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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[update], it has a population of 6,156.
Map of Luxembourg with Niederanven highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
|• Total||41.36 km2 (15.97 sq mi)|
|Area rank||12th of 102|
|Highest elevation||429 m (1,407 ft)|
|• Rank||28th of 102|
|Lowest elevation||241 m (791 ft)|
|• Rank||47th of 102|
|• Rank||23rd of 102|
|• Density||150/km2 (390/sq mi)|
|• Density rank||21st of 102|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
As of 2018[update], the town of Niederanven, which lies in the north-east of the commune, has a population of 1,472. Other towns within the commune include Ernster, Hostert, Oberanven, Rameldange, Senningen, Senningerberg, and Waldhof.
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. 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
- "Facts and Figures | Commune Niederanven". www.niederanven.lu. Retrieved 17 June 2018.
- "Douzelage.org: Home". www.douzelage.org. Archived from the original on 17 February 2010. Retrieved 21 October 2009.
- "Douzelage.org: Member Towns". www.douzelage.org. Archived from the original on 4 June 2009. Retrieved 21 October 2009.
- Media related to Niederanven at Wikimedia Commons