Canton of Preuilly-sur-Claise

The Canton of Preuilly-sur-Claise is a former canton situated in the Indre-et-Loire département and in the Centre region of France. It was disbanded following the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015. It consisted of 8 communes,[1] which joined the canton of Descartes in 2015.[2]

Preuilly-sur-Claise
Former canton
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentIndre-et-Loire
No. of communes8
Disbanded2015
SeatPreuilly-sur-Claise
Area
304.89 km2 (117.72 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
5,077
 • Density17/km2 (40/sq mi)

CompositionEdit

The Canton of Preuilly-sur-Claise comprises 8 communes and a total of 5,077 inhabitants (2012, without double counting).[1]

Commune Inhabitants Postal code INSEE code
Bossay-sur-Claise
818 37290 37028
Boussay
251 37290 37033
Chambon
296 37290 37048
Charnizay
489 37290 37061
Chaumussay
257 37350 37064
Preuilly-sur-Claise
1 120 37290 37189
Tournon-Saint-Pierre
513 37290 37259
Yzeures-sur-Creuse
1 467 37290 37282

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19627,143—    
19687,104−0.5%
19756,720−5.4%
19826,358−5.4%
19906,035−5.1%
19995,411−10.3%
20065,211−3.7%
20125,077−2.6%

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

Coordinates: 46°51′20″N 0°55′46″E / 46.8556°N 0.929444°E / 46.8556; 0.929444