Location within the region Normandy
|No. of communes||200|
|o Total||1,595.7 km2 (616.1 sq mi)|
|o Density||240/km2 (620/sq mi)|
The arrondissement of Caen is an arrondissement of France in the Calvados department in the Normandy region. It has 200 communes. Its population is 384,540 (2016), and its area is 1,595.7 km2 (616.1 sq mi).
The arrondissement of Caen was created in 1800. At the January 2017 reorganisation of the arrondissements of Calvados, it lost 19 communes to the arrondissement of Bayeux, 20 communes to the arrondissement of Vire and 15 communes to the arrondissement of Lisieux.
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 Caen were, as of January 2015: