Bigonville

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Bigonville
Bungeref
Former commune of Luxembourg
Country Luxembourg
District Diekirch
Canton Redange
Created Original commune
Abolished 1 January 1979
Currently Part of Rambrouch

Bigonville (Luxembourgish: Bungeref, German: Bondorf) is a small town in the commune of Rambrouch, in western Luxembourg. As of 2005, the town has a population of 450.

Bigonville was a commune in the canton of Redange until 1 January 1979, when it was merged with the communes of Arsdorf, Folschette, and Perlé to form the new commune of Rambrouch. The law creating Rambrouch was passed on 27 July 1978.[1]

Use in popular culture[edit]

Bigonville is the home of a professional Quidditch team, the Bigonville Bombers, operating within the fictional Harry Potter universe.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mémorial A, 1978, No. 46" (PDF) (in French). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-11. 
  2. ^ Whisp, Kennilworthy (2001). Quidditch Through the Ages. WhizzHard Books. pp. 31–46. ISBN 1-55192-454-4. 

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Coordinates: 49°51′N 5°48′E / 49.850°N 5.800°E / 49.850; 5.800