Munshausen

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Munshausen
Munzen
Commune
Blason ville lux Munshausen.svg
Coat of arms of Munshausen
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Munshausen highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Munshausen highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 50°02′00″N 6°02′15″E / 50.0333°N 6.0375°E / 50.0333; 6.0375Coordinates: 50°02′00″N 6°02′15″E / 50.0333°N 6.0375°E / 50.0333; 6.0375
Country Luxembourg
CantonClervaux
Area rank? of 102
 • Rank? of 102
 • Density rank? of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU000{{{LAU2}}}
Websitemunshausen.lu

Munshausen (Luxembourgish: Munzen) is a village in northern Luxembourg, in the commune of Clervaux. Munshausen was the seat of its own commune until it was merged with Clervaux in 2009.[1]

As of 2007, the village of Munshausen had a population of 172, while the former commune had a population of 1,034. Other settlements within the former commune are Drauffelt (169 inhabitants), Marnach (581), Roder (61), and Siebenaler (51).

Geography[edit]

Munshausen is situated in the northeastern part of Luxembourg. In the east, the river Our forms a natural boundary to Germany.

Munshausen is part of the Oesling, the Luxembourgish part of the Ardennes. The landscape is composed of free plateaus at an average altitude of 1650 ft, cut by several narrow riverbeds. The axis Hosingen-Heinerscheid, passing through Marnach, is the dividing line between the basins of the river Clerve in the west and the river Our in the east.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fusion des communes de Clervaux, Heinerscheid et Munshausen". Legilux. Government of Luxembourg. Retrieved 13 June 2015.

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