Lac de la Haute-Sûre

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This article is about the commune. For the reservoir within the commune, see Upper Sûre Lake.
Lac de la Haute-Sûre
Lac de la Haute-Sûre
Commune
Coat of arms of Lac de la Haute-Sûre
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Lac de la Haute-Sûre highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Lac de la Haute-Sûre highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Country  Luxembourg
District Diekirch
Canton Wiltz
Government
 • Mayor René Michels
Area
 • Total 48.50 km2 (18.73 sq mi)
Area rank 6th of 116
Highest elevation 537 m (1,762 ft)
 • Rank 8th of 116
Lowest elevation 284 m (932 ft)
 • Rank 95th of 116
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,527
 • Rank 76th of 116
 • Density 31/km2 (82/sq mi)
 • Density rank 112th of 116
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00005007
Website lac-haute-sure.lu

Lac de la Haute-Sûre (Luxembourgish: Stauséigemeng), (German: Stauseegemeinde) is a commune in north-western Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Wiltz, which is part of the district of Diekirch. The commune is named after the reservoir of the upper Sauer river. The commune's administrative centre is Bavigne.

Lac de la Haute-Sûre was formed on 1 January 1979 from the former communes of Harlange and Mecher, both in Wiltz canton. The law creating Lac de la Haute-Sûre was passed on 23 December 1978.[1]

Towns within the commune include Bavigne, Harlange, Mecher, Kaundorf, Nothum, and Tarchamps.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ (French) "Mémorial A, 1978, No. 89" (PDF). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-11. 

Coordinates: 49°54′11″N 5°52′29″E / 49.90306°N 5.87472°E / 49.90306; 5.87472