Associated communes of France

(including overseas)

(including overseas)

Métropole
Communauté urbaine
Communauté d'agglomération
Communauté de communes

Associated communes
Municipal arrondissements

Overseas collectivities
Sui generis collectivity
Overseas country
Overseas territory
Clipperton Island

In France, associated communes (French: communes associées) were created by the Commune Merger Act of July 16, 1971 (also called the Marcellin Act). It permits the formerly independent communes to maintain certain institutions, such as

On January 1, 2006, there were 730 communes associées in France. Most of those were created within four years after passing the Marcellin Act.

This page was last edited on 19 April 2013, at 04:29 (UTC).
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