Lac de la Haute-Sûre

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Lac de la Haute-Sûre

Stauséigemeng
Bavigne, Harelerberg 01.jpg
Coat of arms of Lac de la Haute-Sûre
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Lac de la Haute-Sûre highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Lac de la Haute-Sûre highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°54′00″N 5°52′00″E / 49.9°N 5.8667°E / 49.9; 5.8667Coordinates: 49°54′00″N 5°52′00″E / 49.9°N 5.8667°E / 49.9; 5.8667
Country Luxembourg
CantonWiltz
Government
 • MayorRené Michels
Area
 • Total48.5 km2 (18.7 sq mi)
Area rank9 of 102
Highest elevation
537 m (1,762 ft)
 • Rank7th of 102
Lowest elevation
284 m (932 ft)
 • Rank89th of 102
Population
(2014)
 • Total1,647
 • Rank79th of 102
 • Density34/km2 (88/sq mi)
 • Density rank103rd of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU00005007
Websitelac-haute-sure.lu

Lac de la Haute-Sûre (Luxembourgish: Stauséigemeng), (German: Stauseegemeinde) is a commune in north-western Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Wiltz, which is part of the district of Diekirch. The commune is named after the Upper Sûre Lake, a reservoir on the upper Sauer river. The commune's administrative centre is Bavigne.

Lac de la Haute-Sûre was formed on 1 January 1979 from the former communes of Harlange and Mecher, both in Wiltz canton. The law creating Lac de la Haute-Sûre was passed on 23 December 1978.[1]

Towns within the commune include Bavigne, Harlange, Mecher, Kaundorf, Nothum, and Tarchamps.

The Upper Sûre Lake, after which the commune is named

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mémorial A, 1978, No. 89" (PDF) (in French). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-11.

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