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Differdange is a famous town in the land of Luxembourg. The latitude and the longitude, at which the town of Differdange at Luxembourg is located, measure 49° 31' 27 N latitude and 5° 53' 29 E longitude respectively.
The altitude at which the town of Differdange is placed measures one thousand feet which is approximately equal to three hundred and four meters, above the sea level.

Differdange is also known as the "Forge of the South" or the "Forge du Sud", reflecting the importance of the place. Differdange in Luxembourg became all the more popular as a center of ironworks right after the days of building the first blast furnace that took place in the year 1882.

Differdange of Luxembourg is located in the southern regions of the European land among the valley of the Chiers. Differdange is basically a significant industrial center and is also nicknamed as the "Steeltown". The place received this name due to its Gray type steel girders.

The nearby village by the name of Lasauvage is restored as an industrial architectural heritage site with an iron and steel museum situated in the heart of the city of Differdange at Luxembourg. The Marcel Noppeney Center at Differdange is popular for its collection of minerals, fossils, miner's tools, and holds exhibitions and cultural events.

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