Map of Luxembourg with Sanem highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
|• Mayor||Georges Engel|
|• Total||24.42 km2 (9.43 sq mi)|
|Area rank||33rd of 116|
|Highest elevation||422 m (1,385 ft)|
|• Rank||41st of 116|
|Lowest elevation||277 m (909 ft)|
|• Rank||87th of 116|
|• Rank||6th of 116|
|• Density||580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)|
|• Density rank||11th of 116|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Sanem (Luxembourgish: Suessem, French: Sanem or German: Sassenheim) is a commune and town in south-western Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Esch-sur-Alzette, which is part of the district of Luxembourg. The administrative centre and largest town is Belvaux.
Sanem Castle has a history dating back to the 13th century. Today's building was completed in 1557 after the medieval castle had been partly destroyed. The castle still maintains much of its original character.
- Philippe Farcy, "Sanem, un palais enfantin", Vie de Château (461), La libre.be. (French) Retrieved 30 March 2011.
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