Schieren

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Schieren

Schieren
Schieren train station and church
Schieren train station and church
Coat of arms of Schieren
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Schieren highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Schieren highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°50′00″N 6°06′00″E / 49.8333°N 6.1°E / 49.8333; 6.1Coordinates: 49°50′00″N 6°06′00″E / 49.8333°N 6.1°E / 49.8333; 6.1
Country Luxembourg
CantonDiekirch
Area
 • Total10.41 km2 (4.02 sq mi)
Area rank94th of 102
Highest elevation
515 m (1,690 ft)
 • Rank15th of 102
Lowest elevation
198 m (650 ft)
 • Rank24th of 102
Population
 (2018)
 • Total2,036
 • Rank73rd of 102
 • Density200/km2 (510/sq mi)
 • Density rank39th of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU0000609
Websiteschieren.lu

Schieren is a commune and town in central Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Diekirch.

As of 2011, the town of Schieren itself, which lies in the west of the commune, has a population of 1,497 [1]. It is located on the rail line to Ettelbruck.

Schieren was formed on 1 July 1850, when it was detached from the commune of Ettelbruck, along with the commune of Erpeldange; the law forming Schieren was passed on 22 January 1850.[2]

In 1894, Schieren established a fire station with five volunteer firefighters, it has a notable church.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "STATEC, official statistics bureau of Luxemburg". Retrieved 2018-11-10.
  2. ^ (in French)/(in German) "Mémorial A, 1850, No. 18" (PDF). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-15.

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