Arrondissement of Auxerre

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Arrondissement of Auxerre
Arrondissement of France
Location of the arrondissement Auxerre in Yonne
Location of the arrondissement Auxerre in Yonne
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Yonne
Communes 171
Prefecture Auxerre
INSEE code 891
Area
 • Total 3,514.6 km2 (1,357.0 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 179,922
 • Density 51.1927/km2 (132.5886/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Auxerre is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Yonne département in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region. Its capital, and prefecture of the department, is the city of Auxerre.

History[change | change source]

When the Yonne department was created on 17 February 1800, the arrondissement of Auxerre was part of that original department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Auxerre is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Sens, to the east by the arrondissement of Avallon, to the south by the Nièvre (Burgundy) department and to the west by the Loiret (Centre-Val de Loire) department.

It has an area of 3,514.6 km2 (1,357 sq mi),[2] the largest in area of the arrondissements of the department. It has 179,922 inhabitants and a population density of 51.2 inhabitants/km².[3]

Composition[change | change source]

Cantons[change | change source]

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France,[4] cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

In the arrondissement of Auxerre, there are six cantons where not all their "communes" are in the arrondissement. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Auxerre
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Auxerre Avallon Senes
8901 Auxerre-1 3 + part of Auxerre 3 + part of Auxerre
8902 Auxerre-2 6 + part of Auxerre 6 + part of Auxerre
8903 Auxerre-3 6 + part of Auxerre 6 + part of Auxerre
8904 Auxerre-4 2 + part of Auxerre 2 + part of Auxerre
8906 Brienon-sur-Armançon 7 29 36
8907 Chablis 23 39 62
8908 Charny 36 2 38
8909 Cœur de Puisaye 24 24
8911 Joigny 8 7 15
8912 Joux-la-Ville 21 23 44
8913 Migennes 10 10
8915 Saint-Florentin 14 8 22
8921 Vincelles 36 36

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Auxerre has 171 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Aigremont (89002)
  2. Andryes (89007)
  3. Appoigny (89013)
  4. Augy (89023)
  5. Auxerre (89024)
  6. Bassou (89029)
  7. Bazarnes (89030)
  8. Beaumont (89031)
  9. Beauvoir (89033)
  10. Beine (89034)
  11. Bellechaume (89035)
  12. Béru (89039)
  13. Bessy-sur-Cure (89040)
  14. Beugnon (89041)
  15. Bleigny-le-Carreau (89045)
  16. Bléneau (89046)
  17. Bonnard (89050)
  18. Branches (89053)
  19. Brienon-sur-Armançon (89055)
  20. Butteaux (89061)
  21. Carisey (89062)
  22. Chablis (89068)
  23. Chailley (89069)
  24. Champcevrais (89072)
  25. Champignelles (89073)
  26. Champlost (89076)
  27. Champs-sur-Yonne (89077)
  28. Chamvres (89079)
  29. La Chapelle-Vaupelteigne (89081)
  30. Charbuy (89083)
  31. Charentenay (89084)
  32. Charmoy (89085)
  33. Charny Orée de Puisaye (89086)
  34. Chassy (89088)
  35. Chemilly-sur-Serein (89095)
  36. Chemilly-sur-Yonne (89096)
  37. Cheny (89099)
  38. Chéu (89101)
  39. Chevannes (89102)
  40. Chichée (89104)
  41. Chichery (89105)
  42. Chitry (89108)
  43. Coulangeron (89117)
  44. Coulanges-la-Vineuse (89118)
  45. Coulanges-sur-Yonne (89119)
  46. Courgis (89123)
  47. Courson-les-Carrières (89125)
  48. Crain (89129)
  49. Deux Rivières (89130)
  50. Diges (89139)
  51. Dracy (89147)
  52. Druyes-les-Belles-Fontaines (89148)
  53. Égleny (89150)
  54. Épineau-les-Voves (89152)
  55. Escamps (89154)
  56. Escolives-Sainte-Camille (89155)
  57. Esnon (89156)
  58. Étais-la-Sauvin (89158)
  59. La Ferté-Loupière (89163)
  60. Festigny (89164)
  61. Fleury-la-Vallée (89167)
  62. Fleys (89168)
  63. Fontaines (89173)
  64. Fontenay-près-Chablis (89175)
  65. Fontenay-sous-Fouronnes (89177)
  66. Fontenoy (89179)
  67. Fouronnes (89182)
  68. Germigny (89186)
  69. Gurgy (89198)
  70. Gy-l'Évêque (89199)
  71. Hauterive (89200)
  72. Héry (89201)
  73. Irancy (89202)
  74. Jaulges (89205)
  75. Jussy (89212)
  76. Lain (89215)
  77. Lainsecq (89216)
  78. Lalande (89217)
  79. Laroche-Saint-Cydroine (89218)
  80. Lasson (89219)
  81. Lavau (89220)
  82. Leugny (89221)
  83. Levis (89222)
  84. Lichères-près-Aigremont (89224)
  85. Lignorelles (89226)
  86. Ligny-le-Châtel (89227)
  87. Lindry (89228)
  88. Lucy-sur-Cure (89233)
  89. Lucy-sur-Yonne (89234)
  90. Mailly-la-Ville (89237)
  91. Mailly-le-Château (89238)
  92. Maligny (89242)
  93. Mercy (89249)
  94. Méré (89250)
  95. Merry-Sec (89252)
  96. Merry-la-Vallée (89251)
  97. Merry-Sec (89252)
  98. Mézilles (89254)
  99. Migé (89256)
  100. Migennes (89257)
  101. Monéteau (89263)
  102. Montholon (89003)
  103. Montigny-la-Resle (89265)
  104. Mont-Saint-Sulpice (89268)
  105. Mouffy (89270)
  106. Moulins-sur-Ouanne (89272)
  107. Moutiers-en-Puisaye (89273)
  108. Neuvy-Sautour (89276)
  109. Nitry (89277)
  110. Les Ormes (89281)
  111. Ormoy (89282)
  112. Ouanne (89283)
  113. Parly (89286)
  114. Paroy-en-Othe (89288)
  115. Percey (89292)
  116. Perrigny (89295)
  117. Poilly-sur-Serein (89303)
  118. Poilly-sur-Tholon (89304)
  119. Pontigny (89307)
  120. Pourrain (89311)
  121. Prégilbert (89314)
  122. Préhy (89315)
  123. Quenne (89319)
  124. Rogny-les-Sept-Écluses (89324)
  125. Ronchères (89325)
  126. Rouvray (89328)
  127. Sainpuits (89331)
  128. Saint-Bris-le-Vineux (89337)
  129. Sainte-Colombe-sur-Loing (89340)
  130. Saint-Cyr-les-Colons (89341)
  131. Saint-Fargeau (89344)
  132. Saint-Florentin (89345)
  133. Saint-Georges-sur-Baulche (89346)
  134. Saint-Martin-des-Champs (89352)
  135. Saint-Maurice-le-Vieil (89360)
  136. Saint-Maurice-Thizouaille (89361)
  137. Sainte-Pallaye (89363)
  138. Saint-Privé (89365)
  139. Saints-en-Puisaye (89367)
  140. Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye (89368)
  141. Seignelay (89382)
  142. Sementron (89383)
  143. Senan (89384)
  144. Sery (89394)
  145. Sommecaise (89397)
  146. Sormery (89398)
  147. Sougères-en-Puisaye (89400)
  148. Soumaintrain (89402)
  149. Les Hauts de Forterre (89405)
  150. Tannerre-en-Puisaye (89408)
  151. Thury (89416)
  152. Toucy (89419)
  153. Treigny (89420)
  154. Trucy-sur-Yonne (89424)
  155. Turny (89425)
  156. Val-de-Mercy (89426)
  157. Vallan (89427)
  158. Varennes (89430)
  159. Venizy (89436)
  160. Venouse (89437)
  161. Venoy (89438)
  162. Vergigny (89439)
  163. Vermenton (89441)
  164. Villefargeau (89453)
  165. Villeneuve-les-Genêts (89462)
  166. Villeneuve-Saint-Salves (89463)
  167. Villiers-Saint-Benoît (89472)
  168. Villiers-Vineux (89474)
  169. Villy (89477)
  170. Vincelles (89478)
  171. Vincelottes (89479)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
58024 Auxerre 34,843 Auxerre-1, Auxerre-2
Auxerre-3 and Auxerre-4
Communauté d'agglomération de l'Auxerrois
58257 Migennes 7,019 Migennes Agglomération Migennoise
58086 Charny Orée de Puisaye 5,145 Charny Puisaye-Forterre
58345 Saint-Florentin 4,614 Saint-Florentin Serein et Armance
58263 Monéteau 4,010 Auxerre-2 Communauté d'agglomération de l'Auxerrois
58346 Saint-Georges-sur-Baulche 3,301 Auxerre-1 Communauté d'agglomération de l'Auxerrois
58055 Brienon-sur-Armançon 3,145 Brienon-sur-Armançon Serein et Armance
58013 Appoigny 3,135 Auxerre-2 Communauté d'agglomération de l'Auxerrois
58419 Toucy 2,748 Cœur de Puisaye Puisaye-Forterre
58099 Cheny 2,462 Migennes Agglomération Migennoise

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de l'Yonne". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 24 November 2014. 
  2. "Arrondissement d'Auxerre (891)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 16 June 2017. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 16 June 2017. 
  4. "Décret n° 2014-156 du 13 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de l'Yonne" (in French). Legifrance.gouv.fr. 13 February 2014. Retrieved 16 June 2017. 
  5. "Arrondissement d'Auxerre (891)". Géographie administrative et d'étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 16 June 2017. 

Coordinates: 47°47′55″N 3°34′02″E / 47.7986°N 3.5672°E / 47.7986; 3.5672