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[update], located in a valley between forested hills situated beneath Bridel.
The town hall
Map of Luxembourg with Kopstal highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
|• Total||7.9 km2 (3.1 sq mi)|
|Area rank||97th of 102|
|Highest elevation||392 m (1,286 ft)|
|• Rank||59th of 102|
|Lowest elevation||245 m (804 ft)|
|• Rank||55th of 102|
|• Rank||43rd of 102|
|• Density||490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)|
|• Density rank||17th of 102|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
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.
- (in French and German) "Mémorial A, 1853, No. 31" (PDF). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-15.
- Media related to Kopstal at Wikimedia Commons
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