Arrondissement of Avallon

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Arrondissement of Avallon
Arrondissement of France
Location of the arrondissement Avallon in Yonne
Location of the arrondissement Avallon in Yonne
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Yonne
Communes 139
Subprefecture Avallon
INSEE code 892
Area
 • Total 2,209.2 km2 (853.0 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 47,594
 • Density 22/km2 (56/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Avallon is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Yonne département in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region. Its capital is the city of Avallon.

History[change | change source]

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

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Avallon is bordered to the north by the Aube (Champagne-Ardenne) department, to the east by the Côte-d'Or (Burgundy) department, to the south by the Nièvre (Burgundy) department and to the west by the arrondissement of Auxerre.

It is the easternmost arrondissement of the department, with an area of 2,209.2 km2 (853 sq mi).[2] It has 47,594 inhabitants, the arrondissement of the department with fewer people living there, and a population density of 21.5 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 Avallon, there are three 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 Avallon
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Auxerre Avallon Senes
8905 Avallon 27 27
8907 Chablis 23 39 62
8912 Joux-la-Ville 21 23 44
8915 Saint-Florentin 14 8 22
8919 Tonnerrois 52 52

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Avallon has 139 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Aisy-sur-Armançon (89004)
  2. Ancy-le-Franc (89005)
  3. Ancy-le-Libre (89006)
  4. Angely (89008)
  5. Annay-la-Côte (89009)
  6. Annay-sur-Serein (89010)
  7. Annéot (89011)
  8. Annoux (89012)
  9. Arcy-sur-Cure (89015)
  10. Argentenay (89016)
  11. Argenteuil-sur-Armançon (89017)
  12. Arthonnay (89019)
  13. Asnières-sous-Bois (89020)
  14. Asquins (89021)
  15. Athie (89022)
  16. Avallon (89025)
  17. Baon (89028)
  18. Beauvilliers (89032)
  19. Bernouil (89038)
  20. Bierry-les-Belles-Fontaines (89042)
  21. Blacy (89043)
  22. Blannay (89044)
  23. Bois-d'Arcy (89049)
  24. Brosses (89057)
  25. Bussières (89058)
  26. Censy (89064)
  27. Chamoux (89071)
  28. Chassignelles (89087)
  29. Chastellux-sur-Cure (89089)
  30. Châtel-Censoir (89091)
  31. Châtel-Gérard (89092)
  32. Cheney (89098)
  33. Cisery (89109)
  34. Collan (89112)
  35. Coutarnoux (89128)
  36. Cruzy-le-Châtel (89131)
  37. Cry (89132)
  38. Cussy-les-Forges (89134)
  39. Dannemoine (89137)
  40. Dissangis (89141)
  41. Domecy-sur-Cure (89145)
  42. Domecy-sur-le-Vault (89146)
  43. Dyé (89149)
  44. Épineuil (89153)
  45. Étaule (89159)
  46. Étivey (89161)
  47. Flogny-la-Chapelle (89169)
  48. Foissy-lès-Vézelay (89170)
  49. Fontenay-près-Vézelay (89176)
  50. Fresnes (89183)
  51. Fulvy (89184)
  52. Gigny (89187)
  53. Girolles (89188)
  54. Givry (89190)
  55. Gland (89191)
  56. Grimault (89194)
  57. Guillon (89197)
  58. Island (89203)
  59. L'Isle-sur-Serein (89204)
  60. Jouancy (89207)
  61. Joux-la-Ville (89208)
  62. Jully (89210)
  63. Junay (89211)
  64. Lézinnes (89223)
  65. Lichères-sur-Yonne (89225)
  66. Lucy-le-Bois (89232)
  67. Magny (89235)
  68. Marmeaux (89244)
  69. Massangis (89246)
  70. Mélisey (89247)
  71. Menades (89248)
  72. Merry-sur-Yonne (89253)
  73. Môlay (89259)
  74. Molosmes (89262)
  75. Montillot (89266)
  76. Montréal (89267)
  77. Moulins-en-Tonnerrois (89271)
  78. Noyers (89279)
  79. Nuits (89280)
  80. Pacy-sur-Armançon (89284)
  81. Pasilly (89290)
  82. Perrigny-sur-Armançon (89296)
  83. Pierre-Perthuis (89297)
  84. Pimelles (89299)
  85. Pisy (89300)
  86. Pontaubert (89306)
  87. Précy-le-Sec (89312)
  88. Provency (89316)
  89. Quarré-les-Tombes (89318)
  90. Quincerot (89320)
  91. Ravières (89321)
  92. Roffey (89323)
  93. Rugny (89329)
  94. Saint-André-en-Terre-Plaine (89333)
  95. Saint-Brancher (89336)
  96. Sainte-Colombe (89339)
  97. Saint-Germain-des-Champs (89347)
  98. Saint-Léger-Vauban (89349)
  99. Sainte-Magnance (89351)
  100. Saint-Martin-sur-Armançon (89355)
  101. Saint-Moré (89362)
  102. Saint-Père (89364)
  103. Sainte-Vertu (89371)
  104. Sambourg (89374)
  105. Santigny (89375)
  106. Sarry (89376)
  107. Sauvigny-le-Beuréal (89377)
  108. Sauvigny-le-Bois (89378)
  109. Savigny-en-Terre-Plaine (89379)
  110. Sceaux (89381)
  111. Sennevoy-le-Bas (89385)
  112. Sennevoy-le-Haut (89386)
  113. Sermizelles (89392)
  114. Serrigny (89393)
  115. Stigny (89403)
  116. Talcy (89406)
  117. Tanlay (89407)
  118. Tharoiseau (89409)
  119. Tharot (89410)
  120. Thizy (89412)
  121. Thorey (89413)
  122. Thory (89415)
  123. Tissey (89417)
  124. Tonnerre (89418)
  125. Trévilly (89421)
  126. Trichey (89422)
  127. Tronchoy (89423)
  128. Vassy (89431)
  129. Vault-de-Lugny (89433)
  130. Vézannes (89445)
  131. Vézelay (89446)
  132. Vézinnes (89447)
  133. Vignes (89448)
  134. Villiers-les-Hauts (89470)
  135. Villon (89475)
  136. Vireaux (89481)
  137. Viviers (89482)
  138. Voutenay-sur-Cure (89485)
  139. Yrouerre (89486)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
58025 Avallon 7,025 Avallon Avallon, Vézelay, Morvan
58418 Tonnerre 4,759 Tonnerrois Le Tonnerrois en Bourgogne
58208 Joux-la-Ville 1,239 Joux-la-Ville Le Serein
58407 Tanlay 1,039 Tonnerrois Le Tonnerrois en Bourgogne
58169 Flogny-la-Chapelle 1,029 Tonnerrois Le Tonnerrois en Bourgogne
58005 Ancy-le-Franc 943 Tonnerrois Le Tonnerrois en Bourgogne
58235 Magny 860 Avallon Avallon, Vézelay, Morvan
58321 Ravières 837 Tonnerrois Le Tonnerrois en Bourgogne

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'Avallon (892)". 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'Avallon (892)". Géographie administrative et d'étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 16 June 2017. 

Coordinates: 47°29′27″N 3°54′33″E / 47.49083°N 3.90917°E / 47.49083; 3.90917