Mertzig

Summary

Mertzig (Luxembourgish: Mäerzeg) is a commune and town in central Luxembourg. It is part of Diekirch Canton.

Mertzig
Mäerzeg
Mertzig town hall
Mertzig town hall
Coat of arms of Mertzig
Map of Luxembourg with Mertzig highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Mertzig highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°49′52″N 6°00′13″E / 49.83109°N 6.00366°E / 49.83109; 6.00366Coordinates: 49°49′52″N 6°00′13″E / 49.83109°N 6.00366°E / 49.83109; 6.00366
Country Luxembourg
CantonDiekirch
Area
 • Total11.1 km2 (4.3 sq mi)
 • Rank92nd of 102
Highest elevation
409 m (1,342 ft)
 • Rank42nd of 102
Lowest elevation
302 m (991 ft)
 • Rank94th of 102
Population
 (2018)
 • Total2,212
 • Rank66th of 102
 • Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
  • Rank37th of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU0000607
Websitemertzig.lu

As of 2005, the town of Mertzig itself, which lies in the centre of the commune, has a population of 1,439.

Mertzig was formed on 30 December 1874, when it was detached from the commune of Feulen. The law forming Mertzig was passed on 20 November 1874.[1]

Footballer Wimm Fledermaus once managed a hotel in Mertzig.

PopulationEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (in French and German) "Mémorial A, 1874, No. 34" (PDF). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-15.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Population par canton et commune". statistiques.public.lu. Retrieved 11 January 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to Mertzig at Wikimedia Commons