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Luxembourg Facts

Luxembourg's Information

Flag of Luxembourg
Land Area 2,586 km2
Total Area 2,586km2 (#167)
Population 582,291 (#171)
Population Density 225.17/km2
Government Type Constitutional Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $58.74 Billion
GDP Per Capita $102,000
Currency Euro (EUR)
Largest Cities
  • Name: Luxembourg
  • (long form) Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
  • Capital City: Luxembourg (88,586 pop.)
  • Luxembourg Population: 514,862 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Euro
    (conversion rates)

    20 Euros
  • Ethnicity: Luxembourger 63.1%, Portuguese 13.3%, French 4.5%, Italian 4.3%, German 2.3%, other EU 7.3%, other 5.2%
  • GDP total: $42.19 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $80,700 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Luxembourgish (national language), German (administrative language), French (administrative language)
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Luxembourg, Esch-sur-Alzette, Dudelange, Schifflange, Bettembourg, Pétange, Ettelbruck, Diekirch, Strassen
  • Name: The prefix luxem- is derived from the Celtic word Lucilem, meaning "small," while the suffix -bourg is from the Germanic burg, meaning "castle." Together, lucilemburg means "little castle."
  • National Day: June 23
  • Religion: Roman Catholic 87%, other (includes Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim) 13%
  • Symbols
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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