Tandel

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Tandel
Tandel
Commune
Coat of arms of Tandel
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Tandel highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Tandel highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Country  Luxembourg
District Diekirch
Canton Vianden
Government
 • Mayor Ali Kaes
Area
 • Total 41.72 km2 (16.11 sq mi)
Area rank 8th of 116
Highest elevation 537 m (1,762 ft)
 • Rank 8th of 116
Lowest elevation 190 m (620 ft)
 • Rank 24th of 116
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,693
 • Rank 71st of 116
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Density rank 83rd of 116
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00004001
Website tandel.lu

Tandel is a commune and village in eastern Luxembourg, in the canton of Vianden. It lies close to the border with Germany. As of 2001, the village of Tandel, which lies in the centre of the commune, has a population of 87. Other villages within the commune include Bastendorf, Bettel, Brandenbourg, Fouhren and Longsdorf.

The commune of Tandel was formed on 1 January 2006 from the former communes of Bastendorf (in the canton of Diekirch) and Fouhren (in the canton of Vianden). The law creating Tandel was passed on 21 December 2004.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (French) "Mémorial A, 2004, No. 216" (PDF). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-15. 

Coordinates: 49°54′N 6°11′E / 49.900°N 6.183°E / 49.900; 6.183