Arrondissement of Yssingeaux

The arrondissement of Yssingeaux is an arrondissement of France in the Haute-Loire departement in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. It has 44 communes.[1] Its population is 85,073 (2016), and its area is 1,159.7 km2 (447.8 sq mi).[2]

Yssingeaux
Location within the region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Location within the region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentHaute-Loire
No. of communes44
SubprefectureYssingeaux
Area
 • Total1,159.7 km2 (447.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total85,073
 • Density73/km2 (190/sq mi)
INSEE code433

CompositionEdit

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

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Yssingeaux was created in 1800, disbanded in 1926 and restored in 1942.[3]

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 Yssingeaux were, as of January 2015:[4]

  1. Aurec-sur-Loire
  2. Bas-en-Basset
  3. Monistrol-sur-Loire
  4. Montfaucon-en-Velay
  5. Retournac
  6. Saint-Didier-en-Velay
  7. Sainte-Sigolène
  8. Tence
  9. Yssingeaux

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Arrondissement d'Yssingeaux (433)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-01.
  2. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-01.
  3. ^ Historique de la Haute-Loire
  4. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-22.

Coordinates: 45°08′30″N 4°07′19″E / 45.14167°N 4.12194°E / 45.14167; 4.12194