Erpeldange

Summary

Erpeldange-sur-Sûre (Luxembourgish: Ierpeldeng op der Sauer [ˈiːɐ̯pəldeŋ op dɐ ˈzɑʊɐ], German: Erpeldingen an der Sauer [ˈɛʁpl̩dɪŋən ʔan deːɐ̯ ˈzaʊɐ]) is a commune and small town in north-eastern Luxembourg. It lies along the river Sûre, between Ettelbruck and Diekirch. It is part of the canton of Diekirch.

Erpeldange
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Erpeldange Panorama.jpg
Coat of arms of Erpeldange
Map of Luxembourg with Erpeldange highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Erpeldange highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°51′N 6°06′E / 49.85°N 6.1°E / 49.85; 6.1Coordinates: 49°51′N 6°06′E / 49.85°N 6.1°E / 49.85; 6.1
Country Luxembourg
CantonDiekirch
Area
 • Total17.97 km2 (6.94 sq mi)
 • Rank64th of 102
Highest elevation
459 m (1,506 ft)
 • Rank24th of 102
Lowest elevation
190 m (620 ft)
 • Rank21st of 102
Population
 (2018)
 • Total2,339
 • Rank63rd of 102
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
  • Rank56th of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU0000604
Websiteerpeldange.lu

As of 2001, the town of Erpeldange, which lies in the centre of the commune, has a population of 818. Other towns within the commune include Burden and Ingeldorf

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

Erpeldange Castle now houses the commune's administrative offices. It has a history dating from the 13th century.[2]

PopulationEdit

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Sûre River at Erpeldange-sur-Sûre
 
Erpeldange, church (l'église de la Conversion-de-Saint-Paul) in the street

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ {{fr icon"Mémorial A, 1850, No. 18" (PDF) (in German). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-15.
  2. ^ "Histoire" Archived 2009-12-01 at the Wayback Machine, Commune d'Erpeldange. (in French) Retrieved 26 March 2011.
  3. ^ "Population par canton et commune". statistiques.public.lu. Retrieved 11 January 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

External linksEdit

  Media related to Erpeldange (Ettelbruck) at Wikimedia Commons

  • Official Website for Erpeldange
  • Official website of the Erpeldange tourist board
  • Football club in Erpeldange
  • Team III from the Football club in Erpeldange
  • Erpeldange Youth association
  • Band and Choir Concordia Erpeldange