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Arrondissement of Périgueux
Arrondissement of France
Location of Périgueux in Dordogne
Location of Périgueux in Dordogne
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Communes 196
Prefecture Périgueux
INSEE code 243
Area
 • Total 3,336.5 km2 (1,288.2 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 189,098
 • Density 56.6756/km2 (146.7890/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Périgueux is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Dordogne département. Its capital, and préfecture of the department, is the city of Périgueux.

It is in the centre of the Dordogne department and it is the largest of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 3,336.5 km2 (1,288 sq mi), and a population of 189,098 inhabitants; its population density is of 56.7 inhabitants/km².

History

When the arrondissements of Périgueux were created in 1800, Périgueux was one of them in the Dordogne department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Périgueux is bordered to the north by the arrondissement Nontron, to the east by the Corrèze department, to the southeast by the arrondissement Sarlat-la-Canéda, to the south by the arrondissement Bergerac, to the west by the Gironde and Charente-Maritime departments and to the northwest by the Charente department.

The Isle river, a tributary of the Dordogne river, and its tributaries Dronne, Lizonne, Auvézère and Loue flow through the arrondissements of Périgueux.

The main cities of the arrondissements of Périgueux are Périgueux, the préfecture of the department with 30,036 inhabitants, and Coulounieix-Chamiers, with 8,108 inhabitants.

Composition

Communes

The arrondissement of Périgueux has 196 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

1. Agonac (24002) 2. Ajat (24004) 3. Allemans (24007) 4. Anlhiac (24009)
5. Annesse-et-Beaulieu (24010) 6. Antonne-et-Trigonant (24011) 7. Atur (24013) 8. Azerat (24019)
9. Badefols-d'Ans (24021) 10. Bars (24025) 11. Bassillac (24026) 12. Beaupouyet (24029)
13. Beauronne (24032) 14. Bertric-Burée (24038) 15. Biras (24042) 16. Blis-et-Born (24044)
17. Boisseuilh (24046) 18. Boulazac (24053) 19. Bourdeilles (24055) 20. Bourg-des-Maisons (24057)
21. Bourg-du-Bost (24058) 22. Bourgnac (24059) 23. Bourrou (24061) 24. Bouteilles-Saint-Sébastien (24062)
25. Brantôme (24064) 26. Breuilh (24065) 27. Brouchaud (24066) 28. Bussac (24069)
29. Celles (24090) 30. Cendrieux (24092) 31. Cercles (24093) 32. Chalagnac (24094)
33. Champagne-et-Fontaine (24097) 34. Champcevinel (24098) 35. Chancelade (24102) 36. Chantérac (24104)
37. Chapdeuil (24105) 38. Chassaignes (24114) 39. Chenaud (24118) 40. Cherval (24119)
41. Cherveix-Cubas (24120) 42. Chourgnac (24121) 43. Château-l'Évêque (24115) 44. Clermont-d'Excideuil (24124)
45. Comberanche-et-Épeluche (24128) 46. Cornille (24135) 47. Coubjours (24136) 48. Coulaures (24137)
49. Coulounieix-Chamiers (24138) 50. Coursac (24139) 51. Coutures (24141) 52. Creyssac (24144)
53. Creyssensac-et-Pissot (24146) 54. Cubjac (24147) 55. Douchapt (24154) 56. Douzillac (24157)
57. Escoire (24162) 58. Excideuil (24164) 59. Eygurande-et-Gardedeuil (24165) 60. Eyliac (24166)
61. Eyvirat (24170) 62. Festalemps (24178) 63. Fossemagne (24188) 64. Fouleix (24190)
65. Gabillou (24192) 66. Gout-Rossignol (24199) 67. Grand-Brassac (24200) 68. Granges-d'Ans (24202)
69. Grignols (24205) 70. Grun-Bordas (24208) 71. Génis (24196) 72. Hautefort (24210)
73. Jaure (24213) 74. La Boissière-d'Ans (24047) 75. La Chapelle-Gonaguet (24108) 76. La Chapelle-Grésignac (24109)
77. La Chapelle-Montabourlet (24110) 78. La Chapelle-Saint-Jean (24113) 79. La Douze (24156) 80. La Jemaye (24216)
81. La Roche-Chalais (24354) 82. La Tour-Blanche (24554) 83. Lacropte (24220) 84. Le Change (24103)
85. Le Pizou (24329) 86. Ligueux (24239) 87. Limeyrat (24241) 88. Lisle (24243)
89. Lusignac (24247) 90. Léguillac-de-l'Auche (24236) 91. Manzac-sur-Vern (24251) 92. Marsac-sur-l'Isle (24256)
93. Marsaneix (24258) 94. Mayac (24262) 95. Mensignac (24266) 96. Milhac-d'Auberoche (24270)
97. Montagnac-d'Auberoche (24284) 98. Montagrier (24286) 99. Montpon-Ménestérol (24294) 100. Montrem (24295)
101. Mussidan (24299) 102. Ménesplet (24264) 103. Nailhac (24302) 104. Nanteuil-Auriac-de-Bourzac (24303)
105. Neuvic (24309) 106. Notre-Dame-de-Sanilhac (24312) 107. Négrondes (24308) 108. Parcoul (24316)
109. Paussac-et-Saint-Vivien (24319) 110. Petit-Bersac (24323) 111. Ponteyraud (24333) 112. Preyssac-d'Excideuil (24339)
113. Puymangou (24343) 114. Périgueux (24322) 115. Razac-sur-l'Isle (24350) 116. Ribérac (24352)
117. Saint-Amand-de-Vergt (24365) 118. Saint-André-de-Double (24367) 119. Saint-Antoine-Cumond (24368) 120. Saint-Antoine-d'Auberoche (24369)
121. Saint-Aquilin (24371) 122. Saint-Astier (24372) 123. Saint-Aulaye (24376) 124. Saint-Barthélemy-de-Bellegarde (24380)
125. Saint-Crépin-d'Auberoche (24390) 126. Saint-Front-d'Alemps (24408) 127. Saint-Front-de-Pradoux (24409) 128. Saint-Germain-des-Prés (24417)
129. Saint-Germain-du-Salembre (24418) 130. Saint-Geyrac (24421) 131. Saint-Jean-d'Ataux (24424) 132. Saint-Jory-las-Bloux (24429)
133. Saint-Julien-de-Bourdeilles (24430) 134. Saint-Just (24434) 135. Saint-Laurent-des-Hommes (24436) 136. Saint-Laurent-sur-Manoire (24439)
137. Saint-Louis-en-l'Isle (24444) 138. Saint-Léon-sur-l'Isle (24442) 139. Saint-Maime-de-Péreyrol (24459) 140. Saint-Martial-Viveyrol (24452)
141. Saint-Martial-d'Albarède (24448) 142. Saint-Martial-d'Artenset (24449) 143. Saint-Martin-de-Ribérac (24455) 144. Saint-Martin-l'Astier (24457)
145. Saint-Mesmin (24464) 146. Saint-Michel-de-Double (24465) 147. Saint-Michel-de-Villadeix (24468) 148. Saint-Méard-de-Drône (24460)
149. Saint-Médard-d'Excideuil (24463) 150. Saint-Médard-de-Mussidan (24462) 151. Saint-Pantaly-d'Ans (24475) 152. Saint-Pantaly-d'Excideuil (24476)
153. Saint-Pardoux-de-Drône (24477) 154. Saint-Paul-Lizonne (24482) 155. Saint-Paul-de-Serre (24480) 156. Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac (24484)
157. Saint-Privat-des-Prés (24490) 158. Saint-Raphaël (24493) 159. Saint-Sauveur-Lalande (24500) 160. Saint-Sulpice-de-Roumagnac (24504)
161. Saint-Séverin-d'Estissac (24502) 162. Saint-Victor (24508) 163. Saint-Vincent-Jalmoutiers (24511) 164. Saint-Vincent-de-Connezac (24509)
165. Saint-Vincent-sur-l'Isle (24513) 166. Saint-Étienne-de-Puycorbier (24399) 167. Sainte-Eulalie-d'Ans (24401) 168. Sainte-Marie-de-Chignac (24447)
169. Sainte-Orse (24473) 170. Sainte-Trie (24507) 171. Salagnac (24515) 172. Salon (24518)
173. Sarliac-sur-l'Isle (24521) 174. Savignac-les-Églises (24527) 175. Segonzac (24529) 176. Sencenac-Puy-de-Fourches (24530)
177. Servanches (24533) 178. Siorac-de-Ribérac (24537) 179. Sorges (24540) 180. Sourzac (24543)
181. Teillots (24545) 182. Temple-Laguyon (24546) 183. Thenon (24550) 184. Tocane-Saint-Apre (24553)
185. Tourtoirac (24555) 186. Trélissac (24557) 187. Valeuil (24561) 188. Vallereuil (24562)
189. Vanxains (24564) 190. Vendoire (24569) 191. Vergt (24571) 192. Verteillac (24573)
193. Veyrines-de-Vergt (24576) 194. Villetoureix (24586) 195. Échourgnac (24159) 196. Église-Neuve-de-Vergt (24160)

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