Arrondissements of the Maine-et-Loire department

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The 4 arrondissements of the Maine-et-Loire department are:[1]

  1. Arrondissement of Angers, (prefecture of the Maine-et-Loire department: Angers) with 66 communes.[2] The population of the arrondissement was 380,215 in 2016.
  2. Arrondissement of Cholet, (subprefecture: Cholet) with 32 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 224,581 in 2016.
  3. Arrondissement of Saumur, (subprefecture: Saumur) with 52 communes.[3] The population of the arrondissement was 135,333 in 2016.
  4. Arrondissement of Segré, (subprefecture: Segré) with 27 communes.[4] The population of the arrondissement was 70,805 in 2016.

History[edit]

In 1800 the arrondissements of Angers, Baugé, Beaupréau, Saumur and Segré were established. In 1857 Cholet replaced Beaupréau as subprefecture. The arrondissement of Baugé was disbanded in 1926.[5]

The borders of the arrondissements of Maine-et-Loire were modified in January 2017:[6]

  • four communes from the arrondissement of Angers to the arrondissement of Saumur
  • four communes from the arrondissement of Angers to the arrondissement of Segré
  • two communes from the arrondissement of Saumur to the arrondissement of Angers
  • nine communes from the arrondissement of Saumur to the arrondissement of Cholet

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016" (PDF). INSEE. December 2018. Retrieved 2019-10-24.
  2. ^ "Arrondissement d'Angers (491)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-01.
  3. ^ "Arrondissement de Saumur (493)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-01.
  4. ^ "Arrondissement de Segré (494)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-01.
  5. ^ Historique de Maine-et-Loire
  6. ^ "Arrêté préfectoral, 27 December 2016" (PDF). Retrieved 2019-10-22.