The municipality of Käerjeng, which includes the districts of Bascharage, Hautcharage and Linger, merged with the municipality of Clemency in 2012 and is located in the canton of Capellen, east of the capital Luxembourg. Even though the capital of Bascharage does not geologically belong to the Minett region, its local history is closely tied to the country’s steel industry which resulted in many residents losing their jobs in the 1970s because of the steel crisis. Today Bascharage is best known for Brasserie Nationale, Luxembourg’s largest brewery. The Luxembourgish sculptor Claus Cito, born into a family of blacksmiths of Italian origin in 1882, is also from Käerjeng. One of his best-known works is the “Gëlle Fra”, a monument erected in 1923 in the capital to commemorate the fallen Luxembourgish soldiers who fought for the French and Belgian armies in the First World War. In honour of Claus Cito, a square in Bascharage where his sculpture “Kniende Frau mit Blumengirlande“ (Kneeling Woman with Garland).
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Castle of Clemency
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Fish ponds of Clemency
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