Canton of Clervaux

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Canton of Clervaux
Kanton Klierf
Coat of arms of Canton of Clervaux
Canton Clervaux in Luxembourg.svg
Coordinates: 50°4′N 6°2′E / 50.067°N 6.033°E / 50.067; 6.033Coordinates: 50°4′N 6°2′E / 50.067°N 6.033°E / 50.067; 6.033
Legislative constituencyNord
LAU 1LU00005
(cities in bold)
Parc Hosingen
 • Total342.2 km2 (132.1 sq mi)
Area rank1st of 12
Highest elevation559 m (1,834 ft)
Lowest elevation230 m (750 ft)
 • Total20,687
 • Rank10th of 12
 • Density60/km2 (160/sq mi)
 • Density rank12th of 12

Clervaux (Luxembourgish: Klierf) is a canton in Luxembourg. Its capital is Clervaux.

Geography[change | change source]

With an area of 342.2 km2 (132.1 sq mi),[1] and a population (2017) of 17,631, the Clervaux canton has a population density of 51.5 inhabitants/km².[2]

It is bordered on the north by the arrondissement of Verviers in Belgium, to the east by the German district of Eifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm (part of the Land of Rhineland-Palatinate), to the southeast by the Vianden canton, to the south by the Diekirch canton, to the southwest by the Wiltz canton, and to the west by the arrondissement of Bastogne in Belgium.

Communes[change | change source]

The Clervaux canton has 5 communes (2017 population).[2]

  1. Clervaux (5,069)
  2. Parc Hosingen (3,434)
  3. Troisvierges (3,141)
  4. Weiswampach (1,760)
  5. Wincrange (4,227)

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Surface area of the cantons and municipalities". Statistics Portal - Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Retrieved 21 May 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Population by canton and municipality 1821 - 2017". Statistics Portal - Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Retrieved 30 December 2017.

Other websites[change | change source]

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