Arrondissement of Strasbourg

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Strasbourg
Strossburi
Location within the region Grand Est
Location within the region Grand Est
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentBas-Rhin
No. of communes33
PrefectureStrasbourg
Area
337.6 km2 (130.3 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
505,272
INSEE code678

The arrondissement of Strasbourg is an arrondissement of France in the Bas-Rhin department in the Grand Est region. Its capital, and prefecture of the department, is the city of Strasbourg.

History[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Strasbourg was created at the 2015 arrondissements reform by the merger of the former arrondissement of Strasbourg-Ville with part of the arrondissement of Strasbourg-Campagne.[2]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Strasbourg is in the west of the Bas-Rhin department. It is bordered to the north by the Haguenau-Wissembourg arrondissement, to the south by the Sélestat-Erstein arrondissement, to the southwest by the Molsheim arrondissement and to the west by the Saverne arrondissement. Germany is to the east of the arrondissement.

The arrondissement of Strasbourg is the smallest of the arrondissements of the department with an area of 337.6 square kilometres (130.3 square miles) but is the one with more people living in it with a population of 484,157 inhabitants for a population density of 1,434.1 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 11 cantons in the arrondissement of Strasbourg:

  1. Brumath (6703) (partly)
  2. Hœnheim (6706)
  3. Illkirch-Graffenstaden (6707)
  4. Lingolsheim (6709)
  5. Schiltigheim (6715)
  6. Strasbourg-1 (6717)
  7. Strasbourg-2 (6718)
  8. Strasbourg-3 (6719)
  9. Strasbourg-4 (6720)
  10. Strasbourg-5 (6721)
  11. Strasbourg-6 (6722)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Strasbourg has 33 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes[5]

  1. Achenheim (67001)
  2. Bischheim (67043)
  3. Blaesheim (67049)
  4. Breuschwickersheim (67065)
  5. Eckbolsheim (67118)
  6. Eckwersheim (67119)
  7. Entzheim (67124)
  8. Eschau (67131)
  9. Fegersheim (67137)
  10. Geispolsheim (67152)
  11. Hangenbieten (67182)
  12. Hœnheim (67204)
  13. Holtzheim (67212)
  14. Illkirch-Graffenstaden (67218)
  15. Kolbsheim (67247)
  16. Lampertheim (67256)
  17. Lingolsheim (67267)
  18. Lipsheim (67268)
  19. Mittelhausbergen (67296)
  20. Mundolsheim (67309)
  21. Niederhausbergen (67326)
  22. Oberhausbergen (67343)
  23. Oberschaeffolsheim (67350)
  24. Osthoffen (67363)
  25. Ostwald (67365)
  26. Plobsheim (67378)
  27. Reichstett (67389)
  28. Schiltigheim (67447)
  29. Souffelweyersheim (67471)
  30. Strasbourg (67482)
  31. Vendenheim (67506)
  32. La Wantzenau (67519)
  33. Wolfisheim (67551)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
67482 Strasbourg 276,170 Strasbourg-1, Strasbourg-2, Strasbourg-3
Strasbourg-4, Strasbourg-5, Strasbourg-6
Eurométropole de Strasbourg
67447 Schiltigheim 31,610 Schiltigheim Eurométropole de Strasbourg
67218 Illkirch-Graffenstaden 26,949 Illkirch-Graffenstaden Eurométropole de Strasbourg
67267 Lingolsheim 17,622 Lingolsheim Eurométropole de Strasbourg
67043 Bischheim 17,229 Schiltigheim Eurométropole de Strasbourg
67365 Ostwald 11,997 Illkirch-Graffenstaden Eurométropole de Strasbourg
67204 Hœnheim 10,962 Hœnheim Eurométropole de Strasbourg
67471 Souffelweyersheim 7,731 Hœnheim Eurométropole de Strasbourg
67152 Geispolsheim 7,244 Lingolsheim Eurométropole de Strasbourg
67118 Eckbolsheim 6,694 Hœnheim Eurométropole de Strasbourg

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Téléchargement du fichier d'ensemble des populations légales en 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.
  2. "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.
  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 15 November 2017.
  4. "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.
  5. "Arrondissement de Strasbourg (678)". Géographie administrative et d’étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 15 November 2017.

Coordinates: 48°36′N 7°42′E / 48.6°N 7.7°E / 48.6; 7.7