Arrondissement of Molsheim

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Arrondissement of Molsheim
Molsheim in Bas-Rhin
Molsheim in Bas-Rhin
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentBas-Rhin
Communes77
SubprefectureMolsheim
INSEE code673
Area
 • Total771.2 km2 (297.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total103,068
 • Density130/km2 (350/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Molsheim is an arrondissement of France in the Bas-Rhin department in the Grand Est region. Its capital is the city of Molsheim.

History[change | change source]

At the 2015 arrondissements reform, the arrondissement of Molsheim was expanded with several communes from the arrondissements of Strasbourg-Campagne and Saverne.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Molsheim is in the west of the Bas-Rhin department. It is bordered to the north by the Saverne arrondissement, to the east by the Strasbourg arrondissement, to the southeast by the Sélestat-Erstein arrondissement, to the southwest by the Vosges department, to the west by the Meurthe-et-Moselle department and to the northwest by the Moselle department.

The arrondissement of Molsheim has an area of 771.2 km2 (297.8 sq mi) and a population of 103,068 inhabitants for a population density of 133.6 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 3 cantons in the arrondissement of Molsheim:

  1. Molsheim (6710) (partly)
  2. Mutzig (6711) (partly)
  3. Saverne (6714) (partly)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Molsheim has 77 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes[4]

  1. Altorf (67008)
  2. Avolsheim (67016)
  3. Balbronn (67018)
  4. Barembach (67020)
  5. Bellefosse (67026)
  6. Belmont (67027)
  7. Bergbieten (67030)
  8. Bischoffsheim (67045)
  9. Blancherupt (67050)
  10. Bœrsch (67052)
  11. Bourg-Bruche (67059)
  12. La Broque (67066)
  13. Colroy-la-Roche (67076)
  14. Cosswiller (67077)
  15. Crastatt (67078)
  16. Dachstein (67080)
  17. Dahlenheim (67081)
  18. Dangolsheim (67085)
  19. Dinsheim-sur-Bruche (67098)
  20. Dorlisheim (67101)
  21. Duppigheim (67108)
  22. Duttlenheim (67112)
  23. Ergersheim (67127)
  24. Ernolsheim-Bruche (67128)
  25. Flexbourg (67139)
  26. Fouday (67144)
  27. Grandfontaine (67165)
  28. Grendelbruch (67167)
  29. Gresswiller (67168)
  30. Griesheim-près-Molsheim (67172)
  31. Heiligenberg (67188)
  32. Hohengœft (67208)
  33. Jetterswiller (67229)
  34. Kirchheim (67240)
  35. Knœrsheim (67245)
  36. Lutzelhouse (67276)
  37. Marlenheim (67282)
  38. Mollkirch (67299)
  39. Molsheim (67300)
  40. Muhlbach-sur-Bruche (67306)
  41. Mutzig (67313)
  42. Natzwiller (67314)
  43. Neuviller-la-Roche (67321)
  44. Niederhaslach (67325)
  45. Nordheim (67335)
  46. Oberhaslach (67342)
  47. Odratzheim (67354)
  48. Ottrott (67368)
  49. Plaine (67377)
  50. Rangen (67383)
  51. Ranrupt (67384)
  52. Romanswiller (67408)
  53. Rosenwiller (67410)
  54. Rosheim (67411)
  55. Rothau (67414)
  56. Russ (67420)
  57. Saales (67421)
  58. Saint-Blaise-la-Roche (67424)
  59. Saint-Nabor (67428)
  60. Saulxures (67436)
  61. Scharrachbergheim-Irmstett (67442)
  62. Schirmeck (67448)
  63. Solbach (67470)
  64. Soultz-les-Bains (67473)
  65. Still (67480)
  66. Traenheim (67492)
  67. Urmatt (67500)
  68. Waldersbach (67513)
  69. Wangen (67517)
  70. Wangenbourg-Engenthal (67122)
  71. Wasselonne (67520)
  72. Westhoffen (67525)
  73. Wildersbach (67531)
  74. Wisches (67543)
  75. Wolxheim (67554)
  76. Zehnacker (67555)
  77. Zeinheim (67556)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[2]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
67300 Molsheim 9,263 Molsheim Région de Molsheim-Mutzig
67313 Mutzig 5,895 Mutzig Région de Molsheim-Mutzig
67520 Wasselonne 5,616 Saverne La Mossig et du Vignoble
67411 Rosheim 4,956 Molsheim Portes de Rosheim
67282 Marlenheim 4,090 Molsheim La Mossig et du Vignoble
67045 Bischoffsheim 3,347 Molsheim Portes de Rosheim
67112 Duttlenheim 2,879 Molsheim Région de Molsheim-Mutzig
67066 La Broque 2,716 Mutzig Vallée de la Bruche
67101 Dorlisheim 2,559 Molsheim Région de Molsheim-Mutzig
67052 Bœrsch 2,442 Molsheim Portes de Rosheim


Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Décret n° 2014-1722 du 29 décembre 2014 portant suppression des arrondissements de Strasbourg-Campagne et de Wissembourg (département du Bas-Rhin)" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 30 December 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 15 November 2017.
  3. "Décret n° 2014-185 du 18 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département du Bas-Rhin" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  4. "Arrondissement de Molsheim (673)". Géographie administrative et d’étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 29 December 2016.

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