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Map of Luxembourg with Niederanven highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°39′05″N 6°15′20″E / 49.6514°N 6.2556°E / 49.6514; 6.2556Coordinates: 49°39′05″N 6°15′20″E / 49.6514°N 6.2556°E / 49.6514; 6.2556
Country Luxembourg
 • Total41.36 km2 (15.97 sq mi)
Area rank12th of 102
Highest elevation
429 m (1,407 ft)
 • Rank28th of 102
Lowest elevation
241 m (791 ft)
 • Rank47th of 102
 • Total6,156
 • Rank23rd of 102
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
 • Density rank21st of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU0000305

Niederanven (Luxembourgish: Nidderaanwen [nidəˈʀaːnvən]; German: Niederanwen) is a commune Luxembourg, located north-east of Luxembourg City, and derives its name from principal town, Niederanven. As of 2018, it has a population of 6,156.

The commune of Niederanven is the intersection for the A1 motorway and N1. Luxembourg Airport is located within the boundaries of the communes Niederanven and Sandweiler.


As of 2018, the town of Niederanven, which lies in the north-east of the commune, has a population of 1,472.[1] Other towns within the commune include Ernster, Hostert, Oberanven, Rameldange, Senningen, Senningerberg, and Waldhof.[1]

Twin towns — sister cities

See also: List of twin towns and sister cities in Luxembourg

Niederanven is a founding member of the Douzelage, a town twinning association of towns across the European Union. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals. As of 2019, its members are:[2]


  1. ^ a b "Facts and Figures | Commune Niederanven". Retrieved 17 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Member towns". Douzelage. Retrieved 2019-08-20.