Canton of Grevenmacher

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Grevenmacher is a canton in the east of Luxembourg. Its capital is Grevenmacher, a commune with town status. The canton's name derives from its principal municipality. Neither the canton, town, or commune of Grevenmacher should be confused with the former district of Grevenmacher, one of three administrative units in Luxembourg abolished in October 2015.

Canton of Grevenmacher
Kanton Gréiwemaacher
Coat of arms of Canton of Grevenmacher
Coordinates: 49°36′N 6°24′E / 49.600°N 6.400°E / 49.600; 6.400
CountryLuxembourg
Legislative constituencyEst
LAU 1LU00011
CapitalGrevenmacher
Communes
(cities in bold)
Betzdorf
Biwer
Flaxweiler
Grevenmacher
Junglinster
Manternach
Mertert
Wormeldange
Area
 • Total211.4 km2 (81.6 sq mi)
 • Rank7th of 12
Highest elevation411 m (1,348 ft)
Lowest elevation132 m (433 ft)
Population
 (2023)
 • Total32,524
 • Rank6th of 12
 • Density150/km2 (400/sq mi)
  • Rank7th of 12

Administrative divisions edit

Grevenmacher Canton consists of the following eight communes:

Mergers edit

  • On 1 January 1979 the former commune of Rodenbourg (from Grevenmacher Canton) was absorbed into the commune of Junglinster. The law expanding Junglinster was passed on 23 December 1978.[1]

Population edit

[2]

References edit

  1. ^ "Mémorial A, 1978, No. 89" (PDF) (in French). Service central de législation. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 October 2005. Retrieved 15 August 2006.
  2. ^ "Population par canton et commune". statistiques.public.lu. Retrieved 11 January 2022.