|Area||904.34 km² (349 sq mi)|
|Population||401,041 (2014) |
|Density||443 /km² (1,147 /sq mi)|
|District||24 February 1843|
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The district is to the southwest of the country. It was the second largest district of the three districts, with an area of 904.34 km2 (349.2 sq mi). It was the district with more people living in it with a population, in 2014, of 401,041 inhabitants and a population density of 443.5 inhabitants/km².
When the districts were created on 24 February 1843, Luxembourg was one of the three of the country.
On 30 May 1857, the Mersch canton was taken from the Luxembourg district to made part of the new district of Mersch. on 4 May 1867, the new district was abolished and the Mersch canton was made again a part of the Luxembourg district.
The district of Luxembourg is bordered to the north by the Diekirch district, to the east by the Grevenmacher district, to the south by France (the Meurthe-et-Moselle and Moselle départements) and to the west by Belgium (the Belgian province of Luxembourg).
The Luxembourg district has 4 cantons and 46 communes.
Cantons and their communesEdit
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