Bettembourg seen from the Äppelbierg
Map of Luxembourg with Bettembourg highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
|• Total||21.49 km2 (8.30 sq mi)|
|Area rank||49th of 102|
|Highest elevation||338 m (1,109 ft)|
|• Rank||88th of 102|
|Lowest elevation||267 m (876 ft)|
|• Rank||71st of 102|
|• Rank||8th of 102|
|• Density||510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)|
|• Density rank||16th of 102|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Bettembourg (Luxembourgish: Beetebuerg pronounced [ˈbeːtəbuːə̯ɕ], German: Bettemburg) is a commune and town in southern Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Esch-sur-Alzette, which is part of the district of Luxembourg.
The Parc Merveilleux children's amusement park is located just outside Bettembourg. Bettembourg Castle, located in the centre of the town, has a history starting in 1733 when it was built as the residence of a farming family. Today it houses the offices and services of the local commune and acts as the town hall of Bettembourg.
Twin towns — sister cities
- "Parc Merveilleux" Archived 2011-07-17 at the Wayback Machine, Luxembourg Tourist Office, London. Retrieved 19 February 2011.
- "Historique du château de Bettembourg", Administration Communale de Bettembourg. (in French) Retrieved 28 March 2011
- "Jumelage". bettembourg.lu (in French). Bettembourg. Retrieved 2019-09-04.
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