Arrondissement of Mont-de-Marsan
The Arrondissement Mont- de -Marsan is an administrative district in the Landes department in the French region of Aquitaine.
On 4 March 1790, founded " Mont -de- Marsan district " with the establishment of departments of Landes, a, being the present arrondissement in parts. On February 17, 1800 from the district was established.
With the dissolution of the arrondissement of Saint -Sever on September 10, 1926 four cantons were added to the district of Mont- de -Marsan.
See also: History country.
The district is bordered to the north by the arrondissements Bordeaux and Langon in the Gironde, on the east by the district Nerac in the department of Lot- et- Garonne, in the southeast of the arrondissement of Condom and Mirande in the Gers department (Midi -Pyrenees ), to the south by the Pau Arrondissement in the department of Pyrénées -Atlantiques, on the west by the district Dax and on the northwest by the Gulf of Biscay.
The district is subdivided into 17 cantons:
- Aire -sur -l'Adour
- Grenade- sur -l'Adour
- Mont -de- Marsan North
- Parentis -en -Born
- Saint -Sever
- Villeneuve -de- Marsan
See also: List of cantons in the Landes department
The largest municipalities are the arrondissement ( > 5,000 inhabitants in 1999 ):
- Mont -de- Marsan ( 29 489 )
- Biscarrosse ( 9281 )
- Saint- Pierre -du -Mont ( 7164 )
- Mimizan ( 6,864 )
- Aire -sur -l'Adour ( 6003 )
Agen | Arcachon | Bayonne | Bergerac | Blaye Bordeaux | Dax | Langon | Lesparre -Médoc | Libourne | Marmande | Mont -de- Marsan | Nerac | Nontron | Oloron -Sainte -Marie | Pau | Périgueux | Sarlat- la -Caneda | Villeneuve -sur -Lot
- Arrondissement in Aquitaine
- Landes department