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Arrondissement of Thionville
Thionville in Moselle
Thionville in Moselle
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Communes 105
Subprefecture Thionville
INSEE code 577
Area
 • Total 941.5 km2 (363.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 264,858
 • Density 281.315/km2 (728.60/sq mi)

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

History

The arrondissement of Thionville was formed when the former arrondissements of Thionville-Est and of Thionville-Ouest were merged on 1 January 2015 to form the new arrondissement.

Geography

The arrondissement of Thionville is in the northwest of the Moselle department. It is bordered to the northwest by Luxembourg, to the north by Germany, to the east by the Forbach-Boulay-Moselle arrondissement, to the south by the Metz arrondissement and to the west by the Meurthe-et-Moselle department.

The arrondissement of Thionville has an area of 941.5 km2 (363.5 sq mi), the second smallest of the 5 arrondissements of the department but the second in population (264,858 inhabitants) with a population density of 281.3 inhabitants/km².

Composition

Cantons

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France, cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

There are 7 cantons in the arrondissement of Thionville:

  1. Algrange (5701)
  2. Bouzonville (5704) (partly)
  3. Fameck (5706)
  4. Hayange (5710)
  5. Metzervisse (5714)
  6. Thionville (5726)
  7. Yutz (5727)

Communes

The arrondissement of Thionville has 105 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Aboncourt (57001)
  2. Algrange (57012)
  3. Angevillers (57022)
  4. Apach (57026)
  5. Audun-le-Tiche (57038)
  6. Aumetz (57041)
  7. Berg-sur-Moselle (57062)
  8. Bertrange (57067)
  9. Bettelainville (57072)
  10. Beyren-lès-Sierck (57076)
  11. Boulange (57096)
  12. Bousse (57102)
  13. Boust (57104)
  14. Breistroff-la-Grande (57109)
  15. Buding (57117)
  16. Budling (57118)
  17. Cattenom (57124)
  18. Clouange (57143)
  19. Contz-les-Bains (57152)
  20. Distroff (57179)
  21. Elzange (57191)
  22. Entrange (57194)
  23. Escherange (57199)
  24. Évrange (57203)
  25. Fameck (57206)
  26. Fixem (57214)
  27. Flastroff (57215)
  28. Florange (57221)
  29. Fontoy (57226)
  30. Gandrange (57242)
  31. Gavisse (57245)
  32. Grindorff-Bizing (57259)
  33. Guénange (57269)
  34. Hagen (57282)
  35. Halstroff (57286)
  36. Basse-Ham (57287)
  37. Havange (57305)
  38. Hayange (57306)
  39. Hettange-Grande (57323)
  40. Hombourg-Budange (57331)
  41. Hunting (57341)
  42. Illange (57343)
  43. Inglange (57345)
  44. Kanfen (57356)
  45. Kédange-sur-Canner (57358)
  46. Kemplich (57359)
  47. Kerling-lès-Sierck (57361)
  48. Kirsch-lès-Sierck (57364)
  49. Kirschnaumen (57365)
  50. Klang (57367)
  51. Knutange (57368)
  52. Kœnigsmacker (57370)
  53. Haute-Kontz (57371)
  54. Kuntzig (57372)
  55. Laumesfeld (57387)
  56. Launstroff (57388)
  57. Lommerange (57411)
  58. Luttange (57426)
  59. Malling (57437)
  60. Manderen (57439)
  61. Manom (57441)
  62. Merschweiller (57459)
  63. Metzeresche (57464)
  64. Metzervisse (57465)
  65. Mondelange (57474)
  66. Mondorff (57475)
  67. Monneren (57476)
  68. Montenach (57479)
  69. Moyeuvre-Grande (57491)
  70. Moyeuvre-Petite (57492)
  71. Neufchef (57498)
  72. Nilvange (57508)
  73. Ottange (57529)
  74. Oudrenne (57531)
  75. Puttelange-lès-Thionville (57557)
  76. Ranguevaux (57562)
  77. Rédange (57565)
  78. Rémeling (57569)
  79. Basse-Rentgen (57574)
  80. Rettel (57576)
  81. Richemont (57582)
  82. Ritzing (57585)
  83. Rochonvillers (57586)
  84. Rodemack (57588)
  85. Rosselange (57597)
  86. Roussy-le-Village (57600)
  87. Rurange-lès-Thionville (57602)
  88. Russange (57603)
  89. Rustroff (57604)
  90. Serémange-Erzange (57647)
  91. Sierck-les-Bains (57650)
  92. Stuckange (57767)
  93. Terville (57666)
  94. Thionville (57672)
  95. Tressange (57678)
  96. Uckange (57683)
  97. Valmestroff (57689)
  98. Veckring (57704)
  99. Vitry-sur-Orne (57724)
  100. Volmerange-les-Mines (57731)
  101. Volstroff (57733)
  102. Waldweistroff (57739)
  103. Waldwisse (57740)
  104. Yutz (57757)
  105. Zoufftgen (57764)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
57672 Thionville 41,083 Thionville and Yutz CA Portes de France-Thionville
57757 Yutz 15,948 Yutz CA Portes de France-Thionville
57306 Hayange 15,757 Hayange CA du Val de Fensch
57206 Fameck 14,136 Fameck CA du Val de Fensch
57221 Florange 11,736 Fameck CA du Val de Fensch
57491 Moyeuvre-Grande 7,836 Hayange Le Pays Orne Moselle
57323 Hettange-Grande 7,579 Yutz Cattenom et Environs
57269 Guénange 7,167 Metzervisse Arc Mosellan
57666 Terville 6,760 Thionville CA Portes de France-Thionville
57038 Audun-le-Tiche 6,691 Algrange Pays Haut Val d'Alzette

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