Arrondissements of the Yvelines department

The 4 arrondissements of the Yvelines department are:[1]

  1. Arrondissement of Mantes-la-Jolie, (subprefecture: Mantes-la-Jolie) with 109 communes.[2] The population of the arrondissement was 271,436 in 2016.
  2. Arrondissement of Rambouillet, (subprefecture: Rambouillet) with 83 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 228,196 in 2016.
  3. Arrondissement of Saint-Germain-en-Laye, (subprefecture: Saint-Germain-en-Laye) with 44 communes.[3] The population of the arrondissement was 518,220 in 2016.
  4. Arrondissement of Versailles, (prefecture of the Yvelines department: Versailles) with 23 communes.[4] The population of the arrondissement was 413,956 in 2016.
Map of arrondissements of the Yvelines department.

HistoryEdit

In 1800 the arrondissements of Versailles and Mantes were established as part of the department Seine-et-Oise. The arrondissement of Rambouillet was created in 1812. The arrondissement of Mantes was disbanded in 1926, and restored in 1943. The arrondissement of Saint-Germain-en-Laye was created in 1962.[5] In 1968 the department Seine-et-Oise was disbanded, and the arrondissements of Versailles, Mantes-la-Jolie, Rambouillet and Saint-Germain-en-Laye became part of the new department Yvelines.[6]

The borders of the arrondissements of Yvelines were modified in January 2017:[7]

  • one commune from the arrondissement of Mantes-la-Jolie to the arrondissement of Rambouillet
  • six communes from the arrondissement of Mantes-la-Jolie to the arrondissement of Saint-Germain-en-Laye
  • six communes from the arrondissement of Saint-Germain-en-Laye to the arrondissement of Versailles
  • one commune from the arrondissement of Versailles to the arrondissement of Rambouillet

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016" (PDF). INSEE. December 2018. Retrieved 2019-10-27.
  2. ^ "Arrondissement de Mantes-la-Jolie (781)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  3. ^ "Arrondissement de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (783)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  4. ^ "Arrondissement de Versailles (784)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  5. ^ Ancien département : la Seine-et-Oise
  6. ^ Historique des Yvelines
  7. ^ "Arrêté préfectoral, 30 December 2016" (PDF). pp. 33–40. Retrieved 2019-10-27.