Luxembourg (canton)

Luxembourg, sometimes Luxemburg, is a canton in the south of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, in the Luxembourg District. It is the only canton, other than Mersch, to be entirely surrounded by other cantons and therefore to have no international boundary. The capital is Luxembourg City.

The canton consists of the following 11 communes:

Canton of Luxembourg
Kanton LuxemburgLocatie
Coordinates: 49°36′N 6°6′E / 49.600°N 6.100°ECoordinates: 49°36′N 6°6′E / 49.600°N 6.100°E
Country Luxembourg
District Luxembourg
Legislative constituency Centre
LAU 1 LU00011
Capital Luxembourg
(cities in bold)
Bertrange, Contern, Hesperange, Luxembourg, Niederanven, Sandweiler, Schuttrange, Steinsel, Strassen, Walferdange, Weiler-la-Tour
 • Total 238.46 km2 (92.07 sq mi)
Area rank 5th of 12
Highest elevation(8th of 12) 429 m (1,407 ft)
Lowest elevation(8th of 12) 228 m (748 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Total 172,332
 • Rank 1st of 12
 • Density 720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
 • Density rank 1st of 12

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