Arrondissement of Lons-le-Saunier

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Arrondissement of Lons-le-Saunier
Location of Lons-le-Saunier in Jura
Location of Lons-le-Saunier in Jura
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentJura
Communes258
PrefectureLons-le-Saunier
INSEE code392
Area
 • Total2,825.4 km2 (1,090.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total126,071
 • Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Lons-le-Saunier is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Jura département in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region. Its capital, and prefecture of the department, is the city of Lons-le-Saunier.

History[change | change source]

When the arrondissements of Jura were created in 1800, Lons-le-Saunier was one of them in the Jura department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Lons-le-Saunier is the largest arrondissement of the department, with an area of 2,825.4 km2 (1,091 sq mi).[2] It has a population of 126,071 inhabitants, the arrondissement with more inhabitants, and a population density of 44.6 inhabitants/km².[3]

The arrondissement of Lons-le-Saunier is bordered to the north by the arrondissement Dole, to the east by the Doubs department, to the southeast by the arrondissement Saint-Claude, to the southwest by the Ain department and to the west by the Saône-et-Loire 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 Lons-le-Saunier, there are nine cantons and seven of them have all their "communes" in the arrondissement:

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Lons-le-Saunier has 258 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Alièze (39007)
  2. Andelot-en-Montagne (39009)
  3. Andelot-Morval (39010)
  4. Ardon (39015)
  5. Arinthod (39016)
  6. Arlay (39017)
  7. Aromas (39018)
  8. Arsure-Arsurette (39020)
  9. La Chailleuse (39021)
  10. Augea (39025)
  11. Augisey (39027)
  12. Balanod (39035)
  13. La Balme-d'Épy (39036)
  14. Barésia-sur-l'Ain (39038)
  15. Baume-les-Messieurs (39041)
  16. Beaufort (39043)
  17. Beffia (39045)
  18. Bief-des-Maisons (39052)
  19. Bief-du-Fourg (39053)
  20. Billecul (39055)
  21. Bletterans (39056)
  22. Blois-sur-Seille (39057)
  23. Blye (39058)
  24. Bois-de-Gand (39060)
  25. Boissia (39061)
  26. La Boissière (39062)
  27. Bonlieu (39063)
  28. Bonnefontaine (39065)
  29. Bornay (39066)
  30. Bourg-de-Sirod (39070)
  31. Bréry (39075)
  32. Briod (39079)
  33. Broissia (39080)
  34. Censeau (39083)
  35. Cerniébaud (39085)
  36. Cernon (39086)
  37. Cesancey (39088)
  38. Cézia (39089)
  39. Les Chalesmes (39091)
  40. Chambéria (39092)
  41. Champagnole (39097)
  42. Champrougier (39100)
  43. Chapelle-Voland (39104)
  44. Chapois (39105)
  45. Charcier (39107)
  46. Charency (39108)
  47. Charézier (39109)
  48. La Charme (39110)
  49. Charnod (39111)
  50. La Chassagne (39112)
  51. Château-Chalon (39114)
  52. Châtelneuf (39120)
  53. Châtillon (39122)
  54. Chaumergy (39124)
  55. Chaux-des-Crotenay (39129)
  56. La Chaux-en-Bresse (39132)
  57. Chavéria (39134)
  58. Chemenot (39136)
  59. Chemilla (39137)
  60. Chêne-Sec (39140)
  61. Chevreaux (39142)
  62. Chevrotaine (39143)
  63. Chille (39145)
  64. Chilly-le-Vignoble (39146)
  65. Chisséria (39148)
  66. Cize (39153)
  67. Clairvaux-les-Lacs (39154)
  68. Cogna (39156)
  69. Commenailles (39160)
  70. Condamine (39162)
  71. Condes (39163)
  72. Conliège (39164)
  73. Conte (39165)
  74. Cornod (39166)
  75. Cosges (39167)
  76. Courbette (39168)
  77. Courbouzon (39169)
  78. Courlans (39170)
  79. Courlaoux (39171)
  80. Cousance (39173)
  81. Hauteroche (39177)
  82. Crans (39178)
  83. Cressia (39180)
  84. Crotenay (39183)
  85. Cuisia (39185)
  86. Cuvier (39187)
  87. Denezières (39192)
  88. Desnes (39194)
  89. Les Deux-Fays (39196)
  90. Digna (39197)
  91. Domblans (39199)
  92. Dompierre-sur-Mont (39200)
  93. Doucier (39201)
  94. Doye (39203)
  95. Dramelay (39204)
  96. Écrille (39207)
  97. Entre-deux-Monts (39208)
  98. Val d'Épy (39209)
  99. Équevillon (39210)
  100. Esserval-Tartre (39214)
  101. L’Étoile (39217)
  102. La Favière (39221)
  103. Foncine-le-Bas (39227)
  104. Foncine-le-Haut (39228)
  105. Fontainebrux (39229)
  106. Fontenu (39230)
  107. Foulenay (39234)
  108. Francheville (39236)
  109. Fraroz (39237)
  110. La Frasnée (39239)
  111. Le Frasnois (39240)
  112. Frébuans (39241)
  113. Frontenay (39244)
  114. Genod (39247)
  115. Geruge (39250)
  116. Gevingey (39251)
  117. Gigny (39253)
  118. Gillois (39254)
  119. Gizia (39255)
  120. Graye-et-Charnay (39261)
  121. Hautecour (39265)
  122. Ladoye-sur-Seille (39272)
  123. Montlainsia (39273)
  124. Le Larderet (39277)
  125. Largillay-Marsonnay (39278)
  126. Larnaud (39279)
  127. Le Latet (39281)
  128. La Latette (39282)
  129. Lavans-sur-Valouse (39287)
  130. Lavigny (39288)
  131. Valzin en Petite Montagne (39290)
  132. Lent (39292)
  133. Loisia (39295)
  134. Lombard (39296)
  135. Longcochon (39298)
  136. Lons-le-Saunier (39300)
  137. Loulle (39301)
  138. Le Louverot (39304)
  139. Macornay (39306)
  140. Mantry (39310)
  141. Marigna-sur-Valouse (39312)
  142. Marigny (39313)
  143. Marnézia (39314)
  144. La Marre (39317)
  145. Maynal (39320)
  146. Menétru-le-Vignoble (39321)
  147. Menétrux-en-Joux (39322)
  148. Mérona (39324)
  149. Mesnois (39326)
  150. Messia-sur-Sorne (39327)
  151. Mièges (39329)
  152. Mignovillard (39331)
  153. Moiron (39334)
  154. Monnetay (39343)
  155. Monnet-la-Ville (39344)
  156. Montagna-le-Reconduit (39346)
  157. Montaigu (39348)
  158. Montain (39349)
  159. Montfleur (39353)
  160. Montigny-sur-l'Ain (39356)
  161. Montmorot (39362)
  162. Montrevel (39363)
  163. Montrond (39364)
  164. Mont-sur-Monnet (39366)
  165. Mournans-Charbonny (39372)
  166. Moutonne (39375)
  167. Moutoux (39376)
  168. Les Trois Châteaux (39378)
  169. Nance (39379)
  170. Nancuise (39380)
  171. Les Nans (39381)
  172. Nevy-sur-Seille (39388)
  173. Ney (39389)
  174. Nogna (39390)
  175. Nozeroy (39391)
  176. Onglières (39393)
  177. Onoz (39394)
  178. Orbagna (39395)
  179. Orgelet (39397)
  180. Pannessières (39404)
  181. Le Pasquier (39406)
  182. Passenans (39407)
  183. Patornay (39408)
  184. Perrigny (39411)
  185. Pillemoine (39419)
  186. Pimorin (39420)
  187. Le Pin (39421)
  188. Plainoiseau (39422)
  189. Plaisia (39423)
  190. Les Planches-en-Montagne (39424)
  191. Plénise (39427)
  192. Plénisette (39428)
  193. Poids-de-Fiole (39431)
  194. Pont-de-Poitte (39435)
  195. Pont-du-Navoy (39437)
  196. Présilly (39443)
  197. Publy (39445)
  198. Quintigny (39447)
  199. Recanoz (39454)
  200. Reithouse (39455)
  201. Relans (39456)
  202. Les Repôts (39457)
  203. Revigny (39458)
  204. Rix (39461)
  205. Rosay (39466)
  206. Rotalier (39467)
  207. Rothonay (39468)
  208. Ruffey-sur-Seille (39471)
  209. Rye (39472)
  210. Saffloz (39473)
  211. Sainte-Agnès (39474)
  212. Saint-Amour (39475)
  213. Saint-Didier (39480)
  214. Saint-Germain-en-Montagne (39481)
  215. Saint-Hymetière (39483)
  216. Saint-Jean-d'Étreux (39484)
  217. Val Suran (39485)
  218. Saint-Lamain (39486)
  219. Saint-Maur (39492)
  220. Saint-Maurice-Crillat (39493)
  221. Sapois (39503)
  222. Sarrogna (39504)
  223. Saugeot (39505)
  224. Sellières (39508)
  225. Sergenaux (39511)
  226. Sergenon (39512)
  227. Sirod (39517)
  228. Songeson (39518)
  229. Soucia (39519)
  230. Supt (39522)
  231. Syam (39523)
  232. Thoirette-Coisia (39530)
  233. Thoiria (39531)
  234. Thoissia (39532)
  235. Toulouse-le-Château (39533)
  236. La Tour-du-Meix (39534)
  237. Trenal (39537)
  238. Uxelles (39538)
  239. Valempoulières (39540)
  240. Valfin-sur-Valouse (39542)
  241. Vannoz (39543)
  242. Le Vaudioux (39545)
  243. Verges (39550)
  244. Véria (39551)
  245. Vernantois (39552)
  246. Le Vernois (39553)
  247. Vers-en-Montagne (39554)
  248. Vers-sous-Sellières (39555)
  249. Vertamboz (39556)
  250. Vescles (39557)
  251. Vevy (39558)
  252. Villeneuve-sous-Pymont (39567)
  253. Villevieux (39574)
  254. Le Villey (39575)
  255. Val-Sonnette (39576)
  256. Vincent-Froideville (39577)
  257. Voiteur (39582)
  258. Vosbles (39583)

The communes in the arrondissement with more inhabitants are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
39300 Lons-le-Saunier 17,311 Lons-le-Saunier-1 and Lons-le-Saunier-2 Espace Communautaire Lons Agglomération
39097 Champagnole 7,908 Champagnole Champagnole Nozeroy Jura
39362 Montmorot 3,019 Lons-le-Saunier-1 Espace Communautaire Lons Agglomération
39475 Saint-Amour 2,349 Saint-Amour Porte du Jura
3997 Orgelet 1,561 Moirans-en-Montagne Région d'Orgelet
39411 Perrigny 1,529 Poligny Espace Communautaire Lons Agglomération
39154 Clairvaux-les-Lacs 1,439 Saint-Laurent-en-Grandvaux Le Pays des Lacs
39056 Bletterans 1,430 Bletterans Bresse Haute Seille

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique du Jura". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 3 July 2017.
  2. "Arrondissement de Lons-le-Saunier (392)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 3 July 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 3 July 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-165 du 17 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département du Jura" (in French). Legifrance.gouv.fr. 22 February 2014. Retrieved 3 July 2017.
  5. "Arrondissement de Lons-le-Saunier (392)". Géographie administrative et d'étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 3 July 2017.

Coordinates: 46°40′00″N 5°33′00″E / 46.6667°N 5.5500°E / 46.6667; 5.5500