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Arrondissements of the Aube department facts for kids

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There are 3 arrondissements in the Aube department.

The arrondissements of Aube are:

Arrondissements of Aube
INSEE
code
Arrondissement Capital Population
(2014)
Area
(km²)
Density
(Inh./km²)
Communes
101 Bar-sur-Aube Bar-sur-Aube 28,733 1,193.3 24.1 104
102 Nogent-sur-Seine Nogent-sur-Seine 54,177 1,245.3 43.5 80
123 Troyes Troyes 225,184 3,565.7 63.2 247

History

Since its creation, the Aube department has had few changes:

  • 1790 : creation of the department with six districts: Nogent-sur-Seine, Arcis-sur-Aube, Bar-sur-Aube, Bar-sur-Seine, Ervy and Troyes; the capital was Troyes.
  • 1800 : creation of five arrondissements: Arcis-sur-Aube, Bar-sur-Aube, Bar-sur-Seine, Nogent-sur-Seine and Troyes.
  • 1926 : the arrondissements of Arcis-sur-Aube et Bar-sur-Seine were eliminated.

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