Arrondissement of Thann

The arrondissement of Thann is a former arrondissement of France in the Haut-Rhin department in the Alsace region. In 2015 it was disbanded, and most of its communes were assigned to the new arrondissement of Thann-Guebwiller, some to the arrondissements of Mulhouse and Altkirch.[1] It had 52 communes, and its population was 81,614 (2012).[2]

Thann
Location within the former region Alsace
Location within the former region Alsace
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentHaut-Rhin
No. of communes52
Disbanded2015
SubprefectureThann
Area
525 km2 (203 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
81,614
 • Density155/km2 (400/sq mi)

CompositionEdit

The communes of the arrondissement of Thann, and their INSEE codes, were:[2]

1. Aspach-le-Bas (68011) 2. Aspach-le-Haut (68012) 3. Bernwiller (68031) 4. Bitschwiller-lès-Thann (68040)
5. Bourbach-le-Bas (68045) 6. Bourbach-le-Haut (68046) 7. Burnhaupt-le-Bas (68059) 8. Burnhaupt-le-Haut (68060)
9. Cernay (68063) 10. Dolleren (68073) 11. Fellering (68089) 12. Geishouse (68102)
13. Goldbach-Altenbach (68106) 14. Guewenheim (68115) 15. Husseren-Wesserling (68151) 16. Kirchberg (68167)
17. Kruth (68171) 18. Lauw (68179) 19. Leimbach (68180) 20. Malmerspach (68199)
21. Masevaux (68201) 22. Michelbach (68206) 23. Mitzach (68211) 24. Mollau (68213)
25. Moosch (68217) 26. Mortzwiller (68219) 27. Niederbruck (68233) 28. Oberbruck (68239)
29. Oderen (68247) 30. Rammersmatt (68261) 31. Ranspach (68262) 32. Rimbach-près-Masevaux (68275)
33. Roderen (68279) 34. Saint-Amarin (68292) 35. Schweighouse-Thann (68302) 36. Sentheim (68304)
37. Sewen (68307) 38. Sickert (68308) 39. Soppe-le-Bas (68313) 40. Soppe-le-Haut (68314)
41. Staffelfelden (68321) 42. Steinbach (68322) 43. Storckensohn (68328) 44. Thann (68334)
45. Uffholtz (68342) 46. Urbès (68344) 47. Vieux-Thann (68348) 48. Wattwiller (68359)
49. Wegscheid (68361) 50. Wildenstein (68370) 51. Willer-sur-Thur (68372) 52. Wittelsheim (68375)

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Thann was created in 1919.[3] It was disbanded in 2015.[1] 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 Thann were, as of January 2015:[2]

  1. Cernay
  2. Masevaux
  3. Saint-Amarin
  4. Thann

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Décret n° 2014-1720 du 29 décembre 2014 portant suppression des arrondissements de Guebwiller et de Ribeauvillé (département du Haut-Rhin)
  2. ^ a b c "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-07.
  3. ^ Historique du Haut-Rhin

Coordinates: 47°49′N 7°06′E / 47.817°N 7.100°E / 47.817; 7.100