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Vianden

Veianen
Kanton ViandenLocatie.png
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
DistrictDiekirch
Legislative constituencyNord
LAU 1LU00002
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
(2006)
 • Total3,645
 • Rank12th of 12
 • Density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
 • Density rank10th of 12

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

The canton consists of the following 3 communes:

The canton's land area is currently 78.52 km². It increased in size by 24.44 km² on January 1, 2006 when the municipality of Bastendorf from Diekirch Canton merged with the local municipality of Fouhren to form the new municipality of Tandel. The area that was formerly Bastendorf thereby switched cantons.