Arrondissement of Saint-Julien-en-Genevois

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Arrondissement of Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Location of Saint-Julien-en-Genevois in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Location of Saint-Julien-en-Genevois in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
Communes72
SubprefectureSaint-Julien-en-Genevois
INSEE code743
Area
 • Total660.3 km2 (254.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total180,562
 • Density270/km2 (710/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Saint-Julien-en-Genevois is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Haute-Savoie département, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Its capital, and a subprefecture of the department, is the city of Saint-Julien-en-Genevois.

History[change | change source]

When the Haute-Savoie department was created in 1860, the arrondissement of Saint-Julien-en-Genevois was part of that original department.[1]

On 10 September 1926, the arrondissement of Saint-Julien was eliminated but became again an arrondissement in 1933.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Saint-Julien-en-Genevois is bordered to the north by Switzerland, to the northeast by the arrondissement of Thonon-les-Bains, to the east by the arrondissement of Bonneville, to the south by the arrondissement of Annecy and to the west by the Ain department.

It is in the northwest of the department and is the smallest arrondissement with an area of 660.3 km2 (254.9 sq mi).[2] It has a population of 180,562 inhabitants and a density of 273.5 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.

In the arrondissement of Saint-Julien-en-Genevois, there are 5 cantons:

  1. Annemasse (7404)
  2. Bonneville (7405) (partly)
  3. Gaillard (7409)
  4. La Roche-sur-Foron (7411) (partly)
  5. Saint-Julien-en-Genevois (7413)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Saint-Julien-en-Genevois has 72 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Allonzier-la-Caille (74006)
  2. Ambilly (74008)
  3. Andilly (74009)
  4. Annemasse (74012)
  5. Arbusigny (74015)
  6. Archamps (74016)
  7. Arthaz-Pont-Notre-Dame (74021)
  8. Bassy (74029)
  9. Beaumont (74031)
  10. Bonne (74040)
  11. Bossey (74044)
  12. Cercier (74051)
  13. Cernex (74052)
  14. Challonges (74055)
  15. Chaumont (74065)
  16. Chavannaz (74066)
  17. Chessenaz (74071)
  18. Chevrier (74074)
  19. Chilly (74075)
  20. Chêne-en-Semine (74068)
  21. Chênex (74069)
  22. Clarafond-Arcine (74077)
  23. Clermont (74078)
  24. Collonges-sous-Salève (74082)
  25. Contamine-Sarzin (74086)
  26. Copponex (74088)
  27. Cranves-Sales (74094)
  28. Cruseilles (74096)
  29. Desingy (74100)
  30. Dingy-en-Vuache (74101)
  31. Droisy (74107)
  32. Feigères (74124)
  33. Fillinges (74128)
  34. Franclens (74130)
  35. Frangy (74131)
  36. Gaillard (74133)
  37. Jonzier-Épagny (74144)
  38. Juvigny (74145)
  39. La Muraz (74193)
  40. Le Sappey (74259)
  41. Lucinges (74153)
  42. Machilly (74158)
  43. Marlioz (74168)
  44. Menthonnex-en-Bornes (74177)
  45. Menthonnex-sous-Clermont (74178)
  46. Minzier (74184)
  47. Monnetier-Mornex (74185)
  48. Musièges (74195)
  49. Nangy (74197)
  50. Neydens (74201)
  51. Pers-Jussy (74211)
  52. Présilly (74216)
  53. Reignier-Esery (74220)
  54. Saint-Blaise (74228)
  55. Saint-Cergues (74229)
  56. Saint-Germain-sur-Rhône (74235)
  57. Saint-Julien-en-Genevois (74243)
  58. Savigny (74260)
  59. Scientrier (74262)
  60. Seyssel (74269)
  61. Usinens (74285)
  62. Valleiry (74288)
  63. Vanzy (74291)
  64. Vers (74296)
  65. Ville-la-Grand (74305)
  66. Villy-le-Bouveret (74306)
  67. Viry (74309)
  68. Vovray-en-Bornes (74313)
  69. Vulbens (74314)
  70. Vétraz-Monthoux (74298)
  71. Éloise (74109)
  72. Étrembières (74118)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
74012 Annemasse 34,953 Annemasse CA Annemasse-les Voirons
74243 Saint-Julien-en-Genevois 13,253 Saint-Julien-en-Genevois Le Genevois
74133 Gaillard 11,589 Gaillard CA Annemasse-les Voirons
74305 Ville-la-Grand 8,521 Annemasse CA Annemasse-les Voirons
74298 Vétraz-Monthoux 8,200 Gaillard CA Annemasse-les Voirons
74220 Reignier-Ésery 7,366 La Roche-sur-Foron Arve et Salève
74094 Cranves-Sales 6,426 Gaillard CA Annemasse-les Voirons
74008 Ambilly 6,134 Annemasse CA Annemasse-les Voirons
74309 Viry 4,562 Saint-Julien-en-Genevois Le Genevois
74096 Cruseilles 4,315 La Roche-sur-Foron Le Pays de Cruseilles

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Historique de la Haute-Savoie". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 1 October 2017.
  2. "Arrondissement de Saint-Julien-en-Genevois (743)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 1 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 1 October 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-153 du 13 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de la Haute-Savoie" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 1 October 2017.
  5. "Arrondissement de Saint-Julien-en-Genevois (743)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 1 October 2017.

Coordinates: 46°08′32″N 6°04′39″E / 46.14222°N 6.07750°E / 46.14222; 6.07750