Map of Luxembourg with Käerjeng highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
|• Total||33.67 km2 (13.00 sq mi)|
|Area rank||19th of 102|
|Highest elevation||395 m (1,296 ft)|
|• Rank||55th of 102|
|Lowest elevation||271 m (889 ft)|
|• Rank||73rd of 102|
|• Rank||10th of 102|
|• Density||310/km2 (790/sq mi)|
|• Density rank||24th of 102|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Käerjeng is a commune in southwestern Luxembourg, in the canton of Capellen. It lies on the border with Belgium. The commune of Käerjeng was formed on 1 January 2012 from the former communes of Bascharage and Clemency. The law creating Käerjeng was passed on 24 May 2011. It has an area of 33.67 km2. The commune has the following localities:
Gemeng Käerjeng is one of the 106 communes in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. It is situated in the south-west of the country in the canton of Capellen. Five towns are part of the commune: Bascharage (the main city) and the towns Clemency, Fingig, Hautcharage and Linger.
Gemeng Käerjeng has a population of approximately 10,000 citizens and has the 9th-highest commune population in Luxembourg.
Gemeng Käerjeng is located on the dividing line of the waters of the Rhine basin (Eisch) and the watershed of the Meuse (Chiers). It is bordered by the communes of Pétange, Differdange, Sanem, Dippach, Garnich and Steinfort, as well as the Belgian border to the north-west.
Elevation: Between 247 m (810 ft) at Tapp near Linger and 362 m (1,188 ft) at Kues near Fingig.
Total area: 52.2 km2 (20.15 sq mi)
- "Mémorial A, 2011, No. 110" (PDF) (in French). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2012-01-02.
- Media related to Käerjeng at Wikimedia Commons
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