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Mersch (canton)

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Mersch

Miersch
Kanton MerschLocatie.png
Coordinates: 49°42′N 6°6′E / 49.700°N 6.100°E / 49.700; 6.100Coordinates: 49°42′N 6°6′E / 49.700°N 6.100°E / 49.700; 6.100
CountryLuxembourg
DistrictLuxembourg
Legislative constituencyCentre
LAU 1LU00012
CapitalMersch
Communes
(cities in bold)
Bissen, Boevange-sur-Attert, Colmar-Berg, Fischbach, Heffingen, Larochette, Lintgen, Lorentzweiler, Mersch, Nommern, Tuntange
Area
 • Total223.90 km2 (86.45 sq mi)
Area rank6th of 12
Highest elevation436 m (1,430 ft)
Lowest elevation201 m (659 ft)
Population
(2005)
 • Total24,226
 • Rank5th of 12
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
 • Density rank6th of 12

Mersch is a canton in the centre of Luxembourg, in Luxembourg District. It is the only canton, other than Luxembourg, to be entirely surrounded by other cantons, and therefore not to have an international boundary. The capital is Mersch.

The canton consists of the following 11 communes: