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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. Its capital is Vianden.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Vianden Canton consists of the following three communes:

Mergers[edit]

  • On 1 January 2006 the former commune of Bastendorf (from Diekirch Canton) was merged with the former commune of Fouhren (from Vianden Canton) to create the commune of Tandel (in Vianden Canton). The law creating Tandel was passed on 21 December 2004.[2] Therefore, Vianden Canton gained 24.44 km² of land from Diekirch Canton.

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, 2004, No. 216" (PDF) (in French). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-15.