Arrondissement of Castres

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Castres
Arrondissement of France
Tarn - Castres arrondissement.svg
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Tarn
Communes 151
Subprefecture Castres
Area¹
 • Total 3,026.2 km2 (1,168.4 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 193,766
 • Density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km² as well as the estuaries of rivers.

The arrondissement of Castres is an arrondissement of France in the Tarn department in the Occitanie region. Its INSEE code is 812 and its capital city is Castres.

It is the southernmost arrondissement of the department, with an area of 3,026.2 km2 (1,168 sq mi).[1] It is also the arrondissement with more people living there, with 192,432 inhabitants and a population density of 63.6 inhabitants/km².[2]

History[edit]

When the arrondissements were created on 17 February 1800, Castres was one of them in the Tarn department.[3]

Geography[edit]

The arrondissement of Castres is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Albi, to the northeast by the Aveyron department, to the east by the Hérault department, to the south by the Aude department and to the west by the Haute-Garonne department.

Composition[edit]

Cantons[edit]

The cantons of the arrondissement of Castres are:

  1. Castres-1
  2. Castres-2
  3. Castres-3
  4. Graulhet
  5. Le Haut Dadou (partly)
  6. Les Hautes Terres d'Oc
  7. Lavaur Cocagne
  8. Mazamet-1
  9. Mazamet-2 Vallée du Thoré
  10. La Montagne noire
  11. Le Pastel
  12. Plaine de l'Agoût
  13. Les Portes du Tarn (partly)

Communes[edit]

The communes of the arrondissement of Castres, and their INSEE codes, are:

  1. Aguts (81001)
  2. Aiguefonde (81002)
  3. Albine (81005)
  4. Algans (81006)
  5. Ambres (81011)
  6. Anglès (81014)
  7. Appelle (81015)
  8. Arfons (81016)
  9. Arifat (81017)
  10. Aussillon (81021)
  11. Bannières (81022)
  12. Barre (81023)
  13. Belcastel (81025)
  14. Belleserre (81027)
  15. Berlats (81028)
  16. Bertre (81030)
  17. Le Bez (81031)
  18. Blan (81032)
  19. Boissezon (81034)
  20. Bout-du-Pont-de-Larn (81036)
  21. Brassac (81037)
  22. Briatexte (81039)
  23. Brousse (81040)
  24. Burlats (81042)
  25. Busque (81043)
  26. Cabanès (81044)
  27. Cahuzac (81049)
  28. Cambon-lès-Lavaur (81050)
  29. Cambounès (81053)
  30. Cambounet-sur-le-Sor (81054)
  31. Les Cammazes (81055)
  32. Carbes (81058)
  33. Castres (81065)
  34. Caucalières (81066)
  35. Cuq (81075)
  36. Cuq-Toulza (81076)
  37. Damiatte (81078)
  38. Dourgne (81081)
  39. Durfort (81083)
  40. Escoussens (81084)
  41. Escroux (81085)
  42. Espérausses (81086)
  43. Fiac (81092)
  44. Fontrieu (81062)
  45. Fréjeville (81098)
  46. Garrevaques (81100)
  47. Garrigues (81102)
  48. Gijounet (81103)
  49. Giroussens (81104)
  50. Graulhet (81105)
  51. Guitalens-L'Albarède (81132)
  52. Jonquières (81109)
  53. Labastide-Rouairoux (81115)
  54. Labastide-Saint-Georges (81116)
  55. Laboulbène (81118)
  56. Labruguière (81120)
  57. Lacabarède (81121)
  58. Lacaune (81124)
  59. Lacaze (81125)
  60. Lacougotte-Cadoul (81126)
  61. Lacroisille (81127)
  62. Lacrouzette (81128)
  63. Lagardiolle (81129)
  64. Lagarrigue (81130)
  65. Lamontélarié (81134)
  66. Lasfaillades (81137)
  67. Lautrec (81139)
  68. Lavaur (81140)
  69. Lempaut (81142)
  70. Lescout (81143)
  71. Lugan (81150)
  72. Magrin (81151)
  73. Marzens (81157)
  74. Le Masnau-Massuguiès (81158)
  75. Massac-Séran (81159)
  76. Massaguel (81160)
  77. Maurens-Scopont (81162)
  78. Mazamet (81163)
  79. Missècle (81169)
  80. Montcabrier (81173)
  81. Montdragon (81174)
  82. Montfa (81177)
  83. Montgey (81179)
  84. Montpinier (81181)
  85. Montredon-Labessonnié (81182)
  86. Mont-Roc (81183)
  87. Moulayrès (81187)
  88. Moulin-Mage (81188)
  89. Mouzens (81189)
  90. Murat-sur-Vèbre (81192)
  91. Nages (81193)
  92. Navès (81195)
  93. Noailhac (81196)
  94. Palleville (81200)
  95. Payrin-Augmontel (81204)
  96. Péchaudier (81205)
  97. Peyregoux (81207)
  98. Pont-de-Larn (81209)
  99. Poudis (81210)
  100. Prades (81212)
  101. Pratviel (81213)
  102. Puéchoursi (81214)
  103. Puybegon (81215)
  104. Puycalvel (81216)
  105. Puylaurens (81219)
  106. Rayssac (81221)
  107. Le Rialet (81223)
  108. Roquecourbe (81227)
  109. Roquevidal (81229)
  110. Rouairoux (81231)
  111. Saint-Affrique-les-Montagnes (81235)
  112. Saint-Agnan (81236)
  113. Saint-Amancet (81237)
  114. Saint-Amans-Soult (81238)
  115. Saint-Amans-Valtoret (81239)
  116. Saint-Avit (81242)
  117. Saint-Gauzens (81248)
  118. Saint-Genest-de-Contest (81250)
  119. Saint-Germain-des-Prés (81251)
  120. Saint-Germier (81252)
  121. Saint-Jean-de-Rives (81255)
  122. Saint-Jean-de-Vals (81256)
  123. Saint-Julien-du-Puy (81258)
  124. Saint-Lieux-lès-Lavaur (81261)
  125. Saint-Paul-Cap-de-Joux (81266)
  126. Saint-Pierre-de-Trivisy (81267)
  127. Saint-Salvi-de-Carcavès (81268)
  128. Saint-Salvy-de-la-Balme (81269)
  129. Saint-Sernin-lès-Lavaur (81270)
  130. Saint-Sulpice (81271)
  131. Saïx (81273)
  132. Sauveterre (81278)
  133. Sémalens (81281)
  134. Senaux (81282)
  135. Serviès (81286)
  136. Sorèze (81288)
  137. Soual (81289)
  138. Teulat (81298)
  139. Teyssode (81299)
  140. Vabre (81305)
  141. Valdurenque (81307)
  142. Veilhes (81310)
  143. Vénès (81311)
  144. Verdalle (81312)
  145. Viane (81314)
  146. Vielmur-sur-Agout (81315)
  147. Villeneuve-lès-Lavaur (81318)
  148. Le Vintrou (81321)
  149. Viterbe (81323)
  150. Viviers-lès-Lavaur (81324)
  151. Viviers-lès-Montagnes (81325)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arrondissement de Castres (812) - Résumé statistique". Publications et statistiques pour la France ou les régions (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 10 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Populations lègales 2012 - 81-Tarn". Populations légales 2012 des départements et des collectivités d'outre-mer (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 10 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "Historique du Tarn". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 10 August 2015. 

Coordinates: 43°36′N 2°14′E / 43.600°N 2.233°E / 43.600; 2.233