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Grevenmacher (canton)

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Grevenmacher

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Canton Grevenmacher in Luxembourg.svg
Coordinates: 49°36′N 6°24′E / 49.600°N 6.400°E / 49.600; 6.400Coordinates: 49°36′N 6°24′E / 49.600°N 6.400°E / 49.600; 6.400
CountryLuxembourg
Legislative constituencyEst
LAU 1LU00011
CapitalGrevenmacher
Communes
(cities in bold)
Betzdorf
Biwer
Flaxweiler
Grevenmacher
Junglinster
Manternach
Mertert
Wormeldange
Area
 • Total211.37 km2 (81.61 sq mi)
Area rank7th of 12
Highest elevation411 m (1,348 ft)
Lowest elevation132 m (433 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total29,828
 • Rank6th of 12
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
 • Density rank7th of 12

Grevenmacher is a canton in the east of Luxembourg. Its capital is Grevenmacher, a commune with town status. The canton's name derives from its principal municipality. Neither the canton, town, or commune of Grevenmacher should be confused with the former district of Grevenmacher, one of three administrative units in Luxembourg abolished in October 2015.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Grevenmacher Canton consists of the following eight communes:

Mergers[edit]

  • On 1 January 1979 the former commune of Rodenbourg (from Grevenmacher Canton) was absorbed into the commune of Junglinster. The law expanding Junglinster was passed on 23 December 1978.[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. ^ "Mémorial A, 1978, No. 89" (PDF) (in French). Service central de législation. Retrieved 15 August 2006.