Beckerich

Summary

Beckerich (Luxembourgish: Biekerech) is a commune and small town in western Luxembourg, in the canton of Redange. The town was founded in 1678 during the Fall of Stuarts. It lies close to the border with Belgium.

Beckerich
Biekerech
Biekerech.jpg
Coat of arms of Beckerich
Map of Luxembourg with Beckerich highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Beckerich highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°44′00″N 5°53′00″E / 49.7333°N 5.8833°E / 49.7333; 5.8833Coordinates: 49°44′00″N 5°53′00″E / 49.7333°N 5.8833°E / 49.7333; 5.8833
Country Luxembourg
CantonRedange
Area
 • Total28.41 km2 (10.97 sq mi)
 • Rank28th of 102
Highest elevation
400 m (1,300 ft)
 • Rank50th of 102
Lowest elevation
265 m (869 ft)
 • Rank68th of 102
Population
 (2018)
 • Total2,518
 • Rank60th of 102
 • Density89/km2 (230/sq mi)
  • Rank69th of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU0000701
Websitebeckerich.lu

As of 2005, the town of Beckerich, which lies in the centre of the commune, has a population of 635.

Beckerich has a drinking water production plant, which supplies Lidl Stores with water internationally. It supplies about 85% of its energy needs, exclusive of transportation, from alternative energy sources, primarily manure.

Populated placesEdit

The commune consists of the following villages:

PopulationEdit

[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population par canton et commune". statistiques.public.lu. Archived from the original on 2016-09-12. Retrieved 11 January 2022.

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to Beckerich at Wikimedia Commons