Hautcharage

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Church of St. Denis, Hautcharage

Hautcharage (Luxembourgish: Uewerkäerjeng, German: Oberkerschen) is a small town in the commune of Bascharage, in south-western Luxembourg.

Geography[edit]

Neighbouring towns include Clemency, Fingig, Hivange, Schouweiler, Bascharage and Linger.

The small river Mierbaach, which rises at the Boufferdenger Muer, flows through Hautcharage.

History[edit]

The church in Hautcharage was built in the 18th century in Baroque style.

Sport[edit]

Hautcharage used to be home to a football club, Jeunesse Hautcharage, which won the Luxembourg Cup in 1971. As a result, Hautcharage qualified for the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup; in the first round, Hautcharage drew Chelsea, and lost 21-0 on aggregate, which remains a European record defeat. In 1997, the club merged with neighbours Union Sportive Bascharage, forming UN Käerjeng 97, which is based in Bascharage.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Henri Kellen Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 16 July 2014. 

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