Schieren

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Schieren
Schieren
Commune
Schieren train station and church
Schieren train station and church
Coat of arms of Schieren
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Schieren highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Schieren highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Country  Luxembourg
District Diekirch
Canton Diekirch
Government
 • Mayor Marc Schmitz
Area
 • Total 10.41 km2 (4.02 sq mi)
Area rank 106th of 116
Highest elevation 515 m (1,690 ft)
 • Rank 19th of 116
Lowest elevation 198 m (650 ft)
 • Rank 27th of 116
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,524
 • Rank 78th of 116
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
 • Density rank 47th of 116
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00002013
Website schieren.lu

Schieren is a commune and town in central Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Diekirch, which is part of the district of Diekirch.

As of 2001, the town of Schieren, which lies in the west of the commune, has a population of 1,358.[citation needed]

Schieren was formed on 1 July 1850, when it was detached from the commune of Ettelbruck, along with the commune of Erpeldange. The law forming Schieren was passed on 22 January 1850.[1]

In 1894, Schieren established a fire station with five volunteer firefighters. It has a notable church.

It is located on the rail line to Diekirch.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ (French)/(German) "Mémorial A, 1850, No. 18" (PDF). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-15. 

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Coordinates: 49°50′N 6°06′E / 49.833°N 6.100°E / 49.833; 6.100