Arrondissement of Sens

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Arrondissement of Sens
Location of the arrondissement Sens in Yonne
Location of the arrondissement Sens in Yonne
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentYonne
Communes118
SubprefectureSens
INSEE code893
Area
 • Total1,703.6 km2 (657.8 sq mi)
Population
(2014)
 • Total114,298
 • Density67/km2 (170/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Sens is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Yonne département in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region. Its capital is the city of Sens.

History[change | change source]

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

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Sens is bordered to the northeast and east by the Aube (Champagne-Ardenne) department, to the south by the arrondissement of Auxerre, to the west by the Loiret (Centre-Val de Loire) department and to the northwest by the Seine-et-Marne (Île-de-France) department.

It is the northernmost of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 1,703.6 km2 (658 sq mi),[2] the smallest in area of the department. It has 114,298 inhabitants and its population density of 67.1 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 Sens, there are three cantons where not all their "communes" are in the arrondissement. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Sens
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Auxerre Avallon Sens
8906 Brienon-sur-Armançon 7 29 36
8908 Charny 36 2 38
8910 Gâtinais en Bourgogne 24 24
8911 Joigny 8 7 15
8914 Pont-sur-Yonne 10 10
8916 Sens-1 2 + part of Sens 2 + part of Sens
8917 Sens-2 5 + part of Sens 5 + part of Sens
8918 Thorigny-sur-Oreuse 17 17
8920 Villeneuve-sur-Yonne 12 12

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Sens has 118 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Arces-Dilo (89014)
  2. Armeau (89018)
  3. Bagneaux (89027)
  4. La Belliole (89036)
  5. Béon (89037)
  6. Bœurs-en-Othe (89048)
  7. Les Bordes (89051)
  8. Brannay (89054)
  9. Brion (89056)
  10. Bussy-en-Othe (89059)
  11. Bussy-le-Repos (89060)
  12. La Celle-Saint-Cyr (89063)
  13. Cérilly (89065)
  14. Cerisiers (89066)
  15. Cézy (89067)
  16. Champigny (89074)
  17. Champlay (89075)
  18. Chamvres (89079)
  19. La Chapelle-sur-Oreuse (89080)
  20. Chaumont (89093)
  21. Chaumot (89094)
  22. Chéroy (89100)
  23. Les Clérimois (89111)
  24. Collemiers (89113)
  25. Compigny (89115)
  26. Cornant (89116)
  27. Coulours (89120)
  28. Courgenay (89122)
  29. Courlon-sur-Yonne (89124)
  30. Courtoin (89126)
  31. Courtois-sur-Yonne (89127)
  32. Cudot (89133)
  33. Cuy (89136)
  34. Dixmont (89142)
  35. Dollot (89143)
  36. Domats (89144)
  37. Égriselles-le-Bocage (89151)
  38. Étigny (89160)
  39. Évry (89162)
  40. Flacy (89165)
  41. Foissy-sur-Vanne (89171)
  42. Fontaine-la-Gaillarde (89172)
  43. Fouchères (89180)
  44. Fournaudin (89181)
  45. Gisy-les-Nobles (89189)
  46. Gron (89195)
  47. Joigny (89206)
  48. Jouy (89209)
  49. Lailly (89214)
  50. Lixy (89229)
  51. Looze (89230)
  52. Maillot (89236)
  53. Malay-le-Grand (89239)
  54. Malay-le-Petit (89240)
  55. Marsangy (89245)
  56. Michery (89255)
  57. Molinons (89261)
  58. Montacher-Villegardin (89264)
  59. Nailly (89274)
  60. Noé (89278)
  61. Pailly (89285)
  62. Paron (89287)
  63. Paroy-sur-Tholon (89289)
  64. Passy (89291)
  65. Piffonds (89298)
  66. Plessis-Saint-Jean (89302)
  67. Pont-sur-Vanne (89308)
  68. Pont-sur-Yonne (89309)
  69. La Postolle (89310)
  70. Précy-sur-Vrin (89313)
  71. Rosoy (89326)
  72. Rousson (89327)
  73. Saint-Agnan (89332)
  74. Saint-Aubin-sur-Yonne (89335)
  75. Saint-Clément (89338)
  76. Saint-Denis-lès-Sens (89342)
  77. Saint-Julien-du-Sault (89348)
  78. Saint-Loup-d'Ordon (89350)
  79. Saint-Martin-d'Ordon (89353)
  80. Saint-Martin-du-Tertre (89354)
  81. Saint-Maurice-aux-Riches-Hommes (89359)
  82. Saint-Sérotin (89369)
  83. Saint-Valérien (89370)
  84. Saligny (89373)
  85. Savigny-sur-Clairis (89380)
  86. Sens (89387)
  87. Sépeaux-Saint Romain (89388)
  88. Serbonnes (89390)
  89. Sergines (89391)
  90. Les Sièges (89395)
  91. Soucy (89399)
  92. Subligny (89404)
  93. Les Vallées de la Vanne (89411)
  94. Thorigny-sur-Oreuse (89414)
  95. Vallery (89428)
  96. Vaudeurs (89432)
  97. Vaumort (89434)
  98. Verlin (89440)
  99. Vernoy (89442)
  100. Véron (89443)
  101. Villeblevin (89449)
  102. Villebougis (89450)
  103. Villechétive (89451)
  104. Villecien (89452)
  105. Villemanoche (89456)
  106. Villenavotte (89458)
  107. Villeneuve-la-Dondagre (89459)
  108. Villeneuve-la-Guyard (89460)
  109. Villeneuve-l'Archevêque (89461)
  110. Villeneuve-sur-Yonne (89464)
  111. Villeperrot (89465)
  112. Villeroy (89466)
  113. Villethierry (89467)
  114. Villevallier (89468)
  115. Perceneige (89469)
  116. Villiers-Louis (89471)
  117. Vinneuf (89480)
  118. Voisines (89483)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
58387 Sens 25,507 Sens-1 and Sens-2 Communauté d'agglomération du Grand Sénonais
58206 Joigny 9,672 Joigny Le Jovinien
58464 Villeneuve-sur-Yonne 5,352 Villeneuve-sur-Yonne Communauté d'agglomération du Grand Sénonais
58287 Paron 4,858 Sens-2 Communauté d'agglomération du Grand Sénonais
58309 Pont-sur-Yonne 3,422 Pont-sur-Yonne Yonne Nord
58460 Villeneuve-la-Guyard 3,402 Pont-sur-Yonne Yonne Nord
58338 Saint-Clément 2,786 Sens-1 Communauté d'agglomération du Grand Sénonais
58348 Saint-Julien-du-Sault 2,388 Joigny Le Jovinien
58074 Champigny 2,261 Pont-sur-Yonne Yonne Nord
58443 Véron 1,965 Villeneuve-sur-Yonne Communauté d'agglomération du Grand Sénonais
58449 Villeblevin 1,845 Pont-sur-Yonne Yonne Nord

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de l'Yonne". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 24 November 2014.
  2. "Arrondissement de Sens (893)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 16 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 16 June 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-156 du 13 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de l'Yonne" (in French). Legifrance.gouv.fr. 13 February 2014. Retrieved 16 June 2017.
  5. "Arrondissement de Sens (893)". Géographie administrative et d'étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 16 June 2017.

Coordinates: 48°14′51″N 3°17′16″E / 48.24750°N 3.28778°E / 48.24750; 3.28778