Arrondissements of France

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The cities of Paris, Lyon and Marseille are also divided into municipal arrondissements, not to be confused with the arrondissements addressed in this article.wikipedia
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Departments of France

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, the 101 French departments were divided into 332 arrondissements (including 12 overseas).
Departments are further subdivided into 334 arrondissements, themselves divided into cantons; the last two have no autonomy, and are used for the organisation of police, fire departments, and sometimes, elections.

Subprefectures in France

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The capital of an arrondissement is called a subprefecture.
In France, a subprefecture (sous-préfecture) is the administrative center of a departmental arrondissement that does not contain the prefecture for its department.

Administrative divisions of France

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An arrondissement is a level of administrative division in France generally corresponding to the territory overseen by a subprefect.

Cantons of France

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Arrondissements are further divided into cantons and communes.
The cantons of France are territorial subdivisions of the French Republic's departments and arrondissements.

Arrondissement

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The term arrondissement can be roughly translated into English as district.
Although usually referred to simply as an "arrondissement," they should not be confused with departmental arrondissements, which are groupings of communes within one département.

Communes of France

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Arrondissements are further divided into cantons and communes.
These municipal arrondissements are not to be confused with the arrondissements that are subdivisions of French départements: French communes are considered legal entities, whereas municipal arrondissements, by contrast, have no official capacity and no budget of their own.

Arrondissement of Forbach-Boulay-Moselle

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The arrondissement of Forbach-Boulay-Moselle is an arrondissement of France in the Moselle department in the Grand Est region.

Arrondissement of Forbach

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The arrondissement of Forbach is a former arrondissement of France in the Moselle department in the Lorraine region.

Arrondissement of Boulay-Moselle

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The arrondissement of Boulay-Moselle is a former arrondissement of France in the Moselle department in the Lorraine region.

Arrondissement of Metz

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The arrondissement of Metz is an arrondissement of France in the Moselle department in the Grand Est region.

Arrondissement of Metz-Campagne

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The arrondissement of Metz-Campagne is a former arrondissement of France in the Moselle department in the Lorraine region.

Brittany

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The concept of arrondissements was proposed several times as an administrative reform during the Ancien Régime, notably by the intendant of the généralité of Brittany, Caze de La Bove, in his Mémoire concernant les subdélégués de l'intendance de Bretagne in 1775.
During the French Revolution, Brittany was divided into five départements, each made up of three or four arrondissements.

Prefectures in France

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When an arrondissement contains the prefecture (capital) of the department, that prefecture is the capital of the arrondissement, acting both as a prefecture and as a subprefecture.
The departments are divided into arrondissements, themselves divided into cantons.

Arrondissement of Sarrebourg-Château-Salins

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The arrondissement of Sarrebourg-Château-Salins is an arrondissement of France in the Moselle department in the Grand Est region.

Arrondissement of Château-Salins

Château-Salins
The arrondissement of Château-Salins is a former arrondissement of France in the Moselle department in the Lorraine region.

Arrondissement of Sarrebourg

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The arrondissement of Sarrebourg is a former arrondissement of France in the Moselle department in the Lorraine region.

Arrondissement of Metz-Ville

Metz-Ville
The arrondissement of Metz-Ville is a former arrondissement of France in the Moselle department in the Lorraine region.

Arrondissement of Thionville

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The arrondissement of Thionville is an arrondissement of France in the Moselle department in the Grand Est region.

Moselle (department)

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It had four arrondissements: Metz, Briey, Sarreguemines, and Thionville.

Arrondissement of Thionville-Est

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The arrondissement of Thionville-Est is a former arrondissement of France in the Moselle department in the Lorraine region.

Arrondissement of Thionville-Ouest

Thionville-Ouest
The arrondissement of Thionville-Ouest is a former arrondissement of France in the Moselle department in the Lorraine region.

Arrondissement of Haguenau-Wissembourg

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The arrondissement of Haguenau-Wissembourg is an arrondissement of France in the Bas-Rhin department in the Grand Est region.

Arrondissement of Haguenau

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The arrondissement of Haguenau is a former arrondissement of France in the Bas-Rhin department in the Alsace region.

Arrondissement of Wissembourg

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The arrondissement of Wissembourg is a former arrondissement of France in the Bas-Rhin department in the Alsace region.

Arrondissement of Strasbourg

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The arrondissement of Strasbourg is an arrondissement of France in the Bas-Rhin department in the Grand Est region.