Arrondissement of Bourg-en-Bresse

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Bourg-en-Bresse
Location within the region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Location within the region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentAin
No. of communes199
PrefectureBourg-en-Bresse
Area
 • Total2,873.7 km2 (1,109.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total331,400
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
INSEE code012

The arrondissement of Bourg-en-Bresse is an arrondissement of France in the Ain department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. It has 199 communes.[1] Its population is 331,400 (2016), and its area is 2,873.7 km2 (1,109.5 sq mi).[2]

Composition[edit]

The communes of the arrondissement of Bourg-en-Bresse, and their INSEE codes, are:[1]

  1. L'Abergement-Clémenciat (01001)
  2. Ambérieux-en-Dombes (01005)
  3. Arbigny (01016)
  4. Ars-sur-Formans (01021)
  5. Asnières-sur-Saône (01023)
  6. Attignat (01024)
  7. Bâgé-Dommartin (01025)
  8. Bâgé-le-Châtel (01026)
  9. Balan (01027)
  10. Baneins (01028)
  11. Beaupont (01029)
  12. Beauregard (01030)
  13. Béligneux (01032)
  14. Bény (01038)
  15. Béréziat (01040)
  16. Bey (01042)
  17. Beynost (01043)
  18. Birieux (01045)
  19. Biziat (01046)
  20. Bohas-Meyriat-Rignat (01245)
  21. La Boisse (01049)
  22. Boissey (01050)
  23. Bouligneux (01052)
  24. Bourg-en-Bresse (01053)
  25. Boz (01057)
  26. Bresse Vallons (01130)
  27. Bressolles (01062)
  28. Buellas (01065)
  29. Certines (01069)
  30. Ceyzériat (01072)
  31. Chalamont (01074)
  32. Chaleins (01075)
  33. Chaneins (01083)
  34. Chanoz-Châtenay (01084)
  35. La Chapelle-du-Châtelard (01085)
  36. Châtenay (01090)
  37. Châtillon-la-Palud (01092)
  38. Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne (01093)
  39. Chavannes-sur-Reyssouze (01094)
  40. Chaveyriat (01096)
  41. Chevroux (01102)
  42. Civrieux (01105)
  43. Cize (01106)
  44. Coligny (01108)
  45. Condeissiat (01113)
  46. Confrançon (01115)
  47. Cormoranche-sur-Saône (01123)
  48. Cormoz (01124)
  49. Corveissiat (01125)
  50. Courmangoux (01127)
  51. Courtes (01128)
  52. Crans (01129)
  53. Crottet (01134)
  54. Cruzilles-lès-Mépillat (01136)
  55. Curciat-Dongalon (01139)
  56. Curtafond (01140)
  57. Dagneux (01142)
  58. Dompierre-sur-Chalaronne (01146)
  59. Dompierre-sur-Veyle (01145)
  60. Domsure (01147)
  61. Drom (01150)
  62. Druillat (01151)
  63. Fareins (01157)
  64. Feillens (01159)
  65. Foissiat (01163)
  66. Francheleins (01165)
  67. Frans (01166)
  68. Garnerans (01167)
  69. Genouilleux (01169)
  70. Gorrevod (01175)
  71. Grand-Corent (01177)
  72. Grièges (01179)
  73. Guéreins (01183)
  74. Hautecourt-Romanèche (01184)
  75. Illiat (01188)
  76. Jassans-Riottier (01194)
  77. Jasseron (01195)
  78. Jayat (01196)
  79. Journans (01197)
  80. Laiz (01203)
  81. Lapeyrouse (01207)
  82. Lent (01211)
  83. Lescheroux (01212)
  84. Lurcy (01225)
  85. Malafretaz (01229)
  86. Mantenay-Montlin (01230)
  87. Manziat (01231)
  88. Marboz (01232)
  89. Marlieux (01235)
  90. Marsonnas (01236)
  91. Massieux (01238)
  92. Meillonnas (01241)
  93. Messimy-sur-Saône (01243)
  94. Mézériat (01246)
  95. Mionnay (01248)
  96. Miribel (01249)
  97. Misérieux (01250)
  98. Mogneneins (01252)
  99. Montagnat (01254)
  100. Montceaux (01258)
  101. Montcet (01259)
  102. Monthieux (01261)
  103. Montluel (01262)
  104. Montmerle-sur-Saône (01263)
  105. Montracol (01264)
  106. Montrevel-en-Bresse (01266)
  107. Neuville-les-Dames (01272)
  108. Neyron (01275)
  109. Niévroz (01276)
  110. Nivigne et Suran (01095)
  111. Ozan (01284)
  112. Parcieux (01285)
  113. Péronnas (01289)
  114. Perrex (01291)
  115. Peyzieux-sur-Saône (01295)
  116. Pirajoux (01296)
  117. Pizay (01297)
  118. Le Plantay (01299)
  119. Polliat (01301)
  120. Pont-de-Vaux (01305)
  121. Pont-de-Veyle (01306)
  122. Pouillat (01309)
  123. Ramasse (01317)
  124. Rancé (01318)
  125. Relevant (01319)
  126. Replonges (01320)
  127. Revonnas (01321)
  128. Reyrieux (01322)
  129. Reyssouze (01323)
  130. Romans (01328)
  131. Saint-André-de-Bâgé (01332)
  132. Saint-André-de-Corcy (01333)
  133. Saint-André-d'Huiriat (01334)
  134. Saint-André-le-Bouchoux (01335)
  135. Saint-André-sur-Vieux-Jonc (01336)
  136. Saint-Bénigne (01337)
  137. Saint-Bernard (01339)
  138. Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon (01343)
  139. Saint-Denis-lès-Bourg (01344)
  140. Saint-Didier-d'Aussiat (01346)
  141. Saint-Didier-de-Formans (01347)
  142. Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne (01348)
  143. Sainte-Croix (01342)
  144. Sainte-Euphémie (01353)
  145. Sainte-Olive (01382)
  146. Saint-Étienne-du-Bois (01350)
  147. Saint-Étienne-sur-Chalaronne (01351)
  148. Saint-Étienne-sur-Reyssouze (01352)
  149. Saint-Genis-sur-Menthon (01355)
  150. Saint-Georges-sur-Renon (01356)
  151. Saint-Germain-sur-Renon (01359)
  152. Saint-Jean-de-Thurigneux (01362)
  153. Saint-Jean-sur-Reyssouze (01364)
  154. Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle (01365)
  155. Saint-Julien-sur-Reyssouze (01367)
  156. Saint-Julien-sur-Veyle (01368)
  157. Saint-Just (01369)
  158. Saint-Laurent-sur-Saône (01370)
  159. Saint-Marcel (01371)
  160. Saint-Martin-du-Mont (01374)
  161. Saint-Martin-le-Châtel (01375)
  162. Saint-Maurice-de-Beynost (01376)
  163. Saint-Nizier-le-Bouchoux (01380)
  164. Saint-Nizier-le-Désert (01381)
  165. Saint-Paul-de-Varax (01383)
  166. Saint-Rémy (01385)
  167. Saint-Sulpice (01387)
  168. Saint-Trivier-de-Courtes (01388)
  169. Saint-Trivier-sur-Moignans (01389)
  170. Salavre (01391)
  171. Sandrans (01393)
  172. Savigneux (01398)
  173. Sermoyer (01402)
  174. Servas (01405)
  175. Servignat (01406)
  176. Simandre-sur-Suran (01408)
  177. Sulignat (01412)
  178. Thil (01418)
  179. Thoissey (01420)
  180. Tossiat (01422)
  181. Toussieux (01423)
  182. Tramoyes (01424)
  183. La Tranclière (01425)
  184. Trévoux (01427)
  185. Valeins (01428)
  186. Val-Revermont (01426)
  187. Vandeins (01429)
  188. Verjon (01432)
  189. Vernoux (01433)
  190. Versailleux (01434)
  191. Vescours (01437)
  192. Vésines (01439)
  193. Villars-les-Dombes (01443)
  194. Villemotier (01445)
  195. Villeneuve (01446)
  196. Villereversure (01447)
  197. Villette-sur-Ain (01449)
  198. Viriat (01451)
  199. Vonnas (01457)

History[edit]

The arrondissement of Bourg-en-Bresse was created in 1800.[3] At the January 2017 reorganization of the arrondissements of Ain, it lost 12 communes to the arrondissement of Belley and four to the arrondissement of Nantua.[4]

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 Bourg-en-Bresse were, as of January 2015:[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Arrondissement de Bourg-en-Bresse (012)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-09-26.
  2. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-09-26.
  3. ^ Historique de l'Ain
  4. ^ "Arrêté n° 16-542, p 746" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-07-20.
  5. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-07.

Coordinates: 46°12′36″N 5°14′15″E / 46.21000°N 5.23750°E / 46.21000; 5.23750