Hamm, Luxembourg

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Hamm
Map of Luxembourg City, with Hamm highlighted
Hamm is one of 24 quarters in Luxembourg City
Coordinates: 49°36′25″N 6°10′08″E / 49.607°N 6.169°E / 49.607; 6.169
CountryLuxembourg
CommuneLuxembourg City
Area
 • Total4.0762 km2 (1.5738 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2019)[2]
 • Total1,478
 • Density360/km2 (940/sq mi)
Nationality
 • Luxembourgish46.01%
 • Other53.99%
WebsiteHamm

Hamm is a quarter in eastern Luxembourg City, in southern Luxembourg. It is the home of the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial, the final resting place of 5,076 American servicemen, including General Patton.[3]

As of 31 December 2019, the quarter has a population of 1,478 inhabitants.[2]

Commune[edit]

Hamm
Hamm
CountryLuxembourg
DistrictLuxembourg
CantonLuxembourg
Created20 December 1873
Abolished26 March 1920
CurrentlyPart of Luxembourg City

Hamm was a commune in the canton of Luxembourg between 20 December 1873, when it was split from the commune of Sandweiler,[4] and 26 March 1920, when it was merged into the city of Luxembourg, along with Hollerich and Rollingergrund.[5]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Hamm". www.vdl.lu (in French). Ville de Luxembourg. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Statisiques sur la Ville de Luxembourg: Etat de Population - 2019" (PDF). www.vdl.lu (in French). Ville de Luxembourg. Retrieved 23 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Luxembourg-Hamm, American Military Cemetery". www.visitluxembourg.com. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  4. ^ (in French)/"Mémorial A, 1873, No. 33" (PDF) (in German). Service central de législation. Retrieved 15 August 2006.
  5. ^ (in French)/"Mémorial A, 1920, No. 23" (PDF) (in German). Service central de législation. Retrieved 21 December 2006.

Coordinates: 49°36′25″N 6°10′08″E / 49.607°N 6.169°E / 49.607; 6.169