Luxembourg (canton)

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Luxemburg
Luxembourg
Lëtzebuerg
Canton
Kanton LuxemburgLocatie.png
Coordinates: 49°36′N 6°6′E / 49.600°N 6.100°E / 49.600; 6.100Coordinates: 49°36′N 6°6′E / 49.600°N 6.100°E / 49.600; 6.100
Country Luxembourg
District Luxembourg
Legislative constituency Centre
LAU 1 LU00011
Capital Luxembourg
Communes
(cities in bold)
Bertrange, Contern, Hesperange, Luxembourg, Niederanven, Sandweiler, Schuttrange, Steinsel, Strassen, Walferdange, Weiler-la-Tour
Area
 • Total 238.46 km2 (92.07 sq mi)
Area rank 5th of 12
Highest elevation(8th of 12) 429 m (1,407 ft)
Lowest elevation(8th of 12) 228 m (748 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 126,940
 • Rank 2nd of 12
 • Density 530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
 • Density rank 2nd of 12

Luxembourg, sometimes Luxemburg, is a canton in the south of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, in the Luxembourg District. It is the only canton, other than Mersch, to be entirely surrounded by other cantons. The capital is Luxembourg City.

The canton consists of the following 11 communes: