Arrondissement of Saumur

The arrondissement of Saumur is an arrondissement of France in the Maine-et-Loire departement in the Pays de la Loire region. It has 52 communes.[2] Its population is 135,333 (2016), and its area is 1,968.0 km2 (759.8 sq mi).[3]

Saumur
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 communes52
SubprefectureSaumur
Area
1,968.0 km2 (759.8 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
134,473
 • Density68/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE code493

CompositionEdit

The communes of the arrondissement of Saumur, and their INSEE codes, are:[2]

  1. Allonnes (49002)
  2. Antoigné (49009)
  3. Artannes-sur-Thouet (49011)
  4. Baugé-en-Anjou (49018)
  5. Beaufort-en-Anjou (49021)
  6. Bellevigne-les-Châteaux (49060)
  7. Blou (49030)
  8. Les Bois-d'Anjou (49138)
  9. Brain-sur-Allonnes (49041)
  10. La Breille-les-Pins (49045)
  11. Brossay (49053)
  12. Cizay-la-Madeleine (49100)
  13. Le Coudray-Macouard (49112)
  14. Courchamps (49113)
  15. Courléon (49114)
  16. Dénezé-sous-Doué (49121)
  17. Distré (49123)
  18. Doué-en-Anjou (49125)
  19. Épieds (49131)
  20. Fontevraud-l'Abbaye (49140)
  21. Gennes-Val-de-Loire (49261)
  22. La Lande-Chasles (49171)
  23. Longué-Jumelles (49180)
  24. Louresse-Rochemenier (49182)
  25. Mazé-Milon (49194)
  26. La Ménitré (49201)
  27. Montreuil-Bellay (49215)
  28. Montsoreau (49219)
  29. Mouliherne (49221)
  30. Neuillé (49224)
  31. Noyant-Villages (49228)
  32. Parnay (49235)
  33. La Pellerine (49237)
  34. Le Puy-Notre-Dame (49253)
  35. Rou-Marson (49262)
  36. Saint-Clément-des-Levées (49272)
  37. Saint-Just-sur-Dive (49291)
  38. Saint-Macaire-du-Bois (49302)
  39. Saint-Philbert-du-Peuple (49311)
  40. Saumur (49328)
  41. Souzay-Champigny (49341)
  42. Tuffalun (49003)
  43. Turquant (49358)
  44. Les Ulmes (49359)
  45. Varennes-sur-Loire (49361)
  46. Varrains (49362)
  47. Vaudelnay (49364)
  48. Vernantes (49368)
  49. Vernoil-le-Fourrier (49369)
  50. Verrie (49370)
  51. Villebernier (49374)
  52. Vivy (49378)

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Saumur was created in 1800.[4] At the January 2017 reorganisation of the arrondissements of Maine-et-Loire, it gained four communes from the arrondissement of Angers, and it lost two communes to the arrondissement of Angers and nine communes to the arrondissement of Cholet.[5]

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 Saumur were, as of January 2015:[6]

  1. Allonnes
  2. Baugé-en-Anjou
  3. Doué-la-Fontaine
  4. Gennes
  5. Longué-Jumelles
  6. Montreuil-Bellay
  7. Noyant
  8. Saumur-Nord
  9. Saumur-Sud
  10. Vihiers

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Téléchargement du fichier d'ensemble des populations légales en 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Arrondissement de Saumur (493)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-01.
  3. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-01.
  4. ^ Historique de Maine-et-Loire
  5. ^ "Arrêté préfectoral, 27 December 2016" (PDF). Retrieved 2019-10-22.
  6. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-22.

Coordinates: 47°16′N 0°05′W / 47.27°N 0.08°W / 47.27; -0.08