Niederanven

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Niederanven
Nidderaanwen
Commune
Coat of arms of Niederanven
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Niederanven highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Niederanven highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Country  Luxembourg
District Luxembourg
Canton Luxembourg
Government
 • Mayor Raymond Weydert
Area
 • Total 41.36 km2 (15.97 sq mi)
Area rank 9th of 116
Highest elevation 429 m (1,407 ft)
 • Rank 35th of 116
Lowest elevation 241 m (791 ft)
 • Rank 52nd of 116
Population (2011)
 • Total 5,507
 • Rank 21st of 116
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
 • Density rank 51st of 116
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00011005
Website niederanven.lu

Niederanven (Luxembourgish: Nidderaanwen) is a commune and town in Luxembourg. Its population is 5,440 and it is located north-east of Luxembourg City, adjacent to the Luxembourg-Findel International Airport (which lies in Sandweiler).

Overview[edit]

As of 2001, the town of Niederanven, which lies in the north-east of the commune, has a population of 1,476. Other towns within the commune include Ernster, Hostert, Oberanven, Rameldange, Senningen, Senningerberg, and Waldhof.

The A1 and the N1 roadways intersect in Niederanven.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns - Sister cities[edit]

Niederanven is a founding member of the Douzelage, a unique town twinning association of 24 towns across the European Union. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals.[1][2] Discussions regarding membership are also in hand with three further towns (Agros in Cyprus, Škofja Loka in Slovenia, and Tryavna in Bulgaria).

Spain Altea, Spain - 1991
Germany Bad Kötzting, Germany - 1991
Italy Bellagio, Italy - 1991
Republic of Ireland Bundoran, Ireland - 1991
France Granville, France - 1991
Denmark Holstebro, Denmark - 1991
Belgium Houffalize, Belgium - 1991
Netherlands Meerssen, the Netherlands - 1991
Luxembourg Niederanven, Luxembourg - 1991
Greece Preveza, Greece - 1991
Portugal Sesimbra, Portugal - 1991
United Kingdom Sherborne, United Kingdom - 1991
Finland Karkkila, Finland - 1997
Sweden Oxelösund, Sweden - 1998
Austria Judenburg, Austria - 1999
Poland Chojna, Poland - 2004
Hungary Kőszeg, Hungary - 2004
Latvia Sigulda, Latvia - 2004
Czech Republic Sušice, Czech Republic - 2004
Estonia Türi, Estonia - 2004
Slovakia Zvolen, Slovakia - 2007
Lithuania Prienai, Lithuania - 2008
Malta Marsaskala, Malta - 2009
Romania Siret, Romania - 2010

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ "Douzelage.org: Home". www.douzelage.org. Retrieved 2009-10-21. 
  2. ^ "Douzelage.org: Member Towns". www.douzelage.org. Retrieved 2009-10-21. 

Coordinates: 49°39′N 6°16′E / 49.650°N 6.267°E / 49.650; 6.267