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ⓘ Arrondissement of Barcelonnette. The arrondissement of Barcelonnette is an arrondissement of France, in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department, Provence-Alpes-C ..




Arrondissement of Barcelonnette
                                     

ⓘ Arrondissement of Barcelonnette

The arrondissement of Barcelonnette is an arrondissement of France, in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department, Provence-Alpes-Cote dAzur region. Its capital is the city of Barcelonnette.

                                     

1. Geography

The arrondissement of Barcelonnette is in the northeast of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department. It is bordered to the northeast by Italy, to the southeast by the Alpes-Maritimes department, to the south by the Castellane and Digne-les-Baines arrondissements and to the west and north by the Hautes-Alpes department.

The arrondissement of Barcelonnette is the smallest arrondissement of the department both in area, 1.027.7 km 2 396.8 sq mi, and population 8.004 inhabitants.

                                     

2. Composition

Cantons

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

There is only one canton in the arrondissement of Barcelonnette, with all its communes in the arrondissement: the canton of Barcelonnette 0401.

Communes

The arrondissement of Barcelonnette has 14 communes ; they are with their INSEE codesː

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

                                     
  • Alpes - de - Haute - Provence. It is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Barcelonnette to the east by the Alpes - Maritimes department, to the south
  • 1800 : creation of five arrondissements Barcelonnette Castellane, Digne, Forcalquier and Sisteron. 1926 : the arrondissements of Castellane and Sisteron
  • department. It is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Barcelonnette to the east by the arrondissement of Castellane, to the south by the Var department
  • Barcelonnette is a commune of France. It is a subprefecture in the department of Alpes - de - Haute - Provence, in the Provence - Alpes - Cote d Azur region. It
  • Faucon - de - Barcelonnette is a commune in the Alpes - de - Haute - Provence department in southeastern France. Populations legales 2018 INSEE. Retrieved 4