Arrondissement of Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire

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Arrondissement of Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire
Arrondissement of France
Location of the arrondissement Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire
Location of the arrondissement Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Nièvre
Communes 63
Subprefecture Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire
INSEE code 584
Area
 • Total 1,403.3 km2 (541.8 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 44,772
 • Density 31.9048/km2 (82.633/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Nièvre département in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region. Its capital is the city of Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire.

History[change | change source]

When the Nièvre department was created on 17 February 1800, the arrondissement of Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire was part of that original department, with the original name of Cosne. In 1952, the name was changed to Cosne-sur-Loire, and in 1973, after the commune Cours was joined to the commune Cosne-sur-Loire, the name was changed to the present name.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire is bordered to the north by the Yonne (Burgundy) department, to the east by the arrondissement of Clamecy, to the south by the arrondissement of Nevers and to the west by the Cher (Centre-Val de Loire) department.

It is the westernmost of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 1,403.3 km2 (541.8 sq mi).[2] It has 44,772 inhabitants and a population density of 30.6 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.

There are only 3 cantons in the arrondissement of Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire:

  1. La Charité-sur-Loire
  2. Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire
  3. Pouilly-sur-Loire

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire has 63 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Alligny-Cosne (58002)
  2. Annay (58007)
  3. Arbourse (58009)
  4. Arquian (58012)
  5. Arthel (58013)
  6. Arzembouy (58014)
  7. Beaumont-la-Ferrière (58027)
  8. Bitry (58033)
  9. Bouhy (58036)
  10. Bulcy (58042)
  11. La Celle-sur-Loire (58044)
  12. La Celle-sur-Nièvre (58045)
  13. Cessy-les-Bois (58048)
  14. Champlemy (58053)
  15. Champvoux (58056)
  16. La Charité-sur-Loire (58059)
  17. Chasnay (58061)
  18. Châteauneuf-Val-de-Bargis (58064)
  19. Chaulgnes (58067)
  20. Ciez (58077)
  21. Colméry (58081)
  22. Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire (58086)
  23. Couloutre (58089)
  24. Dampierre-sous-Bouhy (58094)
  25. Dompierre-sur-Nièvre (58101)
  26. Donzy (58102)
  27. Garchy (58122)
  28. Giry (58127)
  29. Lurcy-le-Bourg (58147)
  30. La Marche (58155)
  31. Menestreau (58162)
  32. Mesves-sur-Loire (58164)
  33. Montenoison (58174)
  34. Moussy (58184)
  35. Murlin (58186)
  36. Myennes (58187)
  37. Nannay (58188)
  38. Narcy (58189)
  39. Neuvy-sur-Loire (58193)
  40. Oulon (58203)
  41. Perroy (58209)
  42. Pougny (58213)
  43. Pouilly-sur-Loire (58215)
  44. Prémery (58218)
  45. Raveau (58220)
  46. Saint-Amand-en-Puisaye (58227)
  47. Saint-Andelain (58228)
  48. Saint-Aubin-les-Forges (58231)
  49. Saint-Bonnot (58234)
  50. Sainte-Colombe-des-Bois (58236)
  51. Saint-Laurent-l'Abbaye (58248)
  52. Saint-Loup (58251)
  53. Saint-Malo-en-Donziois (58252)
  54. Saint-Martin-sur-Nohain (58256)
  55. Saint-Père (58261)
  56. Saint-Quentin-sur-Nohain (58265)
  57. Saint-Vérain (58270)
  58. Sichamps (58279)
  59. Suilly-la-Tour (58281)
  60. Tracy-sur-Loire (58295)
  61. Tronsanges (58298)
  62. Varennes-lès-Narcy (58302)
  63. Vielmanay (58307)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
58086 Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire 10,553 Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire Loire, Vignobles et Nohain
58059 La Charité-sur-Loire 5,008 La Charité-sur-Loire Loire, Nièvre et Bertranges
58218 Prémery 1,882 La Charité-sur-Loire Loire, Nièvre et Bertranges
58215 Pouilly-sur-Loire 1,697 Pouilly-sur-Loire Loire, Vignobles et Nohain
58102 Donzy 1,600 Pouilly-sur-Loire Loire, Vignobles et Nohain
58193 Neuvy-sur-Loire 1,519 Pouilly-sur-Loire Loire, Vignobles et Nohain
58067 Chaulgnes 1,476 La Charité-sur-Loire Loire, Nièvre et Bertranges
58227 Saint-Amand-en-Puisaye 1,306 Pouilly-sur-Loire Puisaye-Forterre
58261 Saint-Père 1,130 Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire Loire, Vignobles et Nohain

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de la Nièvre". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 7 October 2014. 
  2. "Arrondissement de Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire (584)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 12 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 12 June 2017. 
  4. "Décret n° 2014-184 du 18 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de la Nièvre" (in French). Legifrance.gouv.fr. 18 February 2014. Retrieved 3 November 2016. 
  5. "Arrondissement de Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire (584)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 12 June 2017. 

Coordinates: 47°24′44″N 2°55′39″E / 47.41222°N 2.92750°E / 47.41222; 2.92750