Kopstal

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Kopstal
Koplescht
Commune
The town hall
The town hall
Coat of arms of Kopstal
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Kopstal highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Kopstal highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Country  Luxembourg
District Luxembourg
Canton Capellen
Government
 • Mayor Guy Linster
Area
 • Total 7.90 km2 (3.05 sq mi)
Area rank 109th of 116
Highest elevation 392 m (1,286 ft)
 • Rank 67th of 116
Lowest elevation 245 m (804 ft)
 • Rank 60th of 116
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,131
 • Rank 41st of 116
 • Density 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
 • Density rank 18th of 116
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00009008
Website kopstal.lu

Kopstal (Luxembourgish: Koplescht) is a commune and a small town in central Luxembourg. The towns of Kopstal and Bridel belong to this commune. Kopstal is a small town, with a population of 644 as of 2005, located in a valley between forested hills situated beneath Bridel.

It is in the countryside and at ten minutes distance driving from the capital. School children are able to attend the schools in the city and young people can enjoy Luxemburg City's night life. There are many paths through the forests next to Kopstal.

Kopstal was formed on 1 July 1853, when it was detached from the communes of Kehlen (in Capellen canton) and Steinsel (in Luxembourg canton). The law forming Kopstal was passed on the 22 February 1853.[1]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ (French)/(German) "Mémorial A, 1853, No. 31" (PDF). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-15. 

Coordinates: 49°40′N 6°04′E / 49.667°N 6.067°E / 49.667; 6.067