Arrondissement of Montbrison

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Montbrison
Montbrison from the road coming from Saint-Bonnet le Courreau
Montbrison from the road coming from Saint-Bonnet le Courreau
Location within the region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Location within the region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentLoire
No. of communes135
SubprefectureMontbrison
Area
 • Total1,943.2 km2 (750.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total181,551
 • Density93/km2 (240/sq mi)
INSEE code421

The arrondissement of Montbrison is located in the Loire department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of France. It has 135 communes.[1] Its population is 181,551 (2016), and its area is 1,943.2 km2 (750.3 sq mi).[2]

Composition[edit]

The communes of the arrondissement of Montbrison, and their INSEE codes, are:[1]

  1. Aboën (42001)
  2. Ailleux (42002)
  3. Apinac (42006)
  4. Arthun (42009)
  5. Aveizieux (42010)
  6. Bard (42012)
  7. Bellegarde-en-Forez (42013)
  8. Boën-sur-Lignon (42019)
  9. Boisset-lès-Montrond (42020)
  10. Boisset-Saint-Priest (42021)
  11. Bonson (42022)
  12. Bussy-Albieux (42030)
  13. Cervières (42034)
  14. Cezay (42035)
  15. Chalain-d'Uzore (42037)
  16. Chalain-le-Comtal (42038)
  17. Chalmazel-Jeansagnière (42039)
  18. La Chamba (42040)
  19. Chambéon (42041)
  20. Chambles (42042)
  21. Chambœuf (42043)
  22. La Chambonie (42045)
  23. Champdieu (42046)
  24. La Chapelle-en-Lafaye (42050)
  25. Châtelneuf (42054)
  26. Châtelus (42055)
  27. Chazelles-sur-Lavieu (42058)
  28. Chazelles-sur-Lyon (42059)
  29. Chenereilles (42060)
  30. Chevrières (42062)
  31. Civens (42065)
  32. Cleppé (42066)
  33. La Côte-en-Couzan (42072)
  34. Cottance (42073)
  35. Craintilleux (42075)
  36. Cuzieu (42081)
  37. Débats-Rivière-d'Orpra (42084)
  38. Écotay-l'Olme (42087)
  39. Épercieux-Saint-Paul (42088)
  40. Essertines-en-Châtelneuf (42089)
  41. Essertines-en-Donzy (42090)
  42. Estivareilles (42091)
  43. Feurs (42094)
  44. La Gimond (42100)
  45. Grammond (42102)
  46. Grézieux-le-Fromental (42105)
  47. Gumières (42107)
  48. L'Hôpital-le-Grand (42108)
  49. L'Hôpital-sous-Rochefort (42109)
  50. Jas (42113)
  51. Lavieu (42117)
  52. Leigneux (42119)
  53. Lérigneux (42121)
  54. Lézigneux (42122)
  55. Luriecq (42126)
  56. Magneux-Haute-Rive (42130)
  57. Marcilly-le-Châtel (42134)
  58. Marclopt (42135)
  59. Marcoux (42136)
  60. Margerie-Chantagret (42137)
  61. Maringes (42138)
  62. Marols (42140)
  63. Merle-Leignec (42142)
  64. Mizérieux (42143)
  65. Montarcher (42146)
  66. Montbrison (42147)
  67. Montchal (42148)
  68. Montrond-les-Bains (42149)
  69. Montverdun (42150)
  70. Mornand-en-Forez (42151)
  71. Nervieux (42155)
  72. Noirétable (42159)
  73. Palogneux (42164)
  74. Panissières (42165)
  75. Périgneux (42169)
  76. Poncins (42174)
  77. Pouilly-lès-Feurs (42175)
  78. Pralong (42179)
  79. Précieux (42180)
  80. Rivas (42185)
  81. Roche (42188)
  82. Rozier-Côtes-d'Aurec (42192)
  83. Rozier-en-Donzy (42193)
  84. Sail-sous-Couzan (42195)
  85. Saint-André-le-Puy (42200)
  86. Saint-Barthélemy-Lestra (42202)
  87. Saint-Bonnet-le-Château (42204)
  88. Saint-Bonnet-le-Courreau (42205)
  89. Saint-Bonnet-les-Oules (42206)
  90. Saint-Cyprien (42211)
  91. Saint-Cyr-les-Vignes (42214)
  92. Saint-Denis-sur-Coise (42216)
  93. Saint-Didier-sur-Rochefort (42217)
  94. Sainte-Agathe-la-Bouteresse (42197)
  95. Sainte-Foy-Saint-Sulpice (42221)
  96. Saint-Étienne-le-Molard (42219)
  97. Saint-Galmier (42222)
  98. Saint-Georges-en-Couzan (42227)
  99. Saint-Georges-Haute-Ville (42228)
  100. Saint-Hilaire-Cusson-la-Valmitte (42235)
  101. Saint-Jean-la-Vêtre (42238)
  102. Saint-Jean-Soleymieux (42240)
  103. Saint-Just-en-Bas (42247)
  104. Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert (42279)
  105. Saint-Laurent-la-Conche (42251)
  106. Saint-Laurent-Rochefort (42252)
  107. Saint-Marcellin-en-Forez (42256)
  108. Saint-Martin-Lestra (42261)
  109. Saint-Maurice-en-Gourgois (42262)
  110. Saint-Médard-en-Forez (42264)
  111. Saint-Nizier-de-Fornas (42266)
  112. Saint-Paul-d'Uzore (42269)
  113. Saint-Priest-la-Vêtre (42278)
  114. Saint-Romain-le-Puy (42285)
  115. Saint-Sixte (42288)
  116. Saint-Thomas-la-Garde (42290)
  117. Les Salles (42295)
  118. Salt-en-Donzy (42296)
  119. Salvizinet (42297)
  120. Sauvain (42298)
  121. Savigneux (42299)
  122. Soleymieux (42301)
  123. Sury-le-Comtal (42304)
  124. La Tourette (42312)
  125. Trelins (42313)
  126. Unias (42315)
  127. Usson-en-Forez (42318)
  128. Valeille (42319)
  129. La Valla-sur-Rochefort (42321)
  130. Veauche (42323)
  131. Veauchette (42324)
  132. Verrières-en-Forez (42328)
  133. Vêtre-sur-Anzon (42245)
  134. Viricelles (42335)
  135. Virigneux (42336)

History[edit]

The arrondissement of Montbrison was created in 1800.[3] In January 2017 it lost the commune Andrézieux-Bouthéon to the arrondissement of Saint-Étienne.[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 Montbrison were, as of January 2015:[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Arrondissement de Montbrison (421)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-01.
  2. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-01.
  3. ^ Historique de la Loire
  4. ^ "Arrêté préfectoral, 29 December 2016" (PDF). Retrieved 2019-10-21.
  5. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-21.

Coordinates: 45°36′14″N 4°03′47″E / 45.60389°N 4.06306°E / 45.60389; 4.06306