Roeser ( Luxembourgish Reiser ) is a municipality in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, in the canton Esch -sur-Alzette.

Composition of the community

The commune of Roeser consists of the following villages:

  • Berchem,
  • Bivingen,
  • Crauthem,
  • Kockelscheuer
  • Livingen,
  • Peppange,
  • Roeser.


Human settlement in the valley of Roeser is detected by tool discoveries since the Stone Age. Archaeological finds from the Bronze Age and Iron Age indicate an increasingly dense settlement. From the Roman period traces of at least five large villas are obtained.

The name Roeser first appeared in the 7th century.


Controversial is the project of a shopping center and national football stadium, which is scheduled in Livange in Public -Private Partnership on a plot of land that had previously been recognized as an unbuildable green space. The project is rejected, in particular of the Mouvement écologique sharply. In the first half to give the citizens of the community in a referendum on this issue their vote.

The community is member of the following local organizations: Minett compost, SES, SICEC, SICONA, SIDOR, SIGI, SPIC, STEP, SYCOSAL, SYVICOL.

The community maintains a partnership with Turi in Italy.

Pepp Inger Farmers' Museum

By 2000, around a large slag heap from the 7th or 8th century, was found in the Genoeserbësch Pepp Inger ban, which turned out to be the basis of a racing furnace. The iron smelter was reconstructed according to old models and reconstructed in the Forest Forge of Pepp Inger peasant museum, which had been fully excavated by members of the University of Münster. According to history professor Norbert Quintus, curator of the museum, the slag was analyzed in its composition; the Musée de l' histoire du fer found out that the former iron producers had used both Minette as well as high-grade ore, which probably came from the area around Dudelange or Rumelange. Since in the smelting furnace used at that time only temperatures of about 1,100 degrees were obtained, the iron was obtained as a billet; this had to be heated again after the piercing of the furnace in a " finer " and then edited on a stone anvil with a hammer. The iron thus obtained could then be processed into devices or weapons. One such attempt with the mock race furnace was successfully undertaken by historians friends from the Roeserbann and the brotherhood of Hephaestus (Luxembourg ironwork Association ).