Hamm, Luxembourg

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Hamm, in eastern Luxembourg City.

Hamm is a quarter in eastern Luxembourg City, in southern Luxembourg. It is the home of the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial, the final resting place of 5,076 American servicemen, including General Patton.

In 2001, the quarter had a population of 1,201 people.


Former commune of Luxembourg
Country Luxembourg
District Luxembourg
Canton Luxembourg
Created 20 December 1873
Abolished 26 March 1920
Currently Part of Luxembourg City

Hamm was a commune in the canton of Luxembourg between 20 December 1873, when it was split from the commune of Sandweiler,[1] and 26 March 1920, when it was merged into the city of Luxembourg, along with Hollerich and Rollingergrund.[2]


  1. ^ (in French)/"Mémorial A, 1873, No. 33" (PDF) (in German). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-15. 
  2. ^ (in French)/"Mémorial A, 1920, No. 23" (PDF) (in German). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-12-21. 

Coordinates: 49°36′25″N 6°10′08″E / 49.607°N 6.169°E / 49.607; 6.169