Arrondissement of Tours

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Tours
Location within the region Centre-Val de Loire
Location within the region Centre-Val de Loire
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentIndre-et-Loire
No. of communes54
PrefectureTours
Area
 • Total1,087.6 km2 (419.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total384,117
 • Density350/km2 (910/sq mi)
INSEE code372

The arrondissement of Tours is an arrondissement of France in the Indre-et-Loire department in the Centre-Val de Loire region. It has 54 communes.[1] Its population is 384,117 (2016), and its area is 1,087.6 km2 (419.9 sq mi).[2]

Composition[edit]

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

  1. Artannes-sur-Indre (37006)
  2. Azay-le-Rideau (37014)
  3. Azay-sur-Cher (37015)
  4. Ballan-Miré (37018)
  5. Berthenay (37025)
  6. Bréhémont (37038)
  7. Chambray-lès-Tours (37050)
  8. Chançay (37052)
  9. Chanceaux-sur-Choisille (37054)
  10. La Chapelle-aux-Naux (37056)
  11. Cheillé (37067)
  12. Druye (37099)
  13. Esvres (37104)
  14. Fondettes (37109)
  15. Joué-lès-Tours (37122)
  16. Larçay (37124)
  17. Lignières-de-Touraine (37128)
  18. Luynes (37139)
  19. La Membrolle-sur-Choisille (37151)
  20. Mettray (37152)
  21. Monnaie (37153)
  22. Montbazon (37154)
  23. Montlouis-sur-Loire (37156)
  24. Monts (37159)
  25. Notre-Dame-d'Oé (37172)
  26. Parçay-Meslay (37179)
  27. Pont-de-Ruan (37186)
  28. Reugny (37194)
  29. La Riche (37195)
  30. Rigny-Ussé (37197)
  31. Rivarennes (37200)
  32. Rochecorbon (37203)
  33. Saché (37205)
  34. Saint-Avertin (37208)
  35. Saint-Branchs (37211)
  36. Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (37214)
  37. Sainte-Catherine-de-Fierbois (37212)
  38. Saint-Étienne-de-Chigny (37217)
  39. Saint-Genouph (37219)
  40. Saint-Pierre-des-Corps (37233)
  41. Savonnières (37243)
  42. Sorigny (37250)
  43. Thilouze (37257)
  44. Tours (37261)
  45. Truyes (37263)
  46. Vallères (37264)
  47. Veigné (37266)
  48. Véretz (37267)
  49. Vernou-sur-Brenne (37270)
  50. Villaines-les-Rochers (37271)
  51. Villandry (37272)
  52. La Ville-aux-Dames (37273)
  53. Villeperdue (37278)
  54. Vouvray (37281)

History[edit]

The arrondissement of Tours was created in 1800.[3] At the January 2017 reorganisation of the arrondissements of Indre-et-Loire, it gained 12 communes from the arrondissement of Chinon, and it lost 34 communes to the arrondissement of Chinon and 46 communes to the arrondissement of Loches.[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 Tours were, as of January 2015:[5]

  1. Amboise
  2. Ballan-Miré
  3. Bléré
  4. Chambray-lès-Tours
  5. Château-la-Vallière
  6. Château-Renault
  7. Joué-lès-Tours-Nord
  8. Joué-lès-Tours-Sud
  9. Luynes
  10. Montbazon
  11. Montlouis-sur-Loire
  12. Neuillé-Pont-Pierre
  13. Neuvy-le-Roi
  14. Saint-Avertin
  15. Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire
  16. Saint-Pierre-des-Corps
  17. Tours-Centre
  18. Tours-Est
  19. Tours-Nord-Est
  20. Tours-Nord-Ouest
  21. Tours-Ouest
  22. Tours-Sud
  23. Tours-Val-du-Cher
  24. Vouvray

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Arrondissement de Tours (372)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  2. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  3. ^ Historique d'Indre-et-Loire
  4. ^ "Arrêté préfectoral, 5 December 2016" (PDF). pp. 435–443. Retrieved 2019-10-21.
  5. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-21.

Coordinates: 47°24′N 0°41′E / 47.400°N 0.683°E / 47.400; 0.683