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Arrondissement of Pontivy

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Pontivy
Location within the region Brittany
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentMorbihan
No. of communes93
SubprefecturePontivy
Area
 • Total2,944.6 km2 (1,136.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total155,521
 • Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)
INSEE code562

The arrondissement of Pontivy is an arrondissement of France in the Morbihan department in the Brittany region. It has 93 communes.[1] Its population is 155,521 (2016), and its area is 2,944.6 km2 (1,136.9 sq mi).[2]

Composition

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

  1. Baud (56010)
  2. Berné (56014)
  3. Bignan (56017)
  4. Billio (56019)
  5. Bréhan (56024)
  6. Brignac (56025)
  7. Buléon (56027)
  8. Campénéac (56032)
  9. La Chapelle-Neuve (56039)
  10. Cléguérec (56041)
  11. Concoret (56043)
  12. Crédin (56047)
  13. Le Croisty (56048)
  14. Croixanvec (56049)
  15. La Croix-Helléan (56050)
  16. Cruguel (56051)
  17. Évellys (56144)
  18. Évriguet (56056)
  19. Le Faouët (56057)
  20. Forges de Lanouée (56102)
  21. Gourhel (56065)
  22. Gourin (56066)
  23. La Grée-Saint-Laurent (56068)
  24. Guégon (56070)
  25. Guéhenno (56071)
  26. Gueltas (56072)
  27. Guémené-sur-Scorff (56073)
  28. Guénin (56074)
  29. Guern (56076)
  30. Guillac (56079)
  31. Guilliers (56080)
  32. Guiscriff (56081)
  33. Helléan (56082)
  34. Josselin (56091)
  35. Kerfourn (56092)
  36. Kergrist (56093)
  37. Kernascléden (56264)
  38. Langoëlan (56099)
  39. Langonnet (56100)
  40. Lantillac (56103)
  41. Lanvénégen (56105)
  42. Lignol (56110)
  43. Locmalo (56113)
  44. Locminé (56117)
  45. Loyat (56122)
  46. Malguénac (56125)
  47. Mauron (56127)
  48. Melrand (56128)
  49. Ménéac (56129)
  50. Meslan (56131)
  51. Mohon (56134)
  52. Montertelot (56139)
  53. Moréac (56140)
  54. Moustoir-Ac (56141)
  55. Néant-sur-Yvel (56145)
  56. Neulliac (56146)
  57. Noyal-Pontivy (56151)
  58. Persquen (56156)
  59. Pleugriffet (56160)
  60. Ploërdut (56163)
  61. Ploërmel (56165)
  62. Plouray (56170)
  63. Plumelec (56172)
  64. Pluméliau-Bieuzy (56173)
  65. Plumelin (56174)
  66. Pontivy (56178)
  67. Priziac (56182)
  68. Radenac (56189)
  69. Réguiny (56190)
  70. Rohan (56198)
  71. Roudouallec (56199)
  72. Le Saint (56201)
  73. Saint-Aignan (56203)
  74. Saint-Allouestre (56204)
  75. Saint-Barthélemy (56207)
  76. Saint-Brieuc-de-Mauron (56208)
  77. Saint-Caradec-Trégomel (56210)
  78. Sainte-Brigitte (56209)
  79. Saint-Gérand (56213)
  80. Saint-Gonnery (56215)
  81. Saint-Jean-Brévelay (56222)
  82. Saint-Léry (56225)
  83. Saint-Malo-des-Trois-Fontaines (56227)
  84. Saint-Servant (56236)
  85. Saint-Thuriau (56237)
  86. Saint-Tugdual (56238)
  87. Séglien (56242)
  88. Silfiac (56245)
  89. Le Sourn (56246)
  90. Taupont (56249)
  91. Tréhorenteuc (56256)
  92. La Trinité-Porhoët (56257)
  93. Val d'Oust (56197)

History

The arrondissement of Pontivy was created in 1800.[3] At the January 2017 reorganisation of the arrondissements of Morbihan, it gained 21 communes from the arrondissement of Vannes.[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 Pontivy were, as of January 2015:[5]

  1. Baud
  2. Cléguérec
  3. Gourin
  4. Guémené-sur-Scorff
  5. Josselin
  6. Le Faouët
  7. Locminé
  8. Pontivy
  9. Rohan
  10. Saint-Jean-Brévelay

References

  1. ^ a b "Arrondissement de Pontivy (562)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-02.
  2. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-02.
  3. ^ Historique du Morbihan
  4. ^ "Arrêté préfectoral, 27 September 2016" (PDF). Retrieved 2019-10-22.
  5. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-22.

Coordinates: 48°04′N 2°58′W / 48.067°N 2.967°W / 48.067; -2.967

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