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ⓘ Arrondissement of Sarrebourg-Chateau-Salins. The arrondissement of Sarrebourg-Chateau-Salins is an arrondissement of France, in the Moselle department, Grand Es ..




Arrondissement of Sarrebourg-Chateau-Salins
                                     

ⓘ Arrondissement of Sarrebourg-Chateau-Salins

The arrondissement of Sarrebourg-Chateau-Salins is an arrondissement of France, in the Moselle department, Grand Est region. Its capital is the city of Sarrebourg.

                                     

1. History

The arrondissement of Sarrebourg-Chateau-Salins was formed when the former arrondissements of Sarrebourg and of Chateau-Salins were merged on 1 January 2015 to form the new arrondissement.

                                     

2. Geography

The arrondissement of Sarrebourg-Chateau-Salins is the most southern of the arrondissements of the Moselle department. It is bordered to the north by the Forbach-Boulay-Moselle and the Sarreguemines arrondissements, to the northeast and east by the Bas-Rhin department, to the south by the Meurthe-et-Moselle department and to the west by the Metz arrondissement.

The arrondissement of Sarrebourg-Chateau-Salins has an area of 1.966.9 km 2 759.4 sq mi. It is the largest of the 5 arrondissements of the department but the one with fewest people living in it, with 93.481 inhabitants and a population density of 47.5 inhabitants/km².

                                     

3. 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 only 3 cantons in the arrondissement of Sarrebourg-Chateau-Salins:

  • Le Saulnois 5723 partly
  • Phalsbourg 5715
  • Sarrebourg 5721

Communes

The arrondissement of Sarrebourg-Chateau-Salins has 230 communes ; they are with their INSEE codesː

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

                                     
  • remaining five arrondissements Forbach - Boulay - Moselle, Metz, Sarrebourg - Chateau - Salins Sarreguemines and Thionville. List of arrondissements of France Regions
  • east by the Forbach - Boulay - Moselle arrondissement to the southeast by the Sarrebourg - Chateau - Salins arrondissement and to the south and west by the Meurthe - et - Moselle
  • Sarreguemines arrondissement to the south by the Sarrebourg - Chateau - Salins arrondissement to the southwest by the Metz arrondissement and to the west
  • arrondissements, and only 5 were kept: Forbach - Boulay - Moselle, Metz, Sarrebourg - Chateau - Salins Sarreguemines and Thionville. The Moselle department is in the