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Echternach (canton)

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Echternach

Iechternach
Canton Echternach in Luxembourg.svg
Coordinates: 49°48′N 6°24′E / 49.800°N 6.400°E / 49.800; 6.400Coordinates: 49°48′N 6°24′E / 49.800°N 6.400°E / 49.800; 6.400
CountryLuxembourg
Legislative constituencyEst
LAU 1LU00010
CapitalEchternach
Communes
(cities in bold)
Beaufort
Bech
Berdorf
Consdorf
Echternach
Rosport-Mompach
Waldbillig
Area
 • Total185.54 km2 (71.64 sq mi)
Area rank10th of 12
Highest elevation414 m (1,358 ft)
Lowest elevation141 m (463 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total18,899
 • Rank8th of 12
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
 • Density rank8th of 12

Echternach is a canton in the east of Luxembourg. Its capital is Echternach.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Echternach Canton consists of the following seven communes:

Mergers[edit]

  • On 1 January 2018 the former communes of Rosport and Mompach were merged to create the commune of Rosport-Mompach. The law creating Rosport-Mompach was passed on 24 May 2011.[2]

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. ^ Guillaume Chassaing (27 April 2016). "Rosport – Mompach : la fusion « idéale »". www.lequotidien.lu. Retrieved 31 March 2017.

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