Canton of Grevenmacher

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Canton of Grevenmacher
Kanton Gréiwemaacher
Coat of arms of Canton of Grevenmacher
Canton Grevenmacher in Luxembourg.svg
Coordinates: 49°36′N 6°24′E / 49.600°N 6.400°E / 49.600; 6.400Coordinates: 49°36′N 6°24′E / 49.600°N 6.400°E / 49.600; 6.400
CountryLuxembourg
Legislative constituencyEst
LAU 1LU00011
CapitalGrevenmacher
Communes
(cities in bold)
Betzdorf
Biwer
Flaxweiler
Grevenmacher
Junglinster
Manternach
Mertert
Wormeldange
Area
 • Total211.4 km2 (81.6 sq mi)
Area rank7th of 12
Highest elevation411 m (1,348 ft)
Lowest elevation132 m (433 ft)
Population
 (2022)
 • Total31,378
 • Rank6th of 12
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
 • Density rank7th of 12

Grevenmacher (Luxembourgish: Gréiwemaacher) is a canton in Luxembourg. Its capital is Grevenmacher.

Geography[change | change source]

With an area of 211.4 km2 (81.6 sq mi),[1] and a population (2017) of 29,525, the Grevenmacher canton has a population density of 139.7 inhabitants/km².[2]

It is bordered on the north by the Echternach canton, on the east by the German district of Trier-Saarburg (part of the Land of Rhineland-Palatinate), on the south by the Remich canton, and on the west by the Luxembourg district.

Communes[change | change source]

The Grevenmacher canton consists of the following 8 communes (2017 population).[2]

  1. Betzdorf (3,810)
  2. Biwer (1,813)
  3. Flaxweiler (2,060)
  4. Grevenmacher (4,923)
  5. Junglinster (7,537)
  6. Manternach (2,068)
  7. Mertert (4,530)
  8. Wormeldange (2,784)

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Surface area of the cantons and municipalities". Statistics Portal - Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Retrieved 20 May 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Population by canton and municipality 1821 - 2017". Statistics Portal - Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Retrieved 30 December 2017.