Grevenmacher (canton)

canton in Luxembourg

Grevenmacher (Luxembourgish: Gréiwemaacher) is a canton in Luxembourg. Its capital is Grevenmacher.

Grevenmacher
Canton
Country  Luxembourg
Capital Grevenmacher
 - coordinates 49°40′N 6°27′E / 49.667°N 6.450°E / 49.667; 6.450
Highest point
 - elevation 411 m (1,348 ft)
Lowest point
 - elevation 132 m (433 ft)
Area 211.4 km² (82 sq mi) [1]
Population 29,525 (2017) [2]
Density 140 /km² (363 /sq mi)
Canton since 24 February 1843
Subdivisions 8 communes
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166-2 LU-GR
LAU 1 LU00007
Location of the Grevenmacher canton
Location of the Grevenmacher canton

GeographyEdit

With an area of 211.4 km2 (81.6 sq mi),[1] and a population (2017) of 29,525, the Grevenmacher canton has a population density of 139.7 inhabitants/km².[2]

It is bordered on the north by the Echternach canton, on the east by the German district of Trier-Saarburg (part of the Land of Rhineland-Palatinate), on the south by the Remich canton, and on the west by the Luxembourg district.

CommunesEdit

The Grevenmacher canton consists of the following 8 communes (2017 population).[2]

  1. Betzdorf (3,810)
  2. Biwer (1,813)
  3. Flaxweiler (2,060)
  4. Grevenmacher (4,923)
  5. Junglinster (7,537)
  6. Manternach (2,068)
  7. Mertert (4,530)
  8. Wormeldange (2,784)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Surface area of the cantons and municipalities". Statistics Portal - Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Retrieved 20 May 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Population by canton and municipality 1821 - 2017". Statistics Portal - Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Retrieved 30 December 2017.