Wincrange

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Wincrange
Wëntger
Commune
Coat of arms of Wincrange
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Wincrange highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Wincrange highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Country  Luxembourg
District Diekirch
Canton Clervaux
Government
 • Mayor Marcel Thommes
Area
 • Total 113.36 km2 (43.77 sq mi)
Area rank 1st of 105
Highest elevation 528 m (1,732 ft)
 • Rank 11th of 105
Lowest elevation 350 m (1,150 ft)
 • Rank 103rd of 105
Population (2014)
 • Total 4,008
 • Rank 36th of 105
 • Density 35/km2 (92/sq mi)
 • Density rank 102nd of 105
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00001005
Website wincrange.lu

Wincrange (Luxembourgish: Wëntger, German: Wintger) is a commune and village in northern Luxembourg, in the canton of Clervaux. The commune is the largest in Luxembourg by geographic area.

Wincrange was formed on 1 January 1978 from the former communes of Asselborn, Boevange, Hachiville, and Oberwampach, all in Clervaux canton. The law creating Wincrange was passed on 31 October 1977.[1]

As of 2005, the village of Wincrange, which lies in the centre of the commune, has a population of 197. Other towns within the commune include Asselborn, Boevange, Boxhorn, Brachtenbach, Deiffelt, Derenbach, Doennange, Hachiville, Hamiville, Hoffelt, Lullange, Niederwampach, Oberwampach, Rumlange, Stockem, and Troine.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Mémorial A, 1977, No. 70" (PDF) (in French). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-11. 

Coordinates: 50°03′N 5°55′E / 50.050°N 5.917°E / 50.050; 5.917