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Grevenmacher
Canton
Country  Luxembourg
Capital Grevenmacher
 - coordinates 49°40′N 6°27′E / 49.667°N 6.45°E / 49.667; 6.45
Highest point
 - elevation 411 m (1,348 ft)
Lowest point
 - elevation 132 m (433 ft)
Area 211.4 km² (82 sq mi)
Population 28,492 (2016)
Density 135 /km² (350 /sq mi)
Canton 24 February 1843
Subdivisions 8 communes
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166-2 LU-GR
Location of the Grevenmacher canton
Location of the Grevenmacher canton

Grevenmacher (Luxembourgish: Gréiwemaacher) is a canton in Luxembourg. Its capital is Grevenmacher.

Geography

With an area of 211.4 km2 (81.6 sq mi), and a population (2016) of 28,492, the Grevenmacher canton has a population density of 134.8 inhabitants/km².

It is bordered on the north by the Echternach canton, on the east by the German district of Trier-Saarburg (part of the Land of Rhineland-Palatinate), on the south by the Remich canton, and on the west by the Luxembourg district.

Communes

The Grevenmacher canton consists of the following 8 communes (2016 population).

  1. Betzdorf (3,637)
  2. Biwer (1,857)
  3. Flaxweiler (1,978)
  4. Grevenmacher (4,794)
  5. Junglinster (7,261)
  6. Manternach (1,916)
  7. Mertert (4,364)
  8. Wormeldange (2,685)

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