Bettembourg seen from the Äppelbierg

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Map of Luxembourg with Bettembourg highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°31′00″N 6°06′00″E / 49.5167°N 6.1°E / 49.5167; 6.1Coordinates: 49°31′00″N 6°06′00″E / 49.5167°N 6.1°E / 49.5167; 6.1
Country  Luxembourg
Canton Esch-sur-Alzette
  Mayor Laurent Zeimet
  Total 21.49 km2 (8.30 sq mi)
Area rank 48 of 105
Highest elevation 338 m (1,109 ft)
  Rank 91st of 105
Lowest elevation 267 m (876 ft)
  Rank 74th of 105
Population (2014)
  Total 10,038
  Rank 8th of 105
  Density 470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
  Density rank 16th of 105
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00010001

Bettembourg (Luxembourgish: Beetebuerg, German: Bettemburg) is a commune and town in southern Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Esch-sur-Alzette, which is part of the district of Luxembourg.

As of 2005, the town of Bettembourg, which lies in the east of the commune, has a population of 7,157. Other towns within the commune include Abweiler, Fennange, Huncherange, and Noertzange.

The Parc Merveilleux children's amusement park is located just outside Bettembourg.[1] Bettembourg Castle, located in the centre of the town, has a history starting in 1733 when it was built as the residence of a farming family. Today it houses the offices and services of the local commune and acts as the town hall of Bettembourg.[2]

Bettembourg church


  1. "Parc Merveilleux", Luxembourg Tourist Office, London. Retrieved 19 February 2011.
  2. "Historique du château de Bettembourg", Administration Communale de Bettembourg. (French) Retrieved 28 March 2011

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