-3, Le Puy-en-Velay-4
CA Le Puy-en-Velay
43041 Brives-Charensac 4,153 Le Puy-en-Velay-3 CA Le Puy-en-Velay
43190 Saint-Germain-Laprade 3,546 Le Puy-en-Velay-3 CA Le Puy-en-Velay
43089 Espaly-Saint-Marcel 3,542 Le Puy-en-Velay-1 CA Le Puy-en-Velay
43251 Vals-près-le-Puy 3,345 Le Puy-en-Velay-1 CA Le Puy-en-Velay
43078 Coubon 3,104 Le Puy-en-Velay-4 CA Le Puy-en-Velay
43152 Polignac 2,821 Le Puy-en-Velay-2 CA Le Puy-en-Velay
43046 Chadrac 2,620 Le Puy-en-Velay-2 CA Le Puy-en-Velay
43216 Saint-Paulien 2,400 Saint-Paulien CA Le Puy-en-Velay
43080 Craponne-sur-Arzon 2,129 Plateau du Haut-Velay granitique CA Le Puy-en-Velay

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Coordinates: 45°02′39″N 3°53′05″E / 45.04417°N 3.88472°E / 45.04417; 3.88472

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