Hollerich

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Hollerich, in south-western Luxembourg City.

Hollerich (Luxembourgish: Hollerech) is a quarter in south-western Luxembourg City, in southern Luxembourg.

In 2001, the quarter had a population of 5,569 people.

Hollerich railway station is located on Chemins de Fer Luxembourgeois Line 70, which connects Luxembourg City to the south-west of the country. Hollerich station is only 600 metres to the south-west of the country's main terminus, Luxembourg railway station, and just to the west of a major junction that separates traffic exiting Luxembourg station to the south.

In Hollerich is the Campus Geesseknäppchen, the heart of Luxembourg City's education system. On the site are five schools (Athénée de Luxembourg, International School of Luxembourg, Lycée Aline Mayrisch, Lycée Michel Rodange, Lycée Technique Ecole de Commerce et de Gestion) and the Conservatoire de Luxembourg. The campus boasts a number of shared facilities, including an Olympic size swimming pool.

Commune[edit]

Hollerich
Hollerech
Former commune of Luxembourg
Country Luxembourg
District Luxembourg
Canton Luxembourg
Created Original commune
Abolished 26 March 1920
Currently Part of Luxembourg City

Hollerich was a commune in the canton of Luxembourg until 26 March 1920, when it was merged into the city of Luxembourg, along with Hamm and Rollingergrund.[1] From 7 April 1914 until the dissolution of the commune, the part of the commune encompassing the urban areas of Hollerich and Bonnevoie was afforded the title of city. The title was not conferred upon all of the commune; the part that was granted the title was officially styled 'Hollerich-Bonnevoie'.[2]

It is also the location of Den Atelier, a music venue.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ (French)/(German) "Mémorial A, 1920, No. 23" (PDF). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-12-21. 
  2. ^ (French)/(German) "Mémorial A, 1914, No. 18" (PDF). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-10-06. 

Coordinates: 49°35′56″N 6°07′12″E / 49.599°N 6.120°E / 49.599; 6.120