Arrondissement of Chambéry

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Arrondissement of Chambéry
Location of Chambéry in Savoie
Location of Chambéry in Savoie
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentSavoie
Communes155
PrefectureChambéry
INSEE code732
Area
 • Total1,586.1 km2 (612.4 sq mi)
Population
(2014)
 • Total271,647
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Chambéry is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Savoie département, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Its capital, and the prefecture of the department, is the city of Chambéry.

History[change | change source]

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

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Chambéry is bordered to the north by the Haute-Savoie department, to the northeast by the arrondissement of Albertville, to the east by the arrondissement of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, to the south and southwest by the Isère department, and to the west and northwest by the Ain department.

It is the most western of the arrondissements of the department and the smallest arrondissement with an area of 1,586.1 km2 (612.4 sq mi),[2] but the one with more people living in it with 271,647 inhabitants and a density of 171.3 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 Chambéry there are 12 cantons:

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Chambéry has 155 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Aiguebelette-le-Lac (73001)
  2. Aillon-le-Jeune (73004)
  3. Aillon-le-Vieux (73005)
  4. Aix-les-Bains (73008)
  5. Apremont (73017)
  6. Arbin (73018)
  7. Arith (73020)
  8. Arvillard (73021)
  9. Attignat-Oncin (73022)
  10. Avressieux (73025)
  11. Ayn (73027)
  12. La Balme (73028)
  13. Barberaz (73029)
  14. Barby (73030)
  15. Bassens (73031)
  16. La Bauche (73033)
  17. Bellecombe-en-Bauges (73036)
  18. Belmont-Tramonet (73039)
  19. Betton-Bettonet (73041)
  20. Billième (73042)
  21. La Biolle (73043)
  22. Bourdeau (73050)
  23. Le Bourget-du-Lac (73051)
  24. Bourget-en-Huile (73052)
  25. Bourgneuf (73053)
  26. La Bridoire (73058)
  27. Brison-Saint-Innocent (73059)
  28. Challes-les-Eaux (73064)
  29. Chambéry (73065)
  30. Chamousset (73068)
  31. Chamoux-sur-Gelon (73069)
  32. Champ-Laurent (73072)
  33. Champagneux (73070)
  34. Chanaz (73073)
  35. La Chapelle-Blanche (73075)
  36. La Chapelle-Saint-Martin (73078)
  37. La Chapelle-du-Mont-du-Chat (73076)
  38. Châteauneuf (73079)
  39. Le Châtelard (73081)
  40. La Chavanne (73082)
  41. Chignin (73084)
  42. Chindrieux (73085)
  43. Cognin (73087)
  44. Coise-Saint-Jean-Pied-Gauthier (73089)
  45. La Compôte (73090)
  46. Conjux (73091)
  47. Corbel (73092)
  48. La Croix-de-la-Rochette (73095)
  49. Cruet (73096)
  50. Curienne (73097)
  51. Les Déserts (73098)
  52. Détrier (73099)
  53. Domessin (73100)
  54. Doucy-en-Bauges (73101)
  55. Drumettaz-Clarafond (73103)
  56. Dullin (73104)
  57. Les Échelles (73105)
  58. École (73106)
  59. Entrelacs (73010)
  60. Entremont-le-Vieux (73107)
  61. Étable (73111)
  62. Francin (73118)
  63. Fréterive (73120)
  64. Gerbaix (73122)
  65. Gresin (73127)
  66. Grésy-sur-Aix (73128)
  67. Hauteville (73133)
  68. Jacob-Bellecombette (73137)
  69. Jarsy (73139)
  70. Jongieux (73140)
  71. Laissaud (73141)
  72. Lépin-le-Lac (73145)
  73. Lescheraines (73146)
  74. Loisieux (73147)
  75. Lucey (73149)
  76. Les Marches (73151)
  77. Marcieux (73152)
  78. Méry (73155)
  79. Meyrieux-Trouet (73156)
  80. Les Mollettes (73159)
  81. Montagnole (73160)
  82. Montcel (73164)
  83. Montendry (73166)
  84. Montmélian (73171)
  85. La Motte-en-Bauges (73178)
  86. La Motte-Servolex (73179)
  87. Motz (73180)
  88. Mouxy (73182)
  89. Myans (73183)
  90. Nances (73184)
  91. Novalaise (73191)
  92. Le Noyer (73192)
  93. Ontex (73193)
  94. Planaise (73200)
  95. Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin (73204)
  96. Le Pontet (73205)
  97. Presle (73207)
  98. Pugny-Chatenod (73208)
  99. Puygros (73210)
  100. La Ravoire (73213)
  101. Rochefort (73214)
  102. La Rochette (73215)
  103. Rotherens (73217)
  104. Ruffieux (73218)
  105. Saint-Alban-Leysse (73222)
  106. Saint-Alban-de-Montbel (73219)
  107. Saint-Baldoph (73225)
  108. Saint-Béron (73226)
  109. Saint-Cassin (73228)
  110. Saint-Christophe (73229)
  111. Sainte-Hélène-du-Lac (73240)
  112. Sainte-Marie-d'Alvey (73254)
  113. Sainte-Reine (73277)
  114. Saint-Franc (73233)
  115. Saint-François-de-Sales (73234)
  116. Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers (73236)
  117. Saint-Jean-d'Arvey (73243)
  118. Saint-Jean-de-Chevelu (73245)
  119. Saint-Jean-de-Couz (73246)
  120. Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte (73247)
  121. Saint-Jeoire-Prieuré (73249)
  122. Saint-Maurice-de-Rotherens (73260)
  123. Saint-Offenge (73263)
  124. Saint-Ours (73265)
  125. Saint-Paul (73269)
  126. Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny (73270)
  127. Saint-Pierre-d'Alvey (73271)
  128. Saint-Pierre-d'Entremont (73274)
  129. Saint-Pierre-de-Curtille (73273)
  130. Saint-Pierre-de-Genebroz (73275)
  131. Saint-Pierre-de-Soucy (73276)
  132. Saint-Sulpice (73281)
  133. Saint-Thibaud-de-Couz (73282)
  134. Serrières-en-Chautagne (73286)
  135. Sonnaz (73288)
  136. La Table (73289)
  137. Thoiry (73293)
  138. La Thuile (73294)
  139. Traize (73299)
  140. Tresserve (73300)
  141. Trévignin (73301)
  142. La Trinité (73302)
  143. Verel-de-Montbel (73309)
  144. Verel-Pragondran (73310)
  145. Le Verneil (73311)
  146. Verthemex (73313)
  147. Villard-d'Héry (73314)
  148. Villard-Léger (73315)
  149. Villard-Sallet (73316)
  150. Villaroux (73324)
  151. Vimines (73326)
  152. Vions (73327)
  153. Viviers-du-Lac (73328)
  154. Voglans (73329)
  155. Yenne (73330)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
73065 Chambéry 59,490 Chambéry-1, Chambéry-2
Chambéry-3
CA Chambéry Métropole-Cœur des Bauges
73008 Aix-les-Bains 30,291 Aix-les-Bains-1, Aix-les-Bains-2 CA du Lac du Bourget (Grand Lac)
73179 La Motte-Servolex 11,726 La Motte-Servolex CA Chambéry Métropole-Cœur des Bauges
73213 La Ravoire 8,032 La Ravoire CA Chambéry Métropole-Cœur des Bauges
73087 Cognin 6,027 Chambéry-3 CA Chambéry Métropole-Cœur des Bauges
73010 Entrelacs 5,920 Aix-les-Bains-1 CA du Lac du Bourget (Grand Lac)
73222 Saint-Alban-Leysse 5,692 Saint-Alban-Leysse CA Chambéry Métropole-Cœur des Bauges
73064 Challes-les-Eaux 5,229 La Ravoire CA Chambéry Métropole-Cœur des Bauges
73029 Barberaz 4,617 La Ravoire CA Chambéry Métropole-Cœur des Bauges
73051 Le Bourget-du-Lac 4,486 La Motte-Servolex CA du Lac du Bourget (Grand Lac)

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de la Savoie". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 4 October 2017.
  2. "Arrondissement de Chambéry (732)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 4 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 4 October 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-272 du 27 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de la Savoie" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 4 October 2017.
  5. "Arrondissement de Chambéry (732)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 4 October 2017.

Coordinates: 45°34′N 5°55′E / 45.567°N 5.917°E / 45.567; 5.917