Arrondissement of Thann-Guebwiller

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Arrondissement of Thann-Guebwiller
Thann-Guebwiller in Haut-Rhinn
Thann-Guebwiller in Haut-Rhinn
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentHaut-Rhin
Communes81
SubprefectureThann
INSEE code686
Area
 • Total1,027.7 km2 (396.8 sq mi)
Population
(2014)
 • Total140,214
 • Density140/km2 (350/sq mi)

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

History[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Thann-Guebwiller was created in 2015 with the arrondissements reform when the arrondissements of Thann and of Guebwiller were combined to form the new arrondissement.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Thann-Guebwiller is in the western part of the Haut-Rhin department. It is bordered to the north and northeast by the Colmar-Ribeauvillé arrondissement, to the east by the Mulhouse arrondissement, to the south by the Altkirch arrondissement, to the southwest by the Territoire de Belfort and to the west by the Vosges department.

The arrondissement of Thann-Guebwiller is the second largest of the arrondissements of the department, after the Colmar-Ribeauvillé arrondissement, with an area of 1,027.7 km2 (396.8 sq mi). It has a population of 140,214 inhabitants and a population density of 136.4 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 Thann-Guebwiller:

  1. Cernay (6803)
  2. Ensisheim (6806) (partly)
  3. Guebwiller (6807)
  4. Masevaux (6809) (partly)
  5. Wintzenheim (6816) (partly)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Thann-Guebwiller has 81 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes[4]

  1. Aspach-le-Bas (68011)
  2. Aspach-Michelbach (68012)
  3. Bergholtz (68029)
  4. Bergholtzzell (68030)
  5. Biltzheim (68037)
  6. Bitschwiller-lès-Thann (68040)
  7. Bourbach-le-Bas (68045)
  8. Bourbach-le-Haut (68046)
  9. Buhl (68058)
  10. Burnhaupt-le-Bas (68059)
  11. Burnhaupt-le-Haut (68060)
  12. Cernay (68063)
  13. Dolleren (68073)
  14. Ensisheim (68082)
  15. Fellering (68089)
  16. Geishouse (68102)
  17. Goldbach-Altenbach (68106)
  18. Gueberschwihr (68111)
  19. Guebwiller (68112)
  20. Guewenheim (68115)
  21. Gundolsheim (68116)
  22. Hartmannswiller (68122)
  23. Hattstatt (68123)
  24. Husseren-Wesserling (68151)
  25. Issenheim (68156)
  26. Jungholtz (68159)
  27. Kirchberg (68167)
  28. Kruth (68171)
  29. Lautenbach (68177)
  30. Lautenbachzell (68178)
  31. Lauw (68179)
  32. Le Haut Soultzbach (68219)
  33. Leimbach (68180)
  34. Linthal (68188)
  35. Malmerspach (68199)
  36. Masevaux-Niederbruck (68201)
  37. Merxheim (68203)
  38. Meyenheim (68205)
  39. Mitzach (68211)
  40. Mollau (68213)
  41. Moosch (68217)
  42. Munwiller (68228)
  43. Murbach (68229)
  44. Niederentzen (68234)
  45. Niederhergheim (68235)
  46. Oberbruck (68239)
  47. Oberentzen (68241)
  48. Oberhergheim (68242)
  49. Oderen (68247)
  50. Orschwihr (68250)
  51. Osenbach (68251)
  52. Pfaffenheim (68255)
  53. Raedersheim (68260)
  54. Rammersmatt (68261)
  55. Ranspach (68262)
  56. Réguisheim (68266)
  57. Rimbach-près-Guebwiller (68274)
  58. Rimbach-près-Masevaux (68275)
  59. Rimbachzell (68276)
  60. Roderen (68279)
  61. Rouffach (68287)
  62. Saint-Amarin (68292)
  63. Schweighouse-Thann (68302)
  64. Sentheim (68304)
  65. Sewen (68307)
  66. Sickert (68308)
  67. Soppe-le-Bas (68313)
  68. Soultz-Haut-Rhin (68315)
  69. Soultzmatt (68318)
  70. Steinbach (68322)
  71. Storckensohn (68328)
  72. Thann (68334)
  73. Uffholtz (68342)
  74. Urbès (68344)
  75. Vieux-Thann (68348)
  76. Wattwiller (68359)
  77. Wegscheid (68361)
  78. Westhalten (68364)
  79. Wildenstein (68370)
  80. Willer-sur-Thur (68372)
  81. Wuenheim (68381)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[2]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
68063 Cernay 11,723 Cernay Thann-Cernay
68112 Guebwiller 11,297 Guebwiller Région de Guebwiller
68334 Thann 7,915 Cernay Thann-Cernay
68082 Ensisheim 7,369 Ensisheim Centre Haut-Rhin
68315 Soultz-Haut-Rhin 7,190 Guebwiller Région de Guebwiller
68287 Rouffach 4,517 Wintzenheim Pays de Rouffach, Vignobles et Châteaux
68201 Masevaux-Niederbruck 3,796 Masevaux Vallée de la Doller et du Soultzbach
68156 Issenheim 3,438 Guebwiller Région de Guebwiller
68058 Buhl 3,277 Guebwiller Région de Guebwiller
68348 Vieux-Thann 2,938 Cernay Thann-Cernay

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Décret n° 2014-1720 du 29 décembre 2014 portant suppression des arrondissements de Guebwiller et de Ribeauvillé (département du Haut-Rhin)
  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 17 December 2017.
  3. "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.
  4. "Arrondissement de Thann-Guebwiller (686)". Géographie administrative et d’étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 17 December 2017.

Coordinates: 47°50′N 7°10′E / 47.83°N 7.17°E / 47.83; 7.17