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Arrondissement of Rodez

arrondissement of France

The arrondissement of Rodez is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Aveyron département in the Occitanie region. Its capital, and préfecture of the department, is the city of Rodez.

Arrondissement of Rodez
Location of Rodez in Aveyron
Location of Rodez in Aveyron
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentAveyron
Communes127
PrefectureRodez
INSEE code122
Area
 • Total3,974.4 km2 (1,534.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total143,841
 • Density36/km2 (94/sq mi)

HistoryEdit

When the arrondissements were created in 1800, Rodez was one of them in the Aveyron department.[1]

GeographyEdit

It is the most northern of the arrondissements of the department with an area of 3,974.4 km2 (1,535 sq mi), the largest in area, and the most populated of the department with 143,841 inhabitants and a population density of 36.2 inhabitants/km².[2]

The arrondissement is bordered to the north by the Cantal (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes) department, to the east by the Lozère (Occitanie) department, to the southwest and to the south by the arrondissement of Millau, and to the west by the Tarn (Occitanie) department and by the arrondissement of Villefranche-de-Rouergue.

CompositionEdit

CantonsEdit

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France,[3] cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

In the arrondissement of Rodez, there are only four cantons where not all their "communes" are in the arrondissement: Aveyron et Tarn, Enne et Alzou, Lot et Dourdou and [[ canton of Raspes et Lévezou|Raspes et Lévezou]]. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Millau
INSEE
Code
Canton Millau Rodez Villefranche-
de-Rouergue
Total
1201 Aubrac et Carladez 21 21
1202 Aveyron et Tarn 5 12 17
1203 Causse-Comtal 7 7
1205 Ceor-Ségala 18 18
1206 Enne et Alzou 8 3 11
1207 Lot et Dourdou 3 8 11
1209 Lot et Palanges 13 13
1210 Lot et Truyère 14 14
1213 Monts du Réquistanais 14 14
1214 Nord-Lévezou 4 4
1215 Raspes et Lévezou 16 6 22
1216 Rodez-1 part of Rodez part of Rodez
1217 Rodez-2 1 + part of Rodez 1 + part of Rodez
1218 Rodez-Onet 1 + part of Rodez 1 + part of Rodez
1221 Vallon 11 11

CommunesEdit

The arrondissement of Rodez has 127 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[4]

  1. Agen-d'Aveyron (12001)
  2. Anglars-Saint-Félix (12008)
  3. Argences-en-Aubrac (12223)
  4. Arques (12010)
  5. Arvieu (12011)
  6. Auriac-Lagast (12015)
  7. Auzits (12016)
  8. Balsac (12020)
  9. Baraqueville (12056)
  10. Belcastel (12024)
  11. Bertholène (12026)
  12. Bessuéjouls (12027)
  13. Bournazel (12031)
  14. Boussac (12032)
  15. Bozouls (12033)
  16. Brommat (12036)
  17. Cabanès (12041)
  18. Calmont (12043)
  19. Camboulazet (12045)
  20. Camjac (12046)
  21. Campouriez (12048)
  22. Campuac (12049)
  23. Canet-de-Salars (12050)
  24. Cantoin (12051)
  25. Cassagnes-Bégonhès (12057)
  26. Cassuéjouls (12058)
  27. Castanet (12059)
  28. Castelmary (12060)
  29. Castelnau-de-Mandailles (12061)
  30. Le Cayrol (12064)
  31. Centrès (12065)
  32. Clairvaux-d'Aveyron (12066)
  33. Colombiès (12068)
  34. Comps-la-Grand-Ville (12073)
  35. Condom-d'Aubrac (12074)
  36. Connac (12075)
  37. Conques-en-Rouergue (12076)
  38. Coubisou (12079)
  39. Crespin (12085)
  40. Curières (12088)
  41. Druelle (12090)
  42. Durenque (12092)
  43. Entraygues-sur-Truyère (12094)
  44. Escandolières (12095)
  45. Espalion (12096)
  46. Espeyrac (12097)
  47. Estaing (12098)
  48. Le Fel (12093)
  49. Flavin (12102)
  50. Florentin-la-Capelle (12103)
  51. Gabriac (12106)
  52. Gaillac-d'Aveyron (12107)
  53. Golinhac (12110)
  54. Goutrens (12111)
  55. Gramond (12113)
  56. Huparlac (12116)
  57. Lacroix-Barrez (12118)
  58. Laguiole (12119)
  59. Laissac-Sévérac-l'Église (12120)
  60. Lassouts (12124)
  61. Lédergues (12127)
  62. Lescure-Jaoul (12128)
  63. La Loubière (12131)
  64. Luc-la-Primaube (12133)
  65. Manhac (12137)
  66. Marcillac-Vallon (12138)
  67. Mayran (12142)
  68. Meljac (12144)
  69. Le Monastère (12146)
  70. Montézic (12151)
  71. Montpeyroux (12156)
  72. Montrozier (12157)
  73. Mouret (12161)
  74. Moyrazès (12162)
  75. Mur-de-Barrez (12164)
  76. Muret-le-Château (12165)
  77. Murols (12166)
  78. Naucelle (12169)
  79. Nauviale (12171)
  80. Le Nayrac (12172)
  81. Olemps (12174)
  82. Onet-le-Château (12176)
  83. Palmas-d'Aveyron (12177)
  84. Pierrefiche (12182)
  85. Pomayrols (12184)
  86. Pont-de-Salars (12185)
  87. Prades-d'Aubrac (12187)
  88. Prades-Salars (12188)
  89. Pradinas (12189)
  90. Pruines (12193)
  91. Quins (12194)
  92. Réquista (12197)
  93. Rignac (12199)
  94. Rodelle (12201)
  95. Rodez (12202)
  96. Rullac-Saint-Cirq (12207)
  97. Saint-Amans-des-Cots (12209)
  98. Saint-Christophe-Vallon (12215)
  99. Saint-Chély-d'Aubrac (12214)
  100. Saint-Côme-d'Olt (12216)
  101. Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt (12219)
  102. Sainte-Juliette-sur-Viaur (12234)
  103. Sainte-Radegonde (12241)
  104. Saint-Félix-de-Lunel (12221)
  105. Saint-Geniez-d'Olt-et-d'Aubrac (12224)
  106. Saint-Hippolyte (12226)
  107. Saint-Jean-Delnous (12230)
  108. Saint-Just-sur-Viaur (12235)
  109. Saint-Symphorien-de-Thénières (12250)
  110. Salles-la-Source (12254)
  111. Salmiech (12255)
  112. La Salvetat-Peyralès (12258)
  113. Sauveterre-de-Rouergue (12262)
  114. Sébazac-Concourès (12264)
  115. Sébrazac (12265)
  116. La Selve (12267)
  117. Sénergues (12268)
  118. Soulages-Bonneval (12273)
  119. Tauriac-de-Naucelle (12276)
  120. Taussac (12277)
  121. Tayrac (12278)
  122. Thérondels (12280)
  123. Trémouilles (12283)
  124. Valady (12288)
  125. Le Vibal (12297)
  126. Villecomtal (12298)
  127. Vimenet (12303)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[2]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
12202 Rodez 24,088 Rodez-1, Rodez-2 and Rodez-Onet Rodez Agglomération
12176 Onet-le-Château 11,837 Rodez-Onet Rodez Agglomération
12133 Luc-la-Primaube 5,898 Nord-Lévezou Rodez Agglomération
12096 Espalion 4,460 Lot et Truyère Espalion-Estaing
12174 Olemps 3,329 Nord-Lévezou Rodez Agglomération
12264 Sébazac-Concourès 3,197 Causse-Comtal Rodez Agglomération
12056 Baraqueville 3,137 Ceor-Ségala Pays Ségali
12033 Bozouls 2,781 Causse-Comtal Comtal Lot et Truyère
12090 Druelle 2,326 Vallon Rodez Agglomération
12102 Flavin 2,308 Nord-Lévezou Pays de Salars

Related pagesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Historique de l'Aveyron". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 20 January 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 20 January 2017.
  3. "Décret n° 2014-205 du 21 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de l'Aveyron" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 20 January 2017.
  4. "Arrondissement de Rodez (122)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 20 January 2017.

Coordinates: 44°20′00″N 2°34′00″E / 44.3333°N 2.5667°E / 44.3333; 2.5667