Betzdorf, Luxembourg

Summary

Betzdorf
Betzder
Town hall
Town hall
Flag of Betzdorf
Coat of arms of Betzdorf
Map of Luxembourg with Betzdorf highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Betzdorf highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°41′15″N 6°21′00″E / 49.6875°N 6.35°E / 49.6875; 6.35Coordinates: 49°41′15″N 6°21′00″E / 49.6875°N 6.35°E / 49.6875; 6.35
Country Luxembourg
CantonGrevenmacher
Area
 • Total26.08 km2 (10.07 sq mi)
Area rank34th of 102
Highest elevation
358 m (1,175 ft)
 • Rank79th of 102
Lowest elevation
218 m (715 ft)
 • Rank34th of 102
Population
 (2018)
 • Total3,888
 • Rank42nd of 102
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
 • Density rank49th of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU0001101
Websitebetzdorf.lu

Betzdorf (Luxembourgish: Betzder [ˈbætsdɐ]) is a commune and town in the canton of Grevenmacher, in eastern Luxembourg.

As of 2017, the town of Betzdorf, which lies in the north-east of the commune, has a population of 254 inhabitants.[1] Other settlements within the commune include the commune's administrative centre, Berg,[2] as well as Mensdorf, Olingen, and Roodt-sur-Syre.[1]

Betzdorf Castle is the headquarters of SES, the world's largest satellite operator in terms of revenue and one of the four largest components of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange's main LuxX Index.

List of mayors

Name Start End
Jean Engel 1800 1807
Jean Baptiste Weidert 1808 1816
Peter Erpelding 1816 1823
Hubert Petry 1823 1843
François Hoffmann Snr. 1844 1854
Nicolas Erpelding 1855 1870
Christophe Weber 1871 1888
Nikolas Metzdorf 1889 1901
François Hoffmann Jnr. 1902 1908
Johann-Peter Heinen 1909 1930
Jean Barthel 1930 1947[note 1]
Maurice Meyer 1947 1954
Jean-Pierre Mangen 1954 1963
Jean-Pierre Dondelinger 1964 1975
Guy Engel 1976 1981
René Muller 1982 1987
Rhett Sinner 1988 1999
Marie-Josée Frank 2000 2011
Rhett Sinner 2012 present

Footnotes

  1. ^ Mayor in name only under Nazi occupation (1940 - 1944)

References

  1. ^ a b "La commune en chiffres". Administration Communale de Betzdorf (in French). Retrieved 2 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Les 5 villages". Administration Communale de Betzdorf (in French). Retrieved 2 July 2018.

External links

  • Media related to Betzdorf (Luxembourg) at Wikimedia Commons