Arrondissement of Thionville-Ouest

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Thionville-Ouest
Location within the former region Lorraine
Location within the former region Lorraine
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMoselle
No. of communes30
Disbanded2015
SubprefectureThionville
Area
 • Total722 km2 (279 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total121,927
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Thionville-Ouest is a former arrondissement of France in the Moselle department in the Lorraine region. In 2015 it was merged into the new arrondissement of Thionville.[1] It had 30 communes, and its population was 121,927 (2012).[2]

Composition[edit]

The communes of the arrondissement of Thionville-Ouest, and their INSEE codes, were:[2]

1. Algrange (57012) 2. Angevillers (57022) 3. Audun-le-Tiche (57038) 4. Aumetz (57041)
5. Boulange (57096) 6. Clouange (57143) 7. Fameck (57206) 8. Florange (57221)
9. Fontoy (57226) 10. Gandrange (57242) 11. Havange (57305) 12. Hayange (57306)
13. Knutange (57368) 14. Lommerange (57411) 15. Mondelange (57474) 16. Moyeuvre-Grande (57491)
17. Moyeuvre-Petite (57492) 18. Neufchef (57498) 19. Nilvange (57508) 20. Ottange (57529)
21. Ranguevaux (57562) 22. Richmont (57582) 23. Rochonvillers (57586) 24. Rosselange (57597)
25. Russange (57603) 26. Rédange (57565) 27. Serémange-Erzange (57647) 28. Tressange (57678)
29. Uckange (57683) 30. Vitry-sur-Orne (57724)

History[edit]

The arrondissement of Thionville-Ouest was created in 1919.[3] It was disbanded in 2015.[1] As a result of the reorganisation of the cantons of France which came into effect in 2015, the borders of the cantons are no longer related to the borders of the arrondissements. The cantons of the arrondissement of Thionville-Ouest were, as of January 2015:[2]

  1. Algrange
  2. Fameck
  3. Florange
  4. Fontoy
  5. Hayange
  6. Moyeuvre-Grande

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 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. ^ a b c "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-07.
  3. ^ Historique de la Moselle

Coordinates: 49°21′N 6°09′E / 49.35°N 6.15°E / 49.35; 6.15