The Beggen area is one of the 24 districts of the city of Luxembourg. It is located on the northern edge of the city between the districts of Dommeldange, Eich and Mühlenbach. It is characterized by many foreign residents and a family atmosphere.
Population of Beggen
Number of inhabitants as of January 1, 2022
of foreign population69,55%69,55%
of the population of the city of Luxembourg2,9%2,9%
Number of different nationalities
Luxembourgers represent 30% of the population of Beggen. The French community, the first foreign community, represents 12%, the Portuguese 10% of the population.
Environment of the Beggen district
With the district ofEich to the south, Dommeldange to the east and Mühlenbach to the west, the district of Beggen is organized around a main artery, the street of Beggen. It connects the capital of Luxembourg to the commune of Walferdange.
Originally in the 17th century, the district of Beggen was a very small hamlet of 7 households. Thanks to the industrialization and the need for manpower in the country, this district will develop from the end of the 19th century.
Today the area of Beggen is mainly inhabited by a foreign community. It consists of a main street, with many shops and shopping centers. Its small perpendicular streets, more residential, have individual houses with gardens.
The church in Beggen was built in 1965. Its imposing bell tower is the emblem of this district, surrounded by the Alzette and the railroad.
The Beggen Castle now houses the Russian Embassy. It regularly attracts demonstrators since the beginning of the war in Ukraine.
Beggen is a green island near the city. It has attractive walking and cycling paths in the green islands of the Eecherfeld and the Dommeldange mountain.
Amenities in the Beggen District
Many commercial premises and services have taken up residence in the main street of Beggen. We find here the small shopping center Shopping Center Espace with a sign Aldi, an Action, some stores. This center also offers music and dance classes, a sports club,…
Schools: there is a basic school and a school house in Beggen. Several nurseries welcome babies and children under 4 years old, one of which uses the Montessori method. The Emile Metz Technical High School is also located here.
Beggen offers at first sight an atmosphere of a district passing between the center of Luxembourg and the northern cities like Walferdange, Béreldange,… However, Beggen has a reputation as a great place to live.
Beggen is a family neighborhood, interesting thanks to its numerous shops and reasonable prices . Even if its main street is very busy, the good public transport connections make it a very well connected district with the other districts of Luxembourg.
Moreover, you can quickly access the surrounding nature for family walks. The houses located along the Alzette are of interest to families attracted by a quiet neighborhood, between city and nature.