Useldange

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Useldange
Useldeng
Commune
Useldengvue.jpg
Coat of arms of Useldange
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Useldange highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Useldange highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, 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
District Diekirch
Canton Redange
Government
 • Mayor Léon Bodem
Area
 • Total 23.92 km2 (9.24 sq mi)
Area rank 36 of 105
Highest elevation 377 m (1,237 ft)
 • Rank 73rd of 105
Lowest elevation 232 m (761 ft)
 • Rank 45th of 105
Population (2014)
 • Total 1,639
 • Rank 80th of 105
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
 • Density rank 78th of 105
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00003008
Website useldange.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. (French) Retrieved 26 March 2011.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Useldange at Wikimedia Commons