Arrondissement of Apt

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Apt
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Location within the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
No. of  communes 57
Subprefecture Apt
Area
  Total1,390.6 km2 (536.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
  Total128,793
  Density93/km2 (240/sq mi)
INSEE code 841

The arrondissement of Apt is an arrondissement of France in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. It has 57 communes. [1] Its population is 128,793 (2016), and its area is 1,390.6 km2 (536.9 sq mi). [2]

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Composition

The communes of the arrondissement of Apt are: [1]

  1. Ansouis (84002)
  2. Apt (84003)
  3. Auribeau (84006)
  4. La Bastide-des-Jourdans (84009)
  5. La Bastidonne (84010)
  6. Beaumettes (84013)
  7. Beaumont-de-Pertuis (84014)
  8. Bonnieux (84020)
  9. Buoux (84023)
  10. Cabrières-d'Aigues (84024)
  11. Cabrières-d'Avignon (84025)
  12. Cadenet (84026)
  13. Caseneuve (84032)
  14. Castellet-en-Luberon (84033)
  15. Cavaillon (84035)
  16. Cheval-Blanc (84038)
  17. Cucuron (84042)
  18. Gargas (84047)
  19. Gignac (84048)
  20. Gordes (84050)
  21. Goult (84051)
  22. Grambois (84052)
  23. Joucas (84057)
  24. Lacoste (84058)
  25. Lagarde-d'Apt (84060)
  26. Lagnes (84062)
  27. Lauris (84065)
  28. Lioux (84066)
  29. Lourmarin (84068)
  30. Maubec (84071)
  31. Ménerbes (84073)
  32. Mérindol (84074)
  33. Mirabeau (84076)
  34. La Motte-d'Aigues (84084)
  35. Murs (84085)
  36. Oppède (84086)
  37. Pertuis (84089)
  38. Peypin-d'Aigues (84090)
  39. Puget (84093)
  40. Puyvert (84095)
  41. Robion (84099)
  42. Roussillon (84102)
  43. Rustrel (84103)
  44. Saignon (84105)
  45. Saint-Martin-de-Castillon (84112)
  46. Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque (84113)
  47. Saint-Pantaléon (84114)
  48. Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt (84118)
  49. Sannes (84121)
  50. Sivergues (84128)
  51. Taillades (84131)
  52. La Tour-d'Aigues (84133)
  53. Vaugines (84140)
  54. Viens (84144)
  55. Villars (84145)
  56. Villelaure (84147)
  57. Vitrolles-en-Luberon (84151)

History

The arrondissement of Apt was created in 1800. The subprefecture was moved to Cavaillon in 1926, and back to Apt in 1933. [3] At the January 2017 reorganisation of the arrondissements of Vaucluse, it received two communes from the arrondissement of Avignon, and it lost one commune to the arrondissement of Avignon. [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 Apt were, as of January 2015: [5]

  1. Apt
  2. Bonnieux
  3. Cadenet
  4. Cavaillon
  5. Gordes
  6. Pertuis

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The canton of Pertuis is a French administrative division in the department of Vaucluse and region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

The canton d'Apt is a French administrative division in the department of Vaucluse and region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Arrondissement d'Apt (841)". INSEE . Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  2. "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE . Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  3. Historique de Vaucluse
  4. "Arrêté préfectoral, 20 December 2016" (PDF). pp. 11–15. Retrieved 2019-10-28.
  5. "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-28.

Coordinates: 43°53′N5°24′E / 43.88°N 5.40°E / 43.88; 5.40