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Arrondissement of Oloron-Sainte-Marie
Location of Oloron-Sainte-Marie in Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Location of Oloron-Sainte-Marie in Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Communes 155
Subprefecture Oloron-Sainte-Marie
INSEE code 642
Area
 • Total 2,884.9 km2 (1,113.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
 • Total 74,614
 • Density 25.8636/km2 (66.9865/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Oloron-Sainte-Marie is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques département. Its capital is the city of Oloron-Sainte-Marie.

It is the largest and the southernmost of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 2,884.9 km2 (1,114 sq mi), and a population of 74,614 inhabitants; its population density is of 25.9 inhabitants/km².

History

When the arrondissements were created on 17 February 1800, Oloron-Sainte-Marie was one of them in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department.

Since 10 September 1926, some parts of the dissolved arrondissements Mauléon and Orthez were added to the arrondissement of Oloron-Sainte-Marie.

Geography

The arrondissement is bordered to the north and east by the arrondissement Pau, to the southeast by the Hautes-Pyrénées department, to the south by Spain, and to the west by the arrondissement Bayonne.

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.

The cantons of the arrondissement of Oloron-Sainte-Marie are:

  1. Le Cœur de Béarn (6409) (partly)
  2. Montagne Basque (6412) (partly)
  3. Oloron-Sainte-Marie-1 (6414)
  4. Oloron-Sainte-Marie-2 (6415)
  5. Orthez et Terres des Gaves et du Sel (6416) (partly)

Communes

The arrondissement of Oloron-Sainte-Marie has 155 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

  1. Abitain (64004)
  2. Accous (64006)
  3. Agnos (64007)
  4. Ainharp (64012)
  5. Alçay-Alçabéhéty-Sunharette (64015)
  6. Alos-Sibas-Abense (64017)
  7. Ance Féas (64225)
  8. Andrein (64022)
  9. Angous (64025)
  10. Aramits (64029)
  11. Araujuzon (64032)
  12. Araux (64033)
  13. Aren (64039)
  14. Arette (64040)
  15. Arrast-Larrebieu (64050)
  16. Arudy (64062)
  17. Asasp-Arros (64064)
  18. Aste-Béon (64069)
  19. Athos-Aspis (64071)
  20. Audaux (64075)
  21. Aussurucq (64081)
  22. Auterrive (64082)
  23. Autevielle-Saint-Martin-Bideren (64083)
  24. Aydius (64085)
  25. Barcus (64093)
  26. Barraute-Camu (64096)
  27. Bastanès (64099)
  28. Bedous (64104)
  29. Béost (64110)
  30. Bérenx (64112)
  31. Berrogain-Laruns (64115)
  32. Bescat (64116)
  33. Bidos (64126)
  34. Bielle (64127)
  35. Bilhères (64128)
  36. Borce (64136)
  37. Bugnein (64149)
  38. Burgaronne (64151)
  39. Buziet (64156)
  40. Buzy (64157)
  41. Camou-Cihigue (64162)
  42. Carresse-Cassaber (64168)
  43. Castagnède (64170)
  44. Castet (64175)
  45. Castetbon (64176)
  46. Castetnau-Camblong (64178)
  47. Cette-Eygun (64185)
  48. Charre (64186)
  49. Charritte-de-Bas (64187)
  50. Chéraute (64188)
  51. Dognen (64201)
  52. Eaux-Bonnes (64204)
  53. Escos (64205)
  54. Escot (64206)
  55. Escou (64207)
  56. Escout (64209)
  57. Espès-Undurein (64214)
  58. Espiute (64215)
  59. Esquiule (64217)
  60. Estialescq (64219)
  61. Estos (64220)
  62. Etchebar (64222)
  63. Etsaut (64223)
  64. Eysus (64224)
  65. Garindein (64231)
  66. Gère-Bélesten (64240)
  67. Géronce (64241)
  68. Gestas (64242)
  69. Geüs-d'Oloron (64244)
  70. Goès (64245)
  71. Gotein-Libarrenx (64247)
  72. Guinarthe-Parenties (64251)
  73. Gurmençon (64252)
  74. Gurs (64253)
  75. Haux (64258)
  76. Herrère (64261)
  77. L'Hôpital-d'Orion (64263)
  78. L'Hôpital-Saint-Blaise (64264)
  79. Idaux-Mendy (64268)
  80. Issor (64276)
  81. Izeste (64280)
  82. Jasses (64281)
  83. Laàs (64287)
  84. Labastide-Villefranche (64291)
  85. Lacarry-Arhan-Charritte-de-Haut (64298)
  86. Laguinge-Restoue (64303)
  87. Lahontan (64305)
  88. Lanne-en-Barétous (64310)
  89. Larrau (64316)
  90. Laruns (64320)
  91. Lasseube (64324)
  92. Lasseubetat (64325)
  93. Lay-Lamidou (64326)
  94. Ledeuix (64328)
  95. Lées-Athas (64330)
  96. Léren (64334)
  97. Lescun (64336)
  98. Lichans-Sunhar (64340)
  99. Lichos (64341)
  100. Licq-Athérey (64342)
  101. Lourdios-Ichère (64351)
  102. Louvie-Juzon (64353)
  103. Louvie-Soubiron (64354)
  104. Lurbe-Saint-Christau (64360)
  105. Lys (64363)
  106. Mauléon-Licharre (64371)
  107. Menditte (64378)
  108. Méritein (64381)
  109. Moncayolle-Larrory-Mendibieu (64391)
  110. Montfort (64403)
  111. Montory (64404)
  112. Moumour (64409)
  113. Musculdy (64411)
  114. Nabas (64412)
  115. Narp (64414)
  116. Navarrenx (64416)
  117. Ogenne-Camptort (64420)
  118. Ogeu-les-Bains (64421)
  119. Oloron-Sainte-Marie (64422)
  120. Oraàs (64423)
  121. Ordiarp (64424)
  122. Orin (64426)
  123. Orion (64427)
  124. Orriule (64428)
  125. Ossas-Suhare (64432)
  126. Osse-en-Aspe (64433)
  127. Ossenx (64434)
  128. Poey-d'Oloron (64449)
  129. Préchacq-Josbaig (64458)
  130. Préchacq-Navarrenx (64459)
  131. Précilhon (64460)
  132. Rébénacq (64463)
  133. Rivehaute (64466)
  134. Roquiague (64468)
  135. Saint-Dos (64474)
  136. Sainte-Colome (64473)
  137. Sainte-Engrâce (64475)
  138. Saint-Gladie-Arrive-Munein (64480)
  139. Saint-Goin (64481)
  140. Saint-Pé-de-Léren (64494)
  141. Salies-de-Béarn (64499)
  142. Sarrance (64506)
  143. Saucède (64508)
  144. Sauguis-Saint-Étienne (64509)
  145. Sauveterre-de-Béarn (64513)
  146. Sévignacq-Meyracq (64522)
  147. Sus (64529)
  148. Susmiou (64530)
  149. Tabaille-Usquain (64531)
  150. Tardets-Sorholus (64533)
  151. Trois-Villes (64537)
  152. Urdos (64542)
  153. Verdets (64551)
  154. Viellenave-de-Navarrenx (64555)
  155. Viodos-Abense-de-Bas (64559)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
64422 Oloron-Sainte-Marie 10,824 Oloron-Sainte-Marie-1, Oloron-Sainte-Marie-2 Pays d'Oloron et des Vallées du Haut-Béarn
64393 Monein 4,489 Le Cœur de Béarn Lacq-Orthez
64371 Mauléon-Licharre 2,994 Montagne Basque CA du Pays Basque
64062 Arudy 2,194 Oloron-Sainte-Marie-2 Vallée d'Ossau
64324 Lasseube 1,745 Oloron-Sainte-Marie-2 Pays d'Oloron et des Vallées du Haut-Béarn
64513 Sauveterre-de-Béarn 1,419 Orthez et Terres des Gaves et du Sel Béarn des Gaves
64421 Ogeu-les-Bains 1,286 Oloron-Sainte-Marie-2 Pays d'Oloron et des Vallées du Haut-Béarn
64126 Bidos 1,190 Oloron-Sainte-Marie-1 Pays d'Oloron et des Vallées du Haut-Béarn
64320 Laruns 1,183 Oloron-Sainte-Marie-2 Vallée d'Ossau
64188 Chéraute 1,096 Montagne Basque CA du Pays Basque

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Coordinates: 43°11′N 0°37′W / 43.183°N 0.617°W / 43.183; -0.617

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