Arrondissement of Angers

The arrondissement of Angers is an arrondissement of France in the Maine-et-Loire department in the Pays de la Loire region. It has 66 communes.[1] Its population is 380,215 (2016), and its area is 1,740.7 km2 (672.1 sq mi).[2]

Angers
Location within the region Pays de la Loire
Location within the region Pays de la Loire
CountryFrance
RegionPays de la Loire
DepartmentMaine-et-Loire
No. of communes66
PrefectureAngers
Area
 • Total1,740.7 km2 (672.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total380,215
 • Density218/km2 (560/sq mi)
INSEE code491

CompositionEdit

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

  1. Angers (49007)
  2. Aubigné-sur-Layon (49012)
  3. Avrillé (49015)
  4. Baracé (49017)
  5. Beaucouzé (49020)
  6. Beaulieu-sur-Layon (49022)
  7. Béhuard (49028)
  8. Bellevigne-en-Layon (49345)
  9. Blaison-Saint-Sulpice (49029)
  10. Bouchemaine (49035)
  11. Briollay (49048)
  12. Brissac Loire Aubance (49050)
  13. Cantenay-Épinard (49055)
  14. Chalonnes-sur-Loire (49063)
  15. Champtocé-sur-Loire (49068)
  16. La Chapelle-Saint-Laud (49076)
  17. Chaudefonds-sur-Layon (49082)
  18. Cheffes (49090)
  19. Cornillé-les-Caves (49107)
  20. Corzé (49110)
  21. Denée (49120)
  22. Durtal (49127)
  23. Écouflant (49129)
  24. Écuillé (49130)
  25. Étriché (49132)
  26. Feneu (49135)
  27. Les Garennes sur Loire (49167)
  28. Huillé-Lézigné (49174)
  29. Ingrandes-Le Fresne sur Loire (49160)
  30. Jarzé-Villages (49163)
  31. Loire-Authion (49307)
  32. Longuenée-en-Anjou (49200)
  33. Marcé (49188)
  34. Montigné-lès-Rairies (49209)
  35. Montreuil-Juigné (49214)
  36. Montreuil-sur-Loir (49216)
  37. Morannes sur Sarthe-Daumeray (49220)
  38. Mozé-sur-Louet (49222)
  39. Mûrs-Erigné (49223)
  40. Le Plessis-Grammoire (49241)
  41. Les Ponts-de-Cé (49246)
  42. La Possonnière (49247)
  43. Les Rairies (49257)
  44. Rives-du-Loir-en-Anjou (49377)
  45. Rochefort-sur-Loire (49259)
  46. Saint-Barthélemy-d'Anjou (49267)
  47. Saint-Clément-de-la-Place (49271)
  48. Sainte-Gemmes-sur-Loire (49278)
  49. Saint-Georges-sur-Loire (49283)
  50. Saint-Germain-des-Prés (49284)
  51. Saint-Jean-de-la-Croix (49288)
  52. Saint-Lambert-la-Potherie (49294)
  53. Saint-Léger-de-Linières (49298)
  54. Saint-Martin-du-Fouilloux (49306)
  55. Saint-Melaine-sur-Aubance (49308)
  56. Sarrigné (49326)
  57. Savennières (49329)
  58. Seiches-sur-le-Loir (49333)
  59. Sermaise (49334)
  60. Soulaines-sur-Aubance (49338)
  61. Soulaire-et-Bourg (49339)
  62. Terranjou (49086)
  63. Tiercé (49347)
  64. Trélazé (49353)
  65. Val-du-Layon (49292)
  66. Verrières-en-Anjou (49323)

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Angers was created in 1800.[3] At the January 2017 reorganisation of the arrondissements of Maine-et-Loire, it gained two communes from the arrondissement of Saumur, and it lost four communes to the arrondissement of Saumur and four communes to the arrondissement of Segré.[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 Angers were, as of January 2015:[5]

  1. Angers-Centre
  2. Angers-Est
  3. Angers-Nord
  4. Angers-Nord-Est
  5. Angers-Nord-Ouest
  6. Angers-Ouest
  7. Angers-Sud
  8. Angers-Trélazé
  9. Beaufort-en-Vallée
  10. Chalonnes-sur-Loire
  11. Durtal
  12. Le Louroux-Béconnais
  13. Les Ponts-de-Cé
  14. Saint-Georges-sur-Loire
  15. Seiches-sur-le-Loir
  16. Thouarcé
  17. Tiercé

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Arrondissement d'Angers (491)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-01.
  2. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-01.
  3. ^ Historique de Maine-et-Loire
  4. ^ "Arrêté préfectoral, 27 December 2016" (PDF). Retrieved 2019-10-22.
  5. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-22.

Coordinates: 47°28′N 0°34′W / 47.467°N 0.567°W / 47.467; -0.567