View on Hesperange with its castle
Map of Luxembourg with Hesperange highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
|Coordinates: 49°34′15″N 6°09′05″E / 49.5708°N 6.1514°ECoordinates: 49°34′15″N 6°09′05″E / 49.5708°N 6.1514°E|
|• Mayor||Marc Lies|
|• Total||27.22 km2 (10.51 sq mi)|
|Area rank||31st of 105|
|Highest elevation||334 m (1,096 ft)|
|• Rank||93rd of 105|
|Lowest elevation||255 m (837 ft)|
|• Rank||61st of 105|
|• Rank||7th of 105|
|• Density||520/km2 (1,300/sq mi)|
|• Density rank||15th of 105|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
The total population of the commune is 14.701 persons. This breaks down into 6.909 Luxembourgers, 2.021 French, 1.758 Portuguese, 1.052 Italians, 627 Belgians, 514 Germans, 241 Spanish, 207 British, 190 Polish, 106 Dutch, and 1.076 persons of other nationalities. (2014 official data)
As of 2008, the town of Hesperange, which lies in the centre of the commune, has a population of 2.651. Other towns within the commune include Alzingen, Fentange, Howald, and Itzig. Each of these five towns has a population of over 1,000, making Hesperange unique amongst Luxembourgian communes in having five towns with over a thousand inhabitants (see: List of towns in Luxembourg by population).
The mayor of the commune is Marc Lies.
Hesperange is home of FC Swift Hesperange, a football club that plays in the top-flight National Division. The club's home games are played at Stade Alphonse Theis. They have won the Luxembourg Cup on one occasion (1989–90).
Hesperange Castle, now a ruin, has a history dating from the 13th century.
- Municipality Building
- Hesperange at Night
- Highway Bridge
- Heavy Snowfall
- Winter Fields
- "Hesperange: History", Association des châteaux luxembourgeois. Retrieved 3 April 2011.
- Media related to Hesperange at Wikimedia Commons
- Commune de Hesperange (Municipality of Hesperange)
- Friends of the History of Hesperange
- Hesperange Schools