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Diekirch
Dikrech
—  Canton  —
Coordinates: 49°48′N 6°12′E / 49.8°N 6.2°E / 49.8; 6.2Coordinates: 49°48′N 6°12′E / 49.8°N 6.2°E / 49.8; 6.2
Country Luxembourg
District Diekirch
Legislative constituency Nord
LAU 1 LU00002
Capital Diekirch
Communes
(cities in bold)
Bettendorf, Bourscheid, Diekirch, Ermsdorf, Erpeldange, Ettelbruck, Feulen, Hoscheid, Medernach, Mertzig, Reisdorf, Schieren
Area
 - Total 214.93 km2 (83 sq mi)
Area rank 7th of 12
Highest elevation (5th of 12) 525 m (1,722 ft)
Lowest elevation (4th of 12) 175 m (574 ft)
Population (2006)
 - Total 27,634
 - Density 128.6/km2 (333/sq mi)
Population rank 4th of 12
Population density rank 5th of 12

Diekirch is a canton in Luxembourg in Diekirch District, consisting of 12 communes:

It covers an area of 214.93 km² and (as of July 1, 2006) has a population of 26,021. Until January 1, 2006 it also included the community of Bastendorf, which had a land area of 24.44 km². This territory was then ceded to the adjoining Canton of Vianden when Bastendorf decided to join the community of Tandel in that canton.


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