Kayl

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Kayl
Keel
Commune
Kayl 2.jpg
Coat of arms of Kayl
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Kayl highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Kayl highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Country  Luxembourg
District Luxembourg
Canton Esch-sur-Alzette
Government
 • Mayor John Lorent
Area
 • Total 14.86 km2 (5.74 sq mi)
Area rank 85th of 116
Highest elevation 425 m (1,394 ft)
 • Rank 40th of 116
Lowest elevation 274 m (899 ft)
 • Rank 83rd of 116
Population (2011)
 • Total 7,794
 • Rank 10th of 116
 • Density 520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
 • Density rank 12th of 116
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00010006
Website kayl.lu

Kayl (Luxembourgish: Keel) is a commune and town in south-western Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Esch-sur-Alzette, which is part of the district of Luxembourg.

As of 2001, the town of Kayl, which lies in the centre of the commune, has a population of 4,237. Other towns within the commune include Tétange.

The first surviving written reference to 'Keyle' dates from 1235. Since the thirteenth century the name of the town has not changed significantly, although more than twenty different spellings have been identified.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (German) "Syndicat d'Initiative Käl". Syndicat d'Initiative et du Tourisme de la Commune de Käl-Tétange. October 1951. Retrieved 23 December 2008. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Kayl at Wikimedia Commons

Kayl church

Coordinates: 49°29′N 6°02′E / 49.483°N 6.033°E / 49.483; 6.033