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Clervaux (canton)

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Clervaux

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Klierf
Canton Clervaux in Luxembourg.svg
Coordinates: 50°4′N 6°2′E / 50.067°N 6.033°E / 50.067; 6.033Coordinates: 50°4′N 6°2′E / 50.067°N 6.033°E / 50.067; 6.033
CountryLuxembourg
Legislative constituencyNord
LAU 1LU00005
CapitalClervaux
Communes
(cities in bold)
Clervaux
Parc Hosingen
Troisvierges
Weiswampach
Wincrange
Area
 • Total342.17 km2 (132.11 sq mi)
Area rank1st of 12
Highest elevation559 m (1,834 ft)
Lowest elevation230 m (750 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total18,081
 • Rank10th of 12
 • Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)
 • Density rank12th of 12

Clervaux is a canton in the north of Luxembourg. Its capital is Clervaux.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Clerveaux Canton consists of the following five communes:

Mergers[edit]

  • On 1 January 1978 the former communes of Asselborn, Boevange, Hachiville, and Oberwampach (all from Clervaux Canton) were merged to create the commune of Wincrange. The law creating Wincrange was passed on 31 October 1977.[2]
  • On 29 May 2009 the former communes of Heinerscheid and Munshausen (both from Clervaux Canton) were absorbed into the commune of Clervaux. The law expanding Clervaux was passed on 24 May 2011.[3] [4]
  • On 1 January 2012 the former communes of Consthum and Hosingen (both from Clervaux Canton) and Hoscheid (formerly part of Diekirch Canton) were merged to create the commune of Parc Hosingen. The law creating Parc Hosingen was passed on 24 May 2011.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population by canton and municipality 2018". www.statistiques.public.lu. Statistics portal of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Mémorial A, 1977, No. 70" (PDF) (in French). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-11.
  3. ^ "Mémorial A, 2009, No. 125" (PDF) (in French). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2012-01-02.
  4. ^ "Fusion des communes de Clervaux, Heinerscheid et Munshausen". Legilux. Government of Luxembourg. Retrieved 13 June 2015.
  5. ^ "Mémorial A, 2011, No. 110" (PDF) (in French). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2012-01-02.