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Map of Luxembourg with Mertert highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°42′05″N 6°28′50″E / 49.7014°N 6.4806°E / 49.7014; 6.4806Coordinates: 49°42′05″N 6°28′50″E / 49.7014°N 6.4806°E / 49.7014; 6.4806
Country  Luxembourg
Canton Grevenmacher
  Mayor Gust Stefanetti
  Total 15.25 km2 (5.89 sq mi)
Area rank 77 of 105
Highest elevation 325 m (1,066 ft)
  Rank 96th of 105
Lowest elevation 132 m (433 ft)
  Rank 1st of 105
Population (2014)
  Total 4,238
  Rank 33rd of 105
  Density 280/km2 (720/sq mi)
  Density rank 26th of 105
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00007007

Mertert (Luxembourgish: Mäertert) is a commune and town in eastern Luxembourg, on the border with Germany. It is part of the canton of Grevenmacher, which is part of the district of Grevenmacher. The commune consists of the towns of Mertert and Wasserbillig. Mertert has a river port on the Moselle, the largest in Luxembourg. The commune's administrative centre is Wasserbillig.

As of 2005, the town of Mertert, which lies in the south of the commune, has a population of 1,101. Another town within the commune is Wasserbillig.

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