Arrondissement of Nevers

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Arrondissement of Nevers
Location of the arrondissement Nevers
Location of the arrondissement Nevers
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentNièvre
Communes82
PrefectureNevers
INSEE code583
Area
 • Total2,020.3 km2 (780.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total118,087
 • Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)

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

History[change | change source]

When the Nièvre department was created on 17 February 1800, the arrondissement of Nevers was part of that original department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Nevers is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire, to the northeast by the arrondissement of Clamecy, to the east by the arrondissement of Château-Chinon (Ville), to the south by the Allier (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes) department and to the west by the Cher (Centre-Val de Loire) department.

The arrondissement is in the southwestern part of the department, with an area of 2,020.3 km2 (780.0 sq mi),[2] the largest in area of the department. It has 118,087 inhabitants, the arrondissement of Nièvre with more people living there, and a population density of 58.5 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.

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Nevers has 82 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Anlezy (58006)
  2. Avril-sur-Loire (58020)
  3. Azy-le-Vif (58021)
  4. Béard (58025)
  5. Beaumont-Sardolles (58028)
  6. Billy-Chevannes (58031)
  7. Bona (58035)
  8. Challuy (58051)
  9. Champvert (58055)
  10. Chantenay-Saint-Imbert (58057)
  11. Chevenon (58072)
  12. Cizely (58078)
  13. Cossaye (58087)
  14. Coulanges-lès-Nevers (58088)
  15. Crux-la-Ville (58092)
  16. Decize (58095)
  17. Devay (58096)
  18. Diennes-Aubigny (58097)
  19. Dornes (58104)
  20. Druy-Parigny (58105)
  21. La Fermeté (58112)
  22. Fertrève (58113)
  23. Fleury-sur-Loire (58115)
  24. Fourchambault (58117)
  25. Frasnay-Reugny (58119)
  26. Garchizy (58121)
  27. Germigny-sur-Loire (58124)
  28. Gimouille (58126)
  29. Guérigny (58131)
  30. Imphy (58134)
  31. Jailly (58136)
  32. Lamenay-sur-Loire (58137)
  33. Langeron (58138)
  34. Limon (58143)
  35. Livry (58144)
  36. Lucenay-lès-Aix (58146)
  37. Luthenay-Uxeloup (58148)
  38. La Machine (58151)
  39. Magny-Cours (58152)
  40. Mars-sur-Allier (58158)
  41. Marzy (58160)
  42. Montapas (58171)
  43. Montigny-aux-Amognes (58176)
  44. Neuville-lès-Decize (58192)
  45. Nevers (58194)
  46. Nolay (58196)
  47. Parigny-les-Vaux (58207)
  48. Poiseux (58212)
  49. Pougues-les-Eaux (58214)
  50. Rouy (58223)
  51. Saincaize-Meauce (58225)
  52. Saint-Benin-d'Azy (58232)
  53. Saint-Benin-des-Bois (58233)
  54. Saint-Éloi (58238)
  55. Sainte-Marie (58253)
  56. Saint-Firmin (58239)
  57. Saint-Franchy (58240)
  58. Saint-Germain-Chassenay (58241)
  59. Saint-Jean-aux-Amognes (58247)
  60. Saint-Léger-des-Vignes (58250)
  61. Saint-Martin-d'Heuille (58254)
  62. Saint-Maurice (58257)
  63. Saint-Ouen-sur-Loire (58258)
  64. Saint-Parize-en-Viry (58259)
  65. Saint-Parize-le-Châtel (58260)
  66. Saint-Pierre-le-Moûtier (58264)
  67. Saint-Saulge (58267)
  68. Saint-Sulpice (58269)
  69. Sauvigny-les-Bois (58273)
  70. Saxi-Bourdon (58275)
  71. Sermoise-sur-Loire (58278)
  72. Sougy-sur-Loire (58280)
  73. Thianges (58291)
  74. Toury-Lurcy (58293)
  75. Toury-sur-Jour (58294)
  76. Tresnay (58296)
  77. Trois-Vèvres (58297)
  78. Urzy (58300)
  79. Varennes-Vauzelles (58303)
  80. Vaux d'Amognes (58204)
  81. Verneuil (58306)
  82. Ville-Langy (58311)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
58194 Nevers 34,485 Nevers-1, Nevers-2
Nevers-3 and Nevers-4
Communauté d'agglomération de Nevers
58303 Varennes-Vauzelles 9,467 Varennes-Vauzelles Communauté d'agglomération de Nevers
58095 Decize 5,626 Decize Sud Nivernais
58117 Fourchambault 4,456 Fourchambault Communauté d'agglomération de Nevers
58121 Garchizy 3,835 Fourchambault Communauté d'agglomération de Nevers
58160 Marzy 3,656 Fourchambault Communauté d'agglomération de Nevers
58088 Coulanges-lès-Nevers 3,591 Nevers-1 Communauté d'agglomération de Nevers
58134 Imphy 3,482 Imphy Sud Nivernais
58151 La Machine 3,397 Imphy Sud Nivernais
58131 Guérigny 2,468 Guérigny Loire, Nièvre et Bertranges
58214 Pougues-les-Eaux 2,437 Varennes-Vauzelles Communauté d'agglomération de Nevers
58238 Saint-Éloi 2,149 Nevers-2 Loire et Allier

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 Nevers (583)". 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 Nevers (583)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 12 June 2017.

Coordinates: 46°59′34″N 3°09′42″E / 46.9928°N 3.1617°E / 46.9928; 3.1617