Kayl

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Kayl

Käl
Skyline of Kayl
Coat of arms of Kayl
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Kayl highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Kayl highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°29′10″N 6°02′20″E / 49.4861°N 6.0389°E / 49.4861; 6.0389Coordinates: 49°29′10″N 6°02′20″E / 49.4861°N 6.0389°E / 49.4861; 6.0389
Country Luxembourg
CantonEsch-sur-Alzette
Area
 • Total14.86 km2 (5.74 sq mi)
Area rank78th of 102
Highest elevation
425 m (1,394 ft)
 • Rank33rd of 102
Lowest elevation
274 m (899 ft)
 • Rank75th of 102
Population
 (2018)
 • Total9,098
 • Rank14th of 102
 • Density610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
 • Density rank12th of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU0000206
Websitekayl.lu

Kayl (Luxembourgish: Käl) is a commune and town in south-western Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Esch-sur-Alzette, which is part of the district of Luxembourg.

As of 2001, the town of Kayl, which lies in the centre of the commune, has a population of 4,237. Other towns within the commune include Tétange.

The first surviving written reference to 'Keyle' dates from 1235. Since the thirteenth century the name of the town has not changed significantly, although more than twenty different spellings have been identified.[1]

Kayl church

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Syndicat d'Initiative Käl" (in German). Syndicat d'Initiative et du Tourisme de la Commune de Käl-Tétange. October 1951. Archived from the original on 4 August 2008. Retrieved 23 December 2008.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Kayl at Wikimedia Commons