Schieren

Summary

Schieren is a commune and town in central Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Diekirch.

Schieren
Schieren
Schieren train station and church
Schieren train station and church
Coat of arms of Schieren
Map of Luxembourg with Schieren highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Schieren highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°50′00″N 6°06′00″E / 49.8333°N 6.1°E / 49.8333; 6.1Coordinates: 49°50′00″N 6°06′00″E / 49.8333°N 6.1°E / 49.8333; 6.1
Country Luxembourg
CantonDiekirch
Area
 • Total10.41 km2 (4.02 sq mi)
 • Rank94th of 102
Highest elevation
515 m (1,690 ft)
 • Rank15th of 102
Lowest elevation
198 m (650 ft)
 • Rank24th of 102
Population
 • Total2,073
 • Rank73rd of 102
 • Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
  • Rank39th of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU0000609
Websiteschieren.lu

The town of Schieren, which lies in the west of the commune, has a population of 2,073. Schieren is served by a railway station.

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

In 1894, Schieren established a fire station with five volunteer firefighters. It has a notable church.

PopulationEdit

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FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ (in French and German) "Mémorial A, 1850, No. 18" (PDF). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-15.
  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 Schieren (Luxembourg) at Wikimedia Commons
  • (in French) Commune of Schieren official website
  • (in German) Unofficial website on local activities