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Niederanven (Luxembourgish: Nidderaanwen) is a commune Luxembourg, located north-east of Luxembourg City, and derives its name from principal town, Niederanven. As of 2018, it has a population of 6,156.

Niederanven

Nidderaanwen
Skyline of Niederanven
Coat of arms of Niederanven
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Niederanven highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Niederanven highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°39′05″N 6°15′20″E / 49.6514°N 6.2556°E / 49.6514; 6.2556Coordinates: 49°39′05″N 6°15′20″E / 49.6514°N 6.2556°E / 49.6514; 6.2556
Country Luxembourg
CantonLuxembourg
Area
 • Total41.36 km2 (15.97 sq mi)
Area rank12th of 102
Highest elevation
429 m (1,407 ft)
 • Rank28th of 102
Lowest elevation
241 m (791 ft)
 • Rank47th of 102
Population
 (2018)
 • Total6,156
 • Rank23rd of 102
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
 • Density rank21st of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU0000305
Websiteniederanven.lu

The commune of Niederanven is the intersection for the A1 motorway and N1. Luxembourg Airport is located within the boundaries of the communes Niederanven and Sandweiler.

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GeographyEdit

As of 2018, the town of Niederanven, which lies in the north-east of the commune, has a population of 1,472.[1] Other towns within the commune include Ernster, Hostert, Oberanven, Rameldange, Senningen, Senningerberg, and Waldhof.[1]

Twin townsEdit

Niederanven is a founding member of the Douzelage, a unique town twinning association of 24 towns across the European Union. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals.[2][3] Discussions regarding membership are underway with three further towns (Agros in Cyprus, Škofja Loka in Slovenia, and Tryavna in Bulgaria).

  Altea, Spain - 1991
  Bad Kötzting, Germany - 1991
  Bellagio, Italy - 1991
  Bundoran, Ireland - 1991
  Granville, France - 1991
  Holstebro, Denmark - 1991
  Houffalize, Belgium - 1991
  Meerssen, the Netherlands - 1991
  Niederanven, Luxembourg - 1991
  Preveza, Greece - 1991
  Sesimbra, Portugal - 1991
  Sherborne, United Kingdom - 1991
  Karkkila, Finland - 1997
  Oxelösund, Sweden - 1998
  Judenburg, Austria - 1999
  Chojna, Poland - 2004
  Kőszeg, Hungary - 2004
  Sigulda, Latvia - 2004
  Sušice, Czech Republic - 2004
  Türi, Estonia - 2004
  Zvolen, Slovakia - 2007
  Prienai, Lithuania - 2008
  Marsaskala, Malta - 2009
  Siret, Romania - 2010

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Facts and Figures | Commune Niederanven". www.niederanven.lu. Retrieved 17 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Douzelage.org: Home". www.douzelage.org. Archived from the original on 17 February 2010. Retrieved 21 October 2009.
  3. ^ "Douzelage.org: Member Towns". www.douzelage.org. Archived from the original on 4 June 2009. Retrieved 21 October 2009.

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