Clervaux (canton)

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Coordinates: 50°04′N 6°02′E / 50.067°N 6.033°E / 50.067; 6.033
Clervaux
Canton
Country  Luxembourg
Capital Clervaux
 - coordinates 50°04′N 6°02′E / 50.067°N 6.033°E / 50.067; 6.033
Highest point
 - elevation 559 m (1,834 ft)
Lowest point
 - elevation 230 m (755 ft)
Area 342.2 km² (132 sq mi) [1]
Population 17,631 (2017) [2]
Density 52 /km² (135 /sq mi)
Canton since 24 February 1843
Subdivisions 5 communes
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166-2 LU-CL
LAU 1 LU00001
Location of the Clervaux canton
Location of the Clervaux canton

Clervaux (Luxembourgish: Klierf) is a canton in Luxembourg. Its capital is Clervaux.

Geography[change | change source]

With an area of 342.2 km2 (132.1 sq mi),[1] and a population (2017) of 17,631, the Clervaux canton has a population density of 51.5 inhabitants/km².[2]

It is bordered on the north by the arrondissement of Verviers in Belgium, to the east by the German district of Eifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm (part of the Land of Rhineland-Palatinate), to the southeast by the Vianden canton, to the south by the Diekirch canton, to the southwest by the Wiltz canton, and to the west by the arrondissement of Bastogne in Belgium.

Communes[change | change source]

The Clervaux canton has 5 communes (2017 population).[2]

  1. Clervaux (5,069)
  2. Parc Hosingen (3,434)
  3. Troisvierges (3,141)
  4. Weiswampach (1,760)
  5. Wincrange (4,227)

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Surface area of the cantons and municipalities". Statistics Portal - Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Retrieved 21 May 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Population by canton and municipality 1821 - 2017". Statistics Portal - Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Retrieved 30 December 2017.