Beggen district is one of Luxembourg City’s 24 neighbourhoods and is located at the northern edge of the City. It represents approximatively 3% of the population of the City of Luxembourg.
Beggen is characterized by a large foreign population and a family environment.
Population: 3 746 people at the end of 2018, 29,58% luxembourgish and 70,42% foreigners
Area: 4 km2
Characteristics of Beggen
Originally in the 17th century, the district of Beggen was a tiny hamlet of 7 households. Thanks to the industrialization and the need for manpower in the country, the district will develop in the 20th century.
Today, Beggen is inhabited essentially by foreigners and made up of a main artery with many shops and small perpendicular, residential streets with detached houses and gardens.
The emblem of this neighbourhood is the impressive Beggen church bell tower, which dates from 1965 surrounded by the Alzette River and the railway track. There are many shops and services on the main road.
With Eich to the south, Dommeldange district to the east and Mühlenbach to the west, this neighbourhood is spread around one main artery, the Rue de Beggen, which links the main city of Luxembourg to the commune of Walferdange.
Good to know about Beggen district
Infrastructures: Beggen offers several children’s play areas as well as a stadium, a sports hall, a football field, tennis courts and a cultural center.
Transport/bus: Bus n°11 and 23 runs through this neighbourhood.
There is a wastewater treatment plant locateed Rue du Pont in Bereldange.
Our Opinion about Beggen
Despite being a district with a lot of passers through, the main road is a main thoroughfare, Beggen still has nice walking trails and bike paths in the natural green settings of the Eecherfeld and the Mont Dommeldange.