Kopstal (Luxembourgish: Koplescht) is a commune and a small town in central Luxembourg. The towns of Kopstal and Bridel belong to this commune. Kopstal is a small town, with a population of 644 as of 2005, located in a valley between forested hills situated beneath Bridel.

Kopstal

Koplescht
The town hall
The town hall
Coat of arms of Kopstal
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Kopstal highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Kopstal highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°39′51″N 6°04′19″E / 49.664167°N 6.071944°E / 49.664167; 6.071944Coordinates: 49°39′51″N 6°04′19″E / 49.664167°N 6.071944°E / 49.664167; 6.071944
Country Luxembourg
CantonCapellen
Area
 • Total7.9 km2 (3.1 sq mi)
Area rank97th of 102
Highest elevation
392 m (1,286 ft)
 • Rank59th of 102
Lowest elevation
245 m (804 ft)
 • Rank55th of 102
Population
 (2018)
 • Total3,839
 • Rank43rd of 102
 • Density490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
 • Density rank17th of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU0000107
Websitekopstal.lu

It is in the countryside and at ten minutes distance driving from the capital. School children are able to attend the schools in the city and young people can enjoy Luxemburg City's night life. There are many paths through the forests next to Kopstal.

Kopstal was formed on 1 July 1853, when it was detached from the communes of Kehlen (in Capellen canton) and Steinsel (in Luxembourg canton). The law forming Kopstal was passed on the 22 February 1853.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (in French and German) "Mémorial A, 1853, No. 31" (PDF). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-15.

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to Kopstal at Wikimedia Commons