Mersch (canton)

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Mersch

Miersch
Canton Mersch in Luxembourg.svg
Coordinates: 49°42′N 6°6′E / 49.700°N 6.100°E / 49.700; 6.100Coordinates: 49°42′N 6°6′E / 49.700°N 6.100°E / 49.700; 6.100
CountryLuxembourg
Legislative constituencyCentre
LAU 1LU00004
CapitalMersch
Communes
(cities in bold)
Bissen, Colmar-Berg, Fischbach, Heffingen, Helperknapp, Larochette, Lintgen, Lorentzweiler, Mersch, Nommern
Area
 • Total223.90 km2 (86.45 sq mi)
Area rank6th of 12
Highest elevation436 m (1,430 ft)
Lowest elevation201 m (659 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total32,112
 • Rank5th of 12
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
 • Density rank6th of 12

Mersch is a canton in the centre of Luxembourg. It is the only canton, other than Luxembourg, to be entirely surrounded by other cantons, and therefore not to have an international boundary. The capital is Mersch.

The canton consists of the following 10 communes:


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population by canton and municipality 2018". www.statistiques.public.lu. Statistics portal of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. Retrieved 13 May 2018.