Map of Luxembourg with Hesperange highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
|• Mayor||Marie-Thérèse Gantenbein-Koullen|
|• Total||27.22 km2 (10.51 sq mi)|
|Area rank||27th of 116|
|Highest elevation||334 m (1,096 ft)|
|• Rank||102nd of 116|
|Lowest elevation||255 m (837 ft)|
|• Rank||65th of 116|
|• Rank||7th of 116|
|• Density||470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|• Density rank||15th of 116|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
The total population of the commune is 13,103 persons. This breaks down into 6,442 Luxembourgers, 1,480 Portuguese, 1,318 French, 865 Italians, 443 Belgians, 427 Germans, and 2,128 persons of other nationalities.
As of 2008[update], the town of Hesperange, which lies in the centre of the commune, has a population of 2,376. Other towns within the commune include Alzingen, Fentange, Howald, and Itzig. Each of these five towns has a population of over 1,000, making Hesperange unique amongst Luxembourgian communes in having five towns with over a thousand inhabitants (see: List of towns in Luxembourg by population).
Hesperange is home of FC Swift Hesperange, a football club that plays in the top-flight National Division. The club's home games are played at Stade Alphonse Theis. They have won the Luxembourg Cup on one occasion (1989–90).
- "Hesperange: History", Association des châteaux luxembourgeois. Retrieved 3 April 2011.
- Commune de Hesperange (Municipality of Hesperange)
- Friends of the History of Hesperange
- Hesperange Schools
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