Redange church

Coat of arms

Map of Luxembourg with Redange highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°45′55″N 5°53′22″E / 49.765203°N 5.889355°E / 49.765203; 5.889355Coordinates: 49°45′55″N 5°53′22″E / 49.765203°N 5.889355°E / 49.765203; 5.889355
Country  Luxembourg
Canton Redange
  Mayor Henri Mausen
  Total 31.95 km2 (12.34 sq mi)
Area rank 20 of 105
Highest elevation 493 m (1,617 ft)
  Rank 21st of 105
Lowest elevation 253 m (830 ft)
  Rank 59th of 105
Population (2014)
  Total 2,631
  Rank 51st of 105
  Density 82/km2 (210/sq mi)
  Density rank 69th of 105
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00003006

Redange or Redange-sur-Attert (Luxembourgish: Réiden, German: Redingen) is a commune and town in western Luxembourg, near the border with Belgium. It is the capital of the canton of Redange. Redange is situated on the river Attert, a tributary of the Alzette.

As of 2005, the town of Redange, which lies in the west of the commune, has a population of 1,099. Other towns within the commune include Lannen, Nagem, Niederpallen, Ospern, and Reichlange.

Redange is the birthplace of Luxembourg's former Prime Minister, Jean-Claude Juncker.

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