Canton of Capellen

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Capellen is a canton in southwestern Luxembourg. Its capital is Capellen (in the commune of Mamer).

Canton of Capellen
Kanton Kapellen
Coat of arms of Canton of Capellen
Coordinates: 49°38′N 6°00′E / 49.633°N 6.000°E / 49.633; 6.000
CountryLuxembourg
Legislative constituencySud
LAU 1LU00001
CapitalCapellen
Communes
(cities in bold)
Dippach
Garnich
Habscht
Käerjeng
Kehlen
Koerich
Kopstal
Mamer
Steinfort
Area
 • Total199.2 km2 (76.9 sq mi)
 • Rank9th of 12
Highest elevation398 m (1,306 ft)
Lowest elevation242 m (794 ft)
Population
 (2023)
 • Total52,828
 • Rank3rd of 12
 • Density270/km2 (690/sq mi)
  • Rank3rd of 12

Administrative divisions edit

Capellen Canton consists of the following nine communes:

Mergers edit

  • On 1 January 2012 the former communes of Bascharage and Clemency (both from Capellen Canton) were merged to create the commune of Käerjeng. The law creating Käerjeng was passed on 24 May 2011.[1]
  • On 1 January 2018 the former communes of Hobscheid and Septfontaines (both from Capellen Canton) were merged to create the commune of Habscht. The law creating Habscht was passed on 24 December 2017.[2][3]

Population edit

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References edit

  1. ^ "Mémorial A, 2011, No. 110" (PDF) (in French). Service central de législation. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-10-19. Retrieved 2012-01-02.
  2. ^ wort.lu: "Ja" aus Simmern, Böwingen, Tüntingen, Eschweiler und Wiltz, retrieved 14 February 2015
  3. ^ wort.lu: "Ja" zur "Gemeng Habscht", retrieved 14 February 2015
  4. ^ "Population par canton et commune". statistiques.public.lu. Archived from the original on 2016-09-12. Retrieved 11 January 2022.