Arrondissement of Thonon-les-Bains

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Arrondissement of Thonon-les-Bains
Location of Thonon-les-Bains in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Location of Thonon-les-Bains in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
Communes68
SubprefectureThonon-les-Bains
INSEE code744
Area
 • Total907.7 km2 (350.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total142,090
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Thonon-les-Bains 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 Thonon-les-Bains.

History[change | change source]

When the Haute-Savoie department was created in 1860, the arrondissement of Thonon-les-Bains was part of that original department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

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

It is most northern of the arrondissements of the department and is the second smallest arrondissement with an area of 907.7 km2 (350.5 sq mi),[2] but it is the one with fewest people living in it, with 142,090 inhabitants and a density of 156.5 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 Thonon-les-Bains, there are only 3 cantons:

  1. Évian-les-Bains (7407) (partly)
  2. Sciez (7415)
  3. Thonon-les-Bains (7417)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Thonon-les-Bains has 68 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Abondance (74001)
  2. Allinges (74005)
  3. Anthy-sur-Léman (74013)
  4. Armoy (74020)
  5. Ballaison (74025)
  6. Bellevaux (74032)
  7. Bernex (74033)
  8. Bogève (74038)
  9. Bonnevaux (74041)
  10. Bons-en-Chablais (74043)
  11. Boëge (74037)
  12. Brenthonne (74048)
  13. Burdignin (74050)
  14. Cervens (74053)
  15. Champanges (74057)
  16. Chens-sur-Léman (74070)
  17. Chevenoz (74073)
  18. Châtel (74063)
  19. Douvaine (74105)
  20. Draillant (74106)
  21. Essert-Romand (74114)
  22. Évian-les-Bains (74119)
  23. Excenevex (74121)
  24. Fessy (74126)
  25. Féternes (74127)
  26. Habère-Lullin (74139)
  27. Habère-Poche (74140)
  28. La Baume (74030)
  29. La Chapelle-d'Abondance (74058)
  30. La Forclaz (74129)
  31. La Vernaz (74295)
  32. Larringes (74146)
  33. Le Biot (74034)
  34. Loisin (74150)
  35. Lugrin (74154)
  36. Lullin (74155)
  37. Lully (74156)
  38. Lyaud (74157)
  39. Margencel (74163)
  40. Marin (74166)
  41. Massongy (74171)
  42. Maxilly-sur-Léman (74172)
  43. Meillerie (74175)
  44. Messery (74180)
  45. Montriond (74188)
  46. Morzine (74191)
  47. Nernier (74199)
  48. Neuvecelle (74200)
  49. Novel, Haute-Savoie (74203)
  50. Orcier (74206)
  51. Perrignier (74210)
  52. Publier (74218)
  53. Reyvroz (74222)
  54. Saint-André-de-Boëge (74226)
  55. Saint-Gingolph (74237)
  56. Saint-Jean-d'Aulps (74238)
  57. Saint-Paul-en-Chablais (74249)
  58. Saxel (74261)
  59. Sciez (74263)
  60. Seytroux (74271)
  61. Thollon-les-Mémises (74279)
  62. Thonon-les-Bains (74281)
  63. Vacheresse (74286)
  64. Vailly (74287)
  65. Veigy-Foncenex (74293)
  66. Villard (74301)
  67. Vinzier (74308)
  68. Yvoire (74315)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
74281 Thonon-les-Bains 34,973 Thonon-les-Bains CA Thonon
74119 Évian-les-Bains 8,822 Évian-les-Bains Pays d'Évian Vallée d'Abondance
74218 Publier 6,753 Évian-les-Bains Pays d'Évian Vallée d'Abondance
74263 Sciez 5,592 Sciez CA Thonon
74105 Douvaine 5,509 Sciez CA Thonon
74043 Bons-en-Chablais 5,337 Sciez CA Thonon
74005 Allinges 4,295 Thonon-les-Bains CA Thonon
74293 Veigy-Foncenex 3,409 Sciez CA Thonon
74200 Neuvecelle 2,959 Évian-les-Bains Pays d'Évian Vallée d'Abondance
74191 Morzine 2,893 Évian-les-Bains Le Haut-Chablais

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de la Haute-Savoie". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 1 October 2017.
  2. "Arrondissement de Thonon-les-Bains (744)". 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 Thonon-les-Bains (744)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 1 October 2017.

Coordinates: 46°22′09″N 6°28′20″E / 46.36917°N 6.47222°E / 46.36917; 6.47222