Wiltz (canton)

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Wiltz
Wolz
Canton
Kanton WiltzLocatie.png
Coordinates: 49°57′N 5°56′E / 49.950°N 5.933°E / 49.950; 5.933Coordinates: 49°57′N 5°56′E / 49.950°N 5.933°E / 49.950; 5.933
Country Luxembourg
District Diekirch
Legislative constituency Nord
LAU 1 LU00005
Capital Wiltz
Communes
(cities in bold)
Boulaide, Esch-sur-Sûre, Eschweiler, Goesdorf, Heiderscheid, Kiischpelt, Lac de la Haute-Sûre, Neunhausen, Wiltz, Winseler
Area
 • Total 264.55 km2 (102.14 sq mi)
Area rank 3rd of 12
Highest elevation(4th of 12) 537 m (1,762 ft)
Lowest elevation(11th of 12) 233 m (764 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 12,460
 • Rank 11th of 12
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
 • Density rank 11th of 12

Wiltz is a canton in the north-west of Luxembourg. Its capital is the city of Wiltz. It covers an area of 264.55 km², and as of 2005 it has a population of 12,460. It consists of 8 communes: