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Arrondissement of Niort
Arrondissement of France
Location of Niort in Deux-Sèvres
Location of Niort in Deux-Sèvres
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Deux-Sèvres
Communes 163
Subrefecture Niort
INSEE code 792
Area
 • Total 2,791.6 km2 (1,077.8 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 212,425
 • Density 76.0944/km2 (197.083/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Niort is an arrondissement of France, in the Deux-Sèvres department, Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its capital is the city of Niort.

History

When the Deux-Sèvres department was created on 1790, Niort was one of the original districts.

Geography

Niort is the southernmost arrondissement of the department. It is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Parthenay, to the east by the Vienne department, to the south by the Charente-Maritime department and to the west by the Vendée department.

It has an area of 2,791.6 km2 (1,077.8 sq mi), and a population of 212,425 inhabitants for a density of 76.1 inhabitants/km².

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 case of the arrondissement of Niort, all its cantons have their communes within the arrondissement. The following table shows the distribution of the communes in the arrondissement:

Cantons and communes in the Niort arrondissement
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Bressuire Niort Parthenay
7901 Autize-Égray 27 27
7903 Celles-sur-Belle 27 27
7905 Frontenay-Rohan-Rohan 13 13
7908 Melle 39 39
7909 Mignon-et-Boutonne 35 35
7910 Niort-1 part of Niort part of Niort
7911 Niort-2 part of Niort part of Niort
7912 Niort-3 part of Niort part of Niort
7914 La Plaine Niortaise 10 10
7915 Saint-Maixent-l'École 13 13

Communes

The arrondissement of Niort has 163 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Aiffres (79003)
  2. Aigonnay (79004)
  3. Alloinay (79136)
  4. Amuré (79009)
  5. Arçais (79010)
  6. Ardilleux (79011)
  7. Ardin (79012)
  8. Asnières-en-Poitou (79015)
  9. Aubigné (79018)
  10. Augé (79020)
  11. Avon (79023)
  12. Azay-le-Brûlé (79024)
  13. La Bataille (79027)
  14. Beaussais-Vitré (79030)
  15. Beauvoir-sur-Niort (79031)
  16. Béceleuf (79032)
  17. Belleville (79033)
  18. Bessines (79034)
  19. Le Beugnon (79035)
  20. Boisserolles (79039)
  21. Bougon (79042)
  22. Bouin (79045)
  23. Le Bourdet (79046)
  24. Brieuil-sur-Chizé (79055)
  25. Brioux-sur-Boutonne (79057)
  26. Brûlain (79058)
  27. Le Busseau (79059)
  28. Caunay (79060)
  29. Celles-sur-Belle (79061)
  30. Chail (79064)
  31. Champdeniers-Saint-Denis (79066)
  32. La Chapelle-Bâton (79070)
  33. La Chapelle-Pouilloux (79074)
  34. La Chapelle-Thireuil (79077)
  35. Chauray (79081)
  36. Chef-Boutonne (79083)
  37. Chenay (79084)
  38. Chérigné (79085)
  39. Cherveux (79086)
  40. Chey (79087)
  41. Chizé (79090)
  42. Clussais-la-Pommeraie (79095)
  43. La Couarde (79098)
  44. Coulon (79100)
  45. Coulonges-sur-l'Autize (79101)
  46. Cours (79104)
  47. Couture-d'Argenson (79106)
  48. La Crèche (79048)
  49. Crézières (79107)
  50. Échiré (79109)
  51. Ensigné (79111)
  52. Épannes (79112)
  53. Exireuil (79114)
  54. Exoudun (79115)
  55. Faye-sur-Ardin (79117)
  56. Fenioux (79119)
  57. Fontenille-Saint-Martin-d'Entraigues (79122)
  58. Fors (79125)
  59. Les Fosses (79126)
  60. La Foye-Monjault (79127)
  61. François (79128)
  62. Fressines (79129)
  63. Frontenay-Rohan-Rohan (79130)
  64. Germond-Rouvre (79133)
  65. Granzay-Gript (79137)
  66. Hanc (79140)
  67. Juillé (79142)
  68. Juscorps (79144)
  69. Lezay (79148)
  70. Limalonges (79150)
  71. Lorigné (79152)
  72. Loubigné (79153)
  73. Loubillé (79154)
  74. Luché-sur-Brioux (79158)
  75. Lusseray (79160)
  76. Magné (79162)
  77. Mairé-Levescault (79163)
  78. Maisonnay (79164)
  79. Marigny (79166)
  80. Mauzé-sur-le-Mignon (79170)
  81. Mazières-sur-Béronne (79173)
  82. Melle (79174)
  83. Melleran (79175)
  84. Messé (79177)
  85. Montalembert (79180)
  86. La Mothe-Saint-Héray (79184)
  87. Mougon-Thorigné (79185)
  88. Nanteuil (79189)
  89. Niort (79191)
  90. Paizay-le-Chapt (79198)
  91. Paizay-le-Tort (79199)
  92. Pamplie (79200)
  93. Pamproux (79201)
  94. Périgné (79204)
  95. Pers (79205)
  96. Pioussay (79211)
  97. Pliboux (79212)
  98. Pouffonds (79214)
  99. Prahecq (79216)
  100. Prailles (79217)
  101. Priaires (79219)
  102. Prin-Deyrançon (79220)
  103. Prissé-la-Charrière (79078)
  104. Puihardy (79223)
  105. La Rochénard (79229)
  106. Rom (79230)
  107. Romans (79231)
  108. Saint-Christophe-sur-Roc (79241)
  109. Saint-Coutant (79243)
  110. Sainte-Blandine (79240)
  111. Sainte-Eanne (79246)
  112. Sainte-Néomaye (79283)
  113. Sainte-Ouenne (79284)
  114. Sainte-Soline (79297)
  115. Saint-Étienne-la-Cigogne (79247)
  116. Saint-Gelais (79249)
  117. Saint-Génard (79251)
  118. Saint-Georges-de-Rex (79254)
  119. Saint-Hilaire-la-Palud (79257)
  120. Saint-Laurs (79263)
  121. Saint-Léger-de-la-Martinière (79264)
  122. Saint-Maixent-de-Beugné (79269)
  123. Saint-Maixent-l'École (79270)
  124. Saint-Martin-de-Bernegoue (79273)
  125. Saint-Martin-de-Saint-Maixent (79276)
  126. Saint-Martin-lès-Melle (79279)
  127. Saint-Maxire (79281)
  128. Saint-Médard (79282)
  129. Saint-Pompain (79290)
  130. Saint-Rémy (79293)
  131. Saint-Romans-des-Champs (79294)
  132. Saint-Romans-lès-Melle (79295)
  133. Saint-Symphorien (79298)
  134. Saint-Vincent-la-Châtre (79301)
  135. Saivres (79302)
  136. Salles (79303)
  137. Sansais (79304)
  138. Sauzé-Vaussais (79307)
  139. Sciecq (79308)
  140. Scillé (79309)
  141. Secondigné-sur-Belle (79310)
  142. Séligné (79312)
  143. Sepvret (79313)
  144. Sompt (79314)
  145. Soudan (79316)
  146. Souvigné (79319)
  147. Surin (79320)
  148. Thorigny-sur-le-Mignon (79328)
  149. Tillou (79330)
  150. Usseau (79334)
  151. Vallans (79335)
  152. Vançais (79336)
  153. Le Vanneau-Irleau (79337)
  154. Vanzay (79338)
  155. Vernoux-sur-Boutonne (79343)
  156. Le Vert (79346)
  157. Villefollet (79348)
  158. Villemain (79349)
  159. Villiers-en-Bois (79350)
  160. Villiers-en-Plaine (79351)
  161. Villiers-sur-Chizé (79352)
  162. Vouillé (79355)
  163. Xaintray (79357)

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Coordinates: 46°19′00″N 0°28′00″W / 46.3167°N 0.4667°W / 46.3167; -0.4667

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