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Advantages

The main advantages of this neighbourhood are

  • the recreational areas and walking trails in the natural green settings of Eecherfeld and Mont Dommeldange; and
  • its proximity to the Bambësch forest, which is in the northwest of the neighbourhood.

Geographic location

Mühlenbach has a surface area of 311.13 hectares and is located at the northern edge of the capital. It borders

  • Beggen and Eich to the east;
  • Limpertsberg to the south; and
  • Rollingergrund/Belair-Nord to the west.

Population

Number of residents

  • 1,966 as of 31/12/2018
  • Demographic weight: 1.66% of Luxembourg City's population

Population growth

  • 2012: 1,486
  • 2013: 1,631
  • 2014: 1,652
  • 2015: 1,668
  • 2016: 1,788
  • 2017: 1,942
  • 2018: 1,966

 

Infrastructure

Culture, sports and leisure

  • Bambësch
  • Eecherfeld
  • 3 playgrounds
  • CAPEL (Luxembourg City's Learning and Leisure Centre)
  • Mathias Mamer Stadium
  • Bambësch shooting range (Flèche d’or)
  • Tennis Club Spora Bambësch

Transport

  • 6 bus stops
  • Bus line serving the neighbourhood: 21
  • 4 above-ground car parks
  • 7 parking spaces for people with reduced mobility

History

Located on the road from Eich to Rollingergrund, Mühlenbach owes its development to the local stream of the same name, which has powered many mills through the ages.

In the 13th century, a flour mill stood on its banks. At the turn of the 18th century, the Jesuits built a paper mill, where the very first Luxembourgish paper was made. In the 19th century, Mühlenbach was home to the many vegetable and flower growers who sold their produce on the city's markets. The little St Fiacre's Church was built between 1962 and 1963.