Arrondissement of Bonneville

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Arrondissement of Bonneville
Location of Bonneville in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Location of Bonneville in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
Communes61
SubprefectureBonneville
INSEE code742
Area
 • Total1,558.2 km2 (601.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total184,093
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Bonneville is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Haute-Savoie département, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Its capital, and a subprefecture of the department, is the city of Bonneville.

History[change | change source]

When the Haute-Savoie department was created in 1860, the arrondissement of Bonneville was part of that original department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Bonneville is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Thonon-les-Bains, to the east by Switzerland, to the southeast by Italy, to the south by the Savoie department, to the southwest by the arrondissement of Annecy and to the west by the arrondissement of Saint-Julien-en-Genevois.

It is the most eastern arrondissement of the department and is the largest arrondissement with an area of 1,558.2 km2 (601.6 sq mi),[2] and the second in population, with 184,093 inhabitants and a density of 118.1 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 Bonneville, there are 7 cantons:

  1. Bonneville (7405) (partly)
  2. Cluses (7406)
  3. Évian-les-Bains (7407) (partly)
  4. Faverges (7408) (partly)
  5. Le Mont-Blanc (7410)
  6. La Roche-sur-Foron (7411) (partly)
  7. Sallanches (7414)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Bonneville has 61 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Amancy (74007)
  2. Arenthon (74018)
  3. Arâches-la-Frasse (74014)
  4. Ayse (74024)
  5. Bonneville (74042)
  6. Brizon (74049)
  7. Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (74056)
  8. Châtillon-sur-Cluses (74064)
  9. Cluses (74081)
  10. Combloux (74083)
  11. Contamine-sur-Arve (74087)
  12. Cordon (74089)
  13. Cornier (74090)
  14. Demi-Quartier (74099)
  15. Domancy (74103)
  16. Entremont (74110)
  17. Etaux (74116)
  18. Faucigny (74122)
  19. La Chapelle-Rambaud (74059)
  20. La Côte-d'Arbroz (74091)
  21. La Rivière-Enverse (74223)
  22. La Roche-sur-Foron (74224)
  23. La Tour (74284)
  24. Le Petit-Bornand-les-Glières (74212)
  25. Le Reposoir (74221)
  26. Les Contamines-Montjoie (74085)
  27. Les Gets (74134)
  28. Les Houches (74143)
  29. Magland (74159)
  30. Marcellaz (74162)
  31. Marignier (74164)
  32. Marnaz (74169)
  33. Megève (74173)
  34. Mieussy (74183)
  35. Mont-Saxonnex (74189)
  36. Morillon (74190)
  37. Mégevette (74174)
  38. Nancy-sur-Cluses (74196)
  39. Onnion (74205)
  40. Passy (74208)
  41. Peillonnex (74209)
  42. Praz-sur-Arly (74215)
  43. Saint-Gervais-les-Bains (74236)
  44. Saint-Jean-de-Tholome (74240)
  45. Saint-Jeoire (74241)
  46. Saint-Laurent (74244)
  47. Saint-Pierre-en-Faucigny (74250)
  48. Saint-Sigismond (74252)
  49. Saint-Sixt (74253)
  50. Sallanches (74256)
  51. Samoëns (74258)
  52. Scionzier (74264)
  53. Servoz (74266)
  54. Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval (74273)
  55. Taninges (74276)
  56. Thyez (74278)
  57. Vallorcine (74290)
  58. Verchaix (74294)
  59. Ville-en-Sallaz (74304)
  60. Viuz-en-Sallaz (74311)
  61. Vougy (74312)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
74081 Cluses 17,510 Cluses Cluses-Arve et Montagnes
74256 Sallanches 15,754 Sallanches Pays du Mont-Blanc
74042 Bonneville 12,575 Bonneville Faucigny-Glières
74224 La Roche-sur-Foron 11,465 La Roche-sur-Foron Le Pays Rochois
74208 Passy 10,795 Le Mont-Blanc Pays du Mont-Blanc
74056 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc 8,997 Le Mont-Blanc La Vallée de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
74264 Scionzier 8,167 Cluses Cluses-Arve et Montagnes
74164 Marignier 6,424 Bonneville Faucigny-Glières
74250 Saint-Pierre-en-Faucigny 6,093 Bonneville Le Pays Rochois
74278 Thyez 5,891 Cluses Cluses-Arve et Montagnes

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de la Haute-Savoie". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 1 October 2017.
  2. "Arrondissement de Bonneville (742)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 1 October 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 1 October 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-153 du 13 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de la Haute-Savoie" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 1 October 2017.
  5. "Arrondissement de Bonneville (742)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 1 October 2017.

Coordinates: 46°04′25″N 6°24′30″E / 46.07361°N 6.40833°E / 46.07361; 6.40833