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ⓘ Arrondissement of Charleville-Mezieres. The arrondissement of Charleville-Mezieres is an arrondissement of France in the Ardennes department in the Grand Est re ..




Arrondissement of Charleville-Mezieres
                                     

ⓘ Arrondissement of Charleville-Mezieres

The arrondissement of Charleville-Mezieres is an arrondissement of France in the Ardennes department in the Grand Est region. Its capital is the city of Charleville-Mezieres.

It is the most northern of the arrondissements of the department. It has an area of 1.825.3 km 2 704.8 sq mi, the largest arrondissement of the department. It is the arrondissement with more people living in it, with 160.939 inhabitants and a density of 88.2 inhabitants/km².

                                     

1. History

When the Ardennes department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Charleville-Mezieres was part of that original department, sometimes we the name of Charleville and other times with the name of Mezieres until 1966 when the two communes of Charleville and Mezieres were joined to form the commune of Charleville-Mezieres.

                                     

2. Geography

The arrondissement of Charleville-Mezieres is bordered to the northwest and north by the Namur province Belgium, to the northeast by the Luxembourg province Belgium, to the east by the arrondissement of Sedan, to the southeast by the arrondissement of Vouziers, to the southwest by the arrondissement of Rethel and to the west by the Aisne department.

                                     

3. 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 are 11 cantons in the arrondissement of Charleville-Mezieres; they are with their INSEE codes:

Communes

The arrondissement of Charleville-Mezieres has 160 communes ; they are with their INSEE codes:ː

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

                                     
  • Charleville - Mezieres is a commune. It is the prefecture of the Ardennes department. Charleville - Mezieres is twinned with: Nevers, France Mantua, Italy
  • an arrondissement The communes of Charleville and Mezieres are joined to form the new commune of Charleville - Mezieres it was named the capital of the
  • with six districts: Charleville Grandpre, Rethel, Rocroi, Sedan and Vouziers. 1800 : creation of the arrondissements Mezieres Rethel, Rocroi, Sedan
  • the south by the arrondissement of Vouziers and to the west by the arrondissement of Charleville - Mezieres After the reorganisation of the cantons in France
  • department. The arrondissement of Rethel is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Charleville - Mezieres to the east by the arrondissement of Vouziers
  • The arrondissement of Vouziers is bordered to the northwest by the arrondissement of Charleville - Mezieres to the north by the arrondissement of Sedan
  • woodland It is not far from Charleville - Mezieres Sedan the largest medieval castle in Europe Rocroi, Reims where the kings of France were crowned Chalons - en - Champagne
  • d agglomeration de Nevers Nevers is twinned with: Mantua, Italy Charleville - Mezieres France Koblenz, Germany Lund, Sweden Minsk, Belarus Neubrandenburg
  • The following is the current list of arrondissements of France with their INSEE codes, the chief town or capital the 2013 population, the area, the
  • prefecture of the department of Lozere, part of the Occitanie region. It is also the capital of the arrondissement of Mende. The inhabitants of this city
  • prefecture of the department and the capital of the arrondissement of Bourg - en - Bresse. Bourg - en - Bresse is located at the western base of the Jura Mountains