Located in the southwest of Luxembourg City and with a density of 73 inhabitants/ha, Hollerich is one of the four most populated districts of the capital. Hollerich is a heterogeneous district composed of residences and single-family homes, businesses and administrations near the train station.
Hollerich is also adjacent to the districts of Belair, Ville Haute, Gasperich, Cessange and Merl.
Population in the Hollerich district
Number of inhabitants as of January 1, 2022
of foreign population74,35%74,35%
of the population of the city of Luxembourg5,8%5,8%
Number of different nationalities
Specificities of the Hollerich district
With its main street, Hollerich Street, the neighborhood of the same name is known for its many bars, which are very popular on weekends and during the week . The district is long and has excellent connections to the motorway network.
The former Villeroy & Boch earthenware factory was located in Hollerich. Today, the district is the subject of future transformations with the rehabilitation project of the former slaughterhouses “Schluechthaus”.
The City of Luxembourg recently launched a call to citizens to share their desires and suggestions for transforming and upgrading this 2.5 hectare site with green spaces, close to all amenities.
Several ideas have emerged, among them the idea of preserving the old structures and classifying them as historical monuments. The objective of the reconversion project is to give a place to leisure activities, shops and cultural activities.
The district of Hollerich represents the 2nd district of Luxembourg with the highest percentage of foreigners, after the district of the Station. It is very multicultural and attracts a young population.