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Arrondissement of Bourg-en-Bresse
Arrondissement of France
Location of the arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse in Ain
Location of the arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse in Ain
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Communes 218
Prefecture Bourg-en-Bresse
INSEE code 012
Area
 • Total 3,104.8 km2 (1,198.8 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 350,548
 • Density 112.9052/km2 (292.423/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Bourg-en-Bresse is an arrondissement of France in the Ain department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Its capital is the city of Bourg-en-Bresse.

It is found in the western half of the department with an area of 3,104.8 km2 (1,198.8 sq mi), the largest arrondissement of the department. It is the arrondissement with more people living in it, with 350,548 inhabitants and a density of 112.9 inhabitants/km².

History

When the Ain department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Bourg-en-Bresse was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Bourg-en-Bresse is bordered to the northwest by the Saône-et-Loire department, to the northeast by the Jura department, to the west by the arrondissements of Nantua and Belley, and to the southwest by the Rhône department.

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.

In the arrondissement of Bourg-en-Bresse, there are 12 cantons whose communes are in the arrondissement:

  1. Attignat (19 communes)
  2. Bourg-en-Bresse-1 (1 commune and part of Bourg-en-Bresse)
  3. Bourg-en-Bresse-2 (3 communes and part of Bourg-en-Bresse)
  4. Ceyzériat (22 communes)
  5. Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne (26 communes)
  6. Meximieux (15 communes)
  7. Miribel (8 communes)
  8. Replonges (32 communes)
  9. Saint-Étienne-du-Bois (28 communes)
  10. Trévoux (12 communes)
  11. Villars-les-Dombes (25 communes)
  12. Vonnas (19 communes)

The canton of Lagnieu has 22 communes in the arrondissement of Belley and 4 in the arrondissement of Bourg-en-Bresse; and the canton of Pont-d'Ain has 4 communes in Bourg-en-Bresse and 20 in the arrondissement of Nantua.

Communes

The arrondissement of Bourg-en-Bresse has 218 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):ː

  1. L'Abergement-Clémenciat (01001)
  2. Ambérieux-en-Dombes (01005)
  3. Arbigny (01016)
  4. Ars-sur-Formans (01021)
  5. Asnières-sur-Saône (01023)
  6. Attignat (01024)
  7. Bâgé-la-Ville (01025)
  8. Bâgé-le-Châtel (01026)
  9. Balan (01027)
  10. Baneins (01028)
  11. Beaupont (01029)
  12. Beauregard (01030)
  13. Béligneux (01032)
  14. Bény (01038)
  15. Béréziat (01040)
  16. Bey (01042)
  17. Beynost (01043)
  18. Birieux (01045)
  19. Biziat (01046)
  20. Bohas-Meyriat-Rignat (01245)
  21. La Boisse (01049)
  22. Boissey (01050)
  23. Bouligneux (01052)
  24. Bourg-en-Bresse (01053)
  25. Bourg-Saint-Christophe (01054)
  26. Boz (01057)
  27. Bressolles (01062)
  28. Buellas (01065)
  29. Certines (01069)
  30. Ceyzériat (01072)
  31. Chalamont (01074)
  32. Chaleins (01075)
  33. Chaneins (01083)
  34. Chanoz-Châtenay (01084)
  35. La Chapelle-du-Châtelard (01085)
  36. Charnoz-sur-Ain (01088)
  37. Châtenay (01090)
  38. Châtillon-la-Palud (01092)
  39. Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne (01093)
  40. Chavannes-sur-Reyssouze (01094)
  41. Chavannes-sur-Suran (01095)
  42. Chaveyriat (01096)
  43. Chevroux (01102)
  44. Civrieux (01105)
  45. Cize (01106)
  46. Coligny (01108)
  47. Condeissiat (01113)
  48. Confrançon (01115)
  49. Cormoranche-sur-Saône (01123)
  50. Cormoz (01124)
  51. Corveissiat (01125)
  52. Courmangoux (01127)
  53. Courtes (01128)
  54. Crans (01129)
  55. Cras-sur-Reyssouze (01130)
  56. Crottet (01134)
  57. Cruzilles-lès-Mépillat (01136)
  58. Curciat-Dongalon (01139)
  59. Curtafond (01140)
  60. Dagneux (01142)
  61. Dommartin (01144)
  62. Dompierre-sur-Chalaronne (01146)
  63. Dompierre-sur-Veyle (01145)
  64. Domsure (01147)
  65. Drom (01150)
  66. Druillat (01151)
  67. Étrez (01154)
  68. Faramans (01156)
  69. Fareins (01157)
  70. Feillens (01159)
  71. Foissiat (01163)
  72. Francheleins (01165)
  73. Frans (01166)
  74. Garnerans (01167)
  75. Genouilleux (01169)
  76. Germagnat (01172)
  77. Gorrevod (01175)
  78. Grand-Corent (01177)
  79. Grièges (01179)
  80. Guéreins (01183)
  81. Hautecourt-Romanèche (01184)
  82. Illiat (01188)
  83. Jassans-Riottier (01194)
  84. Jasseron (01195)
  85. Jayat (01196)
  86. Journans (01197)
  87. Joyeux (01198)
  88. Laiz (01203)
  89. Lapeyrouse (01207)
  90. Lent (01211)
  91. Lescheroux (01212)
  92. Lurcy (01225)
  93. Malafretaz (01229)
  94. Mantenay-Montlin (01230)
  95. Manziat (01231)
  96. Marboz (01232)
  97. Marlieux (01235)
  98. Marsonnas (01236)
  99. Massieux (01238)
  100. Meillonnas (01241)
  101. Messimy-sur-Saône (01243)
  102. Meximieux (01244)
  103. Mézériat (01246)
  104. Mionnay (01248)
  105. Miribel (01249)
  106. Misérieux (01250)
  107. Mogneneins (01252)
  108. Montagnat (01254)
  109. Montceaux (01258)
  110. Montcet (01259)
  111. Le Montellier (01260)
  112. Monthieux (01261)
  113. Montluel (01262)
  114. Montmerle-sur-Saône (01263)
  115. Montracol (01264)
  116. Montrevel-en-Bresse (01266)
  117. Neuville-les-Dames (01272)
  118. Neuville-sur-Ain (01273)
  119. Neyron (01275)
  120. Niévroz (01276)
  121. Ozan (01284)
  122. Parcieux (01285)
  123. Péronnas (01289)
  124. Pérouges (01290)
  125. Perrex (01291)
  126. Peyzieux-sur-Saône (01295)
  127. Pirajoux (01296)
  128. Pizay (01297)
  129. Le Plantay (01299)
  130. Polliat (01301)
  131. Pont-d'Ain (01304)
  132. Pont-de-Vaux (01305)
  133. Pont-de-Veyle (01306)
  134. Pouillat (01309)
  135. Priay (01314)
  136. Ramasse (01317)
  137. Rancé (01318)
  138. Relevant (01319)
  139. Replonges (01320)
  140. Revonnas (01321)
  141. Reyrieux (01322)
  142. Reyssouze (01323)
  143. Rignieux-le-Franc (01325)
  144. Romans (01328)
  145. Saint-André-de-Bâgé (01332)
  146. Saint-André-de-Corcy (01333)
  147. Saint-André-d'Huiriat (01334)
  148. Saint-André-le-Bouchoux (01335)
  149. Saint-André-sur-Vieux-Jonc (01336)
  150. Saint-Bénigne (01337)
  151. Saint-Bernard (01339)
  152. Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon (01343)
  153. Saint-Denis-lès-Bourg (01344)
  154. Saint-Didier-d'Aussiat (01346)
  155. Saint-Didier-de-Formans (01347)
  156. Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne (01348)
  157. Sainte-Croix (01342)
  158. Sainte-Euphémie (01353)
  159. Saint-Éloi (01349)
  160. Sainte-Olive (01382)
  161. Saint-Étienne-du-Bois (01350)
  162. Saint-Étienne-sur-Chalaronne (01351)
  163. Saint-Étienne-sur-Reyssouze (01352)
  164. Saint-Genis-sur-Menthon (01355)
  165. Saint-Georges-sur-Renon (01356)
  166. Saint-Germain-sur-Renon (01359)
  167. Saint-Jean-de-Niost (01361)
  168. Saint-Jean-de-Thurigneux (01362)
  169. Saint-Jean-sur-Reyssouze (01364)
  170. Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle (01365)
  171. Saint-Julien-sur-Reyssouze (01367)
  172. Saint-Julien-sur-Veyle (01368)
  173. Saint-Just (01369)
  174. Saint-Laurent-sur-Saône (01370)
  175. Saint-Marcel (01371)
  176. Saint-Martin-du-Mont (01374)
  177. Saint-Martin-le-Châtel (01375)
  178. Saint-Maurice-de-Beynost (01376)
  179. Saint-Maurice-de-Gourdans (01378)
  180. Saint-Nizier-le-Bouchoux (01380)
  181. Saint-Nizier-le-Désert (01381)
  182. Saint-Paul-de-Varax (01383)
  183. Saint-Rémy (01385)
  184. Saint-Sulpice (01387)
  185. Saint-Trivier-de-Courtes (01388)
  186. Saint-Trivier-sur-Moignans (01389)
  187. Salavre (01391)
  188. Sandrans (01393)
  189. Savigneux (01398)
  190. Sermoyer (01402)
  191. Servas (01405)
  192. Servignat (01406)
  193. Simandre-sur-Suran (01408)
  194. Sulignat (01412)
  195. Thil (01418)
  196. Thoissey (01420)
  197. Tossiat (01422)
  198. Toussieux (01423)
  199. Tramoyes (01424)
  200. La Tranclière (01425)
  201. Trévoux (01427)
  202. Valeins (01428)
  203. Val-Revermont (01426)
  204. Vandeins (01429)
  205. Varambon (01430)
  206. Verjon (01432)
  207. Vernoux (01433)
  208. Versailleux (01434)
  209. Vescours (01437)
  210. Vésines (01439)
  211. Villars-les-Dombes (01443)
  212. Villemotier (01445)
  213. Villeneuve (01446)
  214. Villereversure (01447)
  215. Villette-sur-Ain (01449)
  216. Villieu-Loyes-Mollon (01450)
  217. Viriat (01451)
  218. Vonnas (01457)

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