Echternach (canton) facts for kids
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|- elevation||414 m (1,358 ft)|
|- elevation||141 m (463 ft)|
|Area||185.5 km² (72 sq mi)|
|Density||101 /km² (262 /sq mi)|
|Canton since||24 February 1843|
|- summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Its area is 185.5 km2 (71.6 sq mi). The population in 2017 was 18,702. The Echternach canton has a population density of 100.8 inhabitants/km².
It is bordered on the north by the German district of Eifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm (part of the Land of Rhineland-Palatinate), to the east by the Trier-Saarburg district (also part of Rhineland-Palatinate), to the south by the Grevenmacher canton and to the west by the Diekirch and the Mersch cantons
|Eifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm (Germany)|
Part of this canton is a natural region called the Little Switzerland.
The Echternach canton has 8 communes (2017 population).
- Beaufort (2,699)
- Bech (1,287)
- Berdorf (1,870)
- Consdorf (1,953)
- Echternach (5,530)
- Mompach (1,303)
- Rosport (2,293)
- Waldbillig (1,767)
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