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Esch-sur-Alzette (canton)

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Esch-sur-Alzette

Esch-Uelzecht
Kanton Esch-sur-AlzetteLocatie.png
Coordinates: 49°30′N 6°0′E / 49.500°N 6.000°E / 49.500; 6.000Coordinates: 49°30′N 6°0′E / 49.500°N 6.000°E / 49.500; 6.000
CountryLuxembourg
DistrictLuxembourg
Legislative constituencySud
LAU 1LU00010
CapitalEsch-sur-Alzette
Communes
(cities in bold)
Bettembourg, Differdange, Dudelange, Esch-sur-Alzette, Frisange, Kayl, Leudelange, Mondercange, Pétange, Reckange-sur-Mess, Roeser, Rumelange, Sanem, Schifflange
Area
 • Total242.77 km2 (93.73 sq mi)
Area rank4th of 12
Highest elevation435 m (1,427 ft)
Lowest elevation224 m (735 ft)
Population
(2005)
 • Total140,061
 • Rank2nd of 12
 • Density580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
 • Density rank2nd of 12

Esch-sur-Alzette is a canton in the south-west of Luxembourg, in Luxembourg District. The capital is Esch-sur-Alzette.

The canton consists of the following 14 communes: