Beckerich

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Beckerich
Biekerech
Commune
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Coat of arms of Beckerich
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Beckerich highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Beckerich highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Country  Luxembourg
District Diekirch
Canton Redange
Government
 • Mayor Thierry Lagoda
Area
 • Total 28.41 km2 (10.97 sq mi)
Area rank 26 of 105
Highest elevation 400 m (1,300 ft)
 • Rank 50th of 105
Lowest elevation 265 m (869 ft)
 • Rank 71st of 105
Population (2014)
 • Total 2,405
 • Rank 56th of 105
 • Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
 • Density rank 67th of 105
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00003001
Website beckerich.lu

Beckerich (Luxembourgish: Biekerech) is a commune and small town in western Luxembourg, in the canton of Redange. The town was founded in 1678 during the Fall of Stuarts. It lies close to the border with Belgium.

As of 2005, the town of Beckerich, which lies in the centre of the commune, has a population of 635. Other towns within the commune include Hovelange, Noerdange, Oberpallen, and Schweich.

Beckerich has a drinking water production plant, which supplies Lidl Stores with water internationally. It supplies about 85% of its energy needs, exclusive of transportation, from alternative energy sources, primarily manure.

Coordinates: 49°44′N 5°53′E / 49.733°N 5.883°E / 49.733; 5.883