Bourscheid, Luxembourg

Summary

Bourscheid (Luxembourgish: Buerschent [ˈbuːɐ̯ʃənt]; German: Burscheid) is a commune and small town in north-eastern Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Diekirch, which is part of the district of Diekirch.

Bourscheid
Buerschent
Bourscheid.jpg
Coat of arms of Bourscheid
Map of Luxembourg with Bourscheid highlighted in orange, the rest of the Diekirch canton in red
Map of Luxembourg with Bourscheid highlighted in orange, the rest of the Diekirch canton in red
Coordinates: 49°54′33″N 6°03′46″E / 49.909167°N 6.062778°E / 49.909167; 6.062778Coordinates: 49°54′33″N 6°03′46″E / 49.909167°N 6.062778°E / 49.909167; 6.062778
Country Luxembourg
CantonDiekirch
Area
 • Total36.86 km2 (14.23 sq mi)
 • Rank17th of 102
Highest elevation
513 m (1,683 ft)
 • Rank17th of 102
Lowest elevation
207 m (679 ft)
 • Rank27th of 102
Population
 (2018)
 • Total1,764
 • Rank83rd of 102
 • Density48/km2 (120/sq mi)
  • Rank96th of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU0000602

As of 2005, the town of Bourscheid, which lies in the centre of the commune, had a population of 266, which subsequently increased to 466 by 2021.[1] Other settlements within the commune include Goebelsmuhle, Lipperscheid, Michelau, Schlindermanderscheid, and Welscheid.

Bourscheid Castle located close to the village is Luxembourg's largest and one of the most important medieval castles between the Meuse and the Rhine.[2]

PopulationEdit

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Bourscheid Castle

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "De Buurschter 2021.01" (PDF). June 2021. p. 15. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2021-10-31.
  2. ^ "Château de Bourscheid" Archived December 20, 2009, at the Wayback Machine, Bourscheid castle. (in English) Retrieved 18 October 2012.
  3. ^ "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 Bourscheid at Wikimedia Commons