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Arrondissement of Bourges
Bourges in Cher
Bourges in Cher
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Communes 131
Prefecture Bourges
INSEE code 181
Area
 • Total 2,797.8 km2 (1,080.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 173,889
 • Density 62.1520/km2 (160.973/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Bourges is an arrondissement of France, in the Cher department, Centre-Val de Loire region. Its capital, and prefecture of the department, is the city of Bourges.

History

When the Cher department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Bourges was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Bourges is the central arrondissement of the Cher department. It is bordered to the north by the Loiret department, to the east by the Nièvre department, to the south by the Saint-Amand-Montrond arrondissement, to the southwest by the Indre department and to the west by the Vierzon arrondissement.

The arrondissement of Bourges is the largest arrondissement of the department in area, 2,797.8 km2 (1,080.2 sq mi), and the one with more people living in it (173,889 inhabitants).

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 Bourges are:

  1. Avord (1802)
  2. Bourges-1 (1803)
  3. Bourges-2 (1804)
  4. Bourges-3 (1805)
  5. Bourges-4 (1806)
  6. Chârost (1807)
  7. Saint-Doulchard (1813)
  8. Saint-Germain-du-Puy (1814)
  9. Saint-Martin-d'Auxigny (1815) (partly)
  10. Sancerre (1816)
  11. Trouy (1817) (partly)

Communes

The arrondissement of Bourges has 131 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Achères (18001)
  2. Allogny (18004)
  3. Annoix (18006)
  4. Argenvières (18012)
  5. Arçay (18008)
  6. Assigny (18014)
  7. Aubinges (18016)
  8. Avord (18018)
  9. Azy (18019)
  10. Bannay (18020)
  11. Barlieu (18022)
  12. Baugy (18023)
  13. Beffes (18025)
  14. Belleville-sur-Loire (18026)
  15. Bengy-sur-Craon (18027)
  16. Boulleret (18032)
  17. Bourges (18033)
  18. Brécy (18035)
  19. Bué (18039)
  20. Charentonnay (18053)
  21. Chassy (18056)
  22. Chaumoux-Marcilly (18061)
  23. Chârost (18055)
  24. Civray (18066)
  25. Concressault (18070)
  26. Couargues (18074)
  27. Couy (18077)
  28. Crosses (18081)
  29. Crézancy-en-Sancerre (18079)
  30. Dampierre-en-Crot (18084)
  31. Étréchy (18090)
  32. Farges-en-Septaine (18092)
  33. Feux (18094)
  34. Fussy (18097)
  35. Gardefort (18098)
  36. Garigny (18099)
  37. Groises (18104)
  38. Gron (18105)
  39. Henrichemont (18109)
  40. Herry (18110)
  41. Humbligny (18111)
  42. Jalognes (18116)
  43. Jars (18117)
  44. Jussy-Champagne (18119)
  45. Jussy-le-Chaudrier (18120)
  46. La Chapelle-Montlinard (18049)
  47. La Chapelle-Saint-Ursin (18050)
  48. La Chapelotte (18051)
  49. Lapan (18122)
  50. Laverdines (18123)
  51. Le Noyer (18168)
  52. Le Subdray (18255)
  53. Les Aix-d'Angillon (18003)
  54. Levet (18126)
  55. Lissay-Lochy (18129)
  56. Lugny-Champagne (18132)
  57. Lunery (18133)
  58. Léré (18125)
  59. Mareuil-sur-Arnon (18137)
  60. Marmagne (18138)
  61. Marseilles-lès-Aubigny (18139)
  62. Menetou-Râtel (18144)
  63. Menetou-Salon (18145)
  64. Montigny (18151)
  65. Morogues (18156)
  66. Morthomiers (18157)
  67. Moulins-sur-Yèvre (18158)
  68. Ménétréol-sous-Sancerre (18146)
  69. Neuilly-en-Sancerre (18162)
  70. Neuvy-Deux-Clochers (18163)
  71. Nohant-en-Goût (18166)
  72. Osmoy (18174)
  73. Parassy (18176)
  74. Pigny (18179)
  75. Plaimpied-Givaudins (18180)
  76. Plou (18181)
  77. Poisieux (18182)
  78. Primelles (18188)
  79. Précy (18184)
  80. Quantilly (18189)
  81. Rians (18194)
  82. Saint-Ambroix (18198)
  83. Saint-Bouize (18200)
  84. Saint-Caprais (18201)
  85. Saint-Céols (18202)
  86. Saint-Doulchard (18205)
  87. Saint-Florent-sur-Cher (18207)
  88. Saint-Georges-sur-Moulon (18211)
  89. Saint-Germain-du-Puy (18213)
  90. Saint-Just (18218)
  91. Saint-Léger-le-Petit (18220)
  92. Saint-Martin-d'Auxigny (18223)
  93. Saint-Martin-des-Champs (18224)
  94. Saint-Michel-de-Volangis (18226)
  95. Saint-Palais (18229)
  96. Saint-Satur (18233)
  97. Saint-Éloy-de-Gy (18206)
  98. Sainte-Gemme-en-Sancerrois (18208)
  99. Sainte-Lunaise (18222)
  100. Sainte-Solange (18235)
  101. Saligny-le-Vif (18239)
  102. Sancergues (18240)
  103. Sancerre (18241)
  104. Santranges (18243)
  105. Saugy (18244)
  106. Savigny-en-Sancerre (18246)
  107. Savigny-en-Septaine (18247)
  108. Senneçay (18248)
  109. Sens-Beaujeu (18249)
  110. Soulangis (18253)
  111. Soye-en-Septaine (18254)
  112. Subligny (18256)
  113. Sury-en-Vaux (18258)
  114. Sury-près-Léré (18257)
  115. Sury-ès-Bois (18259)
  116. Sévry (18251)
  117. Thauvenay (18262)
  118. Thou (18264)
  119. Trouy (18267)
  120. Vailly-sur-Sauldre (18269)
  121. Vasselay (18271)
  122. Veaugues (18272)
  123. Verdigny (18274)
  124. Vignoux-sous-les-Aix (18280)
  125. Villabon (18282)
  126. Villegenon (18284)
  127. Villeneuve-sur-Cher (18285)
  128. Villequiers (18286)
  129. Vinon (18287)
  130. Vorly (18288)
  131. Vornay (18289)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
18033 Bourges 66,528 Bourges-1, Bourges-2
Bourges-3, Bourges-4
Communauté d'agglomération Bourges Plus
18205 Saint-Doulchard 9,363 Saint-Doulchard Communauté d'agglomération Bourges Plus
18207 Saint-Florent-sur-Cher 6,616 Chârost Fercher Pays Florentais
18213 Saint-Germain-du-Puy 5,063 Saint-Germain-du-Puy Communauté d'agglomération Bourges Plus
18267 Trouy 3,917 Trouy Communauté d'agglomération Bourges Plus
18050 La Chapelle-Saint-Ursin 3,374 Saint-Doulchard Communauté d'agglomération Bourges Plus
18018 Avord 2,666 Avord La Septaine
18223 Saint-Martin-d'Auxigny 2,312 Saint-Martin-d'Auxigny Terres du Haut-Berry
18138 Marmagne 2,005 Saint-Doulchard Communauté d'agglomération Bourges Plus
18097 Fussy 1,999 Saint-Martin-d'Auxigny Terres du Haut-Berry

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Coordinates: 47°05′04″N 2°23′47″E / 47.0844°N 2.3964°E / 47.0844; 2.3964

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