Oberwampach

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Location
50°01'00"N
005°52'00"E
Country
 Luxembourg
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Description

Oberwampach (Luxembourgish: Uewerwampech) is a village in the commune of Wincrange, in northern Luxembourg. As of 2005, the village had a population of 172. Oberwampach was a commune in the canton of Clervaux until 1 January 1978, when it was merged with the communes of Asselborn, Boevange, and Hachiville to form the new commune of Wincrange. The law creating Wincrange was passed on 31 October 1977.During the Battle of the Bulge, Oberwampach was the stage of a fierce battle between German and American troops in January 1945.

Former commune

The former commune consisted of the villages: Allerborn Brachtenbach Derenbach Niederwampach Schimpach Oberwampach Birkenhof (lieu-dit) Buschweg (lieu-dit) Schimpach-Station (lieu-dit)

People

Soldier and military engineer Johan Caspar von Cicignon was born in Oberwampach circa 1625.

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