Canton of Vianden

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Canton of Vianden
Kanton Veianen
Coat of arms of Canton of Vianden
Canton Vianden in Luxembourg.svg
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
Legislative constituencyNord
LAU 1LU00009
(cities in bold)
 • Total78.5 km2 (30.3 sq mi)
Area rank12th of 12
Highest elevation542 m (1,778 ft)
Lowest elevation190 m (620 ft)
 • Total5,594
 • Rank12th of 12
 • Density71/km2 (180/sq mi)
 • Density rank10th of 12

Vianden (Luxembourgish: Veianen) is a canton in the north of Luxembourg. Its capital is Vianden.

History[change | change source]

On 1 January 2006, the communes of Bastendorf (in the Diekirch canton) and Fouhren were merged to form the commune of Tandel.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

Vianden is the smallest canton of Luxembourgh, with an area of 78.5 km2 (30.3 sq mi),[2] and a population (2017) of 5,162; it has a population density of 65.8 inhabitants/km².[3]

The canton has the Diekirch canton to the south, southwest and west; and the Clervaux canton to the northwest. To the east, it borders with the Eifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm district (Rhineland-Palatinate state), Germany.

Communes[change | change source]

The Vianden canton has 3 communes (2017 population).[3]

  1. Putscheid (1,123)
  2. Tandel (2,031)
  3. Vianden (2,008)

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Mémorial A, 2004, No. 216" (PDF) (in French). Service central de législation. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 March 2007. 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.