Vichten

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Vichten
Viichten
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Vichten
Map of Luxembourg with Vichten highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Vichten highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°48′N 6°00′E / 49.8°N 6°E / 49.8; 6Coordinates: 49°48′N 6°00′E / 49.8°N 6°E / 49.8; 6
Country Luxembourg
CantonRedange
Area
 • Total12.26 km2 (4.73 sq mi)
 • Rank89th of 102
Highest elevation
384 m (1,260 ft)
 • Rank65th of 102
Lowest elevation
264 m (866 ft)
 • Rank67th of 102
Population
 (2018)
 • Total1,274
 • Rank92nd of 102
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
  • Rank64th of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU0000709
Websitevichten.lu

Vichten (Luxembourgish: Viichten [ˈfiːɕtən]) is a commune and small town in central Luxembourg, in the canton of Redange.

As of 2001, the town of Vichten, which lies in the west of the commune, has a population of 723. Other towns within the commune include Michelbouch.

The town is notable as the site of a large Roman villa containing a large and well-preserved mosaic. The mosaic itself is on display at the National Museum of History and Art in Luxembourg City. A replica can be seen in Vichten itself.

Replica of the Roman mosaic in Vichten

Population[edit]

[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population par canton et commune". statistiques.public.lu. Retrieved 11 January 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Vichten at Wikimedia Commons