Arrondissement of Romorantin-Lanthenay

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Arrondissement of Romorantin-Lanthenay
Location of Romorantin-Lanthenay in Loir-et-Cher
Location of Romorantin-Lanthenay in Loir-et-Cher
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentLoir-et-Cher
Communes77
SubrefectureRomorantin-Lanthenay
INSEE code413
Area
 • Total2,385.2 km2 (920.9 sq mi)
Population
(2014)
 • Total90,237
 • Density38/km2 (98/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Romorantin-Lanthenay is an arrondissement of France, in the Loir-et-Cher department of the Centre-Val de Loire region. Its capital is the city of Romorantin-Lanthenay.

History[change | change source]

When the Loir-et-Cher department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Romorantin was part of that original department.[1] In 1961, Romorantin was merged with Lanthenay and the name, of the commune and of the arrondissement, was changed to Romorantin-Lanthenay.

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Romorantin-Lanthenay is the most southern arrondissement in the Loir-et-Cher department. It is the largest arrondissement of the department, 2,385.2 km2 (920.9 sq mi), but the second in population, with 90,237 inhabitants.

It is bordered to the north by the Loiret department, to the east by the Cher department, to the south by the Indre-et-Loire department and to the west by the arrondissement of Blois.

Composition[change | change source]

Cantons[change | change source]

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France,[2] cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

The cantons in the arrondissement of Romorantin-Lanthenay are:

  1. Blois-3 (4104) (partly)
  2. Chambord (4105) (partly)
  3. Montrichard (4107)
  4. Romorantin-Lanthenay (4110)
  5. Saint-Aignan (4111)
  6. Selles-sur-Cher (4112)
  7. La Sologne (4113)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Romorantin-Lanthenay has 77 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes[3]

  1. Angé (41002)
  2. Billy (41016)
  3. Chaon (41036)
  4. La Chapelle-Montmartin (41038)
  5. Châteauvieux (41042)
  6. Châtillon-sur-Cher (41043)
  7. Châtres-sur-Cher (41044)
  8. Chaumont-sur-Tharonne (41046)
  9. Chémery (41049)
  10. Chissay-en-Touraine (41051)
  11. Choussy (41054)
  12. Contres (41059)
  13. Couddes (41062)
  14. Couffy (41063)
  15. Dhuizon (41074)
  16. Faverolles-sur-Cher (41080)
  17. Feings (41082)
  18. La Ferté-Beauharnais (41083)
  19. La Ferté-Imbault (41084)
  20. Fougères-sur-Bièvre (41092)
  21. Fresnes (41094)
  22. Gièvres (41097)
  23. Gy-en-Sologne (41099)
  24. Lamotte-Beuvron (41106)
  25. Langon (41110)
  26. Lassay-sur-Croisne (41112)
  27. Loreux (41118)
  28. Maray (41122)
  29. Marcilly-en-Gault (41125)
  30. Mareuil-sur-Cher (41126)
  31. La Marolle-en-Sologne (41127)
  32. Méhers (41132)
  33. Mennetou-sur-Cher (41135)
  34. Meusnes (41139)
  35. Millançay (41140)
  36. Monthou-sur-Cher (41146)
  37. Montrichard-Val-de-Cher (41151)
  38. Montrieux-en-Sologne (41152)
  39. Mur-de-Sologne (41157)
  40. Neung-sur-Beuvron (41159)
  41. Nouan-le-Fuzelier (41161)
  42. Noyers-sur-Cher (41164)
  43. Oisly (41166)
  44. Orçay (41168)
  45. Ouchamps (41170)
  46. Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre (41176)
  47. Pontlevoy (41180)
  48. Pouillé (41181)
  49. Pruniers-en-Sologne (41185)
  50. Romorantin-Lanthenay (41194)
  51. Rougeou (41195)
  52. Saint-Aignan (41198)
  53. Saint-Georges-sur-Cher (41211)
  54. Saint-Julien-de-Chédon (41217)
  55. Saint-Julien-sur-Cher (41218)
  56. Saint-Loup (41222)
  57. Saint-Romain-sur-Cher (41229)
  58. Saint-Viâtre (41231)
  59. Salbris (41232)
  60. Sassay (41237)
  61. Seigy (41239)
  62. Selles-Saint-Denis (41241)
  63. Selles-sur-Cher (41242)
  64. Soings-en-Sologne (41247)
  65. Souesmes (41249)
  66. Souvigny-en-Sologne (41251)
  67. Theillay (41256)
  68. Thenay (41257)
  69. Thésée (41258)
  70. Vallières-les-Grandes (41267)
  71. Veilleins (41268)
  72. Vernou-en-Sologne (41271)
  73. Villefranche-sur-Cher (41280)
  74. Villeherviers (41282)
  75. Villeny (41285)
  76. Vouzon (41296)
  77. Yvoy-le-Marron (41297)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[4]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
41194 Romorantin-Lanthenay 17,459 Romorantin-Lanthenay Romorantinais et du Monestois
41232 Salbris 5,398 La Sologne La Sologne des Rivières
41106 Lamotte-Beuvron 4,767 La Sologne Cœur de Sologne
41242 Selles-sur-Cher 4,661 Selles-sur-Cher Val-de-Cher-Controis
41198 Saint-Aignan 2,898 Saint-Aignan Val-de-Cher-Controis
41280 Villefranche-sur-Cher 2,765 Selles-sur-Cher Romorantinais et du Monestois
41164 Noyers-sur-Cher 2,761 Saint-Aignan Val-de-Cher-Controis
41097 Gièvres 2,426 Selles-sur-Cher Romorantinais et du Monestois
41185 Pruniers-en-Sologne 2,418 Selles-sur-Cher Romorantinais et du Monestois
41161 Nouan-le-Fuzelier 2,343 La Sologne Cœur de Sologne

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de Loir-et-Cher". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  2. "Décret n° 2014-213 du 21 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de Loir-et-Cher" (in French). Legifrance.gouv.fr. 27 February 2014. Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  3. "Arrondissement de Romorantin-Lanthenay (413)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  4. "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°21′N 1°44′E / 47.350°N 1.733°E / 47.350; 1.733