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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 98
Prefecture Montmorillon
INSEE code 862
Area
 • Total 2,998.8 km2 (1,157.8 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 74,909
 • Density 24.9797/km2 (64.6970/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.

It has an area of 2,998.8 km2 (1,157.8 sq mi). It has 74,909 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.

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.

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 canton of Chauvigny has 7 communes in Châtellerault and 8 in Montmorillon, the canton of Lusignan has 10 communes in Montmorillon and 9 in the arrondissement of Poitiers, and the canton of Montmorillon has 1 commune in Châtellerault and 26 in Montmorillon.

Communes

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

  1. Adriers (86001)
  2. Anché (86003)
  3. Angles-sur-l'Anglin (86004)
  4. Antigny (86006)
  5. . Asnières-sur-Blour (86011)
  6. Asnois (86012)
  7. Availles-Limouzine (86015)
  8. Blanzay (86029)
  9. Bouresse (86034)
  10. Bourg-Archambault (86035)
  11. Brigueil-le-Chantre (86037)
  12. Brion (86038)
  13. Brux (86039)
  14. Béthines (86025)
  15. Ceaux-en-Couhé (86043)
  16. Champagné-Saint-Hilaire (86052)
  17. Champagné-le-Sec (86051)
  18. Champniers (86054)
  19. Chapelle-Viviers (86059)
  20. Charroux (86061)
  21. Chatain (86063)
  22. Chaunay (86068)
  23. Chauvigny (86070)
  24. Château-Garnier (86064)
  25. Châtillon (86067)
  26. Civaux (86077)
  27. Civray (86078)
  28. Couhé (86082)
  29. Coulonges (86084)
  30. Fleix (86098)
  31. Genouillé (86104)
  32. Gençay (86103)
  33. Gouex (86107)
  34. Haims (86110)
  35. Jouhet (86117)
  36. Journet (86118)
  37. Joussé (86119)
  38. L'Isle-Jourdain (86112)
  39. La Bussière (86040)
  40. La Chapelle-Bâton (86055)
  41. La Ferrière-Airoux (86097)
  42. La Trimouille (86273)
  43. Lathus-Saint-Rémy (86120)
  44. Lauthiers (86122)
  45. Le Vigeant (86289)
  46. Leignes-sur-Fontaine (86126)
  47. Lhommaizé (86131)
  48. Liglet (86132)
  49. Linazay (86134)
  50. Lizant (86136)
  51. Luchapt (86138)
  52. Lussac-les-Châteaux (86140)
  53. Magné (86141)
  54. Mauprévoir (86152)
  55. Mazerolles (86153)
  56. Millac (86159)
  57. Montmorillon (86165)
  58. Moulismes (86170)
  59. Moussac (86171)
  60. Mouterre-sur-Blourde (86172)
  61. Nalliers (86175)
  62. Nérignac (86176)
  63. Paizay-le-Sec (86187)
  64. Payroux (86189)
  65. Payré (86188)
  66. Persac (86190)
  67. Pindray (86191)
  68. Plaisance (86192)
  69. Pressac (86200)
  70. Queaux (86203)
  71. Romagne (86211)
  72. Saint-Gaudent (86220)
  73. Saint-Germain (86223)
  74. Saint-Laurent-de-Jourdes (86228)
  75. Saint-Léomer (86230)
  76. Saint-Macoux (86231)
  77. Saint-Martin-l'Ars (86234)
  78. Saint-Maurice-la-Clouère (86235)
  79. Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil (86237)
  80. Saint-Pierre-de-Maillé (86236)
  81. Saint-Romain (86242)
  82. Saint-Savin (86246)
  83. Saint-Saviol (86247)
  84. Saint-Secondin (86248)
  85. Sainte-Radégonde (86239)
  86. Saulgé (86254)
  87. Savigné (86255)
  88. Sillars (86262)
  89. Sommières-du-Clain (86264)
  90. Surin (86266)
  91. Thollet (86270)
  92. Usson-du-Poitou (86276)
  93. Valdivienne (86233)
  94. Vaux (86278)
  95. Verrières (86285)
  96. Villemort (86291)
  97. Voulon (86296)
  98. Voulême (86295)

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