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Arrondissement of Nontron
Location of Nontron in Dordogne (2017)
Location of Nontron in Dordogne (2017)
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Communes 100
Subrefecture Nontron
INSEE code 242
Area
 • Total 1,621 km2 (626 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 40,508
 • Density 24.990/km2 (64.723/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Nontron is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Dordogne département in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its capital is the city of Nontron.

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 the northernmost and smallest of the arrondissements of the Dordogne department, with an area of 1,621 km2 (626 sq mi). It has 40,508 inhabitants and a population density of 25.0 inhabitants/km².

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.

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 Nontron, there is only one canton where all its "communes" are in the arrondissement: Périgord Vert Nontronnais. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Nontron
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Bergerac Nontron Périgueux Sarlat-la-Canéda
2403 Brantôme 22 11 33
2406 Isle-Loue-Auvézère 28 1 29
2413 Périgord Vert Nontronnais 28 28
2421 Thiviers 22 1 23

Communes

The arrondissement of Nontron has 100 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

  1. Abjat-sur-Bandiat (24001)
  2. Angoisse (24008)
  3. Anlhiac (24009)
  4. Augignac (24016)
  5. Biras (24042)
  6. Bourdeilles (24055)
  7. Le Bourdeix (24056)
  8. Brantôme en Périgord (24064)
  9. Brouchaud (24066)
  10. Bussac (24069)
  11. Busserolles (24070)
  12. Bussière-Badil (24071)
  13. Cantillac (24079)
  14. Chalais (24095)
  15. Champagnac-de-Belair (24096)
  16. Champniers-et-Reilhac (24100)
  17. Champs-Romain (24101)
  18. La Chapelle-Faucher (24107)
  19. La Chapelle-Montmoreau (24111)
  20. Cherveix-Cubas (24120)
  21. Clermont-d'Excideuil (24124)
  22. Condat-sur-Trincou (24129)
  23. Connezac (24131)
  24. La Coquille (24133)
  25. Corgnac-sur-l'Isle (24134)
  26. Coulaures (24137)
  27. Cubjac-Auvézère-Val d'Ans (24147)
  28. Dussac (24158)
  29. Étouars (24163)
  30. Excideuil (24164)
  31. Eyvirat (24170)
  32. Eyzerac (24171)
  33. Firbeix (24180)
  34. Génis (24196)
  35. La Gonterie-Boulouneix (24198)
  36. Hautefaye (24209)
  37. Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert (24214)
  38. Jumilhac-le-Grand (24218)
  39. Lanouaille (24227)
  40. Lempzours (24238)
  41. Lussas-et-Nontronneau (24248)
  42. Mareuil en Périgord (24253)
  43. Mayac (24262)
  44. Mialet (24269)
  45. Milhac-de-Nontron (24271)
  46. Nantheuil (24304)
  47. Nanthiat (24305)
  48. Négrondes (24308)
  49. Nontron (24311)
  50. Payzac (24320)
  51. Piégut-Pluviers (24328)
  52. Preyssac-d'Excideuil (24339)
  53. Quinsac (24346)
  54. La Rochebeaucourt-et-Argentine (24353)
  55. Rudeau-Ladosse (24221)
  56. Saint-Barthélemy-de-Bussière (24381)
  57. Saint-Crépin-de-Richemont (24391)
  58. Sainte-Croix-de-Mareuil (24394)
  59. Saint-Cyr-les-Champagnes (24397)
  60. Saint-Estèphe (24398)
  61. Saint-Félix-de-Bourdeilles (24403)
  62. Saint-Front-d'Alemps (24408)
  63. Saint-Front-la-Rivière (24410)
  64. Saint-Front-sur-Nizonne (24411)
  65. Saint-Germain-des-Prés (24417)
  66. Saint-Jean-de-Côle (24425)
  67. Saint-Jory-de-Chalais (24428)
  68. Saint-Jory-las-Bloux (24429)
  69. Saint-Martial-d'Albarède (24448)
  70. Saint-Martial-de-Valette (24451)
  71. Saint-Martin-de-Fressengeas (24453)
  72. Saint-Martin-le-Pin (24458)
  73. Saint-Médard-d'Excideuil (24463)
  74. Saint-Mesmin (24464)
  75. Saint-Pancrace (24474)
  76. Saint-Pantaly-d'Excideuil (24476)
  77. Saint-Pardoux-la-Rivière (24479)
  78. Saint-Paul-la-Roche (24481)
  79. Saint-Pierre-de-Côle (24485)
  80. Saint-Pierre-de-Frugie (24486)
  81. Saint-Priest-les-Fougères (24489)
  82. Saint-Raphaël (24493)
  83. Saint-Romain-et-Saint-Clément (24496)
  84. Saint-Saud-Lacoussière (24498)
  85. Saint-Sulpice-d'Excideuil (24505)
  86. Saint-Vincent-sur-l'Isle (24513)
  87. Salagnac (24515)
  88. Sarlande (24519)
  89. Sarrazac (24522)
  90. Savignac-de-Nontron (24525)
  91. Savignac-Lédrier (24526)
  92. Sceau-Saint-Angel (24528)
  93. Sencenac-Puy-de-Fourches (24530)
  94. Soudat (24541)
  95. Teyjat (24548)
  96. Thiviers (24551)
  97. Valeuil (24561)
  98. Varaignes (24565)
  99. Vaunac (24567)
  100. Villars (24582)

The communes in the arrondissement with more inhabitants are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
24311 Nontron 3,151 Périgord Vert Nontronnais Périgord Vert Nontronnais
24551 Thiviers 2,962 Thiviers Le Pays Thibérien
24133 La Coquille 1,343 Thiviers Le Pays de Jumilhac-le-Grand
24218 Jumilhac-le-Grand 1,243 Thiviers Le Pays de Jumilhac-le-Grand
24328 Piégut-Pluviers 1,204 Périgord Vert Nontronnais Le Haut Périgord
24479 Saint-Pardoux-la-Rivière 1,204 Périgord Vert Nontronnais Périgord Vert Nontronnais
24253 Mareuil en Périgord 1,083 Brantôme Dronne et Belle
24227 Lanouaille 1,011 Lalinde Les Bastides Dordogne-Périgord
24320 Payzac 996 Isle-Loue-Auvézère Le Pays de Lanouaille
24305 Nantheuil 958 Thiviers Le Pays Thibérien

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Coordinates: 45°32′00″N 0°40′00″E / 45.5333°N 0.6667°E / 45.5333; 0.6667

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