Wincrange

Summary

Wincrange (Luxembourgish: Wëntger, German: Wintger) is a commune and village in northern Luxembourg, in the canton of Clervaux. The commune is the largest in Luxembourg by geographic area.

Wincrange
Wëntger  (Luxembourgish)
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Coat of arms of Wincrange
Map of Luxembourg with Wincrange highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Wincrange highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 50°03′00″N 5°55′00″E / 50.05°N 5.9167°E / 50.05; 5.9167Coordinates: 50°03′00″N 5°55′00″E / 50.05°N 5.9167°E / 50.05; 5.9167
Country Luxembourg
CantonClervaux
Government
 • MayorMarcel Thommes (CSV)
Area
 • Total113.36 km2 (43.77 sq mi)
 • Rank1st of 102
Highest elevation
528 m (1,732 ft)
 • Rank11th of 102
Lowest elevation
350 m (1,150 ft)
 • Rank100th of 102
Population
 (2018)
 • Total4,336
 • Rank36th of 102
 • Density38/km2 (99/sq mi)
  • Rank101st of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU0000502
Websitewincrange.lu

Wincrange was formed on 1 January 1978 from the former communes of Asselborn, Boevange, Hachiville, and Oberwampach, all in Clervaux canton. The law creating Wincrange was passed on 31 October 1977.[2]

As of 2018, the village of Wincrange, which lies in the centre of the commune, has a population of 232.

Populated placesEdit

The commune consists of the following villages:

Notes:
a - partly shared with the former commune of Boevange
b - partly shared with the former commune of Asselborn

PopulationEdit

[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WINCRANGE - Syvicol". www.syvicol.lu. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Mémorial A, 1977, No. 70" (PDF) (in French). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-11.
  3. ^ "Population par canton et commune". statistiques.public.lu. Retrieved 11 January 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to Wincrange at Wikimedia Commons