Kneiff

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Kneiff
Kneiff.jpg
The summit of Kneiff
Highest point
Elevation 560 m (1,840 ft)
Listing Country high point
Coordinates 50°9′27.7″N 6°2′13.8″E / 50.157694°N 6.037167°E / 50.157694; 6.037167Coordinates: 50°9′27.7″N 6°2′13.8″E / 50.157694°N 6.037167°E / 50.157694; 6.037167
Geography
Kneiff is located in Luxembourg
Kneiff
Kneiff
Luxembourg
Location Troisvierges,
Luxembourg
Geology
Mountain type Hill

Kneiff is a hill in the Ardennes, in the commune of Troisvierges, in northern Luxembourg, near the tripoint shared with Belgium and Germany. At 560 metres, it is the highest point in the country; it is 1 m taller than Buurgplaatz,[1] which is often erroneously considered Luxembourg's highest point. It lies close to the town of Wilwerdange.

References[edit]

  1. ^ ACT (Administration du Cadastre et de la Topographie) Regional Map R1 Clervaux - Huldange 1:20000 (2003) shows 'Kneiff' at 560m and 'Buergplaz' at 559m.