Canton of Marseille – Saint-Marcel

Canton of Marseille – Saint-Marcel is a former canton located within the commune of Marseille in the Bouches-du-Rhône department of France. It was created 27 February 2003 by the decree 2003-156 of that date. It was disbanded following the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015.

Marseille - Saint-Marcel
Former canton
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
No. of communes1 partly
 • Total29,950

Elected to represent the canton in the General Council of Bouches-du-Rhône:


It is composed of the part of the 11th arrondissement of Marseille not within the cantons of Marseille-La Pomme and situated south of an imaginary line along the following roads: avenue des Peintres-Roux, route de la Sablière, traverse de la Sablière, avenue de Saint-Menet (excluded). The canton also comprises an area of the 12th arrondissement situated southeast of a line defined by the following roads: avenue Saint-Jean-du-Désert (excluded), allée de la Grande-Bastide-Cazaux (excluded), La Bastide-Neuve (excluded), avenue des Caillols (excluded), boulevard des Libérateurs and traverse de La Martine.

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Coordinates: 43°17′47″N 5°22′12″E / 43.29639°N 5.37000°E / 43.29639; 5.37000