Arrondissement of Thionville

The arrondissement of Thionville is an arrondissement of France in the Moselle department in the Grand Est region. It has 104 communes.[2] Its population is 266,506 (2016), and its area is 941.5 km2 (363.5 sq mi).[3]

Thionville
Location within the region Grand Est
Location within the region Grand Est
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMoselle
No. of communes104
SubprefectureThionville
Area
941.5 km2 (363.5 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
268,037
 • Density285/km2 (740/sq mi)
INSEE code577

CompositionEdit

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

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Thionville was created in 1800 and disbanded in 1871 (ceded to Germany).[4] The arrondissement of Thionville was restored in January 2015 by the merger of the former arrondissements of Thionville-Est and Thionville-Ouest.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Téléchargement du fichier d'ensemble des populations légales en 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Arrondissement de Thionville (577)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-02.
  3. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-02.
  4. ^ Historique de la Moselle
  5. ^ Décret n° 2014-1721 du 29 décembre 2014 portant suppression des arrondissements de Boulay-Moselle, de Château-Salins, de Thionville-Ouest et de Metz-Campagne (département de la Moselle)

Coordinates: 49°24′N 6°12′E / 49.4°N 6.2°E / 49.4; 6.2