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Luxembourg (canton)

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Canton of Luxembourg

Kanton LuxemburgLocatie.png
Coordinates: 49°36′N 6°6′E / 49.600°N 6.100°E / 49.600; 6.100Coordinates: 49°36′N 6°6′E / 49.600°N 6.100°E / 49.600; 6.100
CountryLuxembourg
DistrictLuxembourg
Legislative constituencyCentre
LAU 1LU00011
CapitalLuxembourg
Communes
(cities in bold)
Bertrange, Contern, Hesperange, Luxembourg, Niederanven, Sandweiler, Schuttrange, Steinsel, Strassen, Walferdange, Weiler-la-Tour
Area
 • Total238.46 km2 (92.07 sq mi)
Area rank5th of 12
Highest elevation429 m (1,407 ft)
Lowest elevation228 m (748 ft)
Population
(2015)
 • Total172,332
 • Rank1st of 12
 • Density720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
 • Density rank1st of 12

Luxembourg, sometimes Luxemburg, is a canton in the south of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, in the Luxembourg District. It is the only canton, other than Mersch, to be entirely surrounded by other cantons and therefore to have no international boundary. The capital is Luxembourg City.

The canton consists of the following 11 communes: