Wellenstein

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Wellenstein
Wellesteen
Commune
WellesteenUertschaft2415.jpg
Coat of arms of Wellenstein
Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Wellenstein highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Wellenstein highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°31′25″N 6°20′30″E / 49.5236°N 6.3417°E / 49.5236; 6.3417Coordinates: 49°31′25″N 6°20′30″E / 49.5236°N 6.3417°E / 49.5236; 6.3417
Country  Luxembourg
Canton Remich
Area rank ? of 105
 • Rank ? of 105
 • Density rank ? of 105
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU000{{{LAU2}}}
Website wellenstein.lu

Wellenstein (Luxembourgish: Wellesteen) is a small town in southeastern Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Remich, which is part of the district of Grevenmacher. It used to be a commune with its administrative centre at Bech-Kleinmacher, until it was merged with Schengen in 2011.[1]

As of 2005, the town of Wellenstein, had a population of 453. Other towns within the former commune include Bech-Kleinmacher and Schwebsange.

On 25 October 2005, members of the pan-European organisation Cultural Village of Europe offered a declaration on village life to the European Commissioner of Agriculture and Rural Development Mariann Fischer Boel in Wellenstein. This "Declaration of Wellenstein" lists qualities of life in small communities.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fusion des communes de Burmerange, Schengen et Wellenstein". Legilux. Government of Luxembourg. Retrieved 13 June 2015. 

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