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Luxembourg

Luxembourg Today, Luxembourg is problably most known as home for key EU institutions. But, never the less, this little country neighbouring France and Germany has a lot to offer. Luxembourg is a wealthy country containing beautiful countrysides with feudal castles, deep river valleys and wine making areas, and in the capital city you will find a interesting mix of old and modern. In luwxembourg city is also said to be a pedestrian promenade known as Europe's most beautiful balcony. So don't miss out on that.

Area: 2.588 Km²
Population: 443.000
Density: 171 pop/Km²

System of government: Constitutional monarchy
Capital: Luxembourg (76.400 pop.)
Major cities: Esch-sur-Alzette 26.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Luxembourger 75%, Portuguese 7%, Italian 6%, French 3%, German 2,5%
Border countries: Belgium WEST, Germany EAST, France SOUTH

Principal mountains: Buurgplaatz 559 m
Principal rivers: Sûre 150 Km (Luxembourg tract, total 172 Km)
Principal lakes: Lac de la Haute Sûre
Principal islands: -
Climate: Oceanic - Continental

Language: Luxembourgish (official), French, German
Religion: Catholic 97%
Currency: Euro (€)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 1/5, 23/6, 15/8, 1/11, 25/12, 26/12
Dialling code: 00352
GMT: +1

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