Erpeldange

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This article is about the commune in north-eastern Luxembourg. For other uses, see Erpeldange (disambiguation).
Erpeldange
Ierpeldeng
Commune
Erpeldange Panorama.jpg
Coat of arms of Erpeldange
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Erpeldange highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Erpeldange highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Country  Luxembourg
District Diekirch
Canton Diekirch
Government
 • Mayor André Bauler
Area
 • Total 17.97 km2 (6.94 sq mi)
Area rank 67th of 116
Highest elevation 459 m (1,506 ft)
 • Rank 31st of 116
Lowest elevation 190 m (620 ft)
 • Rank 24th of 116
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,223
 • Rank 51st of 116
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
 • Density rank 54th of 116
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00002006
Website erpeldange.lu

Erpeldange (Luxembourgish: Ierpeldeng, German: Erpeldingen) is a commune and small town in north-eastern Luxembourg. It lies along the river Sauer, between Ettelbruck and Diekirch. It is part of the canton of Diekirch, which is part of the district of Diekirch.

As of 2001, the town of Erpeldange, which lies in the centre of the commune, has a population of 818. Other towns within the commune include Burden and Ingeldorf

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

Erpeldange Castle now houses the commune's administrative offices. It has a history dating from the 13th century.[2]

Sauer River at Erpeldange

References[edit]

  1. ^ (French)/(German) "Mémorial A, 1850, No. 18" (PDF). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-15. 
  2. ^ "Histoire", Commune d'Erpeldange. (French) Retrieved 26 March 2011.

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Coordinates: 49°51′53″N 6°06′46″E / 49.86472°N 6.11278°E / 49.86472; 6.11278