Lintgen

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Lintgen
Lëntgen
Commune
The church
The church
Coat of arms of Lintgen
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Lintgen highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Lintgen highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°43′00″N 6°08′00″E / 49.7167°N 6.1333°E / 49.7167; 6.1333Coordinates: 49°43′00″N 6°08′00″E / 49.7167°N 6.1333°E / 49.7167; 6.1333
Country  Luxembourg
District Luxembourg
Canton Mersch
Government
 • Mayor Henri Wurth
Area
 • Total 15.25 km2 (5.89 sq mi)
Area rank 77 of 105
Highest elevation 414 m (1,358 ft)
 • Rank 39th of 105
Lowest elevation 216 m (709 ft)
 • Rank 34th of 105
Population (2014)
 • Total 2,770
 • Rank 49th of 105
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
 • Density rank 38th of 105
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00012007
Website lintgen.lu

Lintgen (Luxembourgish: Lëntgen) is a commune and small town in central Luxembourg, in the canton of Mersch. It is situated on the river Alzette.

As of 2005, the town of Lintgen, which lies in the west of the commune, has a population of 1,686. The number of inhabitants keeps on increasing, therefore ten years later, in 2015 there is approximately 2,798 persons living in Lintgen. Another town within the commune is Gosseldange.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Lintgen at Wikimedia Commons