Eurométropole de Strasbourg

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Eurométropole de Strasbourg
Map of the Eurométropole de Strasbourg
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentBas-Rhin
No. of communes33
EstablishedDecember 4, 1967
SeatStrasbourg
Government
 • PresidentRobert Herrmann [fr] (PS)
 • Term of office2014-2020
Area
 • Total339.64 km2 (131.14 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total491,409
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Budget€ 972.1 million (2016)¹Budget, Eurométropole de Strasbourg
Websitestrasbourg.eu
¹ After compensatory transfer of local tax euros to the communes of the Urban Community.

Eurométropole de Strasbourg is the métropole, an intercommunal structure, centred on the city of Strasbourg. It is located in the Bas-Rhin department, in the Grand Est region, northeastern France, it was created in January 2015, replacing the previous Communauté urbaine de Strasbourg,[1] and covers that part of the Strasbourg metropolitan area that lies in France. Its population was 491,409 in 2016, of which 279,284 in Strasbourg proper.[2]

History[edit]

The Urban Community of Strasbourg (French: Communauté urbaine de Strasbourg), also known by its French initials CUS, was founded in 1967. It became a métropole on 1 January 2015.[1]

Communes[edit]

The 33 communes of the métropole are, with number of inhabitants on 1 January 2016:[2]

  1. Achenheim: 2,082
  2. Bischheim; 17,180
  3. Blaesheim; 1,325
  4. Breuschwickersheim: 1,258
  5. Eckbolsheim; 6,729
  6. Eckwersheim; 1,315
  7. Entzheim; 2,268
  8. Eschau; 5,102
  9. Fegersheim; 5,714
  10. Geispolsheim; 7,476
  11. Hangenbieten: 1,508
  12. Hœnheim; 11.191
  13. Holtzheim; 3,617
  14. Illkirch-Graffenstaden; 26,837
  15. Kolbsheim: 940
  16. Lampertheim; 3,004
  17. Lingolsheim; 18,569
  18. Lipsheim; 2,568
  19. Mittelhausbergen; 1,934
  20. Mundolsheim; 4,741
  21. Niederhausbergen; 1,522
  22. Oberhausbergen; 5,383
  23. Oberschaeffolsheim; 2,313
  24. Osthoffen: 829
  25. Ostwald; 12,714
  26. Plobsheim; 4,434
  27. Reichstett; 4,430
  28. Schiltigheim; 31,811
  29. Souffelweyersheim; 7,860
  30. Strasbourg; 279,284
  31. Vendenheim; 5,528
  32. La Wantzenau; 5,804
  33. Wolfisheim; 4,139

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Décret n° 2014-1603 du 23 décembre 2014 portant création de la métropole dénommée « Eurométropole de Strasbourg » | Legifrance". Retrieved 2017-06-30.
  2. ^ a b "Populations légales en vigueur à compter du 1er janvier 2019" (PDF). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques. Retrieved 31 December 2018.

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Coordinates: 48°35′N 7°45′E / 48.58°N 7.75°E / 48.58; 7.75