Steinsel

Summary

Steinsel (Luxembourgish: Steesel [ˈʃteːzəl]) is a commune and town in central Luxembourg. It is located north of Luxembourg City.

Steinsel
Steesel
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Coat of arms of Steinsel
Map of Luxembourg with Steinsel highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Steinsel highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°40′35″N 6°07′25″E / 49.6764°N 6.1236°E / 49.6764; 6.1236Coordinates: 49°40′35″N 6°07′25″E / 49.6764°N 6.1236°E / 49.6764; 6.1236
Country Luxembourg
CantonLuxembourg
Area
 • Total21.81 km2 (8.42 sq mi)
 • Rank47th of 102
Highest elevation
373 m (1,224 ft)
 • Rank71st of 102
Lowest elevation
241 m (791 ft)
 • Rank47th of 102
Population
 (2018)
 • Total5,321
 • Rank27th of 102
 • Density240/km2 (630/sq mi)
  • Rank31st of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU0000308
Websitesteinsel.lu

As of 2005, the town of Steinsel, which lies in the west of the commune, has a population of 1,844. Other towns within the commune include Heisdorf and Mullendorf.

Like most of Luxembourg, Steinsel has an oceanic climate. On 25 July 2019, Steinsel recorded a temperature of 40.8 °C (105.4 °F), which is the highest temperature to have ever been recorded in Luxembourg.[1]

The church of Steinsel


PopulationEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "40,8 °C: Neuer offizieller Temperaturrekord in Luxemburg" (in German). AgriMeteo. Archived from the original on 26 July 2019. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
  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 Steinsel at Wikimedia Commons