Schieren is a commune and town in central Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Diekirch, which is part of the district of Diekirch. As of 2001, the town of Schieren itself, which lies in the west of the commune, has a population of 1,358. It is located on the rail line to Diekirch. Schieren was formed on 1 July 1850, when it was detached from the commune of Ettelbruck, along with the commune of Erpeldange. The law forming Schieren was passed on 22 January 1850. In 1894, Schieren established a fire station with five volunteer firefighters. It has a notable church.