Bourscheid, Luxembourg


Coat of arms

Map of Luxembourg with Bourscheid highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°54′33″N 6°03′46″E / 49.909167°N 6.062778°E / 49.909167; 6.062778Coordinates: 49°54′33″N 6°03′46″E / 49.909167°N 6.062778°E / 49.909167; 6.062778
Country  Luxembourg
Canton Diekirch
  Mayor Annie Nickels-Theis
  Total 36.86 km2 (14.23 sq mi)
Area rank 15 of 105
Highest elevation 513 m (1,683 ft)
  Rank 17th of 105
Lowest elevation 207 m (679 ft)
  Rank 28th of 105
Population (2014)
  Total 1,567
  Rank 83rd of 105
  Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
  Density rank 98th of 105
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00002003

Bourscheid (Luxembourgish: Buerschent, German: Burscheid) is a commune and small town in north-eastern Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Diekirch, which is part of the district of Diekirch.

As of 2005, the town of Bourscheid, which lies in the centre of the commune, has a population of 266. Other settlements within the commune include Goebelsmuhle, Lipperscheid, Michelau, Schlindermanderscheid, and Welscheid.

Bourscheid Castle located close to the village is Luxembourg's largest and one of the most important medieval castles between the Meuse and the Rhine.[1]

Bourscheid Castle


  1. "Château de Bourscheid" Archived December 20, 2009, at the Wayback Machine., Bourscheid castle. (English) Retrieved 18 octobre 2012.

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