Arrondissement of Mulhouse

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Arrondissement of Mulhouse
Mulhouse in Haut-Rhinn
Mulhouse in Haut-Rhinn
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentHaut-Rhin
Communes79
SubprefectureMulhouse
INSEE code684
Area
 • Total707.1 km2 (273.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total350,032
 • Density500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)

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

History[change | change source]

Mulhouse is an arrondissement of the Haut-Rhin department since 1857.[1]

At the 2015 arrondissements changes, the arrondissement of Mulhouse was expanded with several communes from the new arrondissement of Thann-Guebwiller.[2]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Mulhouse is in the southeast of the Haut-Rhin department. It is bordered to the northeast by the Colmar-Ribeauvillé arrondissement, to the east by Germany, to the south by the Altkirch arrondissement and to the west and north by the Thann-Guebwiller arrondissement.

The arrondissement of Mulhouse is the second smallest of the arrondissements of the department, after the Altkirch arrondissement, with an area of 707.1 km2 (273.0 sq mi). It has a population of 350,032 inhabitants and a population density of 495.0 inhabitants/km².[3]

Composition[change | change source]

Cantons[change | change source]

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France,[4] 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 Mulhouse:

  1. Brunstatt (6802)
  2. Kingersheim (6808)
  3. Mulhouse-1 (6810)
  4. Mulhouse-2 (6811)
  5. Mulhouse-3 (6812)
  6. Rixheim (6813)
  7. Saint-Louis (6814)
  8. Wittenheim (6817)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Mulhouse has 79 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes[5]

  1. Attenschwiller (68013)
  2. Baldersheim (68015)
  3. Bantzenheim (68020)
  4. Bartenheim (68021)
  5. Battenheim (68022)
  6. Berrwiller (68032)
  7. Blotzheim (68042)
  8. Bollwiller (68043)
  9. Brinckheim (68054)
  10. Bruebach (68055)
  11. Brunstatt-Didenheim (68056)
  12. Buschwiller (68061)
  13. Chalampé (68064)
  14. Dietwiller (68072)
  15. Eschentzwiller (68084)
  16. Feldkirch (68088)
  17. Flaxlanden (68093)
  18. Folgensbourg (68094)
  19. Galfingue (68101)
  20. Geispitzen (68103)
  21. Habsheim (68118)
  22. Hagenthal-le-Bas (68120)
  23. Hagenthal-le-Haut (68121)
  24. Hégenheim (68126)
  25. Heimsbrunn (68129)
  26. Helfrantzkirch (68132)
  27. Hésingue (68135)
  28. Hombourg (68144)
  29. Huningue (68149)
  30. Illzach (68154)
  31. Kappelen (68160)
  32. Kembs (68163)
  33. Kingersheim (68166)
  34. Knœringue (68168)
  35. Kœtzingue (68170)
  36. Landser (68174)
  37. Leymen (68182)
  38. Liebenswiller (68183)
  39. Lutterbach (68195)
  40. Magstatt-le-Bas (68197)
  41. Magstatt-le-Haut (68198)
  42. Michelbach-le-Bas (68207)
  43. Michelbach-le-Haut (68208)
  44. Morschwiller-le-Bas (68218)
  45. Mulhouse (68224)
  46. Neuwiller (68232)
  47. Niffer (68238)
  48. Ottmarsheim (68253)
  49. Petit-Landau (68254)
  50. Pfastatt (68256)
  51. Pulversheim (68258)
  52. Ranspach-le-Bas (68263)
  53. Ranspach-le-Haut (68264)
  54. Rantzwiller (68265)
  55. Reiningue (68267)
  56. Richwiller (68270)
  57. Riedisheim (68271)
  58. Rixheim (68278)
  59. Rosenau (68286)
  60. Ruelisheim (68289)
  61. Saint-Louis (68297)
  62. Sausheim (68300)
  63. Schlierbach (68301)
  64. Sierentz (68309)
  65. Staffelfelden (68321)
  66. Steinbrunn-le-Bas (68323)
  67. Steinbrunn-le-Haut (68324)
  68. Stetten (68327)
  69. Uffheim (68341)
  70. Ungersheim (68343)
  71. Village-Neuf (68349)
  72. Wahlbach (68353)
  73. Waltenheim (68357)
  74. Wentzwiller (68362)
  75. Wittelsheim (68375)
  76. Wittenheim (68376)
  77. Zaessingue (68382)
  78. Zillisheim (68384)
  79. Zimmersheim (68386)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
68224 Mulhouse 111,167 Mulhouse-1, Mulhouse-2, Mulhouse-3 Mulhouse Alsace Agglomération
68297 Saint-Louis 20,228 Saint-Louis CA Saint-Louis
68376 Wittenheim 14,713 Wittenheim Mulhouse Alsace Agglomération
68154 Illzach 14,448 Mulhouse-3 Mulhouse Alsace Agglomération
68278 Rixheim 13,773 Rixheim Mulhouse Alsace Agglomération
68166 Kingersheim 12,918 Kingersheim Mulhouse Alsace Agglomération
68271 Riedisheim 12,102 Rixheim Mulhouse Alsace Agglomération
68375 Wittelsheim 10,341 Wittenheim Mulhouse Alsace Agglomération
68256 Pfastatt 9,427 Kingersheim Mulhouse Alsace Agglomération
68056 Brunstatt-Didenheim 7,899 Brunstatt Mulhouse Alsace Agglomération

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique du Haut-Rhin". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 15 December 2017.
  2. Décret n° 2014-1720 du 29 décembre 2014 portant suppression des arrondissements de Guebwiller et de Ribeauvillé (département du Haut-Rhin)
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-207 du 21 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département du Haut-Rhin" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 15 December 2017.
  5. "Arrondissement de Mulhouse (684)". Géographie administrative et d’étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 17 December 2017.

Coordinates: 47°45′N 7°20′E / 47.750°N 7.333°E / 47.750; 7.333