Flaxweiler

Summary

Flaxweiler (Luxembourgish: Fluessweiler) is a commune and small town in south-eastern Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Grevenmacher.

Flaxweiler
Fluessweiler
Flaxweiler Luxembourg 01.jpg
Coat of arms of Flaxweiler
Map of Luxembourg with Flaxweiler highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Flaxweiler highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°39′55″N 6°20′35″E / 49.6653°N 6.3431°E / 49.6653; 6.3431Coordinates: 49°39′55″N 6°20′35″E / 49.6653°N 6.3431°E / 49.6653; 6.3431
Country Luxembourg
CantonGrevenmacher
Area
 • Total30.17 km2 (11.65 sq mi)
 • Rank26th of 102
Highest elevation
387 m (1,270 ft)
 • Rank63rd of 102
Lowest elevation
208 m (682 ft)
 • Rank28th of 102
Population
 (2018)
 • Total2,109
 • Rank70th of 102
 • Density70/km2 (180/sq mi)
  • Rank79th of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU0001103
Websiteflaxweiler.lu

As of 2001, the town of Flaxweiler, which lies in the north-west of the commune, has a population of 338. Other towns within the commune include Beyren, Gostingen, Niederdonven, and Oberdonven.

The Mayor of Flaxweiler is the chief executive of the administration of the Luxembourgish commune of Flaxweiler. The incumbent mayor is Théo Weirich.

PopulationEdit

[1]

List of former mayorsEdit

Name Start End
Michel Metzdorf 1806 1810
Pierre Stemper 1810 1812
Jean Nielles 1813 1816
François Strasser 1816 1819
Jean Huberty 1819 1825
Jean Peters (first time) 1825 1830
Michel Pettinger (first time) 1830 1839
Jean Peters (second time) 1840 1848
Michel Pettinger (second time) 1848 1854
Jean-Pierre Huberty 1854 1867
Michel Engel 1867 1876
Antoine Boss 1876 1887
Adolphe Musquar 1889 1895
Jean Molitor 1895 1928
Michel Schritz 1929 1944[note 1]
Jean Sturm 1945 1945
Edouard Steffes 1946 1965
Eugène Kauffmann 1966 1970
Roger Lenert 1970 2005
Théo Weirich 2005 present (re-elected 2011)[2]

FootnotesEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population par canton et commune". statistiques.public.lu. Retrieved 11 January 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ "Bestätigung für Théo Weirich" (in German). Luxembourg City, Luxembourg: Lëtzebuerger Journal. 9 October 2011. Retrieved 26 August 2012.[permanent dead link]

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to Flaxweiler at Wikimedia Commons
  • (in French) Official website
  • "Flaxweiler - Découvrir la commune" (in French). Commune of Flaxweiler. Archived from the original on 7 May 2011. Retrieved 25 August 2012.