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Arrondissement of Nérac
Location of Nérac in Lot-et-Garonne
Location of Nérac in Lot-et-Garonne
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Lot-et-Garonne
Communes 58
Subprefecture Nérac
INSEE code 474
Area
 • Total 1,400.3 km2 (540.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 39,227
 • Density 28.0133/km2 (72.554/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Nérac is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Lot-et-Garonne département in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its capital, and subpréfecture of the department, is the city of Nérac.

History

When the Lot-et-Garonne department was created on 17 February 1800, the arrondissement of Nérac was part of that original department. In 1926, the arrondissement was eliminated but, 1942, it became again an arrondissement

Geography

The arrondissement of Nérac is in the southwest of Lot-et-Garonne, with an area of 1,400.3 km2 (541 sq mi). It has 39,227 inhabitants and a population density of 28.0 inhabitants/km².

The arrondissement is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Marmande, to the east by the arrondissement of Agen, to the south by the Gers department, to the southwest by the Landes department and to the northwest by the Gironde 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 Nérac, there is only one canton where not all its "communes" are in the arrondissement: Les Forêts de Gascogne. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Nérac
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Agen Marmande Villeneuve-sur-Lot Nérac
4705 L'Albret 22 22
4708 Les Forêts de Gascogne 16 16 32
4711 Lavardac 20 20

Communes

The arrondissement of Nérac has 58 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

  1. Allons, Lot-et-Garonne (47007)
  2. Ambrus (47008)
  3. Andiran (47009)
  4. Anzex (47012)
  5. Barbaste (47021)
  6. Beauziac (47026)
  7. Boussès (47039)
  8. Bruch (47041)
  9. Buzet-sur-Baïse (47043)
  10. Calignac (47045)
  11. Casteljaloux (47052)
  12. Caubeyres (47058)
  13. Damazan (47078)
  14. Durance (47085)
  15. Espiens (47090)
  16. Fargues-sur-Ourbise (47093)
  17. Feugarolles (47097)
  18. Fieux (47098)
  19. Francescas (47102)
  20. Fréchou (47103)
  21. Houeillès (47119)
  22. La Réunion (47222)
  23. Lamontjoie (47133)
  24. Lannes (47134)
  25. Lasserre (47139)
  26. Lavardac (47143)
  27. Leyritz-Moncassin (47148)
  28. Moncaut (47172)
  29. Moncrabeau (47174)
  30. Mongaillard (47176)
  31. Monheurt (47177)
  32. Montagnac-sur-Auvignon (47180)
  33. Montesquieu (47186)
  34. Mézin (47167)
  35. Nomdieu (47197)
  36. Nérac (47195)
  37. Pindères (47205)
  38. Pompiey (47207)
  39. Pompogne (47208)
  40. Poudenas (47211)
  41. Puch-d'Agenais (47214)
  42. Razimet (47220)
  43. Réaup-Lisse (47221)
  44. Saint-Laurent (47249)
  45. Saint-Léger (47250)
  46. Saint-Léon (47251)
  47. Saint-Martin-Curton (47254)
  48. Saint-Pierre-de-Buzet (47267)
  49. Saint-Pé-Saint-Simon (47266)
  50. Saint-Vincent-de-Lamontjoie (47282)
  51. Sainte-Maure-de-Peyriac (47258)
  52. Saumont (47287)
  53. Sauméjan (47286)
  54. Sos (47302)
  55. Thouars-sur-Garonne (47308)
  56. Vianne (47318)
  57. Villefranche-du-Queyran (47320)
  58. Xaintrailles (47327)

The communes in the arrondissement with more inhabitants are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
47195 Nérac 7,085 L'Albret Albret Communauté
47052 Casteljaloux 4,638 Les Forêts de Gascogne Les Coteaux et Landes de Gascogne
47143 Lavardac 2,213 Lavardac Albret Communauté
47167 Mézin 1,578 L'Albret Albret Communauté
47021 Barbaste 1,502 Lavardac Albret Communauté
47043 Buzet-sur-Baïse 1,319 Lavardac Albret Communauté
47078 Damazan 1,308 Lavardac Le Confluent et des Coteaux de Prayssas
47318 Vianne 1,035 Lavardac Albret Communauté

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