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Country  Luxembourg
Capital Vianden
 - coordinates 49°56′N 6°10′E / 49.933°N 6.167°E / 49.933; 6.167
Highest point
 - elevation 542 m (1,778 ft)
Lowest point
 - elevation 190 m (623 ft)
Area 78.5 km² (30 sq mi)
Population 5,162 (2017)
Density 66 /km² (171 /sq mi)
Canton since 24 February 1843
Subdivisions 3 communes
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166-2 LU-VD
LAU 1 LU00004

Vianden (Luxembourgish: Veianen) is a canton in the north of Luxembourg. Its capital is Vianden.


On 1 January 2006, the communes of Bastendorf (in the Diekirch canton) and Fouhren were merged to form the commune of Tandel.


Vianden is the smallest canton of Luxembourgh, with an area of 78.5 km2 (30.3 sq mi), and a population (2017) of 5,162; it has a population density of 65.8 inhabitants/km².

The canton has the Diekirch canton to the south, southwest and west; and the Clervaux canton to the northwest. To the east, it borders with the Eifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm district (Rhineland-Palatinate state), Germany.


The Vianden canton has 3 communes (2017 population).

  1. Putscheid (1,123)
  2. Tandel (2,031)
  3. Vianden (2,008)

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