Betzdorf, Luxembourg


Town hall

Coat of arms

Map of Luxembourg with Betzdorf highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°41′15″N 6°21′00″E / 49.6875°N 6.35°E / 49.6875; 6.35Coordinates: 49°41′15″N 6°21′00″E / 49.6875°N 6.35°E / 49.6875; 6.35
Country  Luxembourg
Canton Grevenmacher
  Mayor Edgard Arandt
  Total 26.08 km2 (10.07 sq mi)
Area rank 33rd of 105
Highest elevation 358 m (1,175 ft)
  Rank 82nd of 105
Lowest elevation 218 m (715 ft)
  Rank 35th of 105
Population (2014)
  Total 3,542
  Rank 40th of 105
  Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
  Density rank 51st of 105
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00007001

Betzdorf (Luxembourgish: Betzder) is a commune and village in eastern Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Grevenmacher, which is part of the district of Grevenmacher. The commune's administrative centre is Berg.

As of 2001, the village of Betzdorf, which lies in the north-east of the commune, had a population of 234. Other settlements within the commune include Berg, Mensdorf, Olingen, and Roodt-sur-Syre.

Betzdorf Castle is the headquarters of SES, the world's largest satellite operator in terms of revenue and the largest component of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange's main LuxX Index.

List of mayors

Name Start End
Jean Engel 1800 1807
Jean Baptiste Weidert 1808 1816
Peter Erpelding 1816 1823
Hubert Petry 1823 1843
François Hoffmann Snr. 1844 1854
Nicolas Erpelding 1855 1870
Christophe Weber 1871 1888
Nikolas Metzdorf 1889 1901
François Hoffmann Jnr. 1902 1908
Johann-Peter Heinen 1909 1930
Jean Barthel 1930 1947[note 1]
Maurice Meyer 1947 1954
Jean-Pierre Mangen 1954 1963
Jean-Pierre Dondelinger 1964 1975
Guy Engel 1976 1981
René Muller 1982 1987
Rhett Sinner 1988 1999
Marie-Josée Frank 2000 2011
Rhett Sinner 2012 present


  1. Mayor in name only under Nazi occupation (1940 - 1944)

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