Canton of Remich

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Canton of Remich
Kanton Réimech
Coat of arms of Canton of Remich
Canton Remich in Luxembourg.svg
Coordinates: 49°30′N 6°18′E / 49.500°N 6.300°E / 49.500; 6.300Coordinates: 49°30′N 6°18′E / 49.500°N 6.300°E / 49.500; 6.300
Legislative constituencyEst
LAU 1LU00012
(cities in bold)
 • Total127.9 km2 (49.4 sq mi)
Area rank11th of 12
Highest elevation368 m (1,207 ft)
Lowest elevation140 m (460 ft)
 • Total23,529
 • Rank7th of 12
 • Density180/km2 (480/sq mi)
 • Density rank4th of 12

Remich (Luxembourgish: Réimech) is a canton in the southeast of Luxembourg. Its capital is Remich.

History[change | change source]

On 1 January 2012, the communes of Burmerange and Wellenstein were merged with the commune of Schengen.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

With an area of 127.9 km2 (49.4 sq mi),[2] and a population (2017) of 21,987, the Remich canton has a population density of 171.9 inhabitants/km².[3]

The canton has the Grevenmacher canton to the northeast, the Esch-sur-Alzette canton to the west and the Luxembourg canton to the northwest. The canton of Remich borders, to the east, with two districts of Germanyː Trier-Saarburg and Merzig-Wadern, and to the south with the Moselle department in France.

In the Schengen commune is the point where where three countries meetː Luxembourg, France and Germany.

Communes[change | change source]

The Remich canton has 8 communes (2016 population).[3]

  1. Bous (1,553)
  2. Dalheim (2,148)
  3. Lenningen (1,886)
  4. Mondorf-les-Bains (4,999)
  5. Remich (3,632)
  6. Schengen (4,805)
  7. Stadtbredimus (1,866)
  8. Waldbredimus (1,098)

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Mémorial A, 2011, No. 110" (PDF) (in French). Service central de législation. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 25 May 2016.
  2. "Surface area of the cantons and municipalities". Statistics Portal - Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Retrieved 25 May 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "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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