Canton of Wiltz

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Canton of Wiltz
Kanton Wolz
Flag of Canton of Wiltz
Coat of arms of Canton of Wiltz
Canton Wiltz in Luxembourg.svg
Coordinates: 49°57′N 5°56′E / 49.950°N 5.933°E / 49.950; 5.933Coordinates: 49°57′N 5°56′E / 49.950°N 5.933°E / 49.950; 5.933
CountryLuxembourg
Legislative constituencyNord
LAU 1LU00008
CapitalWiltz
Communes
(cities in bold)
Boulaide
Esch-sur-Sûre
Goesdorf
Kiischpelt
Lac de la Haute-Sûre
Wiltz
Winseler
Area
 • Total264.6 km2 (102.2 sq mi)
Area rank3rd of 12
Highest elevation537 m (1,762 ft)
Lowest elevation233 m (764 ft)
Population
 (2022)
 • Total18,197
 • Rank11th of 12
 • Density69/km2 (180/sq mi)
 • Density rank11th of 12

Wiltz (Luxembourgish: Wolz) is a canton in northwestern Luxembourg. Its capital is Wiltz.

History[change | change source]

On 1 January 2012, the communes of Heiderscheid and Neunhausen were merged with the commune of Esch-sur-Sûre.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

With an area of 264.6 km2 (102.2 sq mi),[2] and a population (2017) of 16,449, the Wiltz canton has a population density of 62.2 inhabitants/km².[3]

The canton has the Clervaux canton to the north, the Diekirch canton to the east and the Redange canton to the south. The canton of Wiltz borders, to the west, with the arrondissement of Arlon, (Belgium).

Communes[change | change source]

The Wiltz canton has 7 communes (2016 population).[3]

  1. Boulaide (1,223)
  2. Esch-sur-Sûre (2,640)
  3. Goesdorf (1,543)
  4. Kiischpelt (1,168)
  5. Lac de la Haute-Sûre (1,860)
  6. Wiltz (6,730)
  7. Winseler (1,285)

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fusion des communes d'Esch/Sûre, Heiderscheid et Neunhausen". Legilux (in French). Government of Luxembourg. Archived from the original on 18 September 2016. Retrieved 13 June 2015.
  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.