Bettendorf, Luxembourg


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Map of Luxembourg with Bettendorf highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°53′00″N 6°13′00″E / 49.8833°N 6.2167°E / 49.8833; 6.2167Coordinates: 49°53′00″N 6°13′00″E / 49.8833°N 6.2167°E / 49.8833; 6.2167
Country  Luxembourg
Canton Diekirch
  Mayor Albert Back
  Total 23.24 km2 (8.97 sq mi)
Area rank 40 of 105
Highest elevation 422 m (1,385 ft)
  Rank 34th of 105
Lowest elevation 180 m (590 ft)
  Rank 17th of 105
Population (2014)
  Total 2,633
  Rank 50th of 105
  Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
  Density rank 57th of 105
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00002002

Bettendorf (Luxembourgish: Bettenduerf) is a commune and town in eastern Luxembourg. It lies along the river Sauer. It is part of the canton of Diekirch, which is part of the district of Diekirch.

As of 2001, the town of Bettendorf itself, which lies in the centre of the commune, has a population of 1,045. Other towns within the commune include Bleesbruck, Gilsdorf and Moestroff.

The privately owned Bettendorf Castle dates from 1728 and is built in the Baroque style.

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