Canton of Aurec-sur-Loire

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Canton of Aurec-sur-Loire
region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute Loire
Arrondissement Yssingeaux
main place Aurec-sur-Loire
Residents 14,788 (Jan. 1, 2017)
Population density 228 inhabitants / km²
surface 65.00 km²
Communities 4th
INSEE code 4301

Location of the canton of Aurec-sur-Loire in
the Haute-Loire department

The canton Aurec-sur-Loire is a French canton in the Arrondissement Yssingeaux in Haute-Loire in the region Auvergne Rhone-Alpes in France . Guy Vocanson ( PS ) has been a representative in the General Council of the Département since 2008 .


The canton was founded on March 4, 1790 as part of the establishment of the départements as part of what was then the "Yssingeaux District".

With the establishment of the arrondissements on February 17, 1800, the canton was redesigned as part of what was then the Yssingeaux arrondissement.

From September 10, 1926 to June 1, 1942, the canton belonged to the Arrondissement of Le Puy-en-Velay .

See also: History of the Haute-Loire department and History of the Yssingeaux arrondissement .


The canton borders in the north on the cantons of Saint-Bonnet-le-Château in the arrondissement Montbrison and Firminy in the arrondissement Saint-Étienne , both in the Loire department , in the east on the canton Saint-Didier-en-Velay , in the south on the canton Monistrol -sur-Loire and in the west to the Canton of Bas-en-Basset .


Since the nationwide reorganization of the cantons in 2015, the following four municipalities have belonged to the canton of Aurec-sur-Loire:

local community Residents
January 1, 2017
Density of
population / km²
Post Code
Aurec-sur-Loire 000000000006111.00000000006.111 22.44 000000000000272.0000000000272 43012 43110
Pont-Salomon 000000000002019.00000000002,019 8.43 000000000000240.0000000000240 43153 43330
Saint-Ferréol-d'Auroure 000000000002464.00000000002,464 10.85 000000000000227.0000000000227 43184 43330
Saint-Just-Malmont 000000000004194.00000000004,194 23.28 000000000000180.0000000000180 43205 43240
Canton of Aurec-sur-Loire 000000000014788.000000000014,788 65.00 000000000000228.0000000000228 4301

Until the reorganization, the canton of Aurec-sur-Loire consisted of the municipality of Aurec-sur-Loire .