Arrondissement of Belley

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Belley
Location within the region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Location within the region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentAin
No. of communes105
SubprefectureBelley
Area
 • Total1,584.2 km2 (611.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total120,594
 • Density76/km2 (200/sq mi)
INSEE code011

The arrondissement of Belley is an arrondissement of France in the Ain department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. It has 105 communes.[1] Its population is 120,594 (2016), and its area is 1,584.2 km2 (611.7 sq mi).[2]

Composition[edit]

The communes of the arrondissement of Belley, and their INSEE codes, are:[1]

  1. L'Abergement-de-Varey (01002)
  2. Ambérieu-en-Bugey (01004)
  3. Ambléon (01006)
  4. Ambronay (01007)
  5. Ambutrix (01008)
  6. Andert-et-Condon (01009)
  7. Anglefort (01010)
  8. Aranc (01012)
  9. Arandas (01013)
  10. Arboys-en-Bugey (01015)
  11. Argis (01017)
  12. Armix (01019)
  13. Artemare (01022)
  14. Arvière-en-Valromey (01453)
  15. Belley (01034)
  16. Bénonces (01037)
  17. Béon (01039)
  18. Bettant (01041)
  19. Blyes (01047)
  20. Bourg-Saint-Christophe (01054)
  21. Brégnier-Cordon (01058)
  22. Brens (01061)
  23. Briord (01064)
  24. La Burbanche (01066)
  25. Ceyzérieu (01073)
  26. Chaley (01076)
  27. Champagne-en-Valromey (01079)
  28. Champdor-Corcelles (01080)
  29. Charnoz-sur-Ain (01088)
  30. Château-Gaillard (01089)
  31. Chazey-Bons (01098)
  32. Chazey-sur-Ain (01099)
  33. Cheignieu-la-Balme (01100)
  34. Cleyzieu (01107)
  35. Colomieu (01110)
  36. Conand (01111)
  37. Contrevoz (01116)
  38. Conzieu (01117)
  39. Corbonod (01118)
  40. Corlier (01121)
  41. Cressin-Rochefort (01133)
  42. Culoz (01138)
  43. Cuzieu (01141)
  44. Douvres (01149)
  45. Évosges (01155)
  46. Faramans (01156)
  47. Flaxieu (01162)
  48. Groslée-Saint-Benoît (01338)
  49. Haut-Valromey (01187)
  50. Innimond (01190)
  51. Izieu (01193)
  52. Joyeux (01198)
  53. Lagnieu (01202)
  54. Lavours (01208)
  55. Leyment (01213)
  56. Lhuis (01216)
  57. Lompnas (01219)
  58. Loyettes (01224)
  59. Magnieu (01227)
  60. Marchamp (01233)
  61. Marignieu (01234)
  62. Massignieu-de-Rives (01239)
  63. Meximieux (01244)
  64. Montagnieu (01255)
  65. Le Montellier (01260)
  66. Murs-et-Gélignieux (01268)
  67. Nivollet-Montgriffon (01277)
  68. Oncieu (01279)
  69. Ordonnaz (01280)
  70. Parves-et-Nattages (01286)
  71. Pérouges (01290)
  72. Peyrieu (01294)
  73. Plateau d'Hauteville (01185)
  74. Pollieu (01302)
  75. Prémeyzel (01310)
  76. Prémillieu (01311)
  77. Rignieux-le-Franc (01325)
  78. Rossillon (01329)
  79. Ruffieu (01330)
  80. Saint-Denis-en-Bugey (01345)
  81. Sainte-Julie (01366)
  82. Saint-Éloi (01349)
  83. Saint-Germain-les-Paroisses (01358)
  84. Saint-Jean-de-Niost (01361)
  85. Saint-Martin-de-Bavel (01372)
  86. Saint-Maurice-de-Gourdans (01378)
  87. Saint-Maurice-de-Rémens (01379)
  88. Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey (01384)
  89. Saint-Sorlin-en-Bugey (01386)
  90. Saint-Vulbas (01390)
  91. Sault-Brénaz (01396)
  92. Seillonnaz (01400)
  93. Serrières-de-Briord (01403)
  94. Seyssel (01407)
  95. Souclin (01411)
  96. Talissieu (01415)
  97. Tenay (01416)
  98. Torcieu (01421)
  99. Valromey-sur-Séran (01036)
  100. Vaux-en-Bugey (01431)
  101. Villebois (01444)
  102. Villieu-Loyes-Mollon (01450)
  103. Virieu-le-Grand (01452)
  104. Virignin (01454)
  105. Vongnes (01456)

History[edit]

The arrondissement of Belley was created in 1800.[3] At the January 2017 reorganization of the arrondissements of Ain, it received 12 communes from the arrondissement of Bourg-en-Bresse and one from the arrondissement of Nantua, and it lost one commune to the arrondissement of Nantua.[4]

As a result of the reorganisation of the cantons of France which came into effect in 2015, the borders of the cantons are no longer related to the borders of the arrondissements. The cantons of the arrondissement of Belley were, as of January 2015:[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Arrondissement de Belley (011)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-09-26.
  2. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-09-26.
  3. ^ Historique de l'Ain
  4. ^ "Arrêté n° 16-542, p 746" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-07-20.
  5. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-07.

Coordinates: 45°46′N 5°40′E / 45.767°N 5.667°E / 45.767; 5.667