Administrative divisions of Luxembourg

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Luxembourg is divided into districts, which are divided into cantons, which are divided into communes (=municipalities). A dozen of the communes have official city status, and one, Luxembourg City, is further divided into quarters (unofficial subdivision).

Districts[edit]

Luxembourg is divided into three districts:

Cantons[edit]

Main article: Cantons of Luxembourg

These districts are divided into a total of 12 cantons.

Communes[edit]

The cantons are divided into communes, the lowest administrative division in Luxembourg.

Cities[edit]

12 communes have legal city status, some since the early Middle Ages. The City of Luxembourg, the nation's capital, is the largest city in the country.

Quarters of Luxembourg City[edit]

Below the official administrative level of the commune, Luxembourg City has further unofficial administrative subdivisions, known as quarters. The twenty-four quarters of Luxembourg City are a de facto subdivision without legal basis used to simplify public administration.