Lac de la Haute-Sûre

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This article is about the commune. For the reservoir within the commune, see Upper Sûre Lake.
Lac de la Haute-Sûre
Stauséigemeng
Commune
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
Canton Wiltz
Government
 • Mayor René Michels
Area
 • Total 48.5 km2 (18.7 sq mi)
Area rank 9 of 105
Highest elevation 537 m (1,762 ft)
 • Rank 7th of 105
Lowest elevation 284 m (932 ft)
 • Rank 89th of 105
Population (2014)
 • Total 1,647
 • Rank 79th of 105
 • Density 34/km2 (88/sq mi)
 • Density rank 103rd of 105
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00005007
Website lac-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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