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Arrondissement of Rethel
Location of the arrondissement Rethel in Ardennes
Location of the arrondissement Rethel in Ardennes
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Ardennes
Communes 101
Prefecture Rethel
INSEE code 082
Area
 • Total 1,199.7 km2 (463.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
 • Total 37,142
 • Density 30.9594/km2 (80.184/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Rethel is an arrondissement of France in the Ardennes department in the Grand Est region. Its capital is the city of Rethel.

It is found in the southwest of the department with an area of 1,199.7 km2 (463.2 sq mi), the second smallest arrondissement of the department. It has 37,142 inhabitants and a density of 31.0 inhabitants/km².

History

When the Ardennes department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Rethel was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Rethel is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Charleville-Mézières, to the east by the arrondissement of Vouziers, to the south by the Marne department and to the west by the Aisne department.

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 in the arrondissement of Rethel are (with their INSEE codes):

  1. Château-Porcien (0808)
  2. Rethel (0811)
  3. Signy-l'Abbaye (0817) (partly)

Communes

The arrondissement of Rethel has 101 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

  1. Acy-Romance (08001)
  2. Aire (08004)
  3. Alincourt (08005)
  4. Amagne (08008)
  5. Ambly-Fleury (08010)
  6. Annelles (08014)
  7. Arnicourt (08021)
  8. Asfeld (08024)
  9. Auboncourt-Vauzelles (08027)
  10. Aussonce (08032)
  11. Avançon (08038)
  12. Avaux (08039)
  13. Balham (08044)
  14. Banogne-Recouvrance (08046)
  15. Barby (08048)
  16. Bergnicourt (08060)
  17. Bertoncourt (08062)
  18. Biermes (08064)
  19. Bignicourt (08066)
  20. Blanzy-la-Salonnaise (08070)
  21. Brienne-sur-Aisne (08084)
  22. Chappes (08102)
  23. Le Châtelet-sur-Retourne (08111)
  24. Chaumont-Porcien (08113)
  25. Chesnois-Auboncourt (08117)
  26. Château-Porcien (08107)
  27. Condé-lès-Herpy (08126)
  28. Corny-Machéroménil (08132)
  29. Coucy (08133)
  30. Doumely-Bégny (08143)
  31. Doux (08144)
  32. Draize (08146)
  33. Écly (08150)
  34. Faissault (08163)
  35. Faux (08165)
  36. Fraillicourt (08178)
  37. Givron (08192)
  38. Gomont (08195)
  39. Grandchamp (08196)
  40. Hagnicourt (08205)
  41. Hannogne-Saint-Rémy (08210)
  42. Hauteville (08219)
  43. Herpy-l'Arlésienne (08225)
  44. Houdilcourt (08229)
  45. Inaumont (08234)
  46. Juniville (08239)
  47. Justine-Herbigny (08240)
  48. L'Écaille (08148)
  49. La Neuville-en-Tourne-à-Fuy (08320)
  50. La Neuville-lès-Wasigny (08323)
  51. La Romagne (08369)
  52. Le Thour (08451)
  53. Lucquy (08262)
  54. Mesmont (08288)
  55. Mont-Laurent (08306)
  56. Montmeillant (08307)
  57. Ménil-Annelles (08286)
  58. Ménil-Lépinois (08287)
  59. Nanteuil-sur-Aisne (08313)
  60. Neuflize (08314)
  61. Neuvizy (08324)
  62. Novion-Porcien (08329)
  63. Novy-Chevrières (08330)
  64. Perthes (08339)
  65. Poilcourt-Sydney (08340)
  66. Puiseux (08348)
  67. Remaucourt (08356)
  68. Renneville (08360)
  69. Rethel (08362)
  70. Rocquigny (08366)
  71. Roizy (08368)
  72. Rubigny (08372)
  73. Saint-Fergeux (08380)
  74. Saint-Germainmont (08381)
  75. Saint-Jean-aux-Bois (08382)
  76. Saint-Loup-en-Champagne (08386)
  77. Saint-Quentin-le-Petit (08396)
  78. Saint-Remy-le-Petit (08397)
  79. Saulces-Monclin (08402)
  80. Sault-Saint-Remy (08404)
  81. Sault-lès-Rethel (08403)
  82. Seraincourt (08413)
  83. Sery (08415)
  84. Seuil (08416)
  85. Son (08426)
  86. Sorbon (08427)
  87. Sorcy-Bauthémont (08428)
  88. Sévigny-Waleppe (08418)
  89. Tagnon (08435)
  90. Taizy (08438)
  91. Thugny-Trugny (08452)
  92. Vaux-Montreuil (08467)
  93. Vaux-lès-Rubigny (08465)
  94. Viel-Saint-Remy (08472)
  95. Vieux-lès-Asfeld (08473)
  96. Ville-sur-Retourne (08484)
  97. Villers-devant-le-Thour (08476)
  98. Villers-le-Tourneur (08479)
  99. Wagnon (08496)
  100. Wasigny (08499)
  101. Wignicourt (08500)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
08362 Rethel 7,778 Rethel Pays Rethélois
08403 Sault-lès-Rethel 1,940 Rethel Pays Rethélois
08107 Château-Porcien 1,424 Château-Porcien Pays Rethélois
08239 Juniville 1,206 Château-Porcien Pays Rethélois
08024 Asfeld 1,118 Château-Porcien Pays Rethélois
08435 Tagnon 879 Château-Porcien Pays Rethélois
08381 Saint-Germainmont 835 Château-Porcien Pays Rethélois
08314 Neuflize 767 Château-Porcien Pays Rethélois
08111 Le Châtelet-sur-Retourne 765 Château-Porcien Pays Rethélois
08402 Saulces-Monclin 739 Signy-l'Abbaye Les Crêtes Préardennaises

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Coordinates: 49°31′00″N 4°22′00″E / 49.5167°N 4.3667°E / 49.5167; 4.3667

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