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Arrondissement of Nîmes
Nîmes in Gard
Nîmes in Gard
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Gard
Communes 177
Subprefecture Nîmes
INSEE code 302
Area
 • Total 3,132.8 km2 (1,209.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 547,598
 • Density 174.7951/km2 (452.717/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Nîmes is an arrondissement of France, in the Gard department, Occitanie region. Its capital is the city of Nîmes.

History

When the Gard department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Nîmes was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Nîmes is the most eastern of the arrondissements of the Gard department. It is bordered to the north by the Ardèche department, to the northeast by the Vaucluse department, to the east by the Bouches-du-Rhône department, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea, to the southwest by the Hérault department and to the west by the Le Vigan and the Alès arrondissements.

The arrondissement of Nîmes is the largest arrondissement of the department, both in area, 3,132.8 km2 (1,209.6 sq mi), and population (547,598 inhabitants).

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.

There are 18 cantons in the arrondissement of Nîmes. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondiissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Nîmes
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Alès Nîmes Le Vigan
3001 Aigues-Mortes 7 7
3003 Alès-2 10 + part of Alès 4 14 + part of Alès
3005 Bagnols-sur-Cèze 11 11
3006 Beaucaire 7 7
3007 Calvisson 27 1 28
3009 Marguerittes 7 7
3010 Nîmes-1 part of Nîmes part of Nîmes
3011 Nîmes-2 part of Nîmes part of Nîmes
3012 Nîmes-3 part of Nîmes part of Nîmes
3013 Nîmes-4 part of Nîmes part of Nîmes
3014 Pont-Saint-Esprit 24 24
3015 Quissac 17 3 24 44
3016 Redessan 21 21
3017 Roquemaure 11 11
3019 Saint-Gilles 8 8
3020 Uzès 31 31
3021 Vauvert 10 10
3023 Villeneuve-lès-Avignon 5 5
Total 177

Communes

The arrondissement of Nîmes has 177 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Aigaliers (30001)
  2. Aigues-Mortes (30003)
  3. Aigues-Vives (30004)
  4. Aiguèze (30005)
  5. Aimargues (30006)
  6. Les Angles (30011)
  7. Aramon (30012)
  8. Argilliers (30013)
  9. Arpaillargues-et-Aureillac (30014)
  10. Aspères (30018)
  11. Aubais (30019)
  12. Aubord (30020)
  13. Aubussargues (30021)
  14. Aujargues (30023)
  15. Bagnols-sur-Cèze (30028)
  16. Baron (30030)
  17. Beaucaire (30032)
  18. Beauvoisin (30033)
  19. Bellegarde (30034)
  20. Belvézet (30035)
  21. Bernis (30036)
  22. Bezouce (30039)
  23. Blauzac (30041)
  24. Boissières (30043)
  25. Bouillargues (30047)
  26. Bourdic (30049)
  27. Cabrières (30057)
  28. Le Cailar (30059)
  29. Caissargues (30060)
  30. Calvisson (30062)
  31. Carsan (30070)
  32. Castillon-du-Gard (30073)
  33. Caveirac (30075)
  34. Cavillargues (30076)
  35. Chusclan (30081)
  36. Clarensac (30082)
  37. Codognan (30083)
  38. Codolet (30084)
  39. Collias (30085)
  40. Collorgues (30086)
  41. Combas (30088)
  42. Comps (30089)
  43. Congénies (30091)
  44. Connaux (30092)
  45. Cornillon (30096)
  46. Crespian (30098)
  47. Dions (30102)
  48. Domazan (30103)
  49. Estézargues (30107)
  50. Flaux (30110)
  51. Foissac (30111)
  52. Fons (30112)
  53. Fons-sur-Lussan (30113)
  54. Fontanès (30114)
  55. Fontarèches (30115)
  56. Fournès (30116)
  57. Fourques (30117)
  58. Gajan (30122)
  59. Gallargues-le-Montueux (30123)
  60. Le Garn (30124)
  61. Garons (30125)
  62. Garrigues-Sainte-Eulalie (30126)
  63. Gaujac (30127)
  64. Goudargues (30131)
  65. Le Grau-du-Roi (30133)
  66. Générac (30128)
  67. Issirac (30134)
  68. Jonquières-Saint-Vincent (30135)
  69. Junas (30136)
  70. La Bastide-d'Engras (30031)
  71. La Bruguière (30056)
  72. La Calmette (30061)
  73. La Capelle-et-Masmolène (30067)
  74. La Roque-sur-Cèze (30222)
  75. La Rouvière (30224)
  76. Langlade (30138)
  77. Laudun-l'Ardoise (30141)
  78. Laval-Saint-Roman (30143)
  79. Lecques (30144)
  80. Lirac (30149)
  81. Lussan (30151)
  82. Lédenon (30145)
  83. Manduel (30155)
  84. Marguerittes (30156)
  85. Meynes (30166)
  86. Milhaud, Gard (30169)
  87. Montagnac (30354)
  88. Montaren-et-Saint-Médiers (30174)
  89. Montclus (30175)
  90. Montfaucon (30178)
  91. Montfrin (30179)
  92. Montignargues (30180)
  93. Montmirat (30181)
  94. Montpezat (30182)
  95. Moulézan (30183)
  96. Moussac (30184)
  97. Mus (30185)
  98. Nages-et-Solorgues (30186)
  99. Nîmes (30189)
  100. Orsan (30191)
  101. Parignargues (30193)
  102. Le Pin (30196)
  103. Pont-Saint-Esprit (30202)
  104. Pougnadoresse (30205)
  105. Poulx (30206)
  106. Pouzilhac (30207)
  107. Pujaut (30209)
  108. Redessan (30211)
  109. Remoulins (30212)
  110. Rochefort-du-Gard (30217)
  111. Rodilhan (30356)
  112. Roquemaure (30221)
  113. Sabran (30225)
  114. Saint-Alexandre (30226)
  115. Saint-André-d'Olérargues (30232)
  116. Saint-André-de-Roquepertuis (30230)
  117. Saint-Bauzély (30233)
  118. Saint-Bonnet-du-Gard (30235)
  119. Saint-Chaptes (30241)
  120. Saint-Christol-de-Rodières (30242)
  121. Saint-Clément (30244)
  122. Saint-Côme-et-Maruéjols (30245)
  123. Saint-Dionizy (30249)
  124. Saint-Dézéry (30248)
  125. Saint-Geniès-de-Comolas (30254)
  126. Saint-Geniès-de-Malgoirès (30255)
  127. Saint-Gervais (30256)
  128. Saint-Gervasy (30257)
  129. Saint-Gilles (30258)
  130. Saint-Hilaire-d'Ozilhan (30260)
  131. Saint-Hippolyte-de-Montaigu (30262)
  132. Saint-Julien-de-Peyrolas (30273)
  133. Saint-Laurent-d'Aigouze (30276)
  134. Saint-Laurent-de-Carnols (30277)
  135. Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres (30278)
  136. Saint-Laurent-la-Vernède (30279)
  137. Saint-Mamert-du-Gard (30281)
  138. Saint-Marcel-de-Careiret (30282)
  139. Saint-Maximin (30286)
  140. Saint-Michel-d'Euzet (30287)
  141. Saint-Nazaire (30288)
  142. Saint-Paul-les-Fonts (30355)
  143. Saint-Paulet-de-Caisson (30290)
  144. Saint-Pons-la-Calm (30292)
  145. Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie (30295)
  146. Saint-Siffret (30299)
  147. Saint-Victor-des-Oules (30301)
  148. Saint-Victor-la-Coste (30302)
  149. Saint-Étienne-des-Sorts (30251)
  150. Sainte-Anastasie (30228)
  151. Salazac (30304)
  152. Salinelles (30306)
  153. Sanilhac-Sagriès (30308)
  154. Sauveterre (30312)
  155. Sauzet (30313)
  156. Saze (30315)
  157. Sernhac (30317)
  158. Serviers-et-Labaume (30319)
  159. Sommières (30321)
  160. Souvignargues (30324)
  161. Tavel (30326)
  162. Théziers (30328)
  163. Tresques (30331)
  164. Uchaud (30333)
  165. Uzès (30334)
  166. Vallabrix (30337)
  167. Vallabrègues (30336)
  168. Valliguières (30340)
  169. Vallérargues (30338)
  170. Vauvert (30341)
  171. Verfeuil (30343)
  172. Vergèze (30344)
  173. Vers-Pont-du-Gard (30346)
  174. Vestric-et-Candiac (30347)
  175. Villeneuve-lès-Avignon (30351)
  176. Villevieille (30352)
  177. Vénéjan (30342)

The communes in the arrondissement with more inhabitants are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
30189 Nîmes 151,075 Nîmes-1, Nîmes-2, Nîmes-3,
Nîmes-4 and Saint-Gilles
Communauté d'agglomération de Nîmes Métropole
30028 Bagnols-sur-Cèze 18,172 Bagnols-sur-Cèze Le Gard Rhodanien
30032 Beaucaire 15,859 Beaucaire Beaucaire Terre d'Argence
30258 Saint-Gilles 13,326 Saint-Gilles Communauté d'agglomération de Nîmes Métropole
30351 Villeneuve-lès-Avignon 11,716 Villeneuve-lès-Avignon Communauté d'agglomération Le Grand Avignon
30341 Vauvert 11,353 Vauvert Petite Camargue
30202 Pont-Saint-Esprit 10,155 Pont-Saint-Esprit Le Gard Rhodanien
30156 Marguerittes 8,577 Marguerittes Communauté d'agglomération de Nîmes Métropole
30334 Uzès 8,569 Uzès Pays d'Uzès
30011 Les Angles 8,443 Villeneuve-lès-Avignon Communauté d'agglomération Le Grand Avignon
30003 Aigues-Mortes 8,417 Aigues-Mortes Terre de Camargue
30133 Le Grau-du-Roi 8,372 Aigues-Mortes Terre de Camargue

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