Colmar-Berg

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Colmar-Berg
Colmer-Bierg
Commune
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Colmar-Berg
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Colmar-Berg highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Colmar-Berg highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°48′00″N 6°05′00″E / 49.8°N 6.0833°E / 49.8; 6.0833Coordinates: 49°48′00″N 6°05′00″E / 49.8°N 6.0833°E / 49.8; 6.0833
Country  Luxembourg
District Luxembourg
Canton Mersch
Government
 • Mayor Gast Jacobs
Area
 • Total 18.87 km2 (7.29 sq mi)
Area rank 62nd of 105
Highest elevation 372 m (1,220 ft)
 • Rank 76th of 105
Lowest elevation 201 m (659 ft)
 • Rank 27th of 105
Population (2014)
 • Total 2,065
 • Rank 65th of 105
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
 • Density rank 59th of 105
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00012001
Website colmar-berg.lu

Colmar-Berg (Luxembourgish: Colmer-Bierg, German: Colmar-Berg) is a commune and town in central Luxembourg, in the canton of Mersch. It is situated at the confluence of the rivers Attert and Alzette.

As of 2005, the town of Colmar-Berg, which lies in the east of the commune, has a population of 1,711. Colmar-Berg is the site of the Grand Duke of Luxembourg's principal residence, Berg Castle. It is also the site of a Goodyear tyre factory.

The commune was known as simply 'Berg' until 25 March 1991.[1]

The "Centre de Formation pour Conducteurs" (French for "Drivers' Training Centre") is also in Colmar-Berg. Every person has to make an "Obligatory Course" after they got their driving license in order for it to become a definitive license. This has to be done in the timespan after three months and before two years after the person passed their practical driving test.

Grand Duke's castle

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mémorial A, 1991, No. 25" (PDF) (in French). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-07-18. 

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