Kayl

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Kayl
Keel
Commune
Kayl 2.jpg
Coat of arms of Kayl
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Kayl highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Kayl highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°29′10″N 6°02′20″E / 49.4861°N 6.0389°E / 49.4861; 6.0389Coordinates: 49°29′10″N 6°02′20″E / 49.4861°N 6.0389°E / 49.4861; 6.0389
Country  Luxembourg
Canton Esch-sur-Alzette
Government
 • Mayor John Lorent
Area
 • Total 14.86 km2 (5.74 sq mi)
Area rank 81st of 105
Highest elevation 425 m (1,394 ft)
 • Rank 33rd of 105
Lowest elevation 274 m (899 ft)
 • Rank 78th of 105
Population (2014)
 • Total 8,021
 • Rank 14th of 105
 • Density 540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
 • Density rank 13th of 105
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00010006
Website kayl.lu

Kayl (Luxembourgish: Keel) is a commune and town in south-western Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Esch-sur-Alzette, which is part of the district of Luxembourg.

As of 2001, the town of Kayl, which lies in the centre of the commune, has a population of 4,237. Other towns within the commune include Tétange.

The first surviving written reference to 'Keyle' dates from 1235. Since the thirteenth century the name of the town has not changed significantly, although more than twenty different spellings have been identified.[1]

Kayl church

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Syndicat d'Initiative Käl" (in German). Syndicat d'Initiative et du Tourisme de la Commune de Käl-Tétange. October 1951. Retrieved 23 December 2008. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Kayl at Wikimedia Commons