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Arrondissement of Saint-Jean-d'Angély
Arrondissement of France
Location of Saint-Jean-d'Angély in Charente-Maritime
Location of Saint-Jean-d'Angély in Charente-Maritime
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente-Maritime
Communes 114
Subrefecture Saint-Jean-d'Angély
INSEE code 175
Area
 • Total 1,442.2 km2 (556.8 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 53,494
 • Density 37.0919/km2 (96.068/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Saint-Jean-d'Angély is an arrondissement of France, in the Charente-Maritime department, Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its capital is the city of Saint-Jean-d'Angély.

It has an area of 1,442.2 km2 (556.8 sq mi), and a population of 128,259 inhabitants for a density of 88.9 inhabitants/km².

It is the arrondissement of the Charente-Maritime department with fewest people living in it.

History

When the Charente-Maritime department was created on 1790, the arrondissement of Saintes was part of that original department.

On 10 September 1926, the arrondissement of Saint-Jean-d'Angély, together with Marennes, was eliminated. In 1943, Saint-Jean-d'Angély was made again an arrondissement.

Geography

The arrondissement of Saint-Jean-d'Angély is in the northeast of the department, in the historical and geographical region of Basse Saintonge.

It is bordered to the west by the arrondissement of Rochefort, to the south by the arrondissement of Saintes, to the east by the Charente department and to the north and northeast by the Deux-Sèvres 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.

In the arrondissement of Saint-Jean-d'Angély, only the canton of Matha, with 63 communes, has all of their communes in the arrondissement.

The following table shows the distribution of the communes in the arrondissement of Saint-Jean-d'Angély:

Canton Jonzac Rochefort La Rochelle Saintes Saint-Jean-d'Angély
Chaniers 17 10
Matha 63
Saint-Jean-d'Angély 2 40

Communes

The arrondissement of Saint-Jean-d'Angély has 114 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Annepont (17011)
  2. Annezay (17012)
  3. Antezant-la-Chapelle (17013)
  4. Archingeay (17017)
  5. Asnières-la-Giraud (17022)
  6. Aujac (17023)
  7. Aulnay (17024)
  8. Aumagne (17025)
  9. Authon-Ébéon (17026)
  10. Bagnizeau (17029)
  11. Ballans (17031)
  12. Bazauges (17035)
  13. Beauvais-sur-Matha (17037)
  14. Bercloux (17042)
  15. Bernay-Saint-Martin (17043)
  16. Bignay (17046)
  17. Blanzac-lès-Matha (17048)
  18. Blanzay-sur-Boutonne (17049)
  19. Bords (17053)
  20. Bresdon (17062)
  21. Brie-sous-Matha (17067)
  22. Brizambourg (17070)
  23. La Brousse (17071)
  24. Champdolent (17085)
  25. Chantemerle-sur-la-Soie (17087)
  26. Cherbonnières (17101)
  27. Chervettes (17103)
  28. Chives (17105)
  29. Coivert (17114)
  30. Contré (17117)
  31. Courant (17124)
  32. Courcelles (17125)
  33. Courcerac (17126)
  34. Cressé (17135)
  35. La Croix-Comtesse (17137)
  36. Dampierre-sur-Boutonne (17138)
  37. Dœuil-sur-le-Mignon (17139)
  38. Les Éduts (17149)
  39. Les Églises-d'Argenteuil (17150)
  40. Essouvert (17277)
  41. Fenioux (17157)
  42. Fontaine-Chalendray (17162)
  43. Fontenet (17165)
  44. La Frédière (17169)
  45. Gibourne (17176)
  46. Le Gicq (17177)
  47. Gourvillette (17180)
  48. Grandjean (17181)
  49. Haimps (17188)
  50. La Jarrie-Audouin (17195)
  51. Juicq (17198)
  52. Landes (17202)
  53. Loiré-sur-Nie (17206)
  54. Loulay (17211)
  55. Louzignac (17212)
  56. Lozay (17213)
  57. Macqueville (17217)
  58. Massac (17223)
  59. Matha (17224)
  60. Mazeray (17226)
  61. Migré (17234)
  62. Mons (17239)
  63. Le Mung (17252)
  64. Nachamps (17254)
  65. Nantillé (17256)
  66. Neuvicq-le-Château (17261)
  67. Les Nouillers (17266)
  68. Nuaillé-sur-Boutonne (17268)
  69. Néré (17257)
  70. Paillé (17271)
  71. Poursay-Garnaud (17288)
  72. Prignac (17290)
  73. Puy-du-Lac (17292)
  74. Puyrolland (17294)
  75. Romazières (17301)
  76. Saint-Crépin (17321)
  77. Sainte-Même (17374)
  78. Saint-Félix (17327)
  79. Saint-Georges-de-Longuepierre (17334)
  80. Saint-Hilaire-de-Villefranche (17344)
  81. Saint-Jean-d'Angély (17347)
  82. Saint-Julien-de-l'Escap (17350)
  83. Saint-Laurent-de-la-Barrière (17352)
  84. Saint-Loup (17356)
  85. Saint-Mandé-sur-Brédoire (17358)
  86. Saint-Martial (17361)
  87. Saint-Martin-de-Juillers (17367)
  88. Saint-Ouen (17377)
  89. Saint-Pardoult (17381)
  90. Saint-Pierre-de-Juillers (17383)
  91. Saint-Pierre-de-l'Isle (17384)
  92. Saint-Savinien (17397)
  93. Saint-Séverin-sur-Boutonne (17401)
  94. Saleignes (17416)
  95. Seigné (17422)
  96. Siecq (17427)
  97. Sonnac (17428)
  98. Taillant (17435)
  99. Taillebourg (17436)
  100. Ternant (17440)
  101. Thors (17446)
  102. Tonnay-Boutonne (17448)
  103. Les Touches-de-Périgny (17451)
  104. Torxé (17450)
  105. Varaize (17459)
  106. La Vergne (17465)
  107. Vergné (17464)
  108. Vervant (17467)
  109. La Villedieu (17471)
  110. Villemorin (17473)
  111. Villeneuve-la-Comtesse (17474)
  112. Villiers-Couture (17477)
  113. Vinax (17478)
  114. Voissay (17481)

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