Arrondissement of Chinon

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Arrondissement of Chinon
Chinon in Indre-et-Loire
Chinon in Indre-et-Loire
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentIndre-et-Loire
Communes106
SubprefectureChinon
INSEE code371
Area
 • Total1,694.2 km2 (654.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total86,952
 • Density51/km2 (130/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Chinon is an arrondissement of France, in the Indre-et-Loire department, Centre-Val de Loire region. Its capital is the city of Chinon.

History[change | change source]

When the Indre-et-Loire department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Chinon was part of that original department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Chinon is the most western of the arrondissements of the Indre-et-Loire department. It is bordered to the north and east by the arrondissement of Tours, to the southeast by the Loches arrondissement, to the west by the Vienne department and to the northwest by the Maine-et-Loire department.

The arrondissement of Chinon is the smallest arrondissement of the department in area, 1,694.2 km2 (654.1 sq mi), but the second in population (86,952 inhabitants).[2]

Composition[change | change source]

Cantons[change | change source]

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France,[3] cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

The cantons in the arrondissement of Chinon are:

  1. Chinon (3705)
  2. Langeais (3708) (partly)
  3. Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine (3713)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Chinon has 106 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes[4]

  1. Ambillou (37002)
  2. Anché (37004)
  3. Antogny-le-Tillac (37005)
  4. Assay (37007)
  5. Avoine (37011)
  6. Avon-les-Roches (37012)
  7. Avrillé-les-Ponceaux (37013)
  8. Beaumont-Louestault (37021)
  9. Beaumont-en-Véron (37022)
  10. Benais (37024)
  11. Bourgueil (37031)
  12. Braslou (37034)
  13. Braye-sous-Faye (37035)
  14. Braye-sur-Maulne (37036)
  15. Brèches (37037)
  16. Brizay (37040)
  17. Bueil-en-Touraine (37041)
  18. Candes-Saint-Martin (37042)
  19. Cerelles (37047)
  20. Champigny-sur-Veude (37051)
  21. Channay-sur-Lathan (37055)
  22. La Chapelle-sur-Loire (37058)
  23. Charentilly (37059)
  24. Château-la-Vallière (37062)
  25. Chaveignes (37065)
  26. Chemillé-sur-Dême (37068)
  27. Chezelles (37071)
  28. Chinon (37072)
  29. Chouzé-sur-Loire (37074)
  30. Cinais (37076)
  31. Cinq-Mars-la-Pile (37077)
  32. Cléré-les-Pins (37081)
  33. Continvoir (37082)
  34. Couesmes (37084)
  35. Courcelles-de-Touraine (37086)
  36. Courcoué (37087)
  37. Couziers (37088)
  38. Cravant-les-Côteaux (37089)
  39. Crissay-sur-Manse (37090)
  40. Crouzilles (37093)
  41. Épeigné-sur-Dême (37101)
  42. Faye-la-Vineuse (37105)
  43. Gizeux (37112)
  44. Hommes (37117)
  45. Huismes (37118)
  46. L'Île-Bouchard (37119)
  47. Jaulnay (37121)
  48. Langeais (37123)
  49. Lémeré (37125)
  50. Lerné (37126)
  51. Ligré (37129)
  52. Lublé (37137)
  53. Luzé (37140)
  54. Maillé (37142)
  55. Marçay (37144)
  56. Marcilly-sur-Maulne (37146)
  57. Marcilly-sur-Vienne (37147)
  58. Marigny-Marmande (37148)
  59. Marray (37149)
  60. Mazières-de-Touraine (37150)
  61. Neuil (37165)
  62. Neuillé-Pont-Pierre (37167)
  63. Neuvy-le-Roi (37170)
  64. Nouâtre (37174)
  65. Noyant-de-Touraine (37176)
  66. Panzoult (37178)
  67. Parçay-sur-Vienne (37180)
  68. Pernay (37182)
  69. Ports (37187)
  70. Pouzay (37188)
  71. Pussigny (37190)
  72. Razines (37191)
  73. Restigné (37193)
  74. Richelieu (37196)
  75. Rillé (37198)
  76. Rilly-sur-Vienne (37199)
  77. Rivière (37201)
  78. La Roche-Clermault (37202)
  79. Rouziers-de-Touraine (37204)
  80. Saint-Antoine-du-Rocher (37206)
  81. Saint-Aubin-le-Dépeint (37207)
  82. Saint-Benoît-la-Forêt (37210)
  83. Saint-Christophe-sur-le-Nais (37213)
  84. Saint-Épain (37216)
  85. Saint-Germain-sur-Vienne (37220)
  86. Saint-Laurent-de-Lin (37223)
  87. Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine (37226)
  88. Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil (37228)
  89. Saint-Paterne-Racan (37231)
  90. Côteaux-sur-Loire (37232)
  91. Saint-Roch (37237)
  92. Savigné-sur-Lathan (37241)
  93. Savigny-en-Véron (37242)
  94. Sazilly (37244)
  95. Semblançay (37245)
  96. Seuilly (37248)
  97. Sonzay (37249)
  98. Souvigné (37251)
  99. Tavant (37255)
  100. Theneuil (37256)
  101. Thizay (37258)
  102. La Tour-Saint-Gelin (37260)
  103. Trogues (37262)
  104. Verneuil-le-Château (37268)
  105. Villebourg (37274)
  106. Villiers-au-Bouin (37279)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[5]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
37072 Chinon 8,073 Chinon Chinon, Vienne et Loire
37123 Langeais 4,341 Langeais Touraine Ouest Val de Loire
37226 Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine 4,328 Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine Touraine Val de Vienne
37031 Bourgueil 3,879 Langeais Touraine Ouest Val de Loire
37077 Cinq-Mars-la-Pile 3,444 Langeais Touraine Ouest Val de Loire
37022 Beaumont-en-Véron 2,712 Chinon Chinon, Vienne et Loire
37074 Chouzé-sur-Loire 2,090 Langeais Touraine Ouest Val de Loire
37196 Richelieu 1,789 Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine Touraine Val de Vienne
37011 Avoine 1,758 Chinon Chinon, Vienne et Loire
37119 L'Île-Bouchard 1,638 Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine Touraine Val de Vienne

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique d'Indre-et-Loire". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 1 December 2016.
  2. "Département d'Indre-et-Loire (37)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
  3. "Décret n° 2014-179 du 18 février 2014 portant délimitation de cantons dans le département d'Indre-et-Loire" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
  4. "Arrondissement de Chinon (371)". Géographie administrative et d’étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 27 July 2017.
  5. "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 26 July 2017.

Coordinates: 47°10′N 0°14′E / 47.167°N 0.233°E / 47.167; 0.233