Arrondissement of Forcalquier
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Arrondissement of Forcalquier
Forcalquier
Location within the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Location within the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-de-Haute-Provence
No. of communes97
SubprefectureForcalquier
Area
 o Total2,605.4 km2 (1,006.0 sq mi)
Population
(2016)
 o Total95,990
 o Density37/km2 (100/sq mi)
INSEE code044

The arrondissement of Forcalquier is an arrondissement of France in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. It has 97 communes.[1] Its population is 95,990 (2016), and its area is 2,605.4 km2 (1,006.0 sq mi).[2]

Composition

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

  1. Allemagne-en-Provence (04004)
  2. Aubenas-les-Alpes (04012)
  3. Aubignosc (04013)
  4. Authon (04016)
  5. Banon (04018)
  6. Bayons (04023)
  7. Bellaffaire (04026)
  8. Bevons (04027)
  9. La Brillanne (04034)
  10. Brunet (04035)
  11. Le Caire (04037)
  12. Le Castellet (04041)
  13. Céreste (04045)
  14. Châteaufort (04050)
  15. Châteauneuf-Miravail (04051)
  16. Châteauneuf-Val-Saint-Donat (04053)
  17. Clamensane (04057)
  18. Claret (04058)
  19. Corbières-en-Provence (04063)
  20. Cruis (04065)
  21. Curbans (04066)
  22. Curel (04067)
  23. Dauphin (04068)
  24. Entrepierres (04075)
  25. Entrevennes (04077)
  26. Esparron-de-Verdon (04081)
  27. Faucon-du-Caire (04085)
  28. Fontienne (04087)
  29. Forcalquier (04088)
  30. Gigors (04093)
  31. Gréoux-les-Bains (04094)
  32. L'Hospitalet (04095)
  33. Lardiers (04101)
  34. Limans (04104)
  35. Lurs (04106)
  36. Mane (04111)
  37. Manosque (04112)
  38. Melve (04118)
  39. Mison (04123)
  40. Montagnac-Montpezat (04124)
  41. Montfort (04127)
  42. Montfuron (04128)
  43. Montjustin (04129)
  44. Montlaux (04130)
  45. Montsalier (04132)
  46. La Motte-du-Caire (04134)
  47. Nibles (04137)
  48. Niozelles (04138)
  49. Noyers-sur-Jabron (04139)
  50. Les Omergues (04140)
  51. Ongles (04141)
  52. Oppedette (04142)
  53. Oraison (04143)
  54. Peipin (04145)
  55. Piégut (04150)
  56. Pierrerue (04151)
  57. Pierrevert (04152)
  58. Puimichel (04156)
  59. Puimoisson (04157)
  60. Quinson (04158)
  61. Redortiers (04159)
  62. Reillanne (04160)
  63. Revest-des-Brousses (04162)
  64. Revest-du-Bion (04163)
  65. Revest-Saint-Martin (04164)
  66. Riez (04166)
  67. La Rochegiron (04169)
  68. Roumoules (04172)
  69. Sainte-Croix-à-Lauze (04175)
  70. Saint-Étienne-les-Orgues (04178)
  71. Sainte-Tulle (04197)
  72. Saint-Geniez (04179)
  73. Saint-Laurent-du-Verdon (04186)
  74. Saint-Maime (04188)
  75. Saint-Martin-de-Brômes (04189)
  76. Saint-Martin-les-Eaux (04190)
  77. Saint-Michel-l'Observatoire (04192)
  78. Saint-Vincent-sur-Jabron (04199)
  79. Salignac (04200)
  80. Saumane (04201)
  81. Sigonce (04206)
  82. Sigoyer (04207)
  83. Simiane-la-Rotonde (04208)
  84. Sisteron (04209)
  85. Sourribes (04211)
  86. Thèze (04216)
  87. Turriers (04222)
  88. Vachères (04227)
  89. Valavoire (04228)
  90. Valbelle (04229)
  91. Valensole (04230)
  92. Valernes (04231)
  93. Vaumeilh (04233)
  94. Venterol (04234)
  95. Villemus (04241)
  96. Villeneuve (04242)
  97. Volx (04245)

History

The arrondissement of Forcalquier was created in 1800.[3] At the January 2017 reorganization of the arrondissements of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, it gained 16 communes from the arrondissement of Digne-les-Bains, and it lost six communes to the arrondissement of Digne-les-Bains.[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 Forcalquier were, as of January 2015:[5]

References

  1. ^ a b "Arrondissement de Forcalquier (044)". INSEE. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved .
  3. ^ Historique des Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
  4. ^ "Arrêté préfectoral, 20 December 2016, p 4" (PDF). Retrieved .
  5. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved .

Coordinates: 43°58?N 5°47?E / 43.97°N 5.78°E / 43.97; 5.78


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