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Arrondissement of Orléans
Location of Orléans in Loiret
Location of Orléans in Loiret
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loiret
Communes 121
Prefecture Orléans
INSEE code 452
Area
 • Total 2,945.8 km2 (1,137.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 435,676
 • Density 147.8973/km2 (383.052/sq mi)

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

History

When the Loiret department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Orléans was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Orléans is in the southwest of the Loiret, where the natural regions of Beauce, Val de Loire and Sologne meet. It is the largest arrondissement of the department, 2,945.8 km2 (1,137.4 sq mi) and the one with more people living in it, with 435,676 inhabitants.

It is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Pithiviers, to the northeast and east by the arrondissement of Montargis, to the southeast by the Cher department, to the south and west by the Loir-et-Cher department and to the northwest by the Eure-et-Loir 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.

The cantons in the arrondissement of Orléans are:

  1. Beaugency (4501)
  2. Châteauneuf-sur-Loire (4503)
  3. La Ferté-Saint-Aubin (4505)
  4. Fleury-les-Aubrais (4506)
  5. Lorris (4508) (partly)
  6. Meung-sur-Loire (4510)
  7. Olivet (4512)
  8. Orléans-1 (4513)
  9. Orléans-2 (4514)
  10. Orléans-3 (4515)
  11. Orléans-4 (4516)
  12. Pithiviers (4517) (partly)
  13. Saint-Jean-de-Braye (4518)
  14. Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (4519)
  15. Saint-Jean-le-Blanc (4520)
  16. Sully-sur-Loire (4521)

Communes

The arrondissement of Orléans has 121 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Ardon (45006)
  2. Artenay (45008)
  3. Baccon (45019)
  4. Le Bardon (45020)
  5. Baule (45024)
  6. Beaugency (45028)
  7. Boigny-sur-Bionne (45034)
  8. Bonnée (45039)
  9. Les Bordes (45042)
  10. Bou (45043)
  11. Bougy-lez-Neuville (45044)
  12. Boulay-les-Barres (45046)
  13. Bouzy-la-Forêt (45049)
  14. Bray-Saint Aignan (45051)
  15. Bricy (45055)
  16. Bucy-le-Roi (45058)
  17. Bucy-Saint-Liphard (45059)
  18. Cercottes (45062)
  19. Cerdon (45063)
  20. Chaingy (45067)
  21. Chanteau (45072)
  22. La Chapelle-Onzerain (45074)
  23. La Chapelle-Saint-Mesmin (45075)
  24. Charsonville (45081)
  25. Châteauneuf-sur-Loire (45082)
  26. Chécy (45089)
  27. Chevilly (45093)
  28. Cléry-Saint-André (45098)
  29. Coinces (45099)
  30. Combleux (45100)
  31. Combreux (45101)
  32. Coulmiers (45109)
  33. Cravant (45116)
  34. Dampierre-en-Burly (45122)
  35. Darvoy (45123)
  36. Donnery (45126)
  37. Dry (45130)
  38. Épieds-en-Beauce (45134)
  39. Fay-aux-Loges (45142)
  40. Férolles (45144)
  41. La Ferté-Saint-Aubin (45146)
  42. Fleury-les-Aubrais (45147)
  43. Gémigny (45152)
  44. Germigny-des-Prés (45153)
  45. Gidy (45154)
  46. Guilly (45164)
  47. Huêtre (45166)
  48. Huisseau-sur-Mauves (45167)
  49. Ingrannes (45168)
  50. Ingré (45169)
  51. Isdes (45171)
  52. Jargeau (45173)
  53. Jouy-le-Potier (45175)
  54. Lailly-en-Val (45179)
  55. Ligny-le-Ribault (45182)
  56. Lion-en-Beauce (45183)
  57. Lion-en-Sullias (45184)
  58. Loury (45188)
  59. Marcilly-en-Villette (45193)
  60. Mardié (45194)
  61. Mareau-aux-Prés (45196)
  62. Marigny-les-Usages (45197)
  63. Ménestreau-en-Villette (45200)
  64. Messas (45202)
  65. Meung-sur-Loire (45203)
  66. Mézières-lez-Cléry (45204)
  67. Montigny (45214)
  68. Neuville-aux-Bois (45224)
  69. Neuvy-en-Sullias (45226)
  70. Olivet (45232)
  71. Orléans (45234)
  72. Ormes (45235)
  73. Ouvrouer-les-Champs (45241)
  74. Ouzouer-sur-Loire (45244)
  75. Patay (45248)
  76. Rebréchien (45261)
  77. Rouvray-Sainte-Croix (45262)
  78. Rozières-en-Beauce (45264)
  79. Ruan (45266)
  80. Saint-Aignan-le-Jaillard (45268)
  81. Saint-Ay (45269)
  82. Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire (45270)
  83. Saint-Cyr-en-Val (45272)
  84. Saint-Denis-de-l'Hôtel (45273)
  85. Saint-Denis-en-Val (45274)
  86. Saint-Florent (45277)
  87. Saint-Hilaire-Saint-Mesmin (45282)
  88. Saint-Jean-de-Braye (45284)
  89. Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle (45285)
  90. Saint-Jean-le-Blanc (45286)
  91. Saint-Lyé-la-Forêt (45289)
  92. Saint-Martin-d'Abbat (45290)
  93. Saint-Péravy-la-Colombe (45296)
  94. Saint-Père-sur-Loire (45297)
  95. Saint-Pryvé-Saint-Mesmin (45298)
  96. Saint-Sigismond (45299)
  97. Sandillon (45300)
  98. Saran (45302)
  99. Seichebrières (45305)
  100. Semoy (45308)
  101. Sennely (45309)
  102. Sigloy (45311)
  103. Sougy (45313)
  104. Sully-la-Chapelle (45314)
  105. Sully-sur-Loire (45315)
  106. Sury-aux-Bois (45316)
  107. Tavers (45317)
  108. Tigy (45324)
  109. Tournoisis (45326)
  110. Traînou (45327)
  111. Trinay (45330)
  112. Vannes-sur-Cosson (45331)
  113. Vennecy (45333)
  114. Vienne-en-Val (45335)
  115. Viglain (45336)
  116. Villamblain (45337)
  117. Villemurlin (45340)
  118. Villeneuve-sur-Conie (45341)
  119. Villereau (45342)
  120. Villorceau (45344)
  121. Vitry-aux-Loges (45346)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
45234 Orléans 114,977 Orléans-1, Orléans-2, Orléans-3,
Orléans-4 and La Ferté-Saint-Aubin
Orléans Métropole
45232 Olivet 21,192 Olivet Orléans Métropole
45147 Fleury-les-Aubrais 20,791 Fleury-les-Aubrais Orléans Métropole
45284 Saint-Jean-de-Braye 19,804 Saint-Jean-de-Braye Orléans Métropole
45285 Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle 16,415 Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle Orléans Métropole
45302 Saran 15,686 Orléans-3 Orléans Métropole
45075 La Chapelle-Saint-Mesmin 10,117 Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle Orléans Métropole
45089 Chécy 8,840 Saint-Jean-de-Braye Orléans Métropole
45169 Ingré 8,460 Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle Orléans Métropole
45286 Saint-Jean-le-Blanc 8,281 Saint-Jean-le-Blanc Orléans Métropole

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Coordinates: 47°55′N 1°54′E / 47.917°N 1.900°E / 47.917; 1.900

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