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Grevenmacher

Gréiwemaacher
GrevenmacherMarktplatz.JPG
Coat of arms of Grevenmacher
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Grevenmacher highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Grevenmacher highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°40′50″N 6°26′30″E / 49.6806°N 6.4417°E / 49.6806; 6.4417Coordinates: 49°40′50″N 6°26′30″E / 49.6806°N 6.4417°E / 49.6806; 6.4417
Country Luxembourg
CantonGrevenmacher
Area
 • Total16.48 km2 (6.36 sq mi)
Area rank70th of 102
Highest elevation
315 m (1,033 ft)
 • Rank96th of 102
Lowest elevation
133 m (436 ft)
 • Rank2nd of 102
Population
(2018)
 • Total4,921
 • Rank31st of 102
 • Density300/km2 (770/sq mi)
 • Density rank25th of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU0001104
Websitegrevenmacher.lu

Grevenmacher (Luxembourgish: Gréiwemaacher) is a commune with town status in eastern Luxembourg, near the border with Germany.[1] It gives its name to and is the capital of the canton of Grevenmacher, and, until its abolition in 2015, the district of Grevenmacher. The town is situated on the left bank of the Moselle River, in a wine growing region.[2]

As of 2018, the commune of Grevenmacher has a population of 4,921.[3]

The old Town Hall

Notable people[edit]

  • Frantz Seimetz (1858–1934) a Luxembourg Impressionist portrait and landscape artist
  • Joseph Lortz (1887–1975) a Roman Catholic church historian, Reformation historian and ecumenist
  • Marcel Paulus (1920–1987) a Luxembourgian footballer, competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics
  • Rob Krier (born 1938) a Luxembourgian sculptor, architect and urban designer
  • Paul Lenert (born 1965) a Luxemburgish economist and journalist
  • Octavie Modert (born 1966) a politician from Luxembourg

Twin towns[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Grevenmacher - Visit Luxembourg". www.visitluxembourg.com. Retrieved 2019-03-25.
  2. ^ "Grevenmacher Accueil". www.grevenmacher.lu. Retrieved 2019-03-25.
  3. ^ "Population by canton and municipality 2018". www.statistiques.public.lu. Statistics portal of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. Retrieved 11 May 2018.

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