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Arrondissement of Charolles
Location of the arrondissement Charolles in Saône-et-Loire
Location of the arrondissement Charolles in Saône-et-Loire
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Saône-et-Loire
Communes 135
Subprefecture Charolles
INSEE code 713
Area
 • Total 2,500.3 km2 (965.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 99,381
 • Density 39.7476/km2 (102.9459/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Charolles 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 Charolles.

History

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

Geography

The arrondissement of Charolles is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Autun, to the northeast by the arrondissement of Chalon-sur-Saône and to the east by the arrondissement of Mâcon. It is also bordered by three departments of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region: the Rhône department to the southeast, the Loire department to the south and the Allier department to the west.

It is in the southwestern corner of the department, with an area of 2,500.3 km2 (965 sq mi), the largest in area of the department. It has 99,381 inhabitants and a population density of 39.7 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 in the arrondissement of Charolles are:

  1. Blanzy (partly)
  2. La Chapelle-de-Guinchay (partly)
  3. Charolles (partly)
  4. Chauffailles
  5. Cluny (partly)
  6. Digoin
  7. Gueugnon (partly)
  8. Paray-le-Monial
  9. Saint-Vallier (partly)

Communes

The arrondissement of Charolles has 135 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

  1. Amanzé (71006)
  2. Anglure-sous-Dun (71008)
  3. Anzy-le-Duc (71011)
  4. Artaix (71012)
  5. Ballore (71017)
  6. Baron (71021)
  7. Baudemont (71022)
  8. Baugy (71024)
  9. Beaubery (71025)
  10. Bois-Sainte-Marie (71041)
  11. Bourbon-Lancy (71047)
  12. Bourg-le-Comte (71048)
  13. Briant (71060)
  14. Céron (71071)
  15. Chalmoux (71075)
  16. Chambilly (71077)
  17. Champlecy (71082)
  18. Changy (71086)
  19. La Chapelle-au-Mans (71088)
  20. La Chapelle-sous-Dun (71095)
  21. Charolles (71106)
  22. Chassigny-sous-Dun (71110)
  23. Chassy (71111)
  24. Châteauneuf (71113)
  25. Châtenay (71116)
  26. Chauffailles (71120)
  27. Chenay-le-Châtel (71123)
  28. Chevagny-sur-Guye (71127)
  29. Chiddes (71128)
  30. Ciry-le-Noble (71132)
  31. La Clayette (71133)
  32. Clessy (71136)
  33. Collonge-en-Charollais (71139)
  34. Colombier-en-Brionnais (71141)
  35. Coublanc (71148)
  36. Cronat (71155)
  37. Curbigny (71160)
  38. Curdin (71161)
  39. Digoin (71176)
  40. Dompierre-sous-Sanvignes (71179)
  41. Dyo (71185)
  42. Fleury-la-Montagne (71200)
  43. Fontenay (71203)
  44. Génelard (71212)
  45. Gibles (71218)
  46. Gilly-sur-Loire (71220)
  47. Grandvaux (71224)
  48. Les Guerreaux (71229)
  49. Gueugnon (71230)
  50. La Guiche (71231)
  51. Hautefond (71232)
  52. L'Hôpital-le-Mercier (71233)
  53. Iguerande (71238)
  54. Joncy (71242)
  55. Lesme (71255)
  56. Ligny-en-Brionnais (71259)
  57. Lugny-lès-Charolles (71268)
  58. Mailly (71271)
  59. Maltat (71273)
  60. Marcigny (71275)
  61. Marcilly-la-Gueurce (71276)
  62. Marly-sur-Arroux (71281)
  63. Martigny-le-Comte (71285)
  64. Melay (71291)
  65. Mont (71301)
  66. Montceaux-l'Étoile (71307)
  67. Mornay (71323)
  68. La Motte-Saint-Jean (71325)
  69. Mussy-sous-Dun (71327)
  70. Neuvy-Grandchamp (71330)
  71. Nochize (71331)
  72. Oudry (71334)
  73. Ouroux-sous-le-Bois-Sainte-Marie (71335)
  74. Oyé (71337)
  75. Ozolles (71339)
  76. Palinges (71340)
  77. Paray-le-Monial (71342)
  78. Perrecy-les-Forges (71346)
  79. Perrigny-sur-Loire (71348)
  80. Poisson (71354)
  81. Pouilloux (71356)
  82. Pressy-sous-Dondin (71358)
  83. Prizy (71361)
  84. Rigny-sur-Arroux (71370)
  85. Le Rousset-Marizy (71279)
  86. Saint-Agnan (71382)
  87. Saint-Aubin-en-Charollais (71388)
  88. Saint-Aubin-sur-Loire (71389)
  89. Saint-Bonnet-de-Cray (71393)
  90. Saint-Bonnet-de-Joux (71394)
  91. Saint-Bonnet-de-Vieille-Vigne (71395)
  92. Saint-Christophe-en-Brionnais (71399)
  93. Saint-Didier-en-Brionnais (71406)
  94. Saint-Edmond (71408)
  95. Sainte-Foy (71415)
  96. Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais (71421)
  97. Saint-Igny-de-Roche (71428)
  98. Saint-Julien-de-Civry (71433)
  99. Saint-Julien-de-Jonzy (71434)
  100. Saint-Laurent-en-Brionnais (71437)
  101. Saint-Léger-lès-Paray (71439)
  102. Saint-Marcelin-de-Cray (71446)
  103. Saint-Martin-de-Lixy (71451)
  104. Saint-Martin-de-Salencey (71452)
  105. Saint-Martin-du-Lac (71453)
  106. Saint-Martin-la-Patrouille (71458)
  107. Saint-Maurice-lès-Châteauneuf (71463)
  108. Saint-Racho (71473)
  109. Saint-Romain-sous-Versigny (71478)
  110. Saint-Symphorien-des-Bois (71483)
  111. Saint-Vincent-Bragny (71490)
  112. Saint-Yan (71491)
  113. Sanvignes-les-Mines (71499)
  114. Sarry (71500)
  115. Semur-en-Brionnais (71510)
  116. Sivignon (71524)
  117. Suin (71529)
  118. Tancon (71533)
  119. Toulon-sur-Arroux (71542)
  120. Uxeau (71552)
  121. Vareilles (71553)
  122. Varenne-Saint-Germain (71557)
  123. Varenne-l'Arconce (71554)
  124. Varennes-sous-Dun (71559)
  125. Vauban (71561)
  126. Vaudebarrier (71562)
  127. Vendenesse-lès-Charolles (71564)
  128. Vendenesse-sur-Arroux (71565)
  129. Verosvres (71571)
  130. Versaugues (71573)
  131. Vindecy (71581)
  132. Viry (71586)
  133. Vitry-en-Charollais (71588)
  134. Vitry-sur-Loire (71589)
  135. Volesvres (71590)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
71342 Paray-le-Monial 9,133 Paray-le-Monial Le Grand Charolais
71176 Digoin 8,005 Digoin Le Grand Charolais
71230 Gueugnon 7,276 Gueugnon Entre Arroux, Loire et Somme
71047 Bourbon-Lancy 5,069 Digoin Entre Arroux, Loire et Somme
71499 Sanvignes-les-Mines 4,463 Saint-Vallier Communauté urbaine Le Creusot Montceau-les-Mines
71120 Chauffailles 3,721 Chauffailles La Clayette Chauffailles en Brionnais
71106 Charolles 2,757 Charolles Le Grand Charolais
71132 Ciry-le-Noble 2,280 Saint-Vallier Communauté urbaine Le Creusot Montceau-les-Mines
71275 Marcigny 1,812 Paray-le-Monial Canton de Marcigny
71133 La Clayette 1,722 Chauffailles La Clayette Chauffailles en Brionnais

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Coordinates: 46°26′04″N 4°16′31″E / 46.43444°N 4.27528°E / 46.43444; 4.27528

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