Winseler

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Winseler
Wanseler
Commune
Winseler seen from Schëllerfeld
Winseler seen from Schëllerfeld
Coat of arms of Winseler
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Winseler highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Winseler highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Country  Luxembourg
District Diekirch
Canton Wiltz
Government
 • Mayor Romain Schroeder
Area
 • Total 30.42 km2 (11.75 sq mi)
Area rank 18th of 116
Highest elevation 520 m (1,710 ft)
 • Rank 17th of 116
Lowest elevation 320 m (1,050 ft)
 • Rank 112th of 116
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,087
 • Rank 94th of 116
 • Density 36/km2 (93/sq mi)
 • Density rank 108th of 116
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00005011
Website winseler.lu

Winseler (Luxembourgish: Wanseler) is a commune and village in north-western Luxembourg.

Administrative organization and population[edit]

It is part of the canton of Wiltz, which is part of the district of Diekirch.

As of 2005, the village of Winseler, which lies in the east of the commune, has a population of 120.

Other towns within the commune[edit]

Other towns within the commune include Berlé, Doncols, Noertrange, and Sonlez.

Linguistic background[edit]

Like Lasauvage in the south of Luxembourg, Doncols and Sonlez, were formerly known as French-speaking (or, strictly, in their cases, Walloon-speaking) villages.

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 49°58′N 5°53′E / 49.967°N 5.883°E / 49.967; 5.883