Drauffelt

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Drauffelt (Luxembourgish: Draufelt) is a village in the commune of Munshausen, in northern Luxembourg. As of 2014, the village has a population of 205.

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Drauffelt contains a handful of roads and lanes, of which the most important is the Wëlzerstroos (Wiltz Street), connecting the towns of Clervaux and Wiltz. There is also the Duerefwee (Village Lane), the Schoulbireg (School Hill), the Millewee (Mill Lane), the Eiseboonswee (Railway Lane), a Gloden (at Glodens) and op der Insel (on the island). The village has a railway station which is on the main line between Luxembourg City and the towns of Gouvy and Liège in Belgium. There are hourly trains in both directions, even more in peak periods. The village has a church situated on a craggy hill, with a small green and a former school, used nowadays as a day nursery. Clervaux, the historical abbey town, is 4 miles to the north, whilst the larger Wiltz is 7 miles to the south west. Drauffelt is on the 325 road.

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Coordinates: 50°01′N 6°00′E / 50.017°N 6.000°E / 50.017; 6.000