Hoscheid

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Hoscheid
Houschent
Commune
The town hall
The town hall
Coat of arms of Hoscheid
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Hoscheid highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Hoscheid highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Country  Luxembourg
District Diekirch
Canton Clervaux
Government
 • Mayor Léon Faber
Area
 • Total 10.42 km2 (4.02 sq mi)
Area rank 105th of 116
Highest elevation 525 m (1,722 ft)
 • Rank 13th of 116
Lowest elevation 227 m (745 ft)
 • Rank 43rd of 116
Population (2011)
 • Total 566
 • Rank 113th of 116
 • Density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
 • Density rank 88th of 116
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00002009
Website hoscheid.lu

Hoscheid (Luxembourgish: Houschent) was a commune and small town in north-eastern Luxembourg. It was part of the canton of Diekirch, which is part of the district of Diekirch. On January 1, 2012, it merged with the communes of Consthum and Hosingen to form Parc Hosingen commune, thereby becoming part of Clervaux canton, still in the district of Diekirch.

As of 2005, the town of Hoscheid, which lies in the south of the commune, had a population of 311.

Among local personalities is Jean Ersfeld, who, in 2004, led his party, the Free Party of Luxembourg in the legislative elections.

Coordinates: 49°57′N 6°05′E / 49.950°N 6.083°E / 49.950; 6.083