Arrondissement of Caen

arrondissement of France

The arrondissement of Caen is an arrondissement of France. It is in the department of Calvados, in a region called Basse-Normandie. It has 24 cantons and 288 communes.

Arrondissement of Caen
Location of Caen in Calvados
Location of Caen in Calvados
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentCalvados
Communes288
PrefectureCaen
INSEE code142
Area
 • Total1,989.9 km2 (768.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total415,237
 • Density210/km2 (540/sq mi)



Coordinates: 49°11′05″N 0°21′55″W / 49.18472°N 0.36528°W / 49.18472; -0.36528