Vichten

Vichten (Luxembourgish: Viichten) is a commune and small town in central Luxembourg, in the canton of Redange.

Vichten

Viichten
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Vichten
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Vichten highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Vichten highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°48′N 6°00′E / 49.8°N 6°E / 49.8; 6Coordinates: 49°48′N 6°00′E / 49.8°N 6°E / 49.8; 6
Country Luxembourg
CantonRedange
Area
 • Total12.26 km2 (4.73 sq mi)
Area rank89th of 102
Highest elevation
384 m (1,260 ft)
 • Rank65th of 102
Lowest elevation
264 m (866 ft)
 • Rank67th of 102
Population
 (2018)
 • Total1,274
 • Rank92nd of 102
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
 • Density rank64th of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU0000709
Websitevichten.lu

As of 2001, the town of Vichten, which lies in the west of the commune, has a population of 723. Other towns within the commune include Michelbouch.

The town is notable as the site of a large Roman villa containing a large and well-preserved mosaic. The mosaic itself is on display at the National Museum of History and Art in Luxembourg City. A replica can be seen in Vichten itself.

Replica of the Roman mosaic in Vichten

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External linksEdit

  •   Media related to Vichten at Wikimedia Commons