Capellen facts for kids
|• Total||3.2 km2 (1.2 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||323 m (1,060 ft)|
|• Density||524/km2 (1,357/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Despite not having a commune named after it, Capellen gives its name to the canton of Capellen.
When Luxembourg was divided into cantons in 1840, as a result of disputes between Mamer and Koerich, it was decided that the canton should be named Capellen and that Capellen should become the capital of the canton.
Capellen has an area of 3.2 km2 (1.2 sq mi). The altitude at the church is 323 m (1,060 ft) high.
There were 1,677, persons living in the commune in 2015, for a population density of 524.1 inhabitants/km².
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