Redange

commune in Luxembourg

Redange or Redange-sur-Attert (Luxembourgish: Réiden, German: Redingen) is a commune and town in western Luxembourg, near the border with Belgium. It is the capital of the canton of Redange.

Redange

Réiden
Saint-Victor church, Redange.
Saint-Victor church, Redange.
Coat of arms of Redange
Coat of arms
Map showing, in orange, the Redange commune
Map showing, in orange, the Redange commune
Coordinates: 49°45′55″N 5°53′22″E / 49.76528°N 5.88944°E / 49.76528; 5.88944Coordinates: 49°45′55″N 5°53′22″E / 49.76528°N 5.88944°E / 49.76528; 5.88944
Country Luxembourg
CantonRedange
CommuneRedange
Government
 • MayorHenri Gerekens
Area
 • Total31.9 km2 (12.3 sq mi)
Highest elevation
493 m (1,617 ft)
Lowest elevation
253 m (830 ft)
Population
 (2017)[2]
 • Total2,795
 • Density88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU2LU00003006
WebsiteOfficial website

GeographyEdit

Redange is in the valley on the Attert river, a tributary of the Alzette. It is on the border of the two natural regions of Luxembourgː the Oesling to the north and the Gutland.

The area of the commune is 31.9 km2 (12.3 sq mi).[1] The altitude is 253–493 m (830–1,617 ft) high. The altitude at the church is 286 m (938 ft) high.[3]

Redange is surrounded by five communes of Luxembourg, all of them part of the Redange cantonː Rambrouch, Préizerdaul, Useldange, Beckerich and Ell.

PopulationEdit

There were 2,795 persons living in the commune in 2017,[2] for a population density of 87.6 inhabitants/km².

Other towns within the commune are Lannen, Nagem, Niederpallen, Ospern and Reichlange.[4]

Evolution of the population in Redange

 

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Surface area of the cantons and municipalities". Statistics Portal - Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Population by canton and municipality 1821 - 2017". Statistics Portal - Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Retrieved 30 December 2017.
  3. "Altitudes of the different localities per cantons (in m)". Statistics Portal - Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  4. "Redange/Attert: Coordonnées". Redingen. Retrieved 4 June 2016.

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