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Arrondissement of Lodève
Arrondissement of France
Location of Lodève in Hérault
Location of Lodève in Hérault
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Hérault
Communes 98
Subprefecture Lodève
INSEE code 342
Area
 • Total 1,819.6 km2 (702.6 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 93,461
 • Density 51.3635/km2 (133.031/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Lodève is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Hérault département. Its capital is the city of Lodève.

It is the northernmost of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 1,819.6 km2 (702.6 sq mi). It has 93,461 inhabitants and a density of 51.4 inhabitants/km².

The main cities, with more than 5,000 inhabitants in 2012, in the arrondissement are Clermont-l'Hérault (8,322 inhabitants), Lodève (7,467 inhabitants), Gignac (5,654 inhabitants) and Saint-André-de-Sangonis (5,618 inhabitants).

History

When the Hérault department was created on 17 February 1800, the arrondissement of Lodève was part of that original department.

The arrondissement was eliminated in 1926 but was made again an arrondissement in 1942.

Geography

The arrondissement of Lodève is bordered to the north by the Gard department, to the east by the arrondissement of Montpellier, to the south by the arrondissement of Béziers, and to the west by the Aveyron department.

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 Lodève, there is only one canton, the Canton of Gignac, whose communes are in the arrondissement. The Canton of Clermont-l'Hérault has 17 communes in the arrondissement of Béziers and 23 in Lodève; and the Canton of Lodève has 7 communes in the arrondissement of Montpellier and 47 in Lodève.

Communes

The arrondissement of Limoux has 98 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

1. Agonès (34005) 2. Aniane (34010) 3. Arboras (34011) 4. Argelliers (34012)
5. Aspiran (34013) 6. Aumelas (34016) 7. Avène (34019) 8. Bélarga (34029)
9. La Boissière (34035) 10. Le Bosc (34036) 11. Le Bousquet-d'Orb (34038) 12. Brenas (34040)
13. Brignac (34041) 14. Brissac (34042) 15. Campagnan (34047) 16. Canet (34051)
17. Causse-de-la-Selle (34060) 18. Le Caylar (34064) 19. Cazilhac (34067) 20. Ceilhes-et-Rocozels (34071)
21. Celles (34072) 22. Ceyras (34076) 23. Clermont-l'Hérault (34079) 24. Le Cros (34091)
25. Dio-et-Valquières (34093) 26. Fozières (34106) 27. Ganges (34111) 28. Gignac (34114)
29. Gorniès (34115) 30. Joncels (34121) 31. Jonquières (34122) 32. Lacoste (34124)
33. Lagamas (34125) 34. Laroque (34128) 35. Lauroux (34132) 36. Lavalette (34133)
37. Liausson (34137) 38. Lodève (34142) 39. Lunas (34144) 40. Mas-de-Londres (34152)
41. Mérifons (34156) 42. Montarnaud (34163) 43. Montoulieu (34171) 44. Montpeyroux (34173)
45. Moulès-et-Baucels (34174) 46. Mourèze (34175) 47. Nébian (34180) 48. Notre-Dame-de-Londres (34185)
49. Octon (34186) 50. Olmet-et-Villecun (34188) 51. Paulhan (34194) 52. Pégairolles-de-Buèges (34195)
53. Pégairolles-de-l'Escalette (34196) 54. Plaissan (34204) 55. Les Plans (34205) 56. Popian (34208)
57. Le Pouget (34210) 58. Poujols (34212) 59. Pouzols (34215) 60. Le Puech (34220)
61. Puéchabon (34221) 62. Puilacher (34222) 63. Les Rives (34230) 64. Romiguières (34231)
65. Roqueredonde (34233) 66. Rouet (34236) 67. Saint-André-de-Buèges (34238) 68. Saint-André-de-Sangonis (34239)
69. Saint-Bauzille-de-la-Sylve (34241) 70. Saint-Bauzille-de-Putois (34243) 71. Saint-Étienne-de-Gourgas (34251) 72. Saint-Félix-de-Lodez (34254)
73. Saint-Félix-de-l'Héras (34253) 74. Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert (34261) 75. Saint-Guiraud (34262) 76. Saint-Jean-de-Buèges (34264)
77. Saint-Jean-de-Fos (34267) 78. Saint-Jean-de-la-Blaquière (34268) 79. Saint-Martin-de-Londres (34274) 80. Saint-Maurice-Navacelles (34277)
81. Saint-Michel (34278) 82. Saint-Pargoire (34281) 83. Saint-Paul-et-Valmalle (34282) 84. Saint-Pierre-de-la-Fage (34283)
85. Saint-Privat (34286) 86. Saint-Saturnin-de-Lucian (34287) 87. Salasc (34292) 88. Sorbs (34303)
89. Soubès (34304) 90. Soumont (34306) 91. Tressan (34313) 92. Usclas-du-Bosc (34316)
93. La Vacquerie-et-Saint-Martin-de-Castries (34317) 94. Valmascle (34323) 95. Vendémian (34328) 96. Villeneuvette (34338)
97. Viols-en-Laval (34342) 98. Viols-le-Fort (34343)

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