Canton of Wiltz

canton in Luxembourg
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Wiltz (Luxembourgish: Wolz) is a canton in northwestern Luxembourg. Its capital is Wiltz.

Canton of Wiltz
Kanton Wolz
Flag of Canton of Wiltz
Coat of arms of Canton of Wiltz
Coordinates: 49°57′N 5°56′E / 49.950°N 5.933°E / 49.950; 5.933
Legislative constituencyNord
LAU 1LU00008
(cities in bold)
Lac de la Haute-Sûre
 • Total264.6 km2 (102.2 sq mi)
 • Rank3rd of 12
Highest elevation537 m (1,762 ft)
Lowest elevation233 m (764 ft)
 • Total19,209
 • Rank11th of 12
 • Density73/km2 (190/sq mi)
  • Rank11th of 12

History change

On 1 January 2012, the communes of Heiderscheid and Neunhausen were merged with the commune of Esch-sur-Sûre.[1]

Geography change

With an area of 264.6 km2 (102.2 sq mi),[2] and a population (2017) of 16,449, the Wiltz canton has a population density of 62.2 inhabitants/km².[3]

The canton has the Clervaux canton to the north, the Diekirch canton to the east and the Redange canton to the south. The canton of Wiltz borders, to the west, with the arrondissement of Arlon, (Belgium).

Communes change

The Wiltz canton has 7 communes (2016 population).[3]

  1. Boulaide (1,223)
  2. Esch-sur-Sûre (2,640)
  3. Goesdorf (1,543)
  4. Kiischpelt (1,168)
  5. Lac de la Haute-Sûre (1,860)
  6. Wiltz (6,730)
  7. Winseler (1,285)

Related pages change

References change

  1. "Fusion des communes d'Esch/Sûre, Heiderscheid et Neunhausen". Legilux (in French). Government of Luxembourg. Archived from the original on 18 September 2016. Retrieved 13 June 2015.
  2. "Surface area of the cantons and municipalities". Statistics Portal - Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Retrieved 25 May 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Population by canton and municipality 1821 - 2017". Statistics Portal - Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Retrieved 30 December 2017.