Arrondissement of Mauriac

The Mauriac Arrondissement is an administrative district in the department of Cantal in the Auvergne region of France.


On 4 March 1790, established with the founding of the Cantal also a " district Mauriac ," which was already identical with the current district. From the district was the district Mauriac with the founding of the arrondissement on February 17, 1800.

See also: History Cantal.


The district is bordered to the north by the district Issoire in the Puy -de- Dôme, in the east by the district of Saint-Flour, to the south by the district Aurillac and to the west by the arrondissements of Tulle and Ussel in Correze Limousin region.


The district is subdivided into six cantons:

  • Champs -sur- Tarentaine- Marchal
  • Mauriac
  • Pleaux
  • Riom- ès- Montagnes
  • Saignes
  • Salers

See also: List of cantons in the Cantal


The largest community is the arrondissement (population 1999):

  • Mauriac ( 4019 )

Ambert | Aurillac | Brioude | Clermont- Ferrand | Issoire | Mauriac | Montlucon | Moulins | Le Puy -en -Velay | Riom | Saint -Flour | Thiers | Vichy | Yssingeaux

  • Arrondissement in the Auvergne
  • Cantal

Pictures of Arrondissement of Mauriac