Arrondissement of Blois

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Blois
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Location within the region Centre-Val de Loire
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loir-et-Cher
No. of  communes 93
Prefecture Blois
Area
1,950.2 km2 (753.0 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018) [1]
150,589
  Density77/km2 (200/sq mi)
INSEE code 411

The arrondissement of Blois (French: arrondissement de Blois, [aʁɔ̃dismɑ̃ də blwa] ) is an arrondissement (district) of France, located in the Loir-et-Cher department, Centre-Val de Loire. It has 93 communes. [2] Its population is 150,805 (2016), and its area is 1,950.2 km2 (753.0 sq mi). [3]

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Composition

The communes of the arrondissement of Blois are: [2]

  1. Autainville (41006)
  2. Avaray (41008)
  3. Averdon (41009)
  4. Bauzy (41013)
  5. Beauce-la-Romaine (41173)
  6. Binas (41017)
  7. Blois (41018)
  8. Boisseau (41019)
  9. Bracieux (41025)
  10. Briou (41027)
  11. Candé-sur-Beuvron (41029)
  12. Cellettes (41031)
  13. Chailles (41032)
  14. Chambord (41034)
  15. Champigny-en-Beauce (41035)
  16. La Chapelle-Saint-Martin-en-Plaine (41039)
  17. La Chapelle-Vendômoise (41040)
  18. Chaumont-sur-Loire (41045)
  19. La Chaussée-Saint-Victor (41047)
  20. Cheverny (41050)
  21. Chitenay (41052)
  22. Conan (41057)
  23. Concriers (41058)
  24. Cormeray (41061)
  25. Courbouzon (41066)
  26. Cour-Cheverny (41067)
  27. Cour-sur-Loire (41069)
  28. Crouy-sur-Cosson (41071)
  29. Épiais (41077)
  30. La Ferté-Saint-Cyr (41085)
  31. Fontaines-en-Sologne (41086)
  32. Fossé (41091)
  33. Françay (41093)
  34. Herbault (41101)
  35. Huisseau-sur-Cosson (41104)
  36. Josnes (41105)
  37. Lancôme (41108)
  38. Landes-le-Gaulois (41109)
  39. Lestiou (41114)
  40. Lorges (41119)
  41. La Madeleine-Villefrouin (41121)
  42. Marchenoir (41123)
  43. Marolles (41128)
  44. Maslives (41129)
  45. Maves (41130)
  46. Menars (41134)
  47. Mer (41136)
  48. Mesland (41137)
  49. Monteaux (41144)
  50. Monthou-sur-Bièvre (41145)
  51. Les Montils (41147)
  52. Montlivault (41148)
  53. Mont-près-Chambord (41150)
  54. Muides-sur-Loire (41155)
  55. Mulsans (41156)
  56. Neuvy (41160)
  57. Oucques la Nouvelle (41171)
  58. Le Plessis-l'Échelle (41178)
  59. Rhodon (41188)
  60. Rilly-sur-Loire (41189)
  61. Roches (41191)
  62. Saint-Bohaire (41203)
  63. Saint-Claude-de-Diray (41204)
  64. Saint-Cyr-du-Gault (41205)
  65. Saint-Denis-sur-Loire (41206)
  66. Saint-Dyé-sur-Loire (41207)
  67. Saint-Étienne-des-Guérets (41208)
  68. Saint-Gervais-la-Forêt (41212)
  69. Saint-Laurent-des-Bois (41219)
  70. Saint-Laurent-Nouan (41220)
  71. Saint-Léonard-en-Beauce (41221)
  72. Saint-Lubin-en-Vergonnois (41223)
  73. Saint-Sulpice-de-Pommeray (41230)
  74. Sambin (41233)
  75. Santenay (41234)
  76. Séris (41245)
  77. Seur (41246)
  78. Suèvres (41252)
  79. Talcy (41253)
  80. Thoury (41260)
  81. Tour-en-Sologne (41262)
  82. Valaire (41266)
  83. Valencisse (41142)
  84. Valloire-sur-Cisse (41055)
  85. Veuzain-sur-Loire (41167)
  86. Vievy-le-Rayé (41273)
  87. Villebarou (41276)
  88. Villefrancœur (41281)
  89. Villeneuve-Frouville (41284)
  90. Villerbon (41288)
  91. Villermain (41289)
  92. Villexanton (41292)
  93. Vineuil (41295)

History

The arrondissement of Blois was created in 1800. [4] In 2007 it lost the canton of Saint-Aignan to the arrondissement of Romorantin-Lanthenay. [4] At the January 2017 reorganisation of the arrondissements of Loir-et-Cher, it gained three communes from the arrondissement of Romorantin-Lanthenay and four communes from the arrondissement of Vendôme, and it lost 17 communes to the arrondissement of Romorantin-Lanthenay and two communes to the arrondissement of Vendôme. [5] In January 2019 it lost the commune Courmemin to the arrondissement of Romorantin-Lanthenay. [6]

As a result of the reorganisation of the cantons of France which came into effect in 2015, the borders of the cantons are no longer related to the borders of the arrondissements. The cantons of the arrondissement of Blois were, as of January 2015: [7]

  1. Blois-1
  2. Blois-2
  3. Blois-3
  4. Blois-4
  5. Blois-5
  6. Bracieux
  7. Contres
  8. Herbault
  9. Marchenoir
  10. Mer
  11. Montrichard
  12. Ouzouer-le-Marché
  13. Saint-Aignan
  14. Vineuil

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Communes of the Loir-et-Cher department

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Sologne

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Romorantin-Lanthenay Commune in Centre-Val de Loire, France

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Arrondissements of the Loir-et-Cher department

The 3 arrondissements of the Loir-et-Cher department are:

  1. Arrondissement of Blois, with 93 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 150,805 in 2016.
  2. Arrondissement of Romorantin-Lanthenay, with 74 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 112,145 in 2016.
  3. Arrondissement of Vendôme, with 100 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 69,819 in 2016.
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La Ferté-Saint-Cyr Commune in Centre-Val de Loire, France

La Ferté-Saint-Cyr is a commune near Blois, in the Loir-et-Cher department in Centre-Val de Loire, France.

Cosson

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The canton of La Beauce is an administrative division of the Loir-et-Cher department, central France. It was created at the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015. Its seat is in Beauce-la-Romaine.

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References

  1. "Téléchargement du fichier d'ensemble des populations légales en 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  2. 1 2 "Arrondissement de Blois (411)". INSEE . Retrieved 2019-10-01.
  3. "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE . Retrieved 2019-10-01.
  4. 1 2 Historique de Loir-et-Cher
  5. "Arrêté préfectoral, 28 December 2016" (PDF). pp. 11–18. Retrieved 2019-10-21.
  6. Commune de Courmemin (41068), INSEE
  7. "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-21.

Coordinates: 47°35′N1°20′E / 47.58°N 1.33°E / 47.58; 1.33