Kayl

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Kayl
Keel
—  Commune  —

Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Kayl highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Country Luxembourg
DistrictLuxembourg
CantonEsch-sur-Alzette
Government
 • MayorJohn Lorent
Area
 • Total14.86 km2 (5.74 sq mi)
Area rank85th of 116
Highest elevation425 m (1,394 ft)
 • Rank40th of 116
Lowest elevation274 m (899 ft)
 • Rank83rd of 116
Population (2011)
 • Total7,794
 • Rank10th of 116
 • Density520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
 • Density rank12th of 116
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2LU00010006
Websitekayl.lu
 
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Kayl
Keel
—  Commune  —

Coat of arms
Map of Luxembourg with Kayl highlighted in orange, the district in dark grey, and the canton in dark red
Country Luxembourg
DistrictLuxembourg
CantonEsch-sur-Alzette
Government
 • MayorJohn Lorent
Area
 • Total14.86 km2 (5.74 sq mi)
Area rank85th of 116
Highest elevation425 m (1,394 ft)
 • Rank40th of 116
Lowest elevation274 m (899 ft)
 • Rank83rd of 116
Population (2011)
 • Total7,794
 • Rank10th of 116
 • Density520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
 • Density rank12th of 116
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2LU00010006
Websitekayl.lu

Kayl (Luxembourgish: Keel) is a commune and town in south-western Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Esch-sur-Alzette, which is part of the district of Luxembourg.

As of 2001, the town of Kayl, which lies in the centre of the commune, has a population of 4,237. Other towns within the commune include Tétange.

The first surviving written reference to 'Keyle' dates from 1235. Since the thirteenth century the name of the town has not changed significantly, although more than twenty different spellings have been identified.[1]

References

  1. ^ (German) "Syndicat d'Initiative Käl". Syndicat d'Initiative et du Tourisme de la Commune de Käl-Tétange. October 1951. http://tourisme-kayl.lu/Gemeng.htm. Retrieved 23 December 2008. 

External links

Media related to Kayl at Wikimedia Commons

Kayl church

Coordinates: 49°29′N 6°02′E / 49.483°N 6.033°E / 49.483; 6.033