Mondercange

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Mondercange
Monnerech
Commune
The church
The church
Coat of arms of Mondercange
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Mondercange highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Mondercange highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Country  Luxembourg
District Luxembourg
Canton Esch-sur-Alzette
Government
 • Mayor Dan Kersch
Area
 • Total 21.40 km2 (8.26 sq mi)
Area rank 48th of 116
Highest elevation 337 m (1,106 ft)
 • Rank 101st of 116
Lowest elevation 273 m (896 ft)
 • Rank 82nd of 116
Population (2011)
 • Total 6,153
 • Rank 19th of 116
 • Density 290/km2 (740/sq mi)
 • Density rank 23rd of 116
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00010008
Website mondercange.lu

Mondercange (Luxembourgish: Monnerech, German: Monnerich) 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 Mondercange, which lies in the west of the commune, has a population of 3,179. Other villages within the commune include Bergem, Foetz, and Pontpierre.

Mondercange is home to the Luxembourg Football Federation, the governing body for football in Luxembourg. The local football team FC Mondercange, who compete in Luxembourg's second-tier Division of Honour, play their home matches at the commune's Stade Communal.

Another sport infrastructure in Mondercange is the Kart-circuit, which has seen numerous celebrities start their career as rookies, such as Michael Schumacher who got his first kart-racing license in Luxembourg at the age of twelve, and [1] Jarno Trulli.

Also of interest are the recreation centre "Henneboesch", the "Mettendall" fishponds, the children's playground, as well as a marked walking path which links Pontpierre and Bergem.

Further sport facilities for tennis, bowling (16 lanes) and squash, as well as a sauna and solarium, are situated in Foetz.

The local church is classified as a historical building.[1]

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Coordinates: 49°32′N 5°59′E / 49.533°N 5.983°E / 49.533; 5.983