Official English Name: Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
Official Local Name(s): Groussherzogtum Lëtzebuerg (Luxembourgish)
Großherzogtum Luxemburg (German)
Grand-Duché de Luxembourg (French)
Common English Name: Luxembourg
Capital: Luxembourg

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Official Language(s)

Luxembourgish, French, German
Secondary Languages: Portuguese

Resources

Iron ore, Arable

Neighbors

Germany (East), Belgium (West), France (South)

Ethnic groups

Luxembourger (53.28%), Portuguese (16.16%), French (7.24%), Italian (3.52%), Belgian (3.37%)

People

Est. Population:

582,291

Demonym:

Luxembourger

Religions:

Roman Catholic (67%)
Agnostic (14%)
Atheist (6%)
Protestant (3%)
Muslim (3%)

Largest City:

Luxembourg (115,227)

Geography

Region:

Western Europe

Bodies of Water:

None (Island)

Total Area:

2,586 km2 (100% land, 0% water)

Total Land:

359 km

Total Coastline:

0 km (Landlocked)

Climate

Modified continental
Cool summers
Mild winters

Terrain:

Rolling highlands
Valleys
Slightly mountainous in the north
Flood plain in the southeast

Highest Point

Buurgplatz (559 m)

Lowest Point

Moselle River (133 m)

Government

Type:

Constitutional monarchy

Heads of State:

Grand Duke Henri

Head of Government:

Prime Minister Xavier Bettel

Admin. Divisions

12 Cantons

Independence:

1839 (from the Netherlands)

Nat'l Symbol:

Lion

Nat'l Anthem:

Ons Heemecht

Economy

GDP Per Capita

$99,500 (USD)

Currency

€ (Euro)

Exchange Rate

$1 (USD) = € (Euro)0.86

Communication

Internet Code

.lu

Telephone Code

+352

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Cultural Notes

Football and cricket are the two most popular sports in Luxembourg.

Sources

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/lu.html (Majority of information)
http://demoscope.ru/weekly/ssp/sng_nac_89.php (Ethnic data)
http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/archives/ebs/ebs_393_en.pdf (Religious data)
http://www.statistiques.public.lu/stat/TableViewer/tableView.aspx (City population data)
http://bit.ly/2fJcFHI (City population data)
Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)
Information accurate to best of ability as of 11 November 2016