Vichten

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Vichten
Viichten
Commune
The church
The church
Coat of arms of Vichten
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Vichten highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Vichten highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Country  Luxembourg
District Diekirch
Canton Redange
Government
 • Mayor Camille Scheuren
Area
 • Total 12.26 km2 (4.73 sq mi)
Area rank 92nd of 105
Highest elevation 384 m (1,260 ft)
 • Rank 66th of 105
Lowest elevation 264 m (866 ft)
 • Rank 70th of 105
Population (2014)
 • Total 1,038
 • Rank 99th of 105
 • Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
 • Density rank 66th of 105
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00003009
Website vichten.lu

Vichten (Luxembourgish: Viichten) is a commune and small town in central Luxembourg, in the canton of Redange.

As of 2001, the town of Vichten, which lies in the west of the commune, has a population of 723. Other towns within the commune include Michelbouch.

The town is notable as the site of a large Roman villa containing a large and well-preserved mosaic. The mosaic itself is on display at the National Museum of History and Art in Luxembourg city. A replica can be seen in Vichten itself.

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Coordinates: 49°48′N 6°00′E / 49.800°N 6.000°E / 49.800; 6.000