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Diekirch

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Diekirch is a commune with town status in north-eastern Luxembourg, capital city of the canton Diekirch and the district of Diekirch. The town is situated on the banks of the Sauer river.The town's heraldic shield, showing a crowned lion on a castle, was granted in 1988. It is based on the town's 14th century seal and arms., the town of Diekirch itself, which lies in the south of the commune, has a population of 6,068.Diekirch was the first town in Luxembourg to have a pedestrian zone, in 1977.Diekirch is home to a brewery of national importance carrying the town's name.Three secondary schools are located in Diekirch: Lycée classique de Diekirch, Lycée technique hôtelier Alexis Heck and Nordstadlycée.The town is home to the national operational headquarters of the Luxembourgish Army at the Haerebierg Military Centre (located on the hill Herrenberg) and the National Museum of Military History, reflecting Diekirch's pivotal role in the famous Battle of the Bulge, called by the Germans Rundstedt-Offensive, a major battle of World War II. It was here that the river Sauer was crossed on the night of January 18, 1945, by the US 5th Infantry division.
Diekirch is in Diekirch District. Plan your holiday in Diekirch and other destinations, from the rural, to the urban, and everything in between, using our Luxembourg online route planner .
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