Weimerskirch

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Weimerskirch

Weimeschkierch  (Luxembourgish)
Map of Luxembourg City, with Weimerskirch highlighted
Weimerskirch is one of 24 quarters in Luxembourg City
Coordinates: 49°37′41″N 6°08′06″E / 49.628°N 6.135°E / 49.628; 6.135
CountryLuxembourg
CommuneLuxembourg City
Area
 • Total1.1051 km2 (0.4267 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2019)[2]
 • Total2,462
 • Density2,200/km2 (5,800/sq mi)
Nationality
 • Luxembourgish27.58%
 • Other72.42%
WebsiteWeimerskirch

Weimerskirch (Luxembourgish: Weimeschkierch) is a quarter in north-eastern Luxembourg City, in southern Luxembourg. As of 31 December 2019, the quarter has a population of 2,462 inhabitants.[2]

The current district Weimerskirch is called the "little parish" of the city of Luxembourg.[citation needed] In 723 the Franconian Meier gave Charles Martel the Abbey of St. Maximin, Trier, three estates (fiefs), one's own church, Ecclesia Vidmar, later called Wimariecclesia.[citation needed] The territory declared by the gift of real estate in question, why throughout the centuries Weimerskirch the mother parish for a large part of present-day territory of the city of Luxembourg was, and many later emerged from the parish church area.[citation needed]

Weimerskirch was, until the 1950s, known as the residence of the Yenish that has been called Lakerten Dëppegéisser.[citation needed] By 1900 the number of families living here Yenish is estimated to be forty.[citation needed] Yenish is the Weimerskirch still not received written and oral tradition.[citation needed] Thus there are still a number to popular expressions, which are known mainly the native Weimerskirch and it engages occasionally in their expression.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "Weimerskirch". www.vdl.lu (in French). Ville de Luxembourg. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Statisiques sur la Ville de Luxembourg: Etat de Population - 2019" (PDF). www.vdl.lu (in French). Ville de Luxembourg. Retrieved 23 January 2020.