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Vianden (canton)

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Vianden

Veianen
Canton Vianden in Luxembourg.svg
Coordinates: 49°56′N 6°10′E / 49.933°N 6.167°E / 49.933; 6.167Coordinates: 49°56′N 6°10′E / 49.933°N 6.167°E / 49.933; 6.167
CountryLuxembourg
Legislative constituencyNord
LAU 1LU00009
CapitalVianden
Communes
(cities in bold)
Putscheid, Tandel, Vianden
Area
 • Total78.52 km2 (30.32 sq mi)
Area rank12th of 12
Highest elevation542 m (1,778 ft)
Lowest elevation190 m (620 ft)
Population
(2018)[1]
 • Total5,163
 • Rank12th of 12
 • Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
 • Density rank10th of 12

Vianden is a canton in the north of Luxembourg. The capital is Vianden.

The canton consists of the following 3 communes:

In January 2006, the commune of Bastendorf was ceded from the canton of Diekirch, to Vianden, increasing its territory by 24.44 km². Bastendorf subsequently merged with Fouhren to form the new commune of Tandel.

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.