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Arrondissement of Romorantin-Lanthenay
Location of Romorantin-Lanthenay in Loir-et-Cher
Location of Romorantin-Lanthenay in Loir-et-Cher
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loir-et-Cher
Communes 77
Subrefecture Romorantin-Lanthenay
INSEE code 413
Area
 • Total 2,385.2 km2 (920.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 90,237
 • Density 37.8320/km2 (97.9846/sq mi)

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

History

When the Loir-et-Cher department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Romorantin was part of that original department. In 1961, Romorantin was merged with Lanthenay and the name, of the commune and of the arrondissement, was changed to Romorantin-Lanthenay.

Geography

The arrondissement of Romorantin-Lanthenay is the most southern arrondissement in the Loir-et-Cher department. It is the largest arrondissement of the department, 2,385.2 km2 (920.9 sq mi), but the second in population, with 90,237 inhabitants.

It is bordered to the north by the Loiret department, to the east by the Cher department, to the south by the Indre-et-Loire department and to the west by the arrondissement of Blois.

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 Romorantin-Lanthenay are:

  1. Blois-3 (4104) (partly)
  2. Chambord (4105) (partly)
  3. Montrichard (4107)
  4. Romorantin-Lanthenay (4110)
  5. Saint-Aignan (4111)
  6. Selles-sur-Cher (4112)
  7. La Sologne (4113)

Communes

The arrondissement of Romorantin-Lanthenay has 77 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Angé (41002)
  2. Billy (41016)
  3. Chaon (41036)
  4. La Chapelle-Montmartin (41038)
  5. Châteauvieux (41042)
  6. Châtillon-sur-Cher (41043)
  7. Châtres-sur-Cher (41044)
  8. Chaumont-sur-Tharonne (41046)
  9. Chémery (41049)
  10. Chissay-en-Touraine (41051)
  11. Choussy (41054)
  12. Contres (41059)
  13. Couddes (41062)
  14. Couffy (41063)
  15. Dhuizon (41074)
  16. Faverolles-sur-Cher (41080)
  17. Feings (41082)
  18. La Ferté-Beauharnais (41083)
  19. La Ferté-Imbault (41084)
  20. Fougères-sur-Bièvre (41092)
  21. Fresnes (41094)
  22. Gièvres (41097)
  23. Gy-en-Sologne (41099)
  24. Lamotte-Beuvron (41106)
  25. Langon (41110)
  26. Lassay-sur-Croisne (41112)
  27. Loreux (41118)
  28. Maray (41122)
  29. Marcilly-en-Gault (41125)
  30. Mareuil-sur-Cher (41126)
  31. La Marolle-en-Sologne (41127)
  32. Méhers (41132)
  33. Mennetou-sur-Cher (41135)
  34. Meusnes (41139)
  35. Millançay (41140)
  36. Monthou-sur-Cher (41146)
  37. Montrichard-Val-de-Cher (41151)
  38. Montrieux-en-Sologne (41152)
  39. Mur-de-Sologne (41157)
  40. Neung-sur-Beuvron (41159)
  41. Nouan-le-Fuzelier (41161)
  42. Noyers-sur-Cher (41164)
  43. Oisly (41166)
  44. Orçay (41168)
  45. Ouchamps (41170)
  46. Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre (41176)
  47. Pontlevoy (41180)
  48. Pouillé (41181)
  49. Pruniers-en-Sologne (41185)
  50. Romorantin-Lanthenay (41194)
  51. Rougeou (41195)
  52. Saint-Aignan (41198)
  53. Saint-Georges-sur-Cher (41211)
  54. Saint-Julien-de-Chédon (41217)
  55. Saint-Julien-sur-Cher (41218)
  56. Saint-Loup (41222)
  57. Saint-Romain-sur-Cher (41229)
  58. Saint-Viâtre (41231)
  59. Salbris (41232)
  60. Sassay (41237)
  61. Seigy (41239)
  62. Selles-Saint-Denis (41241)
  63. Selles-sur-Cher (41242)
  64. Soings-en-Sologne (41247)
  65. Souesmes (41249)
  66. Souvigny-en-Sologne (41251)
  67. Theillay (41256)
  68. Thenay (41257)
  69. Thésée (41258)
  70. Vallières-les-Grandes (41267)
  71. Veilleins (41268)
  72. Vernou-en-Sologne (41271)
  73. Villefranche-sur-Cher (41280)
  74. Villeherviers (41282)
  75. Villeny (41285)
  76. Vouzon (41296)
  77. Yvoy-le-Marron (41297)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
41194 Romorantin-Lanthenay 17,459 Romorantin-Lanthenay Romorantinais et du Monestois
41232 Salbris 5,398 La Sologne La Sologne des Rivières
41106 Lamotte-Beuvron 4,767 La Sologne Cœur de Sologne
41242 Selles-sur-Cher 4,661 Selles-sur-Cher Val-de-Cher-Controis
41198 Saint-Aignan 2,898 Saint-Aignan Val-de-Cher-Controis
41280 Villefranche-sur-Cher 2,765 Selles-sur-Cher Romorantinais et du Monestois
41164 Noyers-sur-Cher 2,761 Saint-Aignan Val-de-Cher-Controis
41097 Gièvres 2,426 Selles-sur-Cher Romorantinais et du Monestois
41185 Pruniers-en-Sologne 2,418 Selles-sur-Cher Romorantinais et du Monestois
41161 Nouan-le-Fuzelier 2,343 La Sologne Cœur de Sologne

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Coordinates: 47°21′N 1°44′E / 47.350°N 1.733°E / 47.350; 1.733

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