Remich (canton)

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Remich

Réimech
Coat of arms of Remich
Coat of arms
Canton Remich in Luxembourg.svg
Coordinates: 49°30′N 6°18′E / 49.500°N 6.300°E / 49.500; 6.300Coordinates: 49°30′N 6°18′E / 49.500°N 6.300°E / 49.500; 6.300
CountryLuxembourg
Legislative constituencyEst
LAU 1LU00012
CapitalRemich
Communes
(cities in bold)
Bous, Dalheim, Lenningen, Mondorf-les-Bains, Remich, Schengen, Stadtbredimus, Waldbredimus
Area
 • Total127.87 km2 (49.37 sq mi)
Area rank11th of 12
Highest elevation368 m (1,207 ft)
Lowest elevation140 m (460 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total22,366
 • Rank7th of 12
 • Density170/km2 (450/sq mi)
 • Density rank4th of 12

Remich is a canton in the east of Luxembourg. Its capital is Remich.

The canton consists of the following eight communes:

Mergers[edit]

  • On 1 January 2012 the former communes of Burmerange and Wellenstein (all from Remich Canton) were merged into the commune of Schengen. The law expanding Schengen was passed on 30 May 2011.[2] [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population by canton and municipality 2018". www.statistiques.public.lu. Statistics portal of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Mémorial A, 2011, No. 110" (PDF) (in French). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2012-01-02.
  3. ^ "Fusion des communes de Burmerange, Schengen et Wellenstein". Legilux. Government of Luxembourg. Retrieved 13 June 2015.