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Arrondissement of Montmorillon
Arrondissement of France
Location of Montmorillon in Vienne
Location of Montmorillon in Vienne
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Vienne
Communes 95
Subprefecture Montmorillon
INSEE code 862
Area
 • Total 2,998.8 km2 (1,157.8 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 74,852
 • Density 24.9607/km2 (64.6478/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Montmorillon is an arrondissement of France, in the Vienne department, Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its capital is the city of Montmorillon.

History

When the Vienne department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Montmorillon was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Montmorillon is in southern Vienne and is bordered to the north by the other two arrondissements of the departmentː Poitiers to the nortwest and Châtellerault to the northeast. The arrondissement is also surrounded by the Indre department to the east, the Haute-Vienne department to the southeast, the Charente to the south and the Deux-Sèvres department to the west.

It has an area of 2,998.8 km2 (1,157.8 sq mi). It has 74,852 inhabitants and a density of 25.0 inhabitants/km². It is the arrondissement of Vienne with fewest people in it but is the one with the largest area.

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 Montmorillon, there are 2 cantons whose communes are in the arrondissement: Civray and Lussac-les-Châteaux. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Montmorillon
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Châtellerault Montmorillon Poitiers
8605 Chauvigny 7 8 15
8606 Civray 30 30
8609 Lusignan 10 9 19
8610 Lussac-les-Châteaux 25 25
8612 Montmorillon 1 25 26

Communes

The arrondissement of Montmorillon has 95 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Adriers (86001)
  2. Anché (86003)
  3. Antigny (86006)
  4. Asnières-sur-Blour (86011)
  5. Asnois (86012)
  6. Availles-Limouzine (86015)
  7. Béthines (86025)
  8. Blanzay (86029)
  9. Bouresse (86034)
  10. Bourg-Archambault (86035)
  11. Brigueil-le-Chantre (86037)
  12. Brion (86038)
  13. Brux (86039)
  14. La Bussière (86040)
  15. Ceaux-en-Couhé (86043)
  16. Champagné-le-Sec (86051)
  17. Champagné-Saint-Hilaire (86052)
  18. Champniers (86054)
  19. La Chapelle-Bâton (86055)
  20. Chapelle-Viviers (86059)
  21. Charroux (86061)
  22. Chatain (86063)
  23. Château-Garnier (86064)
  24. Châtillon (86067)
  25. Chaunay (86068)
  26. Civaux (86077)
  27. Civray (86078)
  28. Couhé (86082)
  29. Coulonges (86084)
  30. La Ferrière-Airoux (86097)
  31. Fleix (86098)
  32. Gençay (86103)
  33. Genouillé (86104)
  34. Gouex (86107)
  35. Haims (86110)
  36. L'Isle-Jourdain (86112)
  37. Jouhet (86117)
  38. Journet (86118)
  39. Joussé (86119)
  40. Lathus-Saint-Rémy (86120)
  41. Lauthiers (86122)
  42. Leignes-sur-Fontaine (86126)
  43. Lhommaizé (86131)
  44. Liglet (86132)
  45. Linazay (86134)
  46. Lizant (86136)
  47. Luchapt (86138)
  48. Lussac-les-Châteaux (86140)
  49. Magné (86141)
  50. Mauprévoir (86152)
  51. Mazerolles (86153)
  52. Millac (86159)
  53. Montmorillon (86165)
  54. Moulismes (86170)
  55. Moussac (86171)
  56. Mouterre-sur-Blourde (86172)
  57. Nalliers (86175)
  58. Nérignac (86176)
  59. Paizay-le-Sec (86187)
  60. Payré (86188)
  61. Payroux (86189)
  62. Persac (86190)
  63. Pindray (86191)
  64. Plaisance (86192)
  65. Pressac (86200)
  66. Queaux (86203)
  67. Romagne (86211)
  68. Saint-Gaudent (86220)
  69. Saint-Germain (86223)
  70. Saint-Laurent-de-Jourdes (86228)
  71. Saint-Léomer (86230)
  72. Saint-Macoux (86231)
  73. Valdivienne (86233)
  74. Saint-Martin-l'Ars (86234)
  75. Saint-Maurice-la-Clouère (86235)
  76. Saint-Pierre-de-Maillé (86236)
  77. Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil (86237)
  78. Saint-Romain (86242)
  79. Saint-Savin (86246)
  80. Saint-Saviol (86247)
  81. Saint-Secondin (86248)
  82. Saulgé (86254)
  83. Savigné (86255)
  84. Sillars (86262)
  85. Sommières-du-Clain (86264)
  86. Surin (86266)
  87. Thollet (86270)
  88. La Trimouille (86273)
  89. Usson-du-Poitou (86276)
  90. Vaux (86278)
  91. Verrières (86285)
  92. Le Vigeant (86289)
  93. Villemort (86291)
  94. Voulême (86295)
  95. Voulon (86296)

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Coordinates: 46°26′00″N 0°52′00″E / 46.4333°N 0.8667°E / 46.4333; 0.8667

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