Beaufort, Luxembourg


Beaufort, Luxembourg

Infobox Luxembourg commune
name = Beaufort
luxname = Beefort


arms = Coat of arms beaufort luxbrg.png LAU2 = 06001
canton = Echternach
district = Grevenmacher

Beaufort ( _lb. Beefort, _de. Befort) is a commune and town in eastern Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Echternach, which is part of the district of Grevenmacher.

In 2005, the town of Beaufort, which lies in the centre of the commune, had a population of 1,366. Other towns within the commune include Dillingen.

The castle of Beaufort was built in the 12th century and was restored by the governor of Luxembourg, Jean de Beck, in the 16th century.

References

* [http://www.luxcentral.com/LuxTowns.html#Beaufort Beaufort] (at luxcentral.com)
* [http://www.beaufort.lu Beaufort.lu] (official website)


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