Arrondissement of Forbach-Boulay-Moselle

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Arrondissement of Forbach-Boulay-Moselle
Forbach-Boulay-Moselle in Moselle
Forbach-Boulay-Moselle in Moselle
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMoselle
Communes169
SubprefectureForbach
INSEE code573
Area
 • Total1,283.3 km2 (495.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total245,222
 • Density190/km2 (490/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Forbach-Boulay-Moselle is an arrondissement of France, in the Moselle department, Grand Est region. Its capital is the city of Forbach.

History[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Forbach-Boulay-Moselle was formed when the former arrondissements of Forbach and of Boulay-Moselle were merged on 1 January 2015 to form the new arrondissement.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Forbach-Boulay-Moselle is in the north central part of the Moselle department. It is bordered to the north by Germany, to the east by the Sarreguemines arrondissement, to the south by the Sarrebourg-Château-Salins arrondissement, to the southwest by the Metz arrondissement and to the west by the Thionville arrondissement.

The arrondissement of Forbach-Boulay-Moselle has an area of 1,283.3 km2 (495.5 sq mi). It is the second largest of the 5 arrondissements of the department but the third in population (245,222 inhabitants) and a population density of 191.1 inhabitants/km².[2]

Composition[change | change source]

Cantons[change | change source]

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France,[3] cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

There are 8 cantons in the arrondissement of Forbach-Boulay-Moselle; 5 of them are completely in the arrondissement:

and 3 are only parts of cantons:

  1. south of Bouzonville (5704)
  2. east of Faulquemont (5707)
  3. west of Sarralbe (5720)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Forbach-Boulay-Moselle has 169 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes[4]

  1. Adaincourt (57007)
  2. Adelange (57008)
  3. Alsting (57013)
  4. Altrippe (57014)
  5. Altviller (57015)
  6. Alzing (57016)
  7. Anzeling (57025)
  8. Arraincourt (57027)
  9. Arriance (57029)
  10. Bambiderstroff (57047)
  11. Bannay (57048)
  12. Baronville (57051)
  13. Barst (57052)
  14. Behren-lès-Forbach (57058)
  15. Béning-lès-Saint-Avold (57061)
  16. Bérig-Vintrange (57063)
  17. Berviller-en-Moselle (57069)
  18. Bettange (57070)
  19. Betting (57073)
  20. Bibiche (57079)
  21. Biding (57082)
  22. Bionville-sur-Nied (57085)
  23. Bisten-en-Lorraine (57087)
  24. Bistroff (57088)
  25. Boucheporn (57095)
  26. Boulay-Moselle (57097)
  27. Bousbach (57101)
  28. Boustroff (57105)
  29. Bouzonville (57106)
  30. Brettnach (57110)
  31. Brouck (57112)
  32. Brulange (57115)
  33. Cappel (57122)
  34. Carling (57123)
  35. Château-Rouge (57131)
  36. Chémery-les-Deux (57136)
  37. Cocheren (57144)
  38. Colmen (57149)
  39. Condé-Northen (57150)
  40. Coume (57154)
  41. Créhange (57159)
  42. Creutzwald (57160)
  43. Dalem (57165)
  44. Dalstein (57167)
  45. Denting (57172)
  46. Destry (57174)
  47. Diebling (57176)
  48. Diesen (57765)
  49. Diffembach-lès-Hellimer (57178)
  50. Ébersviller (57186)
  51. Éblange (57187)
  52. Eincheville (57189)
  53. Elvange (57190)
  54. Erstroff (57198)
  55. Etzling (57202)
  56. Falck (57205)
  57. Farébersviller (57207)
  58. Farschviller (57208)
  59. Faulquemont (57209)
  60. Filstroff (57213)
  61. Flétrange (57217)
  62. Folkling (57222)
  63. Folschviller (57224)
  64. Forbach (57227)
  65. Fouligny (57230)
  66. Freistroff (57235)
  67. Frémestroff (57237)
  68. Freybouse (57239)
  69. Freyming-Merlebach (57240)
  70. Gomelange (57252)
  71. Gréning (57258)
  72. Grostenquin (57262)
  73. Guenviller (57271)
  74. Guerstling (57273)
  75. Guerting (57274)
  76. Guessling-Hémering (57275)
  77. Guinglange (57276)
  78. Guinkirchen (57277)
  79. Hallering (57284)
  80. Ham-sous-Varsberg (57288)
  81. Han-sur-Nied (57293)
  82. Hargarten-aux-Mines (57296)
  83. Harprich (57297)
  84. Haute-Vigneulles (57714)
  85. Heining-lès-Bouzonville (57309)
  86. Hellimer (57311)
  87. Helstroff (57312)
  88. Hémilly (57313)
  89. Henriville (57316)
  90. Herny (57319)
  91. Hestroff (57322)
  92. Hinckange (57326)
  93. Holacourt (57328)
  94. Holling (57329)
  95. Hombourg-Haut (57332)
  96. L’Hôpital (57336)
  97. Hoste (57337)
  98. Kerbach (57360)
  99. Lachambre (57373)
  100. Landroff (57379)
  101. Laning (57384)
  102. Laudrefang (57386)
  103. Lelling (57389)
  104. Leyviller (57398)
  105. Lixing-lès-Saint-Avold (57409)
  106. Longeville-lès-Saint-Avold (57413)
  107. Macheren (57428)
  108. Mainvillers (57430)
  109. Many (57442)
  110. Marange-Zondrange (57444)
  111. Maxstadt (57453)
  112. Mégange (57455)
  113. Menskirch (57457)
  114. Merten (57460)
  115. Metzing (57466)
  116. Momerstroff (57471)
  117. Morhange (57483)
  118. Morsbach (57484)
  119. Narbéfontaine (57495)
  120. Neunkirchen-lès-Bouzonville (57502)
  121. Niedervisse (57507)
  122. Nousseviller-Saint-Nabor (57514)
  123. Oberdorff (57516)
  124. Obervisse (57519)
  125. Œting (57521)
  126. Ottonville (57530)
  127. Petit-Tenquin (57536)
  128. Petite-Rosselle (57537)
  129. Piblange (57542)
  130. Pontpierre (57549)
  131. Porcelette (57550)
  132. Racrange (57560)
  133. Rémelfang (57567)
  134. Rémering (57570)
  135. Rosbruck (57596)
  136. Roupeldange (57599)
  137. Saint-Avold (57606)
  138. Saint-François-Lacroix (57610)
  139. Schœneck (57638)
  140. Schwerdorff (57640)
  141. Seingbouse (57644)
  142. Spicheren (57659)
  143. Stiring-Wendel (57660)
  144. Suisse (57662)
  145. Tenteling (57665)
  146. Téterchen (57667)
  147. Teting-sur-Nied (57668)
  148. Théding (57669)
  149. Thicourt (57670)
  150. Thonville (57673)
  151. Tritteling-Redlach (57679)
  152. Tromborn (57681)
  153. Vahl-Ebersing (57684)
  154. Vahl-lès-Faulquemont (57686)
  155. Vallerange (57687)
  156. Valmont (57690)
  157. Valmunster (57691)
  158. Varize (57695)
  159. Varsberg (57696)
  160. Vatimont (57698)
  161. Vaudreching (57700)
  162. Velving (57705)
  163. Viller (57717)
  164. Villing (57720)
  165. Vittoncourt (57726)
  166. Voimhaut (57728)
  167. Volmerange-lès-Boulay (57730)
  168. Vœlfling-lès-Bouzonville (57749)
  169. Zimming (57762)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[5]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
57227 Forbach 21,740 Forbach CA de Forbach Porte de France
57606 Saint-Avold 15,875 Saint-Avold Saint-Avold Centre Mosellan
57160 Creutzwald 13,355 Boulay-Moselle Le Warndt
57240 Freyming-Merlebach 13,263 Freyming-Merlebach Freyming-Merlebach
57660 Stiring-Wendel 12,430 Stiring-Wendel CA de Forbach Porte de France
57332 Hombourg-Haut 6,826 Freyming-Merlebach Freyming-Merlebach
57058 Behren-lès-Forbach 6,609 Stiring-Wendel CA de Forbach Porte de France
57537 Petite-Rosselle 6,444 Forbach CA de Forbach Porte de France
57097 Boulay-Moselle 5,648 Boulay-Moselle Houve-Pays Boulageois
57207 Farébersviller 5,542 Freyming-Merlebach Freyming-Merlebach

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "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)" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  2. "Arrondissement de Forbach-Boulay-Moselle (573)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  3. "Décret n° 2014-183 du 18 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de la Moselle" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  4. "Arrondissement de Forbach-Boulay-Moselle (573)". Géographie administrative et d’étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  5. "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 2 January 2018.

Coordinates: 49°46′00″N 6°42′00″E / 49.76667°N 6.70000°E / 49.76667; 6.70000