Useldange

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Useldange

Useldeng
Useldengvue.jpg
Coat of arms of Useldange
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Useldange highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Useldange highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°46′00″N 5°59′00″E / 49.7667°N 5.9833°E / 49.7667; 5.9833Coordinates: 49°46′00″N 5°59′00″E / 49.7667°N 5.9833°E / 49.7667; 5.9833
Country Luxembourg
CantonRedange
Area
 • Total23.92 km2 (9.24 sq mi)
Area rank37th of 102
Highest elevation
377 m (1,237 ft)
 • Rank70th of 102
Lowest elevation
232 m (761 ft)
 • Rank43rd of 102
Population
 (2018)
 • Total1,867
 • Rank79th of 102
 • Density78/km2 (200/sq mi)
 • Density rank75th of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU0000708
Websiteuseldange.lu

Useldange (Luxembourgish: Useldeng, German: Useldingen) is a commune and small town in western Luxembourg, in the canton of Redange.

As of 2005, the town of Useldange, which lies in the east of the commune, has a population of 622. Other towns within the commune include Everlange, Rippweiler, and Schandel.

Useldange Castle is a medieval castle, which, while now being mainly in ruin, also comprises the current townhall. It is located in the centre of the village, right opposite to the town's church building. The site can be visited throughout the year with special arrangements for poorly sighted visitors.[1]

Useldange Castle

Useldange also has an airfield used by gliders (49°46′07″N 5°57′56″E / 49.768611°N 5.965556°E / 49.768611; 5.965556 (Useldange glider field)).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Château fort d'Useldange", Service des Sites et Monuments Nationaux. (in French) Retrieved 26 March 2011.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Useldange at Wikimedia Commons