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Complete details about Luxembourg in Europe with capital city Luxembourg [Luxemburg/LŽtzebuerg]

Country NameLuxembourg (Luxembourg/LŽtzebuerg)
Country CodeLUX
Capital CityLuxembourg [Luxemburg/LŽtzebuerg]
ContinentEurope
RegionWestern Europe
Independence Year1867
Population435700
Surface Area2586.0
Life Expectancy77.1 years
GNP16321.0 (old 15519.0)
Government FormConstitutional Monarchy

Spoken Languages

French [official]     (4.2%)
German [official]     (2.3%)
Italian     (4.6%)
Luxembourgish [official]     (64.4%)
Portuguese     (13.0%)

Major Cities

Luxembourg [Luxemburg/LŽtzebuerg], Luxembourg     (population 80700)

Luxembourg's most recent News and Stories



Publisher: QuartzFri, 24 Oct 2014 09:30:00 -0700
How the tax wizard of Luxembourg made corporate burdens disappear

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is one of the world's financial epicenters, because it follows the business model adopted by many small countries: Create tax structures that allow multinational companies to avoid onerous levies applied in wealthier ...   read full story


Publisher: Wall Street JournalTue, 21 Oct 2014 15:30:39 -0700
Business-Friendly Bureaucrat Helped Build Tax Haven in Luxembourg

In Luxembourg, foreign companies have access to deductions and holding structures that can slash their tax bills from the 29% headline corporate rate to close to zero. Often, they pay little or no tax on income from royalties, dividends, interest ...   read full story

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Publisher: NASDAQTue, 21 Oct 2014 20:00:00 -0700
Luxembourg Tax Deals Under Pressure read full story


Publisher: Luxemburger Wort - English EditionThu, 23 Oct 2014 23:45:00 -0700
Putting the Grand Duchy on the map: Luxembourg tourism cluster launched

(CS) The Ministry of Economy and some 20 companies and institutions active in the tourism and conference sector have signed an agreement to form a cluster to share their expertise. The aim is to better promote Luxembourg as a leisure and business ...   read full story


Publisher: ReutersFri, 24 Oct 2014 06:52:30 -0700
Luxembourg-domiciled funds assets hit $3.8 trillion: trade body

LONDON (Reuters) - Assets under management of Luxembourg-domiciled funds has risen about 15 pct this year to hit 3 trillion euros ($3.80 trillion)at the end of September, the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry said on Friday. About 3,900 funds ...   read full story

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Publisher: FTSE Global MarketsFri, 24 Oct 2014 06:17:46 -0700
Luxembourg reaches record assets under management read full story
Publisher: Global Investor (subscription)Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:15:00 -0700
You are here: HomeLuxembourg reaches record ?3trn AuM read full story

Luxembourg Tweets

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From @NicThieltgen on Sat Oct 25 07:46:13 EDT 2014 #Luxembourg #investmentfunds "Luxembourg : Le patrimoine global des fonds d'investissements a franchi la barre symbo?http://t.co/gbuhUSIT6k
From @DElianeBrasil on Sat Oct 25 07:45:10 EDT 2014 Photo: Rainy, but still amazing #jazz presentation at #jardŪn du Luxembourg, #Paris,... http://t.co/TuW5BlPjeh
From @julieshaircut on Sat Oct 25 07:44:34 EDT 2014 Hey, our brothers CUT are touring Europe at the moment. They'll be in Germany, France and Luxembourg, so be sure... http://t.co/ekuzsQ7sGs
From @Al_toMyFriends on Sat Oct 25 07:42:54 EDT 2014 RT @katiedawson23: @Nialler67 Indeed, perhaps they've no affiliations to SF/IRA/Adams whatsoever; perhaps it's coming from Luxembourg Socia?
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From @AmirDesic on Sat Oct 25 07:40:32 EDT 2014 Moi je me tire au Luxembourg pour ťchapper aux clowns?
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