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Coordinates: 47°25′N 2°56′E / 47.417°N 2.933°E / 47.417; 2.933
Arrondissement of Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire
Arrondissement of France
Country  France
Region Burgundy
Department Nièvre
Sous-préfecture Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire
 - coordinates 47°25′N 2°56′E / 47.417°N 2.933°E / 47.417; 2.933
Area 1,403 km² (542 sq mi)
Population 45,020 (2011) [1]
Density 32 /km² (83 /sq mi)
Arrondissement since 1800
Subdivisions 7 cantons
64 communes
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE code 584
Location of the arrondissement Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire
Location of the arrondissement Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire

The arrondissement of Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Nièvre département. Its capital is the city of Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire.

History

When the Nièvre department was created on 17 February 1800, the arrondissement of Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire was part of that original department, with the original name of Cosne. In 1952, the name was changed to Cosne-sur-Loire, and in 1973, after the commune Cours was joined to the commune Cosne-sur-Loire, the name was changed to the present name.[2]

Geography

The arrondissement of Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire is bordered to the north by the Yonne (Burgundy) department, to the east by the arrondissement of Clamecy, to the south by the arrondissement of Nevers and to the west by the Cher (Centre) department.

It is the westernmost of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 1,403 km2 (542 sq mi), the smallest in area of the department. It has 45,020 inhabitants and a population density of 32.1 inhabitants/km².[1]

Composition

Cantons

The arrondissement of Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire has 7 cantons:[3]

  1. La Charité-sur-Loire
  2. Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire-Nord
  3. Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire-Sud
  4. Donzy
  5. Pouilly-sur-Loire
  6. Prémery
  7. Saint-Amand-en-Puisaye

Communes

The arrondissement of Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire has 64 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

1. Alligny-Cosne (58002) 2. Annay (58007) 3. Arbourse (58009)
4. Arquian (58012) 5. Arthel (58013) 6. Arzembouy (58014)
7. Beaumont-la-Ferrière (58027) 8. Bitry (58033) 9. Bouhy (58036)
10. Bulcy (58042) 11. Cessy-les-Bois (58048) 12. Champlemy (58053)
13. Champlin (58054) 14. Champvoux (58056) 15. Chasnay (58061)
16. Chaulgnes (58067) 17. Châteauneuf-Val-de-Bargis (58064) 18. Ciez (58077)
19. Colméry (58081) 20. Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire (58086) 21. Couloutre (58089)
22. Dampierre-sous-Bouhy (58094) 23. Dompierre-sur-Nièvre (58101) 24. Donzy (58102)
25. Garchy (58122) 26. Giry (58127) 27. La Celle-sur-Loire (58044)
28. La Celle-sur-Nièvre (58045) 29. La Charité-sur-Loire (58059) 30. La Marche (58155)
31. Lurcy-le-Bourg (58147) 32. Menestreau (58162) 33. Mesves-sur-Loire (58164)
34. Montenoison (58174) 35. Moussy (58184) 36. Murlin (58186)
37. Myennes (58187) 38. Nannay (58188) 39. Narcy (58189)
40. Neuvy-sur-Loire (58193) 41. Oulon (58203) 42. Perroy (58209)
43. Pougny (58213) 44. Pouilly-sur-Loire (58215) 45. Prémery (58218)
46. Raveau (58220) 47. Saint-Amand-en-Puisaye (58227) 48. Saint-Andelain (58228)
49. Saint-Aubin-les-Forges (58231) 50. Saint-Bonnot (58234) 51. Saint-Laurent-l'Abbaye (58248)
52. Saint-Loup (58251) 53. Saint-Malo-en-Donziois (58252) 54. Saint-Martin-sur-Nohain (58256)
55. Saint-Père (58261) 56. Saint-Quentin-sur-Nohain (58265) 57. Saint-Vérain (58270)
58. Sainte-Colombe-des-Bois (58236) 59. Sichamps (58279) 60. Suilly-la-Tour (58281)
61. Tracy-sur-Loire (58295) 62. Tronsanges (58298) 63. Varennes-lès-Narcy (58302)
64. Vielmanay (58307)

Related pages

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Populations légales en vigueur à compter du 1er janvier 2014: Nièvre" (in French) (pdf). Populations légales 2011 des départements et des collectivités d'outre-mer. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. http://www.insee.fr/fr/ppp/bases-de-donnees/recensement/populations-legales/pages2013/pdf/dep58.pdf. Retrieved 6 October 2014.
  2. "Historique de la Nièvre" (in French). Le SPLAF. http://splaf.free.fr/58his.html. Retrieved 7 October 2014.
  3. "Liste des cantons de l'arrondissement de Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. http://www.insee.fr/fr/methodes/nomenclatures/cog/canarr.asp?codedep=58&codearr=4. Retrieved 7 October 2014.