Mertzig town hall

Coat of arms

Map of Luxembourg with Mertzig highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°49′52″N 6°00′13″E / 49.83109°N 6.00366°E / 49.83109; 6.00366Coordinates: 49°49′52″N 6°00′13″E / 49.83109°N 6.00366°E / 49.83109; 6.00366
Country  Luxembourg
Canton Diekirch
  Mayor Claude Staudt
  Total 11.1 km2 (4.3 sq mi)
Area rank 95 of 105
Highest elevation 409 m (1,342 ft)
  Rank 42nd of 105
Lowest elevation 302 m (991 ft)
  Rank 97th of 105
Population (2014)
  Total 1,952
  Rank 67th of 105
  Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
  Density rank 39th of 105
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00002011

Mertzig (Luxembourgish: Mäerzeg) is a commune and town in central Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Diekirch, which is part of the district of Diekirch.

As of 2005, the town of Mertzig itself, which lies in the centre of the commune, has a population of 1,439.

Mertzig was formed on 30 December 1874, when it was detached from the commune of Feulen. The law forming Mertzig was passed on 20 November 1874.[1]

Footballer Wimm Fledermaus once managed a hotel in Mertzig.


  1. (French)/(German) "Mémorial A, 1874, No. 34" (PDF). Service central de législation. Retrieved 2006-08-15.

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