Leudelange

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Leudelange
Leideleng
Commune
The church of Leudelange
The church of Leudelange
Coat of arms of Leudelange
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Leudelange highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Leudelange highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°34′00″N 6°04′00″E / 49.5667°N 6.0667°E / 49.5667; 6.0667Coordinates: 49°34′00″N 6°04′00″E / 49.5667°N 6.0667°E / 49.5667; 6.0667
Country  Luxembourg
Canton Esch-sur-Alzette
Area[1]
 • Total 13.57 km2 (5.24 sq mi)
Area rank 84th of 102
Highest elevation 359 m (1,178 ft)
 • Rank 77th of 102
Lowest elevation 276 m (906 ft)
 • Rank 77th of 102
Population (2018)[2]
 • Total 2,579
 • Rank 58th of 102
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
 • Density rank 40th of 102
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU0000207
Website leudelange.lu

Leudelange (Luxembourgish: Leideleng, German: Leudelingen) is a commune and town in south-western Luxembourg. It is situated in the canton of Esch-sur-Alzette, district of Luxembourg.

As of 2007, the town of Leudelange, which lies in the centre of the commune, had a population of 2,100.

Leudelange was formed on 1 July 1856, when it was detached from the commune of Reckange-sur-Mess. The law forming Leudelange was passed on the 3 March 1856.[3]

Notable residents[edit]

Gilles Müller, professional tennis player

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Territorial subdivisions (Situation on 1st January 2018)". www.statistiques.public.lu. Statistics portal of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. Retrieved 11 May 2018. 
  2. ^ "Population by canton and municipality 2018". www.statistiques.public.lu. Statistics portal of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. Retrieved 11 May 2018. 
  3. ^ (in French)/(in German) "Mémorial A, 1856, No. 7" (PDF). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-15. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Leudelange at Wikimedia Commons