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Redange (canton)

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Redange

Redingen
Réiden
Kanton RedangeLocatie.png
Coordinates: 49°48′N 5°48′E / 49.800°N 5.800°E / 49.800; 5.800Coordinates: 49°48′N 5°48′E / 49.800°N 5.800°E / 49.800; 5.800
CountryLuxembourg
Legislative constituencyNord
LAU 1LU00003
CapitalRedange-sur-Attert
Communes
(cities in bold)
Beckerich
Ell
Grosbous
Préizerdaul
Rambrouch
Redange
Saeul
Useldange
Vichten
Wahl
Area
 • Total267.49 km2 (103.28 sq mi)
Area rank2nd of 12
Highest elevation554 m (1,818 ft)
Lowest elevation232 m (761 ft)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total14,499
 • Rank9th of 12
 • Density54/km2 (140/sq mi)
 • Density rank9th of 12

Redange is a canton in the west of Luxembourg. The capital is Redange, otherwise known as Redange-sur-Attert.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Redange Canton consists of the following ten communes:

Mergers[edit]

  • On 25 July 1846 the former commune of Oberpallen was absorbed into the commune of Beckerich.
  • On 1 January 1979 the former communes of Arsdorf, Bigonville, Folschette and Perlé (all from Redange Canton) were merged to create the commune of Rambrouch. The law creating Rambrouch was passed on 27 July 1978.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mémorial A, 1978, No. 46" (PDF) (in French). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-11.