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
Area rank ? of 105
 • Rank ? of 105
 • Density rank ? of 105
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU000{{{LAU2}}}
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