Arrondissement of Roanne

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Arrondissement of Roanne
Location of Roanne in Loire
Location of Roanne in Loire
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentLoire
Communes115
SubprefectureRoanne
INSEE code422
Area
 • Total1,779.9 km2 (687.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total157,268
 • Density88/km2 (230/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Roanne is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Loire département, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Its capital, and a subprefecture of the department, is the city of Roanne.

History[change | change source]

When the Loire department was created in 1793, the arrondissement of Roanne was part of that original department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Roanne is bordered to the north by the Saône-et-Loire department, to the east by the Rhône department, to the south by the arrondissement of Montbrison, to the southwest by the Puy-de-Dôme department, and to the west by the Allier department.

It is the most northern arrondissement of the department; it has an area of 1,779.9 km2 (687.2 sq mi),[2] and a population of 157,268 inhabitants with a density of 88.4 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 Roanne there are 6 cantons:

  1. Boën-sur-Lignon (4202) (14 of 54 communes)
  2. Charlieu (4203)
  3. Le Coteau (4204)
  4. Renaison (4209)
  5. Roanne-1 (4211)
  6. Roanne-2 (4212)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Roanne has 115 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Ambierle (42003)
  2. Amions (42004)
  3. Arcinges (42007)
  4. Arcon (42008)
  5. Balbigny (42011)
  6. Belleroche (42014)
  7. Belmont-de-la-Loire (42015)
  8. Boyer (42025)
  9. Briennon (42026)
  10. Bully (42027)
  11. Bussières (42029)
  12. Champoly (42047)
  13. Chandon (42048)
  14. Changy (42049)
  15. Charlieu (42052)
  16. Chausseterre (42339)
  17. Cherier (42061)
  18. Chirassimont (42063)
  19. Combre (42068)
  20. Commelle-Vernay (42069)
  21. Cordelle (42070)
  22. Coutouvre (42074)
  23. Cremeaux (42076)
  24. Croizet-sur-Gand (42077)
  25. Cuinzier (42079)
  26. Dancé (42082)
  27. Écoche (42086)
  28. Fourneaux (42098)
  29. Grézolles (42106)
  30. Jarnosse (42112)
  31. Juré (42116)
  32. La Bénisson-Dieu (42016)
  33. La Gresle (42104)
  34. La Pacaudière (42163)
  35. La Tuilière (42314)
  36. Lay (42118)
  37. Le Cergne (42033)
  38. Le Coteau (42071)
  39. Le Crozet (42078)
  40. Lentigny (42120)
  41. Les Noës (42158)
  42. Luré (42125)
  43. Mably (42127)
  44. Machézal (42128)
  45. Maizilly (42131)
  46. Mars (42141)
  47. Montagny (42145)
  48. Nandax (42152)
  49. Neaux (42153)
  50. Neulise (42156)
  51. Noailly (42157)
  52. Nollieux (42160)
  53. Notre-Dame-de-Boisset (42161)
  54. Néronde (42154)
  55. Ouches (42162)
  56. Parigny (42166)
  57. Perreux (42170)
  58. Pinay (42171)
  59. Pommiers (42173)
  60. Pouilly-les-Nonains (42176)
  61. Pouilly-sous-Charlieu (42177)
  62. Pradines (42178)
  63. Régny (42181)
  64. Renaison (42182)
  65. Riorges (42184)
  66. Roanne (42187)
  67. Sail-les-Bains (42194)
  68. Saint-Alban-les-Eaux (42198)
  69. Saint-André-d'Apchon (42199)
  70. Saint-Bonnet-des-Quarts (42203)
  71. Saint-Cyr-de-Favières (42212)
  72. Saint-Cyr-de-Valorges (42213)
  73. Saint-Denis-de-Cabanne (42215)
  74. Saint-Forgeux-Lespinasse (42220)
  75. Saint-Georges-de-Baroille (42226)
  76. Saint-Germain-Laval (42230)
  77. Saint-Germain-Lespinasse (42231)
  78. Saint-Germain-la-Montagne (42229)
  79. Saint-Haon-le-Châtel (42232)
  80. Saint-Haon-le-Vieux (42233)
  81. Saint-Hilaire-sous-Charlieu (42236)
  82. Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice-sur-Loire (42239)
  83. Saint-Jodard (42241)
  84. Saint-Julien-d'Oddes (42243)
  85. Saint-Just-en-Chevalet (42248)
  86. Saint-Just-la-Pendue (42249)
  87. Saint-Léger-sur-Roanne (42253)
  88. Saint-Marcel-d'Urfé (42255)
  89. Saint-Marcel-de-Félines (42254)
  90. Saint-Martin-d'Estréaux (42257)
  91. Saint-Martin-la-Sauveté (42260)
  92. Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu (42267)
  93. Saint-Paul-de-Vézelin (42268)
  94. Saint-Pierre-la-Noaille (42273)
  95. Saint-Polgues (42274)
  96. Saint-Priest-la-Prugne (42276)
  97. Saint-Priest-la-Roche (42277)
  98. Saint-Rirand (42281)
  99. Saint-Romain-d'Urfé (42282)
  100. Saint-Romain-la-Motte (42284)
  101. Saint-Symphorien-de-Lay (42289)
  102. Saint-Victor-sur-Rhins (42293)
  103. Saint-Vincent-de-Boisset (42294)
  104. Sainte-Agathe-en-Donzy (42196)
  105. Sainte-Colombe-sur-Gand (42209)
  106. Sevelinges (42300)
  107. Souternon (42303)
  108. Urbise (42317)
  109. Vendranges (42325)
  110. Villemontais (42331)
  111. Villerest (42332)
  112. Villers (42333)
  113. Violay (42334)
  114. Vivans (42337)
  115. Vougy (42338)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
42187 Roanne 35,200 Roanne-1 and Roanne-2 CA Roannais
42184 Riorges 10,741 Roanne-2 CA Roannais
42127 Mably 7,678 Roanne-1 CA Roannais
42071 Le Coteau 6,797 Le Coteau CA Roannais
42332 Villerest 4,739 Roanne-2 CA Roannais
42052 Charlieu 3,700 Charlieu Charlieu-Belmont
42182 Renaison 3,029 Renaison CA Roannais
42011 Balbigny 2,962 Le Coteau Forez-Est
42069 Commelle-Vernay 2,838 Le Coteau CA Roannais
42177 Pouilly-sous-Charlieu 2,501 Charlieu Charlieu-Belmont

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de la Loire". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 12 October 2017.
  2. "Arrondissement de Roanne (422)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 12 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 12 October 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-260 du 26 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de la Loire" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. 2 March 2014. Retrieved 12 October 2017.
  5. "Arrondissement de Roanne (422)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 12 October 2017.

Coordinates: 46°01′58″N 4°04′08″E / 46.03278°N 4.06889°E / 46.03278; 4.06889