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Arrondissement of Autun
Location of the arrondissement Autun in Saône-et-Loire
Location of the arrondissement Autun in Saône-et-Loire
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Saône-et-Loire
Communes 83
Subprefecture Autun
INSEE code 711
Area
 • Total 1,900.3 km2 (733.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 86,693
 • Density 45.6207/km2 (118.157/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Autun is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Saône-et-Loire département in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region. Its capital is the city of Autun.

History

When the Saône-et-Loire department was created on 17 February 1800, the arrondissement of Autun was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Autun is bordered to the north by the Côte-d'Or department, to the east by the arrondissement of Chalon-sur-Saône, to the south by the arrondissement of Charolles and to the west by the Nièvre department.

It is the northernmost of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 1,900.3 km2 (734 sq mi), the second largest in area of the department. It has 86,693 inhabitants and a population density of 45.6 inhabitants/km².

Composition

Cantons

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France, cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

The cantons of the arrondissement of Autun are:

  1. Autun-1
  2. Autun-2
  3. Blanzy (partly)
  4. Chagny (partly)
  5. Le Creusot-1
  6. Le Creusot-2
  7. Gueugnon (partly)
  8. Montceau-les-Mines (partly)

Communes

The arrondissement of Autun has 83 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

  1. Anost (71009)
  2. Antully (71010)
  3. Autun (71014)
  4. Auxy (71015)
  5. Barnay (71020)
  6. Blanzy (71040)
  7. Brion (71062)
  8. Broye (71063)
  9. Change (71085)
  10. Charbonnat (71098)
  11. Charmoy (71103)
  12. Cheilly-lès-Maranges (71122)
  13. Chissey-en-Morvan (71129)
  14. Collonge-la-Madeleine (71140)
  15. Cordesse (71144)
  16. Couches (71149)
  17. Cressy-sur-Somme (71152)
  18. Créot (71151)
  19. Curgy (71162)
  20. Cussy-en-Morvan (71165)
  21. Cuzy (71166)
  22. Dettey (71172)
  23. Dezize-lès-Maranges (71174)
  24. Dracy-Saint-Loup (71184)
  25. Dracy-lès-Couches (71183)
  26. Essertenne (71191)
  27. Grury (71227)
  28. Igornay (71237)
  29. Issy-l'Évêque (71239)
  30. La Boulaye (71046)
  31. La Celle-en-Morvan (71509)
  32. La Chapelle-sous-Uchon (71096)
  33. La Comelle (71142)
  34. La Grande-Verrière (71223)
  35. La Petite-Verrière (71349)
  36. La Tagnière (71531)
  37. Laizy (71251)
  38. Le Breuil (71059)
  39. Le Creusot (71153)
  40. Les Bizots (71038)
  41. Lucenay-l'Évêque (71266)
  42. Marly-sous-Issy (71280)
  43. Marmagne (71282)
  44. Mesvres (71297)
  45. Montcenis (71309)
  46. Monthelon (71313)
  47. Montmort (71317)
  48. Morlet (71322)
  49. Paris-l'Hôpital (71343)
  50. Perreuil (71347)
  51. Reclesne (71368)
  52. Roussillon-en-Morvan (71376)
  53. Saint-Berain-sous-Sanvignes (71390)
  54. Saint-Didier-sur-Arroux (71407)
  55. Saint-Eugène (71411)
  56. Saint-Firmin (71413)
  57. Saint-Forgeot (71414)
  58. Saint-Gervais-sur-Couches (71424)
  59. Saint-Jean-de-Trézy (71431)
  60. Saint-Léger-du-Bois (71438)
  61. Saint-Léger-sous-Beuvray (71440)
  62. Saint-Martin-de-Commune (71450)
  63. Saint-Maurice-lès-Couches (71464)
  64. Saint-Nizier-sur-Arroux (71466)
  65. Saint-Pierre-de-Varennes (71468)
  66. Saint-Prix (71472)
  67. Saint-Sernin-du-Bois (71479)
  68. Saint-Sernin-du-Plain (71480)
  69. Saint-Symphorien-de-Marmagne (71482)
  70. Saint-Émiland (71409)
  71. Sainte-Radegonde (71474)
  72. Saisy (71493)
  73. Sampigny-lès-Maranges (71496)
  74. Sommant (71527)
  75. Sully (71530)
  76. Tavernay (71535)
  77. Thil-sur-Arroux (71537)
  78. Tintry (71539)
  79. Torcy (71540)
  80. Uchon (71551)
  81. Épertully (71188)
  82. Épinac (71190)
  83. Étang-sur-Arroux (71192)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
71153 Le Creusot 21,991 Le Creusot-1 and Le Creusot-2 Communauté urbaine Le Creusot Montceau-les-Mines
71014 Autun 13,955 Autun-1 and Autun-2 Le Grand Autunois Morvan
71040 Blanzy 6,457 Blanzy Communauté urbaine Le Creusot Montceau-les-Mines
71059 Le Breuil 3,560 Le Creusot-2 Communauté urbaine Le Creusot Montceau-les-Mines
71540 Torcy 3,062 Le Creusot-1 Communauté urbaine Le Creusot Montceau-les-Mines
71190 Épinac 2,265 Autun-1 Le Grand Autunois Morvan
71309 Montcenis 2,188 Le Creusot-1 Communauté urbaine Le Creusot Montceau-les-Mines
71192 Étang-sur-Arroux 1,922 Autun-2 Le Grand Autunois Morvan
71149 Couches 1,435 Chagny Le Grand Autunois Morvan
71282 Marmagne 1,238 Autun-2 Communauté urbaine Le Creusot Montceau-les-Mines

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Coordinates: 46°57′06″N 4°17′58″E / 46.95167°N 4.29944°E / 46.95167; 4.29944

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