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 116
Highest elevation 528 m (1,732 ft)
 • Rank 12th of 116
Lowest elevation 350 m (1,150 ft)
 • Rank 114th of 116
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,687
 • Rank 32nd of 116
 • Density 33/km2 (84/sq mi)
 • Density rank 110th of 116
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00001008
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. ^ (French) "Mémorial A, 1977, No. 70" (PDF). 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