Arrondissement of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne

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.

Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
Location within the region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentSavoie
No. of communes53
SubprefectureSaint-Jean-de-Maurienne
Area
  Total1,976.0 km2 (762.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
  Total43,091
  Density22/km2 (56/sq mi)
INSEE code733

Composition

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

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

References

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