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Arrondissement of Saint-Amand-Montrond
Saint-Amand-Montrond in Cher
Saint-Amand-Montrond in Cher
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Communes 116
Subprefecture Saint-Amand-Montrond
INSEE code 182
Area
 • Total 2,669.8 km2 (1,030.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 65,145
 • Density 24.4007/km2 (63.1975/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Saint-Amand-Montrond is an arrondissement of France, in the Cher department, Centre-Val de Loire region. Its capital, and subprefecture of the department, is the city of Saint-Amand-Montrond.

History

When the Cher department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Saint-Amand-Montrond was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Saint-Amand-Montrond is the most southern arrondissement of the Cher department. It is bordered to the north by the Bourges arrondissement, to the northeast by the Nièvre department, to the east and southeast by the Allier department, to the south by the Creuse department and to the west by the Indre department.

The arrondissement of Saint-Amand-Montrond has an area of 2,669.8 km2 (1,030.8 sq mi) and a population of 65,145 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 Saint-Amand-Montrond, (with their INSEE codes) are:

  1. Châteaumeillant (1808)
  2. Dun-sur-Auron(1809)
  3. La Guerche-sur-l'Aubois (1810)
  4. Saint-Amand-Montrond (1812)
  5. Trouy (1817) (partly)

Communes

The arrondissement of Saint-Amand-Montrond has 116 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Ainay-le-Vieil (18002)
  2. Apremont-sur-Allier (18007)
  3. Arcomps (18009)
  4. Ardenais (18010)
  5. Arpheuilles (18013)
  6. Augy-sur-Aubois (18017)
  7. Bannegon (18021)
  8. Beddes (18024)
  9. Bessais-le-Fromental (18029)
  10. Blet (18031)
  11. Bouzais (18034)
  12. Bruère-Allichamps (18038)
  13. Bussy (18040)
  14. Chalivoy-Milon (18045)
  15. Chambon (18046)
  16. Charenton-du-Cher (18052)
  17. Charly (18054)
  18. Chaumont (18060)
  19. Chavannes (18063)
  20. Chezal-Benoît (18065)
  21. Châteaumeillant (18057)
  22. Châteauneuf-sur-Cher (18058)
  23. Cogny (18068)
  24. Colombiers (18069)
  25. Contres (18071)
  26. Cornusse (18072)
  27. Corquoy (18073)
  28. Cours-les-Barres (18075)
  29. Coust (18076)
  30. Croisy (18080)
  31. Crézançay-sur-Cher (18078)
  32. Cuffy (18082)
  33. Culan (18083)
  34. Drevant (18086)
  35. Dun-sur-Auron (18087)
  36. Farges-Allichamps (18091)
  37. Faverdines (18093)
  38. Flavigny (18095)
  39. Germigny-l'Exempt (18101)
  40. Givardon (18102)
  41. Grossouvre (18106)
  42. Ids-Saint-Roch (18112)
  43. Ignol (18113)
  44. Ineuil (18114)
  45. Jouet-sur-l'Aubois (18118)
  46. La Celette (18041)
  47. La Celle (18042)
  48. La Celle-Condé (18043)
  49. La Chapelle-Hugon (18048)
  50. La Groutte (18107)
  51. La Guerche-sur-l'Aubois (18108)
  52. La Perche (18178)
  53. Lantan (18121)
  54. Le Chautay (18062)
  55. Le Châtelet (18059)
  56. Le Pondy (18183)
  57. Lignières (18127)
  58. Loye-sur-Arnon (18130)
  59. Lugny-Bourbonnais (18131)
  60. Maisonnais (18135)
  61. Marçais (18136)
  62. Meillant (18142)
  63. Menetou-Couture (18143)
  64. Montlouis (18152)
  65. Morlac (18153)
  66. Mornay-Berry (18154)
  67. Mornay-sur-Allier (18155)
  68. Neuilly-en-Dun (18161)
  69. Neuvy-le-Barrois (18164)
  70. Nozières, Cher (18169)
  71. Nérondes (18160)
  72. Orcenais (18171)
  73. Orval (18172)
  74. Osmery (18173)
  75. Ourouer-les-Bourdelins (18175)
  76. Parnay (18177)
  77. Préveranges (18187)
  78. Raymond (18191)
  79. Reigny (18192)
  80. Rezay (18193)
  81. Sagonne (18195)
  82. Saint-Aignan-des-Noyers (18196)
  83. Saint-Amand-Montrond (18197)
  84. Saint-Baudel (18199)
  85. Saint-Christophe-le-Chaudry (18203)
  86. Saint-Denis-de-Palin (18204)
  87. Saint-Georges-de-Poisieux (18209)
  88. Saint-Germain-des-Bois, Cher (18212)
  89. Saint-Hilaire-de-Gondilly (18215)
  90. Saint-Hilaire-en-Lignières (18216)
  91. Saint-Jeanvrin (18217)
  92. Saint-Loup-des-Chaumes (18221)
  93. Saint-Maur (18225)
  94. Saint-Pierre-les-Bois (18230)
  95. Saint-Pierre-les-Étieux (18231)
  96. Saint-Priest-la-Marche (18232)
  97. Saint-Saturnin (18234)
  98. Saint-Symphorien (18236)
  99. Saint-Vitte (18238)
  100. Sancoins (18242)
  101. Saulzais-le-Potier (18245)
  102. Serruelles (18250)
  103. Sidiailles (18252)
  104. Tendron (18260)
  105. Thaumiers (18261)
  106. Torteron (18265)
  107. Touchay (18266)
  108. Uzay-le-Venon (18268)
  109. Vallenay (18270)
  110. Venesmes (18273)
  111. Vereaux (18275)
  112. Vernais (18276)
  113. Verneuil (18277)
  114. Vesdun (18278)
  115. Villecelin (18283)
  116. Épineuil-le-Fleuriel (18089)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
18197 Saint-Amand-Montrond 10,161 Saint-Amand-Montrond Cœur de France
18087 Dun-sur-Auron 3,948 Dun-sur-Auron Le Dunois
18108 La Guerche-sur-l'Aubois 3,319 La Guerche-sur-l'Aubois Portes du Berry entre Loire et Val d'Aubois
18242 Sancoins 3,154 Dun-sur-Auron Les Trois Provinces
18057 Châteaumeillant 2,011 Châteaumeillant Berry Grand Sud
18172 Orval 1,860 Saint-Amand-Montrond Cœur de France
18160 Nérondes 1,561 La Guerche-sur-l'Aubois Pays de Nérondes
18058 Châteauneuf-sur-Cher 1,468 Trouy Arnon Boischaut Cher
18127 Lignières 1,398 Châteaumeillant Arnon Boischaut Cher
18118 Jouet-sur-l'Aubois 1,371 La Guerche-sur-l'Aubois Portes du Berry entre Loire et Val d'Aubois

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