Arrondissement of Confolens

Arrondissement of Confolens
Arrondissement of France
Location of Confolens in Charente
Location of Confolens in Charente
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCharente
Communes150
PrefectureConfolens
INSEE code163
Area
 • Total2,267.7 km2 (875.6 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total64,252
 • Density28/km2 (73/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Confolens is an arrondissement of France, in the Charente department, Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its capital is the city of Confolens.

History

When the Charente department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Confolens was part of that original department.[1]