Town hall

Coat of arms

Map of Luxembourg with Mondercange highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°31′55″N 5°59′20″E / 49.5319°N 5.9889°E / 49.5319; 5.9889Coordinates: 49°31′55″N 5°59′20″E / 49.5319°N 5.9889°E / 49.5319; 5.9889
Country  Luxembourg
Canton Esch-sur-Alzette
  Mayor Christine Schweich
  Total 21.4 km2 (8.3 sq mi)
Area rank 49 of 105
Highest elevation 337 m (1,106 ft)
  Rank 92nd of 105
Lowest elevation 273 m (896 ft)
  Rank 77th of 105
Population (2014)
  Total 6,351
  Rank 20th of 105
  Density 300/km2 (770/sq mi)
  Density rank 22nd of 105
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00010008

Mondercange (Luxembourgish: Monnerech, German: Monnerich) is a commune and town in south-western Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Esch-sur-Alzette, which is part of the district of Luxembourg.

As of 2001, the town of Mondercange, which lies in the west of the commune, has a population of 3,179. Other villages within the commune include Bergem, Foetz, and Pontpierre.

Mondercange is home to the Luxembourg Football Federation, the governing body for football in Luxembourg. The local football team FC Mondercange, who compete in Luxembourg's second-tier Division of Honour, play their home matches at the commune's Stade Communal.

Another sport infrastructure in Mondercange is the Kart-circuit, which has seen numerous celebrities start their career as rookies, such as Michael Schumacher who got his first kart-racing license in Luxembourg at the age of twelve, and Jarno Trulli.

Also of interest are the recreation centre "Henneboesch", the "Mettendall" fishponds, the children's playground, as well as a marked walking path which links Pontpierre and Bergem.

Further sport facilities for tennis, bowling (16 lanes) and squash, as well as a sauna and solarium, are situated in Foetz.

The local church is classified as a historical building.[1]


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