Rosport

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Rosport
Rouspert
Commune
Henri Tudor house, now town hall
Henri Tudor house, now town hall
Coat of arms of Rosport
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Rosport highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Rosport highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Country  Luxembourg
District Grevenmacher
Canton Echternach
Government
 • Mayor Romain Osweiler
Area
 • Total 29.49 km2 (11.39 sq mi)
Area rank 20th of 116
Highest elevation 381 m (1,250 ft)
 • Rank 80th of 116
Lowest elevation 143 m (469 ft)
 • Rank 9th of 116
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,022
 • Rank 57th of 116
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
 • Density rank 79th of 116
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00006007
Website rosport.lu

Rosport (Luxembourgish: Rouspert) is a commune and small town in eastern Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Echternach, which is part of the district of Grevenmacher.

As of 2005, the town of Rosport, which lies in the north-east of the commune, has a population of 656. Other towns within the commune include Dickweiler, Girst, Girsterklaus, Hinkel, Osweiler, and Steinheim.

Rosport Castle, built in 1892, was the home of the Luxembourg inventor Henri Tudor. Since May 2009, the castle has been home to the Tudor Museum where there is an exhibition based on his development of the lead–acid battery.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Historique du musée", Musée Tudor. (French). Retrieved 30 March 2011.

Coordinates: 49°48′N 6°30′E / 49.800°N 6.500°E / 49.800; 6.500