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Arrondissement of Château-Chinon (Ville)
Location of the arrondissement Château-Chinon (Ville) in Nièvre
Location of the arrondissement Château-Chinon (Ville) in Nièvre
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Nièvre
Communes 80
Subprefecture Château-Chinon (Ville)
INSEE code 581
Area
 • Total 1,929.1 km2 (744.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 25,717
 • Density 13.3311/km2 (34.5274/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Château-Chinon (Ville), or simply arrondissement of Château-Chinon, is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Nièvre département in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comtéregion. Its capital is the city of Château-Chinon (Ville).

History

When the Nièvre department was created on 17 February 1800, the arrondissement of Château-Chinon (Ville) was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Château-Chinon (Ville) is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Clamecy, to the northeast by the Côte-d'Or (Burgundy) department, to the east and south by the Saône-et-Loire (Burgundy) department and to the west by the arrondissement of Nevers.

It is the westernmost of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 1,929.1 km2 (744.8 sq mi), the second largest in area of the department. It has 25,717 inhabitants and a population density of 13.3 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.

There are only three cantons in the arrondissement of Château-Chinon (Ville): they are:

  1. Château-Chinon (partly)
  2. Guérigny (partly)
  3. Luzy

Communes

The arrondissement of Château-Chinon (Ville) has 80 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

  1. Achun (58001)
  2. Alligny-en-Morvan (58003)
  3. Alluy (58004)
  4. Arleuf (58010)
  5. Aunay-en-Bazois (58017)
  6. Avrée (58019)
  7. Bazoches (58023)
  8. Biches (58030)
  9. Blismes (58034)
  10. Brassy (58037)
  11. Brinay (58040)
  12. Cercy-la-Tour (58046)
  13. Chalaux (58049)
  14. Charrin (58060)
  15. Château-Chinon (Ville) (58062)
  16. Château-Chinon (Campagne) (58063)
  17. Châtillon-en-Bazois (58065)
  18. Châtin (58066)
  19. Chaumard (58068)
  20. Chiddes (58074)
  21. Chougny (58076)
  22. Corancy (58082)
  23. Dommartin (58099)
  24. Dun-les-Places (58106)
  25. Dun-sur-Grandry (58107)
  26. Empury (58108)
  27. Fâchin (58111)
  28. Fléty (58114)
  29. Fours (58118)
  30. Gien-sur-Cure (58125)
  31. Glux-en-Glenne (58128)
  32. Gouloux (58129)
  33. Isenay (58135)
  34. Lanty (58139)
  35. Larochemillay (58140)
  36. Lavault-de-Frétoy (58141)
  37. Limanton (58142)
  38. Lormes (58145)
  39. Luzy (58149)
  40. Marigny-l'Église (58157)
  41. Maux (58161)
  42. Millay (58168)
  43. Montapas (58171)
  44. Montambert (58172)
  45. Montaron (58173)
  46. Mont-et-Marré (58175)
  47. Montigny-en-Morvan (58177)
  48. Montigny-sur-Canne (58178)
  49. Montsauche-les-Settons (58180)
  50. Moulins-Engilbert (58182)
  51. Moux-en-Morvan (58185)
  52. La Nocle-Maulaix (58195)
  53. Onlay (58199)
  54. Ougny (58202)
  55. Ouroux-en-Morvan (58205)
  56. Planchez (58210)
  57. Poil (58211)
  58. Préporché (58219)
  59. Rémilly (58221)
  60. Saint-Agnan (58226)
  61. Saint-André-en-Morvan (58229)
  62. Saint-Brisson (58235)
  63. Saint-Gratien-Savigny (58243)
  64. Saint-Hilaire-en-Morvan (58244)
  65. Saint-Hilaire-Fontaine (58245)
  66. Saint-Honoré-les-Bains (58246)
  67. Saint-Léger-de-Fougeret (58249)
  68. Saint-Martin-du-Puy (58255)
  69. Saint-Péreuse (58262)
  70. Saint-Seine (58268)
  71. Savigny-Poil-Fol (58274)
  72. Sémelay (58276)
  73. Sermages (58277)
  74. Tamnay-en-Bazois (58285)
  75. Tazilly (58287)
  76. Ternant (58289)
  77. Thaix (58290)
  78. Tintury (58292)
  79. Vandenesse (58301)
  80. Villapourçon (58309)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
58062 Château-Chinon (Ville) 2,084 Château-Chinon Morvan Sommets et Grands Lacs
58149 Luzy 9,467 Luzy Bazois Loire Morvan
58046 Cercy-la-Tour 1,816 Luzy Bazois Loire Morvan
58182 Moulins-Engilbert 1,500 Luzy Bazois Loire Morvan
58145 Lormes 1,296 Corbigny Morvan Sommets et Grands Lacs

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