Hoscheid

Summary

Hoscheid (Luxembourgish: Houschent) is a small town in north-eastern Luxembourg. It was a commune, part of the canton of Diekirch, which was part of the district of Diekirch.

Hoscheid
Houschent
Former commune
The town hall
The town hall
Coat of arms of Hoscheid
Map of Luxembourg with Hoscheid highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Hoscheid highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°56′50″N 6°04′50″E / 49.9472°N 6.0806°E / 49.9472; 6.0806Coordinates: 49°56′50″N 6°04′50″E / 49.9472°N 6.0806°E / 49.9472; 6.0806
Country Luxembourg
CantonClervaux
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Websitehoscheid.lu

On January 1, 2012, the commune merged with Consthum and Hosingen communes to form Parc Hosingen commune; thereby becoming part of Clervaux canton.

As of 2021, the town of Hoscheid, which lies in the south of the commune, had a population of 473.

Among local personalities is Jean Ersfeld, who, in 2004, led his party, the Free Party of Luxembourg in the legislative elections.

Former communeEdit

The former commune consisted of the villages:

  • Houscheid
  • Houscheid-Dickt
  • Oberschlinder
  • Unterschlinder
  • Markebach (lieu-dit)
  • Kehrmuhle (lieu-dit)
  • Schilkeschleedchen where a firing range of the Luxembourg Armed Forces is located