Arrondissement of Istres
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Arrondissement of Istres
Istres
Location within the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Location within the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentBouches-du-Rhône
No. of communes21
SubprefectureIstres
Area
 o Total715.2 km2 (276.1 sq mi)
Population
(2016)
 o Total327,971
 o Density460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
INSEE code134

The arrondissement of Istres is an arrondissement of France in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. It has 21 communes.[1] Its population is 327,971 (2016), and its area is 715.2 km2 (276.1 sq mi).[2]

Composition

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

  1. Berre-l'Étang (13014)
  2. Carry-le-Rouet (13021)
  3. Châteauneuf-les-Martigues (13026)
  4. Cornillon-Confoux (13029)
  5. Ensuès-la-Redonne (13033)
  6. Fos-sur-Mer (13039)
  7. Gignac-la-Nerthe (13043)
  8. Grans (13044)
  9. Istres (13047)
  10. Marignane (13054)
  11. Martigues (13056)
  12. Miramas (13063)
  13. Port-de-Bouc (13077)
  14. Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône (13078)
  15. Rognac (13081)
  16. Le Rove (13088)
  17. Saint-Chamas (13092)
  18. Saint-Mitre-les-Remparts (13098)
  19. Saint-Victoret (13102)
  20. Sausset-les-Pins (13104)
  21. Vitrolles (13117)

History

The arrondissement of Istres was created in 1981.[3] At the March 2017 reorganization of the arrondissements of Bouches-du-Rhône, it gained one commune from the arrondissement of Arles and two communes from the arrondissement of Aix-en-Provence.[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 Istres were, as of January 2015:[5]

  1. Berre-l'Étang
  2. Châteauneuf-Côte-Bleue
  3. Istres-Nord
  4. Istres-Sud
  5. Marignane
  6. Martigues-Est
  7. Martigues-Ouest
  8. Vitrolles

References

  1. ^ a b "Arrondissement d'Istres (134)". INSEE. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved .
  3. ^ Historique des Bouches-du-Rhône
  4. ^ "Arrêté préfectoral, 17 February 2017" (PDF). pp. 16-19. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved .

Coordinates: 43°31?N 4°59?E / 43.52°N 4.98°E / 43.52; 4.98


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