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Reckange-sur-Mess (Luxembourgish: Reckeng op der Mess, German: Reckingen) is a commune and small town in south-western Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Esch-sur-Alzette.

Reckange-sur-Mess

Reckeng op der Mess
Aerial view of Reckange-sur-Mess
Aerial view of Reckange-sur-Mess
Coat of arms of Reckange-sur-Mess
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Reckange-sur-Mess highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Reckange-sur-Mess highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°33′40″N 6°00′25″E / 49.5611°N 6.0069°E / 49.5611; 6.0069Coordinates: 49°33′40″N 6°00′25″E / 49.5611°N 6.0069°E / 49.5611; 6.0069
Country Luxembourg
CantonEsch-sur-Alzette
Area
 • Total20.42 km2 (7.88 sq mi)
Area rank56th of 102
Highest elevation
368 m (1,207 ft)
 • Rank74th of 102
Lowest elevation
282 m (925 ft)
 • Rank85th of 102
Population
 (2018)
 • Total2,449
 • Rank61st of 102
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
 • Density rank86th of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU0000210
Websitereckange.lu

The commune comprises the villages of Reckange-sur-Mess, Ehlange-sur-Mess, Limpach, Roedgen, Pissange and Wickrange.

It is situated on the Mess River, from which its suffix is derived.

Town center and church

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