Arrondissement of Bourg-en-Bresse

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Arrondissement of Bourg-en-Bresse
Location of the arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse in Ain
Location of the arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse in Ain
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentAin
Communes201
PrefectureBourg-en-Bresse
INSEE code012
Area
 • Total3,104.8 km2 (1,198.8 sq mi)
Population
(2014)
 • Total354,177
 • Density110/km2 (300/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Bourg-en-Bresse is an arrondissement of France in the Ain department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Its capital, and the prefecture of the department, is the city of Bourg-en-Bresse.

History[change | change source]

When the Ain department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Bourg-en-Bresse was part of that original department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

It is found in the western half of the department with an area of 3,104.8 km2 (1,198.8 sq mi), the largest arrondissement of the department.[2] It is the arrondissement with more people living in it, with 354,177 inhabitants and a density of 114.1 inhabitants/km².[3]

The arrondissement of Bourg-en-Bresse is bordered to the northwest by the Saône-et-Loire department, to the northeast by the Jura department, to the west by the arrondissements of Nantua and Belley, and to the southwest by the Rhône department.

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 Bourg-en-Bresse, there are 12 cantons whose communes are in the arrondissement:

  1. Attignat (19 communes)
  2. Bourg-en-Bresse-1 (1 commune and part of Bourg-en-Bresse)
  3. Bourg-en-Bresse-2 (3 communes and part of Bourg-en-Bresse)
  4. Ceyzériat (22 communes)
  5. Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne (26 communes)
  6. Meximieux (15 communes)
  7. Miribel (8 communes)
  8. Replonges (32 communes)
  9. Saint-Étienne-du-Bois (28 communes)
  10. Trévoux (12 communes)
  11. Villars-les-Dombes (25 communes)
  12. Vonnas (19 communes)

The canton of Lagnieu has 22 communes in the arrondissement of Belley and 4 in the arrondissement of Bourg-en-Bresse; and the canton of Pont-d'Ain has 4 communes in Bourg-en-Bresse and 20 in the arrondissement of Nantua.

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Bourg-en-Bresse has 201 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes[5]

  1. L'Abergement-Clémenciat (01001)
  2. Ambérieux-en-Dombes (01005)
  3. Arbigny (01016)
  4. Ars-sur-Formans (01021)
  5. Asnières-sur-Saône (01023)
  6. Attignat (01024)
  7. Bâgé-la-Ville (01025)
  8. Bâgé-le-Châtel (01026)
  9. Balan (01027)
  10. Baneins (01028)
  11. Beaupont (01029)
  12. Beauregard (01030)
  13. Béligneux (01032)
  14. Bény (01038)
  15. Béréziat (01040)
  16. Bey (01042)
  17. Beynost (01043)
  18. Birieux (01045)
  19. Biziat (01046)
  20. Bohas-Meyriat-Rignat (01245)
  21. La Boisse (01049)
  22. Boissey (01050)
  23. Bouligneux (01052)
  24. Bourg-en-Bresse (01053)
  25. Boz (01057)
  26. Bressolles (01062)
  27. Buellas (01065)
  28. Certines (01069)
  29. Ceyzériat (01072)
  30. Chalamont (01074)
  31. Chaleins (01075)
  32. Chaneins (01083)
  33. Chanoz-Châtenay (01084)
  34. La Chapelle-du-Châtelard (01085)
  35. Châtenay (01090)
  36. Châtillon-la-Palud (01092)
  37. Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne (01093)
  38. Chavannes-sur-Reyssouze (01094)
  39. Chaveyriat (01096)
  40. Chevroux (01102)
  41. Civrieux (01105)
  42. Cize (01106)
  43. Coligny (01108)
  44. Condeissiat (01113)
  45. Confrançon (01115)
  46. Cormoranche-sur-Saône (01123)
  47. Cormoz (01124)
  48. Corveissiat (01125)
  49. Courmangoux (01127)
  50. Courtes (01128)
  51. Crans (01129)
  52. Cras-sur-Reyssouze (01130)
  53. Crottet (01134)
  54. Cruzilles-lès-Mépillat (01136)
  55. Curciat-Dongalon (01139)
  56. Curtafond (01140)
  57. Dagneux (01142)
  58. Dommartin (01144)
  59. Dompierre-sur-Chalaronne (01146)
  60. Dompierre-sur-Veyle (01145)
  61. Domsure (01147)
  62. Drom (01150)
  63. Druillat (01151)
  64. Étrez (01154)
  65. Fareins (01157)
  66. Feillens (01159)
  67. Foissiat (01163)
  68. Francheleins (01165)
  69. Frans (01166)
  70. Garnerans (01167)
  71. Genouilleux (01169)
  72. Gorrevod (01175)
  73. Grand-Corent (01177)
  74. Grièges (01179)
  75. Guéreins (01183)
  76. Hautecourt-Romanèche (01184)
  77. Illiat (01188)
  78. Jassans-Riottier (01194)
  79. Jasseron (01195)
  80. Jayat (01196)
  81. Journans (01197)
  82. Laiz (01203)
  83. Lapeyrouse (01207)
  84. Lent (01211)
  85. Lescheroux (01212)
  86. Lurcy (01225)
  87. Malafretaz (01229)
  88. Mantenay-Montlin (01230)
  89. Manziat (01231)
  90. Marboz (01232)
  91. Marlieux (01235)
  92. Marsonnas (01236)
  93. Massieux (01238)
  94. Meillonnas (01241)
  95. Messimy-sur-Saône (01243)
  96. Mézériat (01246)
  97. Mionnay (01248)
  98. Miribel (01249)
  99. Misérieux (01250)
  100. Mogneneins (01252)
  101. Montagnat (01254)
  102. Montceaux (01258)
  103. Montcet (01259)
  104. Monthieux (01261)
  105. Montluel (01262)
  106. Montmerle-sur-Saône (01263)
  107. Montracol (01264)
  108. Montrevel-en-Bresse (01266)
  109. Neuville-les-Dames (01272)
  110. Neyron (01275)
  111. Niévroz (01276)
  112. Nivigne et Suran (01095)
  113. Ozan (01284)
  114. Parcieux (01285)
  115. Péronnas (01289)
  116. Perrex (01291)
  117. Peyzieux-sur-Saône (01295)
  118. Pirajoux (01296)
  119. Pizay (01297)
  120. Le Plantay (01299)
  121. Polliat (01301)
  122. Pont-de-Vaux (01305)
  123. Pont-de-Veyle (01306)
  124. Pouillat (01309)
  125. Ramasse (01317)
  126. Rancé (01318)
  127. Relevant (01319)
  128. Replonges (01320)
  129. Revonnas (01321)
  130. Reyrieux (01322)
  131. Reyssouze (01323)
  132. Romans (01328)
  133. Saint-André-de-Bâgé (01332)
  134. Saint-André-de-Corcy (01333)
  135. Saint-André-d'Huiriat (01334)
  136. Saint-André-le-Bouchoux (01335)
  137. Saint-André-sur-Vieux-Jonc (01336)
  138. Saint-Bénigne (01337)
  139. Saint-Bernard (01339)
  140. Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon (01343)
  141. Saint-Denis-lès-Bourg (01344)
  142. Saint-Didier-d'Aussiat (01346)
  143. Saint-Didier-de-Formans (01347)
  144. Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne (01348)
  145. Sainte-Croix (01342)
  146. Sainte-Euphémie (01353)
  147. Sainte-Olive (01382)
  148. Saint-Étienne-du-Bois (01350)
  149. Saint-Étienne-sur-Chalaronne (01351)
  150. Saint-Étienne-sur-Reyssouze (01352)
  151. Saint-Genis-sur-Menthon (01355)
  152. Saint-Georges-sur-Renon (01356)
  153. Saint-Germain-sur-Renon (01359)
  154. Saint-Jean-de-Thurigneux (01362)
  155. Saint-Jean-sur-Reyssouze (01364)
  156. Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle (01365)
  157. Saint-Julien-sur-Reyssouze (01367)
  158. Saint-Julien-sur-Veyle (01368)
  159. Saint-Just (01369)
  160. Saint-Laurent-sur-Saône (01370)
  161. Saint-Marcel (01371)
  162. Saint-Martin-du-Mont (01374)
  163. Saint-Martin-le-Châtel (01375)
  164. Saint-Maurice-de-Beynost (01376)
  165. Saint-Nizier-le-Bouchoux (01380)
  166. Saint-Nizier-le-Désert (01381)
  167. Saint-Paul-de-Varax (01383)
  168. Saint-Rémy (01385)
  169. Saint-Sulpice (01387)
  170. Saint-Trivier-de-Courtes (01388)
  171. Saint-Trivier-sur-Moignans (01389)
  172. Salavre (01391)
  173. Sandrans (01393)
  174. Savigneux (01398)
  175. Sermoyer (01402)
  176. Servas (01405)
  177. Servignat (01406)
  178. Simandre-sur-Suran (01408)
  179. Sulignat (01412)
  180. Thil (01418)
  181. Thoissey (01420)
  182. Tossiat (01422)
  183. Toussieux (01423)
  184. Tramoyes (01424)
  185. La Tranclière (01425)
  186. Trévoux (01427)
  187. Valeins (01428)
  188. Val-Revermont (01426)
  189. Vandeins (01429)
  190. Verjon (01432)
  191. Vernoux (01433)
  192. Versailleux (01434)
  193. Vescours (01437)
  194. Vésines (01439)
  195. Villars-les-Dombes (01443)
  196. Villemotier (01445)
  197. Villeneuve (01446)
  198. Villereversure (01447)
  199. Villette-sur-Ain (01449)
  200. Viriat (01451)
  201. Vonnas (01457)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
01053 Bourg-en-Bresse 40,967 Bourg-en-Bresse-1 and Bourg-en-Bresse-2 CA du Bassin de Bourg-en-Bresse
01249 Miribel 9,425 Miribel Miribel et du Plateau
01262 Montluel 7,036 Meximieux La Côtière à Montluel
01427 Trévoux 6,702 Trévoux Dombes Saône Vallée
01451 Viriat 6,250 Bourg-en-Bresse-1 CA du Bassin de Bourg-en-Bresse
01194 Jassans-Riottier 6,222 Trévoux CA Villefranche Beaujolais Saône
01289 Péronnas 6,196 Bourg-en-Bresse-2 CA du Bassin de Bourg-en-Bresse
01344 Saint-Denis-lès-Bourg 5,505 Bourg-en-Bresse-2 CA du Bassin de Bourg-en-Bresse
01093 Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne 4,956 Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne La Dombes
01043 Beynost 4,541 Miribel Miribel et du Plateau

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de l'Ain". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  2. "Arrondissement de Bourg-en-Bresse (012) - Résumé statistique". Publications et statistiques pour la France ou les régions (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 16 September 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 September 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-147 du 13 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de l'Ain" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. 13 February 2014. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  5. "Arrondissement de Bourg-en-Bresse (012)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 16 September 2017.

Coordinates: 46°12′36″N 5°14′15″E / 46.21000°N 5.23750°E / 46.21000; 5.23750