Canton of Vianden

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Vianden is a canton in the north of Luxembourg. Its capital is Vianden.

Canton of Vianden
Kanton Veianen
Coat of arms of Canton of Vianden
Canton Vianden in Luxembourg.svg
Coordinates: 49°56′N 6°10′E / 49.933°N 6.167°E / 49.933; 6.167Coordinates: 49°56′N 6°10′E / 49.933°N 6.167°E / 49.933; 6.167
CountryLuxembourg
Legislative constituencyNord
LAU 1LU00009
CapitalVianden
Communes
(cities in bold)
Putscheid
Tandel
Vianden
Area
 • Total78.5 km2 (30.3 sq mi)
 • Rank12th of 12
Highest elevation542 m (1,778 ft)
Lowest elevation190 m (620 ft)
Population
 (2022)
 • Total5,482
 • Rank12th of 12
 • Density70/km2 (180/sq mi)
  • Rank10th of 12

Administrative divisionsEdit

Vianden Canton consists of the following three communes:

MergersEdit

  • On 1 January 2006 the former commune of Bastendorf (from Diekirch Canton) was merged with the former commune of Fouhren (from Vianden Canton) to create the commune of Tandel (in Vianden Canton). The law creating Tandel was passed on 21 December 2004.[1] Therefore, Vianden Canton gained 24.44 km2 of land from Diekirch Canton.

PopulationEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mémorial A, 2004, No. 216" (PDF) (in French). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-15.
  2. ^ "Population par canton et commune". statistiques.public.lu. Retrieved 11 January 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)