The City and the Eurometropolis of Strasbourg are two distinct institutions. Since 1972, however, they have had the distinction of having a single administration and a common headquarters.
As the second largest employer in the Bas-Rhin region (6800 permanent employees), the City and the Eurometropolis of Strasbourg have many areas of expertise:
The City of Strasbourg is active in the following areas:
- social action,
- green spaces and forests,
- street lighting,
- civil status and district town halls,
The Eurometropolis of Strasbourg is active in the following areas:
- town planning, local urban planning,
- economic development,
- water and sanitation,
- transportation and travel,
- parking spaces,
- social housing,
- swimming pools...
The Eurometropolis of Strasbourg is a public establishment of intermunicipal cooperation bringing together 33 communes