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Arrondissement of Blois
Location of Blois in Loir-et-Cher
Location of Blois in Loir-et-Cher
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loir-et-Cher
Communes 94
Prefecture Blois
INSEE code 411
Area
 • Total 2,238.9 km2 (864.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 173,125
 • Density 77.3259/km2 (200.273/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Blois is an arrondissement of France, in the Loir-et-Cher department of the Centre-Val de Loire region. Its capital is the city of Blois.

History

When the Loir-et-Cher department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Blois was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Blois is a central arrondissement in the Loir-et-Cher department. It is the second largest arrondissement of the department, 2,238.9 km2 (864.4 sq mi), but it is the one with more people living in it, with 173,125 inhabitants.

It is bordered to the north by the Eure-et-Loir department, to the northeast by the Loiret department, to the east and south by the arrondissement of Romorantin-Lanthenay, to the west by the Indre-et-Loire department and to the northwest by the arrondissement of Vendôme.

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 in the arrondissement of Blois are:

  1. La Beauce (4101)
  2. Blois-1 (4102)
  3. Blois-2 (4103)
  4. Blois-3 (4104) (partly)
  5. Chambord (4105) (partly)
  6. Onzain (4108)
  7. Vineuil (4115)

Communes

The arrondissement of Blois has 94 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Autainville (41006)
  2. Avaray (41008)
  3. Averdon (41009)
  4. Bauzy (41013)
  5. Beauce-la-Romaine (41173)
  6. Binas (41017)
  7. Blois (41018)
  8. Boisseau (41019)
  9. Bracieux (41025)
  10. Briou (41027)
  11. Candé-sur-Beuvron (41029)
  12. Cellettes (41031)
  13. Chailles (41032)
  14. Chambord (41034)
  15. Champigny-en-Beauce (41035)
  16. La Chapelle-Saint-Martin-en-Plaine (41039)
  17. La Chapelle-Vendômoise (41040)
  18. Chaumont-sur-Loire (41045)
  19. La Chaussée-Saint-Victor (41047)
  20. Cheverny (41050)
  21. Chitenay (41052)
  22. Conan (41057)
  23. Concriers (41058)
  24. Cormeray (41061)
  25. Courbouzon (41066)
  26. Cour-Cheverny (41067)
  27. Courmemin (41068)
  28. Cour-sur-Loire (41069)
  29. Crouy-sur-Cosson (41071)
  30. Épiais (41077)
  31. La Ferté-Saint-Cyr (41085)
  32. Fontaines-en-Sologne (41086)
  33. Fossé (41091)
  34. Françay (41093)
  35. Herbault (41101)
  36. Huisseau-sur-Cosson (41104)
  37. Josnes (41105)
  38. Lancôme (41108)
  39. Landes-le-Gaulois (41109)
  40. Lestiou (41114)
  41. Lorges (41119)
  42. La Madeleine-Villefrouin (41121)
  43. Marchenoir (41123)
  44. Marolles (41128)
  45. Maslives (41129)
  46. Maves (41130)
  47. Menars (41134)
  48. Mer (41136)
  49. Mesland (41137)
  50. Monteaux (41144)
  51. Monthou-sur-Bièvre (41145)
  52. Les Montils (41147)
  53. Montlivault (41148)
  54. Mont-près-Chambord (41150)
  55. Muides-sur-Loire (41155)
  56. Mulsans (41156)
  57. Neuvy (41160)
  58. Oucques la Nouvelle (41171)
  59. Le Plessis-l'Échelle (41178)
  60. Rhodon (41188)
  61. Rilly-sur-Loire (41189)
  62. Roches (41191)
  63. Saint-Bohaire (41203)
  64. Saint-Claude-de-Diray (41204)
  65. Saint-Cyr-du-Gault (41205)
  66. Saint-Denis-sur-Loire (41206)
  67. Saint-Dyé-sur-Loire (41207)
  68. Saint-Étienne-des-Guérets (41208)
  69. Saint-Gervais-la-Forêt (41212)
  70. Saint-Laurent-des-Bois (41219)
  71. Saint-Laurent-Nouan (41220)
  72. Saint-Léonard-en-Beauce (41221)
  73. Saint-Lubin-en-Vergonnois (41223)
  74. Saint-Sulpice-de-Pommeray (41230)
  75. Sambin (41233)
  76. Santenay (41234)
  77. Séris (41245)
  78. Seur (41246)
  79. Suèvres (41252)
  80. Talcy (41253)
  81. Thoury (41260)
  82. Tour-en-Sologne (41262)
  83. Valaire (41266)
  84. Valencisse (41142)
  85. Valloire-sur-Cisse (41055)
  86. Veuzain-sur-Loire (41167)
  87. Vievy-le-Rayé (41273)
  88. Villebarou (41276)
  89. Villefrancœur (41281)
  90. Villeneuve-Frouville (41284)
  91. Villerbon (41288)
  92. Villermain (41289)
  93. Villexanton (41292)
  94. Vineuil (41295)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
41018 Blois 46,351 Blois-1, Blois-2, Blois-3 and Vineuil CA Blois «Agglopolys»
41295 Vineuil 7,638 Vineuil CA Blois «Agglopolys»
41136 Mer 6,197 La Beauce Beauce Val de Loire
41047 La Chaussée-Saint-Victor 4,489 Blois-2 CA Blois «Agglopolys»
41220 Saint-Laurent-Nouan 4,305 Chambord Grand Chambord
41151 Montrichard Val de Cher 3,913 Montrichard Cher à la Loire
41059 Contres 3,576 Montrichard Val-de-Cher-Controis
41173 Beauce la Romaine 3,461 La Beauce Les Terres du Val de Loire
41167 Onzain 3,456 Onzain CA Blois «Agglopolys»
41212 Saint-Gervais-la-Forêt 3,255 Vineuil CA Blois «Agglopolys»
41150 Mont-près-Chambord 3,216 Chambord Grand Chambord

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Coordinates: 47°35′00″N 1°20′00″E / 47.5833°N 1.3333°E / 47.5833; 1.3333

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