Canton of Redange

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Canton of Redange
Kanton Réiden
Coat of arms of Canton of Redange
Canton Redange in Luxembourg.svg
Coordinates: 49°48′N 5°48′E / 49.800°N 5.800°E / 49.800; 5.800Coordinates: 49°48′N 5°48′E / 49.800°N 5.800°E / 49.800; 5.800
CountryLuxembourg
Legislative constituencyNord
LAU 1LU00003
CapitalRedange-sur-Attert
Communes
(cities in bold)
Beckerich
Ell
Grosbous
Préizerdaul
Rambrouch
Redange
Saeul
Useldange
Vichten
Wahl
Area
 • Total267.5 km2 (103.3 sq mi)
Area rank2nd of 12
Highest elevation554 m (1,818 ft)
Lowest elevation232 m (761 ft)
Population
 (2022)
 • Total19,866
 • Rank9th of 12
 • Density74/km2 (190/sq mi)
 • Density rank9th of 12

Redange (Luxembourgish: Réiden) is a canton in the west of Luxembourg. Its capital is Redange, also called as Redange-sur-Attert.

History[change | change source]

On 1 January 1979, the communes of Arsdorf, Bigonville, Folschette and Perlé were merged to make the new commune of Rambrouch.[1] The number of communes in the canton changed from 13 to 10.

Geography[change | change source]

With an area of 267.5 km2 (103.3 sq mi),[2] and a population (2017) of 18,351, the Redange canton has a population density of 68.6 inhabitants/km².[3]

The canton has the Wiltz canton to the north, the Diekirch canton to the northeast, the Mersh canton to the east and the Capellen canton to the south. The canton of Redange borders, to the west, with two arrondissements of Belgiumː Arlon and Bastogne.

Communes[change | change source]

The Redange canton has 10 communes (2016 population).[3]

  1. Beckerich (2,489)
  2. Ell (1,265)
  3. Grosbous (1,026)
  4. Préizerdaul (1,705)
  5. Rambrouch (4,284)
  6. Redange (2,795)
  7. Saeul (780)
  8. Useldange (1,800)
  9. Vichten (1,246)
  10. Wahl (961)

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Mémorial A, 1978, No. 46" (PDF) (in French). Service central de législation. Retrieved 24 May 2016.[permanent dead link]
  2. "Surface area of the cantons and municipalities". Statistics Portal - Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Retrieved 24 May 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Population by canton and municipality 1821 - 2017". Statistics Portal - Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Retrieved 30 December 2017.