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Grevenmacher
District
Country  Luxembourg
Capital Grevenmacher
 - coordinates
Area 524.8 km² (203 sq mi)
Population 64,978 (2014)
Density 124 /km² (321 /sq mi)
District 24 February 1843
Subdivisions 3 cantons
24 communes
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166-2 LU-G
Location of the Grevenmacher district
Location of the Grevenmacher district

The District of Grevenmacher (Luxembourgish: Gréiwemaacher) was one of three districts of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Its capital was the city of Grevenmacher.

In 2015, the districts were abolished.

It was the easternmost of the districts and the smallest of the three districts, with an area of 524.8 km2 (202.6 sq mi). It is the district with less people living in it with a population of 64,978 inhabitants and a population density of 56.2 inhabitants/km².

History

When the districts were created on 24 February 1843, Grevenmacher was one of the three of the country.

On 2012, the communes of Burmerange and Wellenstein were made part of the commune of Schengen. So the number of communes changed from 26 to 24.

Geography

The district of Grevenmacher is bordered to the north by the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate, to the east by the German states of Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland, to the south by France (the Moselle département) and to the west by the Luxembourg district.

Composition

The Diekirch district has 3 cantons and 24 communes.

District GrevenmacherLocatie.png
Canton Capital Area
(km²)
Population
(2014)
Density
(inhab./km²)
Communes
1 Echternach Echternach 185.5 17,477 94.2 8
2 Grevenmacher Grevenmacher 211.4 27,295 129.1 8
3 Remich Remich 127.9 20,206 158.0 8

Cantons and their communes

Luxembourg Moselle Vinyards Machtum
Vinyards in the Moselle Valley near Machtum, Wormeldange
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The Moselle river near Ehnen, Wormeldange
  1. Echternach
    • Beaufort
    • Bech
    • Berdorf
    • Consdorf
    • Echternach
    • Mompach
    • Rosport
    • Waldbillig
  2. Grevenmacher
  3. Remich
    • Bous
    • Dalheim
    • Lenningen
    • Mondorf-les-Bains
    • Remich
    • Schengen
    • Stadtbredimus
    • Waldbredimus

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