Arrondissement of Villefranche-sur-Saône

The arrondissement of Villefranche-sur-Saône is an arrondissement of France in the Rhône department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. It has 132 communes.[2] Its population is 250,492 (2016), and its area is 1,714.6 km2 (662.0 sq mi).[3]

Villefranche-sur-Saône
Location within the region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Location within the region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentRhône
No. of communes132
SubprefectureVillefranche-sur-Saône
Area
1,714.6 km2 (662.0 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
252,407
 • Density147/km2 (380/sq mi)
INSEE code692

CompositionEdit

The communes of the arrondissement of Villefranche-sur-Saône are:[4][2]

  1. Affoux (69001)
  2. Aigueperse (69002)
  3. Alix (69004)
  4. Ambérieux (69005)
  5. Amplepuis (69006)
  6. Ancy (69008)
  7. Anse (69009)
  8. L'Arbresle (69010)
  9. Les Ardillats (69012)
  10. Arnas (69013)
  11. Azolette (69016)
  12. Bagnols (69017)
  13. Beaujeu (69018)
  14. Belleville-en-Beaujolais (69019)
  15. Belmont-d'Azergues (69020)
  16. Bessenay (69021)
  17. Bibost (69022)
  18. Blacé (69023)
  19. Le Breuil (69026)
  20. Bully (69032)
  21. Cenves (69035)
  22. Cercié (69036)
  23. Chambost-Allières (69037)
  24. Chamelet (69039)
  25. Charentay (69045)
  26. Charnay (69047)
  27. Chasselay (69049)
  28. Châtillon (69050)
  29. Chazay-d'Azergues (69052)
  30. Chénas (69053)
  31. Chénelette (69054)
  32. Les Chères (69055)
  33. Chessy (69056)
  34. Chevinay (69057)
  35. Chiroubles (69058)
  36. Civrieux-d'Azergues (69059)
  37. Claveisolles (69060)
  38. Cogny (69061)
  39. Corcelles-en-Beaujolais (69065)
  40. Cours (69066)
  41. Courzieu (69067)
  42. Cublize (69070)
  43. Denicé (69074)
  44. Deux-Grosnes (69135)
  45. Dième (69075)
  46. Dommartin (69076)
  47. Dracé (69077)
  48. Émeringes (69082)
  49. Éveux (69083)
  50. Fleurie (69084)
  51. Fleurieux-sur-l'Arbresle (69086)
  52. Frontenas (69090)
  53. Gleizé (69092)
  54. Grandris (69093)
  55. Joux (69102)
  56. Juliénas (69103)
  57. Jullié (69104)
  58. Lacenas (69105)
  59. Lachassagne (69106)
  60. Lamure-sur-Azergues (69107)
  61. Lancié (69108)
  62. Lantignié (69109)
  63. Légny (69111)
  64. Lentilly (69112)
  65. Létra (69113)
  66. Limas (69115)
  67. Lozanne (69121)
  68. Lucenay (69122)
  69. Marchampt (69124)
  70. Marcilly-d'Azergues (69125)
  71. Marcy (69126)
  72. Meaux-la-Montagne (69130)
  73. Moiré (69134)
  74. Montmelas-Saint-Sorlin (69137)
  75. Morancé (69140)
  76. Odenas (69145)
  77. Le Perréon (69151)
  78. Pommiers (69156)
  79. Porte des Pierres Dorées (69159)
  80. Poule-les-Écharmeaux (69160)
  81. Propières (69161)
  82. Quincié-en-Beaujolais (69162)
  83. Ranchal (69164)
  84. Régnié-Durette (69165)
  85. Rivolet (69167)
  86. Ronno (69169)
  87. Sain-Bel (69171)
  88. Saint-Appolinaire (69181)
  89. Saint-Bonnet-des-Bruyères (69182)
  90. Saint-Bonnet-le-Troncy (69183)
  91. Saint-Clément-de-Vers (69186)
  92. Saint-Clément-sur-Valsonne (69188)
  93. Saint-Cyr-le-Chatoux (69192)
  94. Saint-Didier-sur-Beaujeu (69196)
  95. Sainte-Paule (69230)
  96. Saint-Étienne-des-Oullières (69197)
  97. Saint-Étienne-la-Varenne (69198)
  98. Saint-Forgeux (69200)
  99. Saint-Georges-de-Reneins (69206)
  100. Saint-Germain-Nuelles (69208)
  101. Saint-Igny-de-Vers (69209)
  102. Saint-Jean-des-Vignes (69212)
  103. Saint-Jean-la-Bussière (69214)
  104. Saint-Julien (69215)
  105. Saint-Julien-sur-Bibost (69216)
  106. Saint-Just-d'Avray (69217)
  107. Saint-Lager (69218)
  108. Saint-Marcel-l'Éclairé (69225)
  109. Saint-Nizier-d'Azergues (69229)
  110. Saint-Pierre-la-Palud (69231)
  111. Saint-Romain-de-Popey (69234)
  112. Saint-Vérand (69239)
  113. Saint-Vincent-de-Reins (69240)
  114. Salles-Arbuissonnas-en-Beaujolais (69172)
  115. Sarcey (69173)
  116. Les Sauvages (69174)
  117. Savigny (69175)
  118. Sourcieux-les-Mines (69177)
  119. Taponas (69242)
  120. Tarare (69243)
  121. Ternand (69245)
  122. Theizé (69246)
  123. Thizy-les-Bourgs (69248)
  124. Val d'Oingt (69024)
  125. Valsonne (69254)
  126. Vaux-en-Beaujolais (69257)
  127. Vauxrenard (69258)
  128. Vernay (69261)
  129. Villefranche-sur-Saône (69264)
  130. Ville-sur-Jarnioux (69265)
  131. Villié-Morgon (69267)
  132. Vindry-sur-Turdine (69157)

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Villefranche-sur-Saône was created in 1800.[5] On 1 January 2015, 101 communes that did not join the newly created Metropolis of Lyon passed from the arrondissement of Lyon to the arrondissement of Villefranche-sur-Saône.[6] On 1 February 2017, 78 communes passed from the arrondissement of Villefranche-sur-Saône to the arrondissement of Lyon.[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 Villefranche-sur-Saône were, as of January 2015:[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Téléchargement du fichier d'ensemble des populations légales en 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Arrondissement de Villefranche-sur-Saône (692)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  3. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  4. ^ a b "Arrêté n° 2017-019" (PDF). Préfecture régionale Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.
  5. ^ Historique du Rhône
  6. ^ "Arrêté préfectoral n° 2014353-0002" (PDF). Préfecture régionale de Rhône-Alpes. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-01-20.
  7. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-25.

Coordinates: 45°59′20″N 4°43′25″E / 45.98889°N 4.72361°E / 45.98889; 4.72361