Arrondissement of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne

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Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
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Location within the region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Savoie
No. of  communes 53
Subprefecture Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
Area
  Total1,976.0 km2 (762.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
  Total43,091
  Density22/km2 (56/sq mi)
INSEE code 733

The arrondissement of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne is an arrondissement of France in the Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. It has 53 communes. [1] Its population is 43,091 (2016), and its area is 1,976.0 km2 (762.9 sq mi). [2] The area corresponds to the former province of Maurienne.

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Composition

The communes of the arrondissement of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, and their INSEE codes, are: [1]

  1. Aiton (73007)
  2. Albiez-Montrond (73013)
  3. Albiez-le-Jeune (73012)
  4. Argentine (73019)
  5. Aussois (73023)
  6. Avrieux (73026)
  7. Bessans (73040)
  8. Bonneval-sur-Arc (73047)
  9. Bonvillaret (73049)
  10. La Chambre (73067)
  11. La Chapelle (73074)
  12. Les Chavannes-en-Maurienne (73083)
  13. Épierre (73109)
  14. Fontcouverte-la-Toussuire (73116)
  15. Fourneaux (73117)
  16. Freney (73119)
  17. Jarrier (73138)
  18. Modane (73157)
  19. Montgilbert (73168)
  20. Montricher-Albanne (73173)
  21. Montsapey (73175)
  22. Montvernier (73177)
  23. Notre-Dame-du-Cruet (73189)
  24. Orelle (73194)
  25. Saint-Alban-d'Hurtières (73220)
  26. Saint-Alban-des-Villards (73221)
  27. Saint-André (73223)
  28. Saint-Avre (73224)
  29. Saint-Colomban-des-Villards (73230)
  30. Saint-Etienne-de-Cuines (73231)
  31. Saint-François-Longchamp (73235)
  32. Saint-Georges-d'Hurtières (73237)
  33. Saint-Jean-d'Arves (73242)
  34. Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (73248)
  35. Saint-Julien-Mont-Denis (73250)
  36. Saint-Léger (73252)
  37. Saint-Martin-d'Arc (73256)
  38. Saint-Martin-de-la-Porte (73258)
  39. Saint-Martin-sur-la-Chambre (73259)
  40. Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne (73261)
  41. Saint-Pancrace (73267)
  42. Saint-Pierre-de-Belleville (73272)
  43. Saint-Rémy-de-Maurienne (73278)
  44. Saint-Sorlin-d'Arves (73280)
  45. Sainte-Marie-de-Cuines (73255)
  46. La Tour-en-Maurienne (73135)
  47. Val-Cenis (73290)
  48. Val-d'Arc (73212)
  49. Valloire (73306)
  50. Valmeinier (73307)
  51. Villarembert (73318)
  52. Villargondran (73320)
  53. Villarodin-Bourget (73322)

History

The arrondissement of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne was created in 1860. [3]

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 Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne were, as of January 2015: [4]

  1. Aiguebelle
  2. La Chambr
  3. Lanslebourg-Mont-Cenis
  4. Modane
  5. Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
  6. Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne

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References

  1. 1 2 "Arrondissement de Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (733)". INSEE . Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  2. "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE . Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  3. Historique de la Savoie
  4. "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-25.

Coordinates: 45°16′22″N6°20′54″E / 45.27278°N 6.34833°E / 45.27278; 6.34833