Sanem

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Sanem

Suessem
The castle
The castle
Coat of arms of Sanem
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Sanem highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Sanem highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°32′50″N 5°55′40″E / 49.5472°N 5.9278°E / 49.5472; 5.9278Coordinates: 49°32′50″N 5°55′40″E / 49.5472°N 5.9278°E / 49.5472; 5.9278
Country Luxembourg
CantonEsch-sur-Alzette
Area
 • Total24.42 km2 (9.43 sq mi)
Area rank36th of 102
Highest elevation
422 m (1,385 ft)
 • Rank34th of 102
Lowest elevation
277 m (909 ft)
 • Rank79th of 102
Population
 (2018)
 • Total16,780
 • Rank6th of 102
 • Density690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
 • Density rank11th of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU0000213
Websitesanem.lu

Sanem (Luxembourgish: Suessem, French: Sanem or German: Sassenheim) is a commune and town in south-western Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Esch-sur-Alzette; the administrative centre and largest town is Belvaux.

As of 2005, the town of Sanem, which lies in the north of the commune, has a population of 2,397. Other towns within the commune include Belvaux, Ehlerange, and Soleuvre.

Sanem Castle[edit]

Sanem Castle has a history dating back to the 13th century. Today's building was completed in 1557 after the medieval castle had been partly destroyed; the castle still maintains much of its original character.[1]

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Sanem is twinned with:[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philippe Farcy, "Sanem, un palais enfantin", Vie de Château (461), La libre.be. (in French) Retrieved 30 March 2011.
  2. ^ "Espace muséologique". suessem.lu (in French). Sanem. Retrieved 2019-09-04.

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