The commune of Ettelbruck, population 7,343, is located 20 kilometers due north of Luxembourg City
, at the confluence of the Sure
and the Alzette
, plus the junction of several roadways and railway lines. It is a commercial, agricultural, and industrial center, often called the Gateway to the Ardennes
The Patton Museum, honoring the American general who led the army that liberated Luxembourg from the Germans in 1944, is located in Ettelbruck.
Ettelbruck (population 6,188) and Warken are boroughs within the commune of Ettelbruck.
The N7 and the N15 roadways intersect in Ettelbruck.