Esch-sur-Alzette (canton)

Coordinates: 49°30′N 6°0′E / 49.500°N 6.000°E / 49.500; 6.000Coordinates: 49°30′N 6°0′E / 49.500°N 6.000°E / 49.500; 6.000
Country Luxembourg
District Luxembourg
Legislative constituency Sud
LAU 1 LU00010
Capital Esch-sur-Alzette
(cities in bold)
Bettembourg, Differdange, Dudelange, Esch-sur-Alzette, Frisange, Kayl, Leudelange, Mondercange, Pétange, Reckange-sur-Mess, Roeser, Rumelange, Sanem, Schifflange
  Total 242.77 km2 (93.73 sq mi)
Area rank 4th of 12
Highest elevation(7th of 12) 435 m (1,427 ft)
Lowest elevation(7th of 12) 224 m (735 ft)
Population (2005)
  Total 140,061
  Rank 1st of 12
  Density 580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
  Density rank 1st of 12

Esch-sur-Alzette is a canton in the south-west of Luxembourg, in Luxembourg District. The capital is Esch-sur-Alzette.

The canton consists of the following 14 communes:

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