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Arrondissement of Valenciennes
Valenciennes in the Nord department
Valenciennes in the Nord department
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Communes 82
Subprefecture Valenciennes
INSEE code 596
Area
 • Total 634.8 km2 (245.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 351,073
 • Density 553.05/km2 (1,432.38/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Valenciennes, also known as Valenciennois, is an arrondissement of France, in the Nord department, Hauts-de-France region. Its capital is the city of Valenciennes.

History

When the Nord department was created on 1790, the arrondissement of Valenciennes was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Valenciennes is one of the central arrondissement of the Nord department. It borders with Belgium to the north, the Avesnes-sur-Helpe arrondissement to the east, the Cambrai arrondissement to the south and the Douai arrondissement to the west.

The arrondissement of Valenciennes is the second smallest arrondissement of the department with an area of 634.8 km2 (245.1 sq mi). It has a population of 351,073 inhabitants for a population density of 553.0 inhabitants/km2..

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 Valenciennes are:

  • Anzin (5903)
  • Aulnoy-lez-Valenciennes (5906)
  • Denain (5914)
  • Marly (5929)
  • Saint-Amand-les-Eaux (5934)
  • Valenciennes (5939)

Communes

The arrondissement of Valenciennes has 82 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Abscon (59002)
  2. Anzin (59014)
  3. Artres (59019)
  4. Aubry-du-Hainaut (59027)
  5. Aulnoy-lez-Valenciennes (59032)
  6. Avesnes-le-Sec (59038)
  7. Bellaing (59064)
  8. Beuvrages (59079)
  9. Bouchain (59092)
  10. Bousignies (59100)
  11. Brillon (59109)
  12. Bruay-sur-l'Escaut (59112)
  13. Bruille-Saint-Amand (59114)
  14. Château-l'Abbaye (59144)
  15. Condé-sur-l'Escaut (59153)
  16. Crespin (59160)
  17. Curgies (59166)
  18. Denain (59172)
  19. Douchy-les-Mines (59179)
  20. Émerchicourt (59192)
  21. Escaudain (59205)
  22. Escautpont (59207)
  23. Estreux (59215)
  24. Famars (59221)
  25. Flines-lès-Mortagne (59238)
  26. Fresnes-sur-Escaut (59253)
  27. Hasnon (59284)
  28. Haspres (59285)
  29. Haulchin (59288)
  30. Haveluy (59292)
  31. Hergnies (59301)
  32. Hordain (59313)
  33. Hélesmes (59297)
  34. Hérin (59302)
  35. La Sentinelle (59564)
  36. Lecelles (59335)
  37. Lieu-Saint-Amand (59348)
  38. Lourches (59361)
  39. Maing (59369)
  40. Marly (59383)
  41. Marquette-en-Ostrevant (59387)
  42. Mastaing (59391)
  43. Maulde (59393)
  44. Millonfosse (59403)
  45. Monchaux-sur-Écaillon (59407)
  46. Mortagne-du-Nord (59418)
  47. Neuville-sur-Escaut (59429)
  48. Nivelle (59434)
  49. Noyelles-sur-Selle (59440)
  50. Odomez (59444)
  51. Oisy (59446)
  52. Onnaing (59447)
  53. Petite-Forêt (59459)
  54. Prouvy (59475)
  55. Préseau (59471)
  56. Quarouble (59479)
  57. Quiévrechain (59484)
  58. Quérénaing (59480)
  59. Raismes (59491)
  60. Rœulx (59504)
  61. Rombies-et-Marchipont (59505)
  62. Rosult (59511)
  63. Rouvignies (59515)
  64. Rumegies (59519)
  65. Saint-Amand-les-Eaux (59526)
  66. Saint-Aybert (59530)
  67. Saint-Saulve (59544)
  68. Sars-et-Rosières (59554)
  69. Saultain (59557)
  70. Sebourg (59559)
  71. Thiant (59589)
  72. Thivencelle (59591)
  73. Thun-Saint-Amand (59594)
  74. Trith-Saint-Léger (59603)
  75. Valenciennes (59606)
  76. Verchain-Maugré (59610)
  77. Vicq (59613)
  78. Vieux-Condé (59616)
  79. Wallers (59632)
  80. Wasnes-au-Bac (59645)
  81. Wavrechain-sous-Denain (59651)
  82. Wavrechain-sous-Faulx (59652)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
59606 Valenciennes 43,787 Valenciennes CA Valenciennes Métropole
59172 Denain 20,510 Denain CA de la Porte du Hainaut
59526 Saint-Amand-les-Eaux 16,654 Saint-Amand-les-Eaux CA de la Porte du Hainaut
59014 Anzin 13,275 Anzin CA Valenciennes Métropole
59491 Raismes 12,639 Saint-Amand-les-Eaux CA de la Porte du Hainaut
59112 Bruay-sur-l'Escaut 11,851 Anzin CA Valenciennes Métropole
59383 Marly 11,472 Marly CA Valenciennes Métropole
59544 Saint-Saulve 11,245 Valenciennes CA Valenciennes Métropole
59179 Douchy-les-Mines 10,788 Denain CA de la Porte du Hainaut
59616 Vieux-Condé 9,932 Marly CA Valenciennes Métropole
59153 Condé-sur-l'Escaut 9,686 Marly CA Valenciennes Métropole

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Coordinates: 50°21′N 3°31′E / 50.35°N 3.517°E / 50.35; 3.517

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