Arrondissement of Sarreguemines

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Arrondissement of Sarreguemines
Sarreguemines in Moselle
Sarreguemines in Moselle
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMoselle
Communes83
SubprefectureSarreguemines
INSEE code576
Area
 • Total935.9 km2 (361.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total99,772
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)

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

History[change | change source]

When the Moselle department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Sarreguemines was part of that original department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

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

The arrondissement of Sarreguemines has an area of 935.9 km2 (361.4 sq mi), the smallest of the 5 arrondissements of the department. The population is 99,772 inhabitants and its population density is 106.6 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 only 3 cantons in the arrondissement of Sarreguemines:

  1. Bitche (5702)
  2. east of Sarralbe (5720) (partly)
  3. Sarreguemines (5722)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Sarreguemines has 83 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes[4]

  1. Achen (57006)
  2. Baerenthal (57046)
  3. Bettviller (57074)
  4. Bining (57083)
  5. Bitche (57089)
  6. Blies-Guersviller (57093)
  7. Blies-Ébersing (57092)
  8. Bliesbruck (57091)
  9. Bousseviller (57103)
  10. Breidenbach (57108)
  11. Enchenberg (57192)
  12. Epping (57195)
  13. Erching (57196)
  14. Ernestviller (57197)
  15. Etting (57201)
  16. Frauenberg (57234)
  17. Goetzenbruck (57250)
  18. Gros-Réderching (57261)
  19. Grosbliederstroff (57260)
  20. Grundviller (57263)
  21. Guebenhouse (57264)
  22. Hambach (57289)
  23. Hanviller (57294)
  24. Haspelschiedt (57301)
  25. Hazembourg (57308)
  26. Hilsprich (57325)
  27. Holving (57330)
  28. Hottviller (57338)
  29. Hundling (57340)
  30. Ippling (57348)
  31. Kalhausen (57355)
  32. Kappelkinger (57357)
  33. Kirviller (57366)
  34. Lambach (57376)
  35. Le Val-de-Guéblange (57267)
  36. Lemberg (57390)
  37. Lengelsheim (57393)
  38. Liederschiedt (57402)
  39. Lixing-lès-Rouhling (57408)
  40. Loupershouse (57419)
  41. Loutzviller (57421)
  42. Meisenthal (57456)
  43. Montbronn (57477)
  44. Mouterhouse (57489)
  45. Nelling (57497)
  46. Neufgrange (57499)
  47. Nousseviller-lès-Bitche (57513)
  48. Obergailbach (57517)
  49. Ormersviller (57526)
  50. Petit-Réderching (57535)
  51. Philippsbourg (57541)
  52. Puttelange-aux-Lacs (57556)
  53. Rahling (57561)
  54. Reyersviller (57577)
  55. Richeling (57581)
  56. Rimling (57584)
  57. Rohrbach-lès-Bitche (57589)
  58. Rolbing (57590)
  59. Roppeviller (57594)
  60. Rouhling (57598)
  61. Rémelfing (57568)
  62. Rémering-lès-Puttelange (57571)
  63. Saint-Jean-Rohrbach (57615)
  64. Saint-Louis-lès-Bitche (57619)
  65. Sarralbe (57628)
  66. Sarreguemines (57631)
  67. Sarreinsming (57633)
  68. Schmittviller (57636)
  69. Schorbach (57639)
  70. Schweyen (57641)
  71. Siersthal (57651)
  72. Soucht (57658)
  73. Sturzelbronn (57661)
  74. Volmunster (57732)
  75. Waldhouse (57738)
  76. Walschbronn (57741)
  77. Wiesviller (57745)
  78. Willerwald (57746)
  79. Wittring (57748)
  80. Wœlfling-lès-Sarreguemines (57750)
  81. Woustviller (57752)
  82. Zetting (57760)
  83. Éguelshardt (57188)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[5]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
57631 Sarreguemines 21,457 Sarreguemines CA Sarreguemines Confluences
57089 Bitche 5,183 Bitche Pays de Bitche
57628 Sarralbe 4,573 Sarralbe CA Sarreguemines Confluences
57260 Grosbliederstroff 3,332 Sarreguemines CA Sarreguemines Confluences
57752 Woustviller 3,227 Sarralbe CA Sarreguemines Confluences
57556 Puttelange-aux-Lacs 3,080 Sarralbe CA Sarreguemines Confluences
57289 Hambach 2,786 Sarreguemines CA Sarreguemines Confluences
57589 Rohrbach-lès-Bitche 2,152 Bitche Pays de Bitche
57598 Rouhling 2,055 Sarreguemines CA Sarreguemines Confluences
57477 Montbronn 1,648 Bitche Pays de Bitche

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de la Moselle". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  2. "Arrondissement de Sarreguemines (576)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 3 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. "Géographie administrative et d'étude : Arrondissement de Sarreguemines (576)" (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°06′N 7°04′E / 49.100°N 7.067°E / 49.100; 7.067