Arrondissement of Forbach

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Forbach
Arrondissement of France
Location of Forbach in Lorraine
Location of Forbach in Lorraine
Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Moselle
Cantons 7
Communes 73
Subprefecture Forbach
Area¹
 • Total 561 km2 (217 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 176,036
 • Density 310/km2 (810/sq mi)
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km² as well as the estuaries of rivers.

The arrondissement of Forbach is a former arrondissement of France in the Moselle department in the Lorraine region. In 2015 it was merged into the new arrondissement of Forbach-Boulay-Moselle.[1] It had seven cantons and 73 communes.

Composition[edit]

Cantons[edit]

The cantons of the arrondissement of Forbach were:

  1. Behren-lès-Forbach
  2. Forbach
  3. Freyming-Merlebach
  4. Grostenquin
  5. Saint-Avold 1st Canton
  6. Saint-Avold 2nd Canton
  7. Stiring-Wendel

Communes[edit]

The communes of the arrondissement of Forbach, and their INSEE codes, were:

1. Alsting (57013) 2. Altrippe (57014) 3. Altviller (57015) 4. Baronville (57051)
5. Barst (57052) 6. Behren-lès-Forbach (57058) 7. Betting (57073) 8. Biding (57082)
9. Bistroff (57088) 10. Bousbach (57101) 11. Boustroff (57105) 12. Brulange (57115)
13. Béning-lès-Saint-Avold (57061) 14. Bérig-Vintrange (57063) 15. Cappel (57122) 16. Carling (57123)
17. Cocheren (57144) 18. Destry (57174) 19. Diebling (57176) 20. Diesen (57765)
21. Diffembach-lès-Hellimer (57178) 22. Eincheville (57189) 23. Erstroff (57198) 24. Etzling (57202)
25. Farschviller (57208) 26. Farébersviller (57207) 27. Folkling (57222) 28. Folschviller (57224)
29. Forbach (57227) 30. Freybouse (57239) 31. Freyming-Merlebach (57240) 32. Frémestroff (57237)
33. Grostenquin (57262) 34. Gréning (57258) 35. Guenviller (57271) 36. Guessling-Hémering (57275)
37. Harprich (57297) 38. Hellimer (57311) 39. Henriville (57316) 40. Hombourg-Haut (57332)
41. Hoste (57337) 42. Kerbach (57360) 43. L'Hôpital (57336) 44. Lachambre (57373)
45. Landroff (57379) 46. Laning (57384) 47. Lelling (57389) 48. Leyviller (57398)
49. Lixing-lès-Saint-Avold (57409) 50. Macheren (57428) 51. Maxstadt (57453) 52. Metzing (57466)
53. Morhange (57483) 54. Morsbach (57484) 55. Nousseviller-Saint-Nabor (57514) 56. Œting (57521)
57. Petit-Tenquin (57536) 58. Petite-Rosselle (57537) 59. Porcelette (57550) 60. Racrange (57560)
61. Rosbruck (57596) 62. Saint-Avold (57606) 63. Schœneck (57638) 64. Seingbouse (57644)
65. Spicheren (57659) 66. Stiring-Wendel (57660) 67. Suisse (57662) 68. Tenteling (57665)
69. Théding (57669) 70. Vahl-Ebersing (57684) 71. Vallerange (57687) 72. Valmont (57690)
73. Viller (57717)

Sub-prefects[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Décret n° 2014-1721 du 29 décembre 2014 portant suppression des arrondissements de Boulay-Moselle, de Château-Salins, de Thionville-Ouest et de Metz-Campagne (département de la Moselle)
  2. ^ (French) "Guyot, Régis, Marie, Denis" (prefect, born 1949), page 1069 in Who’s Who in France : Dictionnaire biographique de personnalités françaises vivant en France et à l’étranger, et de personnalités étrangères résidant en France, 44th edition for 2013 edited in 2012, 2371 p., 31 cm, ISBN 978-2-85784-053-4 . (1980)

Coordinates: 49°11′00″N 6°54′00″E / 49.1833°N 6.9000°E / 49.1833; 6.9000