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Arrondissement of Ussel
Arrondissement of France
Location of Ussel in Corrèze
Location of Ussel in Corrèze
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Corrèze
Communes 118
Prefecture Ussel
INSEE code 69
Area
 • Total 1,766.1 km2 (681.9 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 32,974
 • Density 18.6705/km2 (48.3564/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Ussel is an arrondissement of France, in the Corrèze department, Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its capital is the city of Ussel.

It is the northernmost arrondissement of the department with an area of 1,766.1 km2 (681.9 sq mi). It has 32,974 inhabitants and a density of 18.7 inhabitants/km².

History

When the Corrèze department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Ussel was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Ussel is in the northern part of the department and is bordered to the northwest (a small part) by the Haute-Vienne department, to the north by the Creuse department, to the east by the Puy-de-Dôme department, to the southeast by the Cantal department, and to the southwest and west by the arrondissement of Tulle.

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 Ussel, there are 2 cantons whose communes are in the arrondissement: Plateau de Millevaches and Ussel. The canton of Haute-Dordogne has 2 communes in the arrondissement of Tulle and 25 in Ussel.

Communes

The arrondissement of Ussel has 69 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

1. Aix (19002) 2. Alleyrat (19006) 3. Ambrugeat (19008) 4. Bellechassagne (19021)
5. Bonnefond (19027) 6. Bort-les-Orgues (19028) 7. Bugeat (19033) 8. Chavanac (19052)
9. Chaveroche (19053) 10. Chirac-Bellevue (19055) 11. Combressol (19058) 12. Confolent-Port-Dieu (19167)
13. Couffy-sur-Sarsonne (19064) 14. Courteix (19065) 15. Darnets (19070) 16. Davignac (19071)
17. Eygurande (19080) 18. Feyt (19083) 19. Gourdon-Murat (19087) 20. Grandsaigne (19088)
21. Lamazière-Basse (19102) 22. Lamazière-Haute (19103) 23. Laroche-près-Feyt (19108) 24. Lestards (19112)
25. Liginiac (19113) 26. Lignareix (19114) 27. Margerides (19128) 28. Maussac (19130)
29. Merlines (19134) 30. Mestes (19135) 31. Meymac (19136) 32. Millevaches (19139)
33. Monestier-Merlines (19141) 34. Monestier-Port-Dieu (19142) 35. Neuvic (19148) 36. Palisse (19157)
37. Peyrelevade (19164) 38. Pradines (19168) 39. Péret-Bel-Air (19159) 40. Pérols-sur-Vézère (19160)
41. Roche-le-Peyroux (19175) 42. Saint-Angel (19180) 43. Saint-Bonnet-près-Bort (19190) 44. Saint-Exupéry-les-Roches (19201)
45. Saint-Fréjoux (19204) 46. Saint-Germain-Lavolps (19206) 47. Saint-Hilaire-Luc (19210) 48. Saint-Julien-près-Bort (19218)
49. Saint-Merd-les-Oussines (19226) 50. Saint-Pardoux-le-Neuf (19232) 51. Saint-Pardoux-le-Vieux (19233) 52. Saint-Rémy (19238)
53. Saint-Setiers (19241) 54. Saint-Sulpice-les-Bois (19244) 55. Saint-Victour (19247) 56. Saint-Étienne-aux-Clos (19199)
57. Saint-Étienne-la-Geneste (19200) 58. Sainte-Marie-Lapanouze (19219) 59. Sarroux (19252) 60. Sornac (19261)
61. Soudeilles (19263) 62. Sérandon (19256) 63. Tarnac (19265) 64. Thalamy (19266)
65. Toy-Viam (19268) 66. Ussel (19275) 67. Valiergues (19277) 68. Veyrières (19283)
69. Viam (19284)

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