Wellenstein

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Wellenstein
Wellesteen
Commune
Coat of arms of Wellenstein
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Wellenstein highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Wellenstein highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Country  Luxembourg
District Grevenmacher
Canton Remich
Government
 • Mayor François Hemmen
Area
 • Total 7.42 km2 (2.86 sq mi)
Area rank 112th of 116
Highest elevation 292 m (958 ft)
 • Rank 114th of 116
Lowest elevation 141 m (463 ft)
 • Rank 5th of 116
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,498
 • Rank 79th of 116
 • Density 200/km2 (520/sq mi)
 • Density rank 32nd of 116
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00008010
Website wellenstein.lu

Wellenstein (Luxembourgish: Wellesteen) is a commune and small town in south-eastern Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Remich, which is part of the district of Grevenmacher. The commune's administrative centre is Bech-Kleinmacher.

As of 2005, the town of Wellenstein, which lies in the centre of the commune, has a population of 453. Other towns within the commune include Bech-Kleinmacher and Schwebsange.

On 25 October 2005, members of the pan-European organisation Cultural Village of Europe offered a declaration on village life to the European Commissioner of Agriculture and Rural Development Mariann Fischer Boel in Wellenstein. This "Declaration of Wellenstein" lists qualities of life in small communities.

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Coordinates: 49°31′N 6°21′E / 49.517°N 6.350°E / 49.517; 6.350