Redange (canton)

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Coordinates: 49°48′N 5°48′E / 49.800°N 5.800°E / 49.800; 5.800
Redange
Canton
Country  Luxembourg
Capital Redange
 - coordinates 49°48′N 5°48′E / 49.800°N 5.800°E / 49.800; 5.800
Highest point
 - elevation 554 m (1,818 ft)
Lowest point
 - elevation 232 m (761 ft)
Area 267.5 km² (103 sq mi) [1]
Population 18,351 (2017) [2]
Density 69 /km² (179 /sq mi)
Canton since 24 February 1843
Subdivisions 10 communes
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166-2 LU-RD
LAU 1 LU00003
Location of the Redange canton
Location of the Redange canton

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.[3] 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),[1] and a population (2017) of 18,351, the Redange canton has a population density of 68.6 inhabitants/km².[2]

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).[2]

  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)

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 24 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.
  3. "Mémorial A, 1978, No. 46" (PDF) (in French). Service central de législation. Retrieved 24 May 2016.