Arrondissement of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne

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Arrondissement of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
Location of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne in Savoie
Location of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne in Savoie
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentSavoie
Communes56
SubprefectureSaint-Jean-de-Maurienne
INSEE code733
Area
 • Total1,976 km2 (763 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total43,438
 • Density22/km2 (57/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Savoie département, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Its capital, and a subprefecture of the department, is the city of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne.

History[change | change source]

When the Savoie department was created in 1860, the arrondissement of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne was part of that original department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Albertville, to the east by Italy, to the south by the Hautes-Alpes department, to the west by the Isère department and to the northwest by the arrondissement of Chambéry.

It is the most southern of the arrondissements of the department and is the second largest arrondissement with an area of 1,976 km2 (762.9 sq mi),[2] but the one with fewest people living in it with 43,438 inhabitants and a density of 22.0 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 Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, there are only 3 cantons:

  1. Modane (7310)
  2. Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (7317)
  3. Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny (7318) (partly)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne has 56 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
73248 Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne 7,889 Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne Cœur de Maurienne Arvan
73157 Modane 3,239 Modane Haute-Maurienne Vanoise
73261 Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne 2,465 Modane Maurienne Galibier
73007 Aiton 1,727 Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny Porte de Maurienne
73250 Saint-Julien-Mont-Denis 1,632 Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne Cœur de Maurienne Arvan
73278 Saint-Rémy-de-Maurienne 1,261 Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne Le Canton de la Chambre
73231 Saint-Étienne-de-Cuines 1,189 Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne Le Canton de la Chambre
73002 Aiguebelle 1,158 Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny Porte de Maurienne
73067 La Chambre 1,141 Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne Le Canton de la Chambre
73306 Valloire 1,132 Modane Maurienne Galibier

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de la Savoie". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 4 October 2017.
  2. "Arrondissement de Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (733)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 4 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 4 October 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-272 du 27 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de la Savoie" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 4 October 2017.
  5. "Arrondissement de Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (733)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 4 October 2017.

Coordinates: 45°16′22″N 6°20′54″E / 45.27278°N 6.34833°E / 45.27278; 6.34833