Arrondissement of Sélestat-Erstein

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Arrondissement of Sélestat-Erstein
Sélestat-Erstein in Bas-Rhin
Sélestat-Erstein in Bas-Rhin
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentBas-Rhin
Communes101
SubprefectureSélestat
INSEE code675
Area
 • Total980.5 km2 (378.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
 • Total155,916
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)

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

History[change | change source]

When the Bas-Rhin department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Sélestat (or Sélestat-Erstein) was part of that original department. The subprefecture of Barr was moved to Schlestadt (Sélestat) in 1806.[1]

In 1974, the arrondissements of Sélestat and Erstein were combined to form the new arrondissement of Sélestat-Erstein.

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Sélestat-Erstein is the most southern of the Bas-Rhin department. It is bordered to the west and north by the Molsheim arrondissement, to the northeast by the Strasbourg arrondissement, to the east by Germany, to the south by the Haut-Rhin department and to the soutwest by the Vosges department.

The arrondissement of Sélestat-Erstein has an area of 980.5 km2 (378.6 sq mi) and a population of 155,916 inhabitants for a population density of 159.0 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 5 cantons in the arrondissement of Sélestat-Erstein:

  1. Erstein (6704)
  2. Molsheim (6710) (partly)
  3. Mutzig (6711) (partly)
  4. Obernai (6712)
  5. Sélestat (6716)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Sélestat-Erstein has 101 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes[4]

  1. Albé (67003)
  2. Andlau (67010)
  3. Artolsheim (67011)
  4. Baldenheim (67019)
  5. Barr (67021)
  6. Bassemberg (67022)
  7. Benfeld (67028)
  8. Bernardswiller (67031)
  9. Bernardvillé (67032)
  10. Bindernheim (67040)
  11. Blienschwiller (67051)
  12. Bœsenbiesen (67053)
  13. Bolsenheim (67054)
  14. Boofzheim (67055)
  15. Bootzheim (67056)
  16. Bourgheim (67060)
  17. Breitenau (67062)
  18. Breitenbach (67063)
  19. Châtenois (67073)
  20. Dambach-la-Ville (67084)
  21. Daubensand (67086)
  22. Diebolsheim (67090)
  23. Dieffenbach-au-Val (67092)
  24. Dieffenthal (67094)
  25. Ebersheim (67115)
  26. Ebersmunster (67116)
  27. Eichhoffen (67120)
  28. Elsenheim (67121)
  29. Epfig (67125)
  30. Erstein (67130)
  31. Fouchy (67143)
  32. Friesenheim (67146)
  33. Gerstheim (67154)
  34. Gertwiller (67155)
  35. Goxwiller (67164)
  36. Heidolsheim (67187)
  37. Heiligenstein (67189)
  38. Herbsheim (67192)
  39. Hessenheim (67195)
  40. Hilsenheim (67196)
  41. Hindisheim (67197)
  42. Hipsheim (67200)
  43. Huttenheim (67216)
  44. Ichtratzheim (67217)
  45. Innenheim (67223)
  46. Itterswiller (67227)
  47. Kertzfeld (67233)
  48. Kintzheim (67239)
  49. Kogenheim (67246)
  50. Krautergersheim (67248)
  51. La Vancelle (67505)
  52. Lalaye (67255)
  53. Le Hohwald (67210)
  54. Limersheim (67266)
  55. Mackenheim (67277)
  56. Maisonsgoutte (67280)
  57. Marckolsheim (67281)
  58. Matzenheim (67285)
  59. Meistratzheim (67286)
  60. Mittelbergheim (67295)
  61. Mussig (67310)
  62. Muttersholtz (67311)
  63. Neubois (67317)
  64. Neuve-Église (67320)
  65. Niedernai (67329)
  66. Nordhouse (67336)
  67. Nothalten (67337)
  68. Obenheim (67338)
  69. Obernai (67348)
  70. Ohnenheim (67360)
  71. Orschwiller (67362)
  72. Osthouse (67364)
  73. Reichsfeld (67387)
  74. Rhinau (67397)
  75. Richtolsheim (67398)
  76. Rossfeld (67412)
  77. Saasenheim (67422)
  78. Saint-Martin (67426)
  79. Saint-Maurice (67427)
  80. Saint-Pierre (67429)
  81. Saint-Pierre-Bois (67430)
  82. Sand (67433)
  83. Schaeffersheim (67438)
  84. Scherwiller (67445)
  85. Schœnau (67453)
  86. Schwobsheim (67461)
  87. Sermersheim (67464)
  88. Steige (67477)
  89. Stotzheim (67481)
  90. Sundhouse (67486)
  91. Sélestat (67462)
  92. Thanvillé (67490)
  93. Triembach-au-Val (67493)
  94. Urbeis (67499)
  95. Uttenheim (67501)
  96. Valff (67504)
  97. Villé (67507)
  98. Westhouse (67526)
  99. Witternheim (67545)
  100. Wittisheim (67547)
  101. Zellwiller (67557)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[2]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
67462 Sélestat 19,546 Sélestat Sélestat
67130 Erstein 10,987 Erstein Canton d'Erstein
67348 Obernai 10,822 Obernai Pays de Sainte-Odile
67021 Barr 7,192 Obernai Pays de Barr
67028 Benfeld 5,708 Erstein Canton d'Erstein
67281 Marckolsheim 4,165 Sélestat Ried de Marckolsheim
67073 Châtenois 4,098 Sélestat Sélestat
67154 Gerstheim 3,339 Erstein Canton d'Erstein
67445 Scherwiller 3,144 Sélestat Sélestat
67397 Rhinau 2,756 Erstein Canton d'Erstein

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique du Bas-Rhin". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 29 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 Sélestat-Erstein (675)". Géographie administrative et d’étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 15 November 2017.

Coordinates: 48°15′N 7°27′E / 48.250°N 7.450°E / 48.250; 7.450