Munshausen

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Munshausen
Munzen
Commune
Blason ville lux Munshausen.svg
Coat of arms of Munshausen
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Munshausen highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Munshausen highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Country  Luxembourg
District Diekirch
Canton Clervaux
Government
 • Mayor Emile Eicher
Area
 • Total 25.57 km2 (9.87 sq mi)
Area rank 31st of 116
Highest elevation 548 m (1,798 ft)
 • Rank 3rd of 116
Lowest elevation 283 m (928 ft)
 • Rank 94th of 116
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,089
 • Rank 93rd of 116
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Density rank 98th of 116
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00001005
Website munshausen.lu

Munshausen (Luxembourgish: Munzen) is a commune and village in northern Luxembourg, in the canton of Clervaux.

As of 2007, the village of Munshausen, which lies in the centre of the commune, has a population of 172, while the commune of Munshausen has a population of 1,034. Other settlements within the commune are Drauffelt (169 inhabitants), Marnach (581), Roder (61), and Siebenaler (51).

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Munshausen is situated in the north-eastern part of Luxembourg. Communes around are Hosingen in the south, Kiischpelt and Eschweiler in the southwest, Clervaux in the north-west and Heinerscheid in the north. In the east, the river Our forms a natural boundary to Germany.

Munshausen is part of the Oesling, the Luxembourgish part of the Ardennes. The landscape is composed of free plateaus at an average altitude of 1650 ft, cut by several narrow riverbeds. The axis Hosingen-Heinerscheid, passing through Marnach, is the dividing line between the basins of the river Clerve in the west and the river Our in the east.

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Coordinates: 50°02′N 6°02′E / 50.033°N 6.033°E / 50.033; 6.033