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Arrondissement of Mont-de-Marsan
Arrondissement of France
Location of Mont-de-Marsan in Landes
Location of Mont-de-Marsan in Landes
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Landes
Communes 178
Prefecture Mont-de-Marsan
INSEE code 402
Area
 • Total 6,048.4 km2 (2,335.3 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 178,986
 • Density 29.5923/km2 (76.6437/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Mont-de-Marsan is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Landes département. Its capital, and préfecture of the department, is the city of Mont-de-Marsan.

It is the northernmost of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 6,048.4 km2 (2,335 sq mi) the largest of the department. It has 178,986 inhabitants and a population density of 29.6 inhabitants/km².

History

When the Landes department was created on 17 February 1800, the arrondissement of Mont-de-Marsan was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement is bordered to the north by the Gironde department, to the northeast by the Lot-et-Garonne department, to the east by the Gers department, to the south by the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department and to the west by the arrondissement of Dax and the Atlantic Ocean.

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 Mont-de-Marsan, there are two canton where not all their "communes" are in the arrondissement: Côte d'Argent and Pays morcenais tarusate. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Canton Dax Mont-de-Marsan Total
1 Adour Armagnac 35 35
2 Chalosse Tursan 50 50
3 Côte d'Argent 10 6 16
4 Coteau de Chalosse 50 50
5 Dax-1 10 + part of Dax 10 + part of Dax
6 Dax-2 9 + part of Dax 9 + part of Dax
7 Grands Lacs 13 13
8 Haute Lande Armagnac 47 47
9 Marensin-Sud 12 12
10 Mont-de-Marsan-1 9 + part of Mont-de-Marsan 9 + part of Mont-de-Marsan
11 Mont-de-Marsan-2 8 + part of Mont-de-Marsan 8 + part of Mont-de-Marsan
12 Orthe et Arrigans 24 24
13 Pays morcenais tarusate 18 9 27
14 Pays tyrossais 11 11
15 Seignanx 8 8
153 178 331

Communes

The arrondissement of Mont-de-Marsan has 178 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

  1. Aire-sur-l'Adour (40001)
  2. Arboucave (40005)
  3. Arengosse (40006)
  4. Argelouse (40008)
  5. Arjuzanx (40009)
  6. Artassenx (40012)
  7. Arthez-d'Armagnac (40013)
  8. Arue (40014)
  9. Arx (40015)
  10. Aubagnan (40016)
  11. Audignon (40017)
  12. Aureilhan (40019)
  13. Aurice (40020)
  14. Bahus-Soubiran (40022)
  15. Banos (40024)
  16. Bas-Mauco (40026)
  17. Bascons (40025)
  18. Bats (40029)
  19. Baudignan (40030)
  20. Belhade (40032)
  21. Benquet (40037)
  22. Betbezer-d'Armagnac (40039)
  23. Bias (40043)
  24. Biscarrosse (40046)
  25. Bordères-et-Lamensans (40049)
  26. Bostens (40050)
  27. Bougue (40051)
  28. Bourdalat (40052)
  29. Bourriot-Bergonce (40053)
  30. Bretagne-de-Marsan (40055)
  31. Brocas (40056)
  32. Buanes (40057)
  33. Bélis (40033)
  34. Cachen (40058)
  35. Callen (40060)
  36. Campagne (40061)
  37. Campet-et-Lamolère (40062)
  38. Canenx-et-Réaut (40064)
  39. Castandet (40070)
  40. Castelnau-Tursan (40072)
  41. Castelner (40073)
  42. Cauna (40076)
  43. Cazalis (40079)
  44. Cazères-sur-l'Adour (40080)
  45. Classun (40082)
  46. Clèdes (40083)
  47. Commensacq (40085)
  48. Coudures (40086)
  49. Créon-d'Armagnac (40087)
  50. Cère (40081)
  51. Duhort-Bachen (40091)
  52. Dumes (40092)
  53. Escalans (40093)
  54. Escource (40094)
  55. Estigarde (40096)
  56. Eugénie-les-Bains (40097)
  57. Eyres-Moncube (40098)
  58. Fargues (40099)
  59. Gabarret (40102)
  60. Gaillères (40103)
  61. Garein (40105)
  62. Garrosse (40107)
  63. Gastes (40108)
  64. Geaune (40110)
  65. Geloux (40111)
  66. Grenade-sur-l'Adour (40117)
  67. Hagetmau (40119)
  68. Haut-Mauco (40122)
  69. Herré (40124)
  70. Hontanx (40127)
  71. Horsarrieu (40128)
  72. Labastide-Chalosse (40130)
  73. Labastide-d'Armagnac (40131)
  74. Labouheyre (40134)
  75. Labrit (40135)
  76. Lacajunte (40136)
  77. Lacquy (40137)
  78. Lacrabe (40138)
  79. Laglorieuse (40139)
  80. Lagrange (40140)
  81. Larrivière-Saint-Savin (40145)
  82. Latrille (40146)
  83. Lauret (40148)
  84. Le Frêche (40100)
  85. Le Sen (40297)
  86. Le Vignau (40329)
  87. Lencouacq (40149)
  88. Lesperon (40152)
  89. Liposthey (40156)
  90. Losse (40158)
  91. Lubbon (40161)
  92. Lucbardez-et-Bargues (40162)
  93. Luglon (40165)
  94. Lussagnet (40166)
  95. Luxey (40167)
  96. Lüe (40163)
  97. Maillas (40169)
  98. Maillères (40170)
  99. Mano (40171)
  100. Mant (40172)
  101. Mauries (40174)
  102. Maurrin (40175)
  103. Mauvezin-d'Armagnac (40176)
  104. Mazerolles (40178)
  105. Mimizan (40184)
  106. Miramont-Sensacq (40185)
  107. Momuy (40188)
  108. Monget (40189)
  109. Monségur (40190)
  110. Mont-de-Marsan (40192)
  111. Montaut (40191)
  112. Montgaillard (40195)
  113. Montsoué (40196)
  114. Montégut (40193)
  115. Morcenx (40197)
  116. Morganx (40198)
  117. Moustey (40200)
  118. Mézos (40182)
  119. Onesse-et-Laharie (40210)
  120. Ousse-Suzan (40215)
  121. Parentis-en-Born (40217)
  122. Parleboscq (40218)
  123. Payros-Cazautets (40219)
  124. Perquie (40221)
  125. Peyre (40223)
  126. Philondenx (40225)
  127. Pimbo (40226)
  128. Pissos (40227)
  129. Pontenx-les-Forges (40229)
  130. Poudenx (40232)
  131. Pouydesseaux (40234)
  132. Pujo-le-Plan (40238)
  133. Puyol-Cazalet (40239)
  134. Pécorade (40220)
  135. Renung (40240)
  136. Retjons (40164)
  137. Rimbez-et-Baudiets (40242)
  138. Roquefort (40245)
  139. Sabres (40246)
  140. Saint-Agnet (40247)
  141. Saint-Avit (40250)
  142. Saint-Cricq-Chalosse (40253)
  143. Saint-Cricq-Villeneuve (40255)
  144. Saint-Gein (40259)
  145. Saint-Gor (40262)
  146. Saint-Julien-d'Armagnac (40265)
  147. Saint-Justin (40267)
  148. Saint-Loubouer (40270)
  149. Saint-Martin-d'Oney (40274)
  150. Saint-Maurice-sur-Adour (40275)
  151. Saint-Paul-en-Born (40278)
  152. Saint-Perdon (40280)
  153. Saint-Pierre-du-Mont (40281)
  154. Saint-Sever (40282)
  155. Sainte-Colombe (40252)
  156. Sainte-Eulalie-en-Born (40257)
  157. Sainte-Foy (40258)
  158. Samadet (40286)
  159. Sanguinet (40287)
  160. Sarbazan (40288)
  161. Sarraziet (40289)
  162. Sarron (40290)
  163. Saugnacq-et-Muret (40295)
  164. Serres-Gaston (40298)
  165. Serreslous-et-Arribans (40299)
  166. Sindères (40302)
  167. Solférino (40303)
  168. Sorbets (40305)
  169. Sore (40307)
  170. Trensacq (40319)
  171. Uchacq-et-Parentis (40320)
  172. Urgons (40321)
  173. Vert (40323)
  174. Vielle-Soubiran (40327)
  175. Vielle-Tursan (40325)
  176. Villeneuve-de-Marsan (40331)
  177. Ychoux (40332)
  178. Ygos-Saint-Saturnin (40333)

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