Arrondissement of Molsheim

The Arrondissement of Molsheim (French: Arrondissement de Molsheim; Alsatian: Arrondissement Molse) is an arrondissement of France in the Bas-Rhin department in the Grand Est region. It has 77 communes.[2] Its population is 103,633 (2016), and its area is 771.2 km2 (297.8 sq mi).[3]

Molsheim
Location within the region Grand Est
Location within the region Grand Est
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentBas-Rhin
No. of communes77
SubprefectureMolsheim
Area
771.2 km2 (297.8 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
103,939
 • Density135/km2 (350/sq mi)
INSEE code673

CompositionEdit

The communes of the arrondissement of Molsheim are:[2]

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Molsheim was created in 1919.[4] In January 2015 it gained seven communes from the arrondissement of Saverne and one commune from the former arrondissement of Strasbourg-Campagne.[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 Molsheim were, as of January 2015:[6]

  1. Molsheim
  2. Rosheim
  3. Saales
  4. Schirmeck
  5. Wasselonne

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Téléchargement du fichier d'ensemble des populations légales en 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Arrondissement de Molsheim (673)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  3. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  4. ^ Historique du Bas-Rhin
  5. ^ Décret n° 2014-1722 du 29 décembre 2014 portant suppression des arrondissements de Strasbourg-Campagne et de Wissembourg (département du Bas-Rhin)
  6. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-25.

Coordinates: 48°33′N 7°29′E / 48.550°N 7.483°E / 48.550; 7.483