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Arrondissement of Mauriac
Location of Mauriac in Cantal
Location of Mauriac in Cantal
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Cantal
Communes 55
Prefecture Mauriac
INSEE code 152
Area
 • Total 1,278 km2 (493 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 26,192
 • Density 20.495/km2 (53.081/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Mauriac is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Cantal département in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Its capital, and subpréfecture of the department, is the city of Mauriac.

History

When the arrondissements were created in 1800, Mauriac was one of them in the Cantal department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Mauriac is in the northwest of the department and has an area of 1,278 km2 (493 sq mi), the smallest and with fewest people living in it with 26,192 inhabitants and a population density of 20.5 inhabitants/km².

The arrondissement is bordered to the north and west by the Corrèze department (Nouvelle-Aquitaine), to the northeast by the Puy-de-Dôme department, to the east by the arrondissement of Saint-Flour and to the south by the arrondissement of Aurillac.

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 Mauriac, there is only two cantons where not all their "communes" are in the arrondissement, Naucelles and Riom-ès-Montagnes. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Mauriac
INSEE
Code
Canton Aurillac Mauriac Saint-Flour Total
1505 Mauriac 20 20
1508 Naucelles 14 2 16
1510 Riom-ès-Montagnes 14 9 23
1515 Ydes 19 19

Communes

The arrondissement of Mauriac has 55 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

  1. Ally (15003)
  2. Anglards-de-Salers (15006)
  3. Antignac (15008)
  4. Apchon (15009)
  5. Arches (15010)
  6. Auzers (15015)
  7. Barriac-les-Bosquets (15018)
  8. Bassignac (15019)
  9. Beaulieu (15020)
  10. Brageac (15024)
  11. Chalvignac (15036)
  12. Champagnac (15037)
  13. Champs-sur-Tarentaine-Marchal (15038)
  14. Chaussenac (15046)
  15. Collandres (15052)
  16. Drugeac (15063)
  17. Escorailles (15064)
  18. Fontanges (15070)
  19. Jaleyrac (15079)
  20. La Monselie (15128)
  21. Lanobre (15092)
  22. Le Falgoux (15066)
  23. Le Fau (15067)
  24. Le Monteil (15131)
  25. Le Vaulmier (15249)
  26. Le Vigean (15261)
  27. Madic (15111)
  28. Mauriac (15120)
  29. Menet (15124)
  30. Moussages (15137)
  31. Méallet (15123)
  32. Pleaux (15153)
  33. Riom-ès-Montagnes (15162)
  34. Saignes (15169)
  35. Saint-Bonnet-de-Salers (15174)
  36. Saint-Chamant (15176)
  37. Saint-Hippolyte (15190)
  38. Saint-Martin-Cantalès (15200)
  39. Saint-Martin-Valmeroux (15202)
  40. Saint-Paul-de-Salers (15205)
  41. Saint-Pierre (15206)
  42. Saint-Projet-de-Salers (15208)
  43. Saint-Vincent-de-Salers (15218)
  44. Saint-Étienne-de-Chomeil (15185)
  45. Sainte-Eulalie (15186)
  46. Salers (15219)
  47. Salins (15220)
  48. Sauvat (15223)
  49. Sourniac (15230)
  50. Trizac (15243)
  51. Trémouille (15240)
  52. Valette (15246)
  53. Vebret (15250)
  54. Veyrières (15254)
  55. Ydes (15265)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
15120 Mauriac 3,682 Mauriac Le Pays de Mauriac
15162 Riom-ès-Montagnes 2,661 Riom-ès-Montagnes Le Pays Gentiane
15265 Ydes 1,778 Ydes Sumène - Artense
15153 Pleaux 1,531 Mauriac Le Pays de Salers
15092 Lanobre 1,441 Ydes Sumène - Artense
15037 Champagnac 1,066 Ydes Sumène - Artense
15038 Champs-sur-Tarentaine-Marchal 1,050 Ydes Sumène - Artense

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Coordinates: 45°12′N 2°20′E / 45.200°N 2.333°E / 45.200; 2.333

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