Ariège (Arièja) is a department in the Occitanie region of southwestern France named after the Ariège River.
The commune is a level of administrative division in the French Republic.
The following is a list of the 331 communes of the Ariège department of France.
In the administrative divisions of France, the department (département) is one of the three levels of government below the national level ("territorial collectivities"), between the administrative regions and the commune.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.