Préizerdaul

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Préizerdaul
Commune
Coat of arms of Préizerdaul
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Préizerdaul highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Préizerdaul highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Country  Luxembourg
District Diekirch
Canton Redange
Government
 • Mayor Emile Calmes
Area
 • Total 15.60 km2 (6.02 sq mi)
Area rank 77th of 116
Highest elevation 402 m (1,319 ft)
 • Rank 56th of 116
Lowest elevation 255 m (837 ft)
 • Rank 65th of 116
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,360
 • Rank 84th of 116
 • Density 87/km2 (230/sq mi)
 • Density rank 63rd of 116
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00003002
Website preizerdaul.lu

Préizerdaul is a commune in western Luxembourg, in the canton of Redange. Until 17 July 2001, it was known as Bettborn, after its administrative centre.[1] Préizerdaul was the first commune to change its name since before the First World War; to date, it is the only commune to have changed its name to a name of Luxembourgish origin.

Towns within the commune include Bettborn, Platen, Pratz, and Reimberg.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Mémorial A, 2001, No. 91" (PDF) (in French). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-11. 

Coordinates: 49°47′39″N 5°56′15″E / 49.79417°N 5.93750°E / 49.79417; 5.93750