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Arrondissement of Brest

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Brest
Location within the region Brittany
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentFinistère
No. of communes77
SubprefectureBrest
Area
 • Total1,396.2 km2 (539.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total374,276
 • Density270/km2 (690/sq mi)
INSEE code291

The arrondissement of Brest is an arrondissement of France in the Finistère department in the Brittany region. It has 77 communes.[1] Its population is 374,276 (2016), and its area is 1,396.2 km2 (539.1 sq mi).[2]

Composition

The communes of the arrondissement of Brest, and their INSEE codes, are:[1]

  1. Bohars (29011)
  2. Bourg-Blanc (29015)
  3. Brélès (29017)
  4. Brest (29019)
  5. Coat-Méal (29035)
  6. Le Conquet (29040)
  7. Daoulas (29043)
  8. Dirinon (29045)
  9. Le Drennec (29047)
  10. Le Folgoët (29055)
  11. La Forest-Landerneau (29056)
  12. Gouesnou (29061)
  13. Goulven (29064)
  14. Guilers (29069)
  15. Guipavas (29075)
  16. Guissény (29077)
  17. Hanvec (29078)
  18. Hôpital-Camfrout (29080)
  19. Île-Molène (29084)
  20. Irvillac (29086)
  21. Kerlouan (29091)
  22. Kernilis (29093)
  23. Kernouës (29094)
  24. Kersaint-Plabennec (29095)
  25. Lampaul-Plouarzel (29098)
  26. Lampaul-Ploudalmézeau (29099)
  27. Lanarvily (29100)
  28. Landéda (29101)
  29. Landerneau (29103)
  30. Landunvez (29109)
  31. Lanildut (29112)
  32. Lanneuffret (29116)
  33. Lannilis (29117)
  34. Lanrivoaré (29119)
  35. Lesneven (29124)
  36. Loc-Brévalaire (29126)
  37. Locmaria-Plouzané (29130)
  38. Logonna-Daoulas (29137)
  39. Loperhet (29140)
  40. La Martyre (29144)
  41. Milizac-Guipronvel (29076)
  42. Ouessant (29155)
  43. Pencran (29156)
  44. Plabennec (29160)
  45. Plouarzel (29177)
  46. Ploudalmézeau (29178)
  47. Ploudaniel (29179)
  48. Ploudiry (29180)
  49. Plouédern (29181)
  50. Plougastel-Daoulas (29189)
  51. Plougonvelin (29190)
  52. Plouguerneau (29195)
  53. Plouguin (29196)
  54. Plouider (29198)
  55. Ploumoguer (29201)
  56. Plounéour-Brignogan-Plages (29021)
  57. Plourin (29208)
  58. Plouvien (29209)
  59. Plouzané (29212)
  60. Porspoder (29221)
  61. Le Relecq-Kerhuon (29235)
  62. La Roche-Maurice (29237)
  63. Saint-Divy (29245)
  64. Saint-Eloy (29246)
  65. Saint-Frégant (29248)
  66. Saint-Méen (29255)
  67. Saint-Pabu (29257)
  68. Saint-Renan (29260)
  69. Saint-Thonan (29268)
  70. Saint-Urbain (29270)
  71. Trébabu (29282)
  72. Tréflévénez (29286)
  73. Trégarantec (29288)
  74. Tréglonou (29290)
  75. Le Tréhou (29294)
  76. Trémaouézan (29295)
  77. Tréouergat (29299)

History

The arrondissement of Brest was created in 1800.[3] At the January 2017 reorganisation of the arrondissements of Finistère, it lost one commune to the arrondissement of Morlaix.[4]

As a result of the reorganisation of the cantons of France which came into effect in 2015, the borders of the cantons are no longer related to the borders of the arrondissements. The cantons of the arrondissement of Brest were, as of January 2015:[5]

  1. Brest-Bellevue
  2. Brest-Cavale-Blanche-Bohars-Guilers
  3. Brest-Centre
  4. Brest-Kerichen
  5. Brest-Lambezellec
  6. Brest-L'Hermitage-Gouesnou
  7. Brest-Plouzané
  8. Brest-Recouvrance
  9. Brest-Saint-Marc
  10. Brest-Saint-Pierre
  11. Daoulas
  12. Guipavas
  13. Landerneau
  14. Lannilis
  15. Lesneven
  16. Ouessant
  17. Plabennec
  18. Ploudalmézeau
  19. Ploudiry
  20. Saint-Renan

References

  1. ^ a b "Arrondissement de Brest (291)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  2. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  3. ^ Historique du Finistère
  4. ^ "Arrêté préfectoral, 1 December 2016" (PDF). Retrieved 2019-10-10.
  5. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-10.

Coordinates: 48°23′N 4°29′W / 48.383°N 4.483°W / 48.383; -4.483

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