Arrondissement of Altkirch

The arrondissement of Altkirch is an arrondissement of France in the Haut-Rhin department in the Grand Est region. It has 108 communes.[2] Its population is 69,793 (2016), and its area is 663.1 km2 (256.0 sq mi).[3]

Altkirch
Location within the region Grand Est
Location within the region Grand Est
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentHaut-Rhin
No. of communes108
SubprefectureAltkirch
Area
663.1 km2 (256.0 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
69,859
 • Density105/km2 (270/sq mi)
INSEE code681

CompositionEdit

The communes of the arrondissement of Altkirch, and their INSEE codes, are:[2]

  1. Altenach (68002)
  2. Altkirch (68004)
  3. Aspach (68010)
  4. Ballersdorf (68017)
  5. Balschwiller (68018)
  6. Bellemagny (68024)
  7. Bendorf (68025)
  8. Berentzwiller (68027)
  9. Bernwiller (68006)
  10. Bettendorf (68033)
  11. Bettlach (68034)
  12. Biederthal (68035)
  13. Bisel (68039)
  14. Bouxwiller (68049)
  15. Bréchaumont (68050)
  16. Bretten (68052)
  17. Buethwiller (68057)
  18. Carspach (68062)
  19. Chavannes-sur-l'Étang (68065)
  20. Courtavon (68067)
  21. Dannemarie (68068)
  22. Diefmatten (68071)
  23. Durlinsdorf (68074)
  24. Durmenach (68075)
  25. Eglingen (68077)
  26. Elbach (68079)
  27. Emlingen (68080)
  28. Eteimbes (68085)
  29. Falkwiller (68086)
  30. Feldbach (68087)
  31. Ferrette (68090)
  32. Fislis (68092)
  33. Franken (68096)
  34. Friesen (68098)
  35. Frœningen (68099)
  36. Fulleren (68100)
  37. Gildwiller (68105)
  38. Gommersdorf (68107)
  39. Guevenatten (68114)
  40. Hagenbach (68119)
  41. Hausgauen (68124)
  42. Hecken (68125)
  43. Heidwiller (68127)
  44. Heimersdorf (68128)
  45. Heiwiller (68131)
  46. Hindlingen (68137)
  47. Hirsingue (68138)
  48. Hirtzbach (68139)
  49. Hochstatt (68141)
  50. Hundsbach (68148)
  51. Illfurth (68152)
  52. Illtal (68240)
  53. Jettingen (68158)
  54. Kiffis (68165)
  55. Kœstlach (68169)
  56. Largitzen (68176)
  57. Levoncourt (68181)
  58. Liebsdorf (68184)
  59. Ligsdorf (68186)
  60. Linsdorf (68187)
  61. Lucelle (68190)
  62. Luemschwiller (68191)
  63. Lutter (68194)
  64. Magny (68196)
  65. Manspach (68200)
  66. Mertzen (68202)
  67. Mœrnach (68212)
  68. Montreux-Jeune (68214)
  69. Montreux-Vieux (68215)
  70. Mooslargue (68216)
  71. Muespach (68221)
  72. Muespach-le-Haut (68222)
  73. Oberlarg (68243)
  74. Obermorschwiller (68245)
  75. Oltingue (68248)
  76. Pfetterhouse (68257)
  77. Raedersdorf (68259)
  78. Retzwiller (68268)
  79. Riespach (68273)
  80. Romagny (68282)
  81. Roppentzwiller (68284)
  82. Ruederbach (68288)
  83. Saint-Bernard (68081)
  84. Saint-Cosme (68293)
  85. Saint-Ulrich (68299)
  86. Schwoben (68303)
  87. Seppois-le-Bas (68305)
  88. Seppois-le-Haut (68306)
  89. Sondersdorf (68312)
  90. Spechbach (68320)
  91. Steinsoultz (68325)
  92. Sternenberg (68326)
  93. Strueth (68330)
  94. Tagolsheim (68332)
  95. Tagsdorf (68333)
  96. Traubach-le-Bas (68336)
  97. Traubach-le-Haut (68337)
  98. Ueberstrass (68340)
  99. Valdieu-Lutran (68192)
  100. Vieux-Ferrette (68347)
  101. Waldighofen (68355)
  102. Walheim (68356)
  103. Werentzhouse (68363)
  104. Willer (68371)
  105. Winkel (68373)
  106. Wittersdorf (68377)
  107. Wolfersdorf (68378)
  108. Wolschwiller (68380)

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Altkirch was created in 1800. In 1857 the subprefecture was moved to Mulhouse. The arrondissement of Altkirch was restored in 1919.[4] In January 2015 it absorbed the commune of Bernwiller from the former arrondissement of Thann.[5]

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 Altkirch were, as of January 2015:[6]

  1. Altkirch
  2. Dannemarie
  3. Ferrette
  4. Hirsingue

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Téléchargement du fichier d'ensemble des populations légales en 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Arrondissement d'Altkirch (681)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  3. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  4. ^ Historique du Haut-Rhin
  5. ^ Décret n° 2014-1720 du 29 décembre 2014 portant suppression des arrondissements de Guebwiller et de Ribeauvillé (département du Haut-Rhin)
  6. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-25.

Coordinates: 47°37′N 7°14′E / 47.617°N 7.233°E / 47.617; 7.233