Diekirch (canton)

Coordinates: 49°48′N 6°12′E / 49.800°N 6.200°E / 49.800; 6.200Coordinates: 49°48′N 6°12′E / 49.800°N 6.200°E / 49.800; 6.200
Country Luxembourg
District Diekirch
Legislative constituency Nord
LAU 1 LU00002
Capital Diekirch
(cities in bold)
Bettendorf, Bourscheid, Diekirch, Erpeldange, Ettelbruck, Feulen, Mertzig, Reisdorf, Schieren, Vallée de l'Ernz
  Total 204.51 km2 (78.96 sq mi)
Area rank 8th of 12
Highest elevation(5th of 12) 525 m (1,722 ft)
Lowest elevation(4th of 12) 175 m (574 ft)
Population (2006)
  Total 27,634
  Rank 4th of 12
  Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
  Density rank 5th of 12

Diekirch is a canton in Luxembourg in Diekirch District, consisting of 10 communes:

It covers an area of 214.93 km² and (as of July 1, 2006) has a population of 26,021. Until January 1, 2006 it also included the community of Bastendorf, which had a land area of 24.44 km². This territory was then ceded to the adjoining Canton of Vianden when Bastendorf decided to join the community of Tandel in that canton.

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