Bourscheid

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Bourscheid
Buerschent
Commune
Bourscheid.jpg
Coat of arms of Bourscheid
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Bourscheid highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Bourscheid highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Country  Luxembourg
District Diekirch
Canton Diekirch
Government
 • Mayor Annie Nickels-Theis
Area
 • Total 36.86 km2 (14.23 sq mi)
Area rank 11th of 116
Highest elevation 513 m (1,683 ft)
 • Rank 21st of 116
Lowest elevation 207 m (679 ft)
 • Rank 30th of 116
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,323
 • Rank 85th of 116
 • Density 36/km2 (93/sq mi)
 • Density rank 107th of 116
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00002003

Bourscheid (Luxembourgish: Buurschent, German: Burscheid) is a commune and small town in north-eastern Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Diekirch, which is part of the district of Diekirch.

As of 2005, the town of Bourscheid, which lies in the centre of the commune, has a population of 266. Other settlements within the commune include Goebelsmuhle, Lipperscheid, Michelau, Schlindermanderscheid, and Welscheid.

Bourscheid Castle located close to the village is Luxembourg's largest and one of the most important medieval castles between the Meuse and the Rhine.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Château de Bourscheid", Bourscheid castle. (English) Retrieved 18 octobre 2012.

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Coordinates: 49°55′N 6°04′E / 49.917°N 6.067°E / 49.917; 6.067