Arrondissement of Thionville

The arrondissement of Thionville is an arrondissement of France in the Moselle department in the Grand Est region. It has 104 communes.[1] Its population is 266,506 (2016), and its area is 941.5 km2 (363.5 sq mi).[2]

Thionville
Location within the region Grand Est
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMoselle
No. of communes104
SubprefectureThionville
Area
  Total941.5 km2 (363.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
  Total266,506
  Density280/km2 (730/sq mi)
INSEE code577
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Lorraine
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Composition

The communes of the arrondissement of Thionville are:[1]

History

The arrondissement of Thionville was created in 1800 and disbanded in 1871 (ceded to Germany).[3] The arrondissement of Thionville was restored in January 2015 by the merger of the former arrondissements of Thionville-Est and Thionville-Ouest.[4]

References

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