Arrondissement of Nontron facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Arrondissement of Nontron
Arrondissement of France
Location of Nontron in Dordogne
Location of Nontron in Dordogne
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Communes 80
Subrefecture Nontron
INSEE code 242
Area
 • Total 1,621 km2 (626 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 40,787
 • Density 25.162/km2 (65.168/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Nontron is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Dordogne département. Its capital is the city of Nontron.

It is the northernmost and smallest of the arrondissements of the Dordogne department, with an area of 1,621 km2 (626 sq mi). It has 40,787 inhabitants and a population density of 25.2 inhabitants/km².

History

When the Dordogne department was created on 17 February 1800, the arrondissement of Nontron was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Nontron is bordered to the north and northeast by the Haute-Vienne department, to the east by the Corrèze department, to the south by the arrondissement of Périgueux and to the west by the Charente department.

Several tributaries of the Dordogne river flows through the arrondissement; some of them are Isle, Dronne, Lizonne and Loue.

The main cities of the arrondissement of Nontron are Nontron, a sous-préfecture of the department with 3,196 inhabitants, and Thiviers, with 3,031 inhabitants.

Composition

Communes

The arrondissement of Nontron has 80 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

1. Abjat-sur-Bandiat (24001) 2. Angoisse (24008) 3. Augignac (24016)
4. Beaussac (24033) 5. Busserolles (24070) 6. Bussière-Badil (24071)
7. Cantillac (24079) 8. Chalais (24095) 9. Champagnac-de-Belair (24096)
10. Champeaux-et-
la-Chapelle-Pommier (24099)
11. Champniers-et-Reilhac (24100) 12. Champs-Romain (24101)
13. Condat-sur-Trincou (24129) 14. Connezac (24131) 15. Corgnac-sur-l'Isle (24134)
16. Dussac (24158) 17. Eyzerac (24171) 18. Firbeix (24180)
19. Hautefaye (24209) 20. Javerlhac-et-
la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert (24214)
21. Jumilhac-le-Grand (24218)
22. La Chapelle-Faucher (24107) 23. La Chapelle-Montmoreau (24111) 24. La Coquille (24133)
25. La Gonterie-Boulouneix (24198) 26. La Rochebeaucourt-et-Argentine (24353) 27. Lanouaille (24227)
28. Le Bourdeix (24056) 29. Lempzours (24238) 30. Les Graulges (24203)
31. Lussas-et-Nontronneau (24248) 32. Léguillac-de-Cercles (24235) 33. Mareuil (24253)
34. Mialet (24269) 35. Milhac-de-Nontron (24271) 36. Monsec (24283)
37. Nantheuil (24304) 38. Nanthiat (24305) 39. Nontron (24311)
40. Payzac (24320) 41. Piégut-Pluviers (24328) 42. Puyrenier (24344)
43. Quinsac (24346) 44. Rudeau-Ladosse (24221) 45. Saint-Barthélemy-de-Bussière (24381)
46. Saint-Crépin-de-Richemont (24391) 47. Saint-Cyr-les-Champagnes (24397) 48. Saint-Estèphe (24398)
49. Saint-Front-la-Rivière (24410) 50. Saint-Front-sur-Nizonne (24411) 51. Saint-Félix-de-Bourdeilles (24403)
52. Saint-Jean-de-Côle (24425) 53. Saint-Jory-de-Chalais (24428) 54. Saint-Martial-de-Valette (24451)
55. Saint-Martin-de-Fressengeas (24453) 56. Saint-Martin-le-Pin (24458) 57. Saint-Pancrace (24474)
58. Saint-Pardoux-la-Rivière (24479) 59. Saint-Paul-la-Roche (24481) 60. Saint-Pierre-de-Côle (24485)
61. Saint-Pierre-de-Frugie (24486) 62. Saint-Priest-les-Fougères (24489) 63. Saint-Romain-et-Saint-Clément (24496)
64. Saint-Saud-Lacoussière (24498) 65. Saint-Sulpice-d'Excideuil (24505) 66. Saint-Sulpice-de-Mareuil (24503)
67. Sainte-Croix-de-Mareuil (24394) 68. Sarlande (24519) 69. Sarrazac (24522)
70. Savignac-Lédrier (24526) 71. Savignac-de-Nontron (24525) 72. Sceau-Saint-Angel (24528)
73. Soudat (24541) 74. Teyjat (24548) 75. Thiviers (24551)
76. Varaignes (24565) 77. Vaunac (24567) 78. Vieux-Mareuil (24579)
79. Villars (24582) 80. Étouars (24163)

Related pages


Arrondissement of Nontron Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.