Place:Sens, Yonne, France

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NameSens
Alt namesArrondissement of Sens
Senssource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeArrondissement
Located inYonne, France
Contained Places
Commune
Sens
Theil-sur-Vanne
source: Family History Library Catalog


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The Arrondissement of Sens is an arrondissement of France in the Yonne department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region. Since the January 2017 reorganization of the arrondissements of Yonne, it has 118 communes.

History

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The arrondissement of Sens was created in 1800. In 1926 it was expanded with part of the former arrondissement of Joigny (the former cantons of Cerisiers, Saint-Julien-du-Sault and Villeneuve-sur-Yonne). In the 1970s the cantons of Sens-Nord-Est, Sens-Ouest and Sens-Sud-Est were created from the former cantons of Sens-Nord and Sens-Sud.

Before the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015, the cantons of the arrondissement of Sens were:

  1. Cerisiers
  2. Chéroy
  3. Pont-sur-Yonne
  4. Saint-Julien-du-Sault
  5. Sens-Nord-Est
  6. Sens-Ouest
  7. Sens-Sud-Est
  8. Sergines
  9. Villeneuve-l'Archevêque
  10. Villeneuve-sur-Yonne

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