Arrondissement of Ribeauvillé

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Ribeauvillé
Location within the former region Alsace
Location within the former region Alsace
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentHaut-Rhin
No. of communes32
Disbanded2015
SubprefectureRibeauvillé
Area
 • Total462 km2 (178 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total50,005
 • Density108/km2 (280/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Ribeauvillé is a former arrondissement of France in the Haut-Rhin department in the Alsace region. In 2015 it was merged into the new arrondissement of Colmar-Ribeauvillé.[1] It had 32 communes, and its population was 50,005 (2012).[2]

Composition[edit]

The communes of the arrondissement of Ribeauvillé, and their INSEE codes, were:[2]

1. Ammerschwihr (68005) 2. Aubure (68014) 3. Beblenheim (68023) 4. Bennwihr (68026)
5. Bergheim (68028) 6. Fréland (68097) 7. Guémar (68113) 8. Hunawihr (68147)
9. Illhaeusern (68153) 10. Ingersheim (68155) 11. Katzenthal (68161) 12. Kaysersberg (68162)
13. Kientzheim (68164) 14. Labaroche (68173) 15. Lapoutroie (68175) 16. Le Bonhomme (68044)
17. Lièpvre (68185) 18. Mittelwihr (68209) 19. Niedermorschwihr (68237) 20. Orbey (68249)
21. Ostheim (68252) 22. Ribeauvillé (68269) 23. Riquewihr (68277) 24. Rodern (68280)
25. Rombach-le-Franc (68283) 26. Rorschwihr (68285) 27. Saint-Hippolyte (68296) 28. Sainte-Croix-aux-Mines (68294)
29. Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines (68298) 30. Sigolsheim (68310) 31. Thannenkirch (68335) 32. Zellenberg (68383)

History[edit]

The arrondissement of Ribeauvillé 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 Ribeauvillé were, as of January 2015:[2]

  1. Kaysersberg
  2. Lapoutroie
  3. Ribeauvillé
  4. Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Décret n° 2014-1720 du 29 décembre 2014 portant suppression des arrondissements de Guebwiller et de Ribeauvillé (département du Haut-Rhin)
  2. ^ a b c "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-07.
  3. ^ Historique du Haut-Rhin

Coordinates: 48°12′N 7°20′E / 48.200°N 7.333°E / 48.200; 7.333