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

Country NameLuxembourg (Luxembourg/Lëtzebuerg)
Country CodeLUX
Capital CityLuxembourg [Luxemburg/Lëtzebuerg]
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/Lëtzebuerg], Luxembourg     (population 80700)

Luxembourg's most recent News and Stories



Publisher: Wall Street JournalTue, 25 Nov 2014 15:53:20 -0800
Luxembourg Tax Affair Puts Focus on Juncker's Role Ahead of Confidence Vote

LUXEMBOURG?European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, facing a no-confidence vote later this week, has played down his role overseeing Luxembourg's controversial tax system, arguing that the country's tax authority operates ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: The GuardianMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:22:26 -0800
Juncker on defensive in censure motion over Luxembourg tax schemes read full story
Publisher: Toronto StarFri, 21 Nov 2014 14:25:41 -0800
Luxembourg tax deals raise questions read full story
Publisher: Irish TimesMon, 24 Nov 2014 14:06:30 -0800
Juncker defends handling of Luxembourg tax regime while PM read full story
Publisher: The IndependentThu, 20 Nov 2014 18:06:52 -0800
Jean-Claude Juncker's Luxembourg tax haven problem read full story
Publisher: ReutersFri, 21 Nov 2014 10:00:00 -0800
EU investment plan to take shape next week read full story


Publisher: TWC NewsWed, 26 Nov 2014 17:29:24 -0800
'American St. Nick' to be Toast of Luxembourg Once Again

PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- Dick Brookins, the man known as the "American St. Nick," is heading back to Luxembourg, where 70 years ago, he put on a robe and beard, and helped people in a small town formerly occupied by Nazi Germany celebrate its liberation.   read full story


Publisher: Luxemburger Wort - English EditionWed, 26 Nov 2014 02:01:51 -0800
1773 hours per year: Longer working day in Luxembourg than Greater Region

Employees in Luxembourg work longer hours than their counterparts in the Greater Region, a study has found. In 2012, employees in Luxembourg worked on average 1,773 hours per year, 21 percent more than in Belgium (1,462 hours), 14 percent more ...   read full story


Publisher: Luxemburger Wort - English EditionTue, 25 Nov 2014 02:04:40 -0800
Carol concerts: Where to hear Christmas carols in Luxembourg this year

Established choir Voices International will present a series of concerts in some lovely churches around Luxembourg. The repertoire covers a range of musical styles and languages although English is the main language. Entry is free but all donations go ...   read full story

Luxembourg Tweets

From @EUHeadlinesNews on Thu Nov 27 04:16:09 EST 2014 Intervention au Luxembourg - Un homme menaçait sa famille avec une arme: FOETZ/MONDERCANGE ? Après six heures ... http://t.co/jX4ujhW6ZC
From @EUHeadlinesNews on Thu Nov 27 04:16:08 EST 2014 À Luxembourg-Ville - Cirque de l'avent, entre «tradition et modernité»: LUXEMBOURG - Le Cirque de l'avent a pl... http://t.co/7iwyZsAquD
From @ShefLanguages on Thu Nov 27 04:16:02 EST 2014 Find out about Christmas traditions in Luxembourg and get a flavor of the 20 credit module: Introduction to... http://t.co/JhPqMjvKss
From @innovationaulux on Thu Nov 27 04:15:15 EST 2014 L' @uni_lu se meuble pour un euro au campus de #Belval @PwC_Luxembourg #Luxembourg http://t.co/BNU3XtNJMo
From @BroncosSB on Thu Nov 27 04:14:49 EST 2014 RT @SerrellThuggs: In Europe, countries who have the age of consent set at 16 include Cyprus, Finland, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembou?
From @GenoWorldview on Thu Nov 27 04:13:56 EST 2014 RT @BBCr4today: Luxembourg tax laws 'taking tens of billions out of international tax system', @BBCMatthewPrice #r4today http://t.co/bDNcL3?
From @Prushothma on Thu Nov 27 04:13:17 EST 2014 Luxembourg-based Telindus Telecom Deploys ADVA Optical Networking's Encryption Technology to? http://t.co/UySDZVRTMH
From @RoyalUniverse on Thu Nov 27 04:12:02 EST 2014 The Luxembourg coup, introducing a reactionary constitution giving greater powers to the Grand Duke, occurred on 27 November 1856
From @LAURENT87525289 on Thu Nov 27 04:11:56 EST 2014 Pourquoi ne pas descendre le prix du tabac et s'aligner sur les prix du GRAND DUCHE DE LUXEMBOURG?
From @ThierryLabro on Thu Nov 27 04:11:26 EST 2014 ?@FrancisVerquin: Flying with the #Luxembourg #Air #Rescue - an amazing experience! http://t.co/g0bmvmx3Sd #AirRescue #video
From @UmerDd on Thu Nov 27 04:10:24 EST 2014 RT @AmplePair: Anyone else remember Radio Luxembourg? #IveOnlyHeardOfIt http://t.co/juji0UqCpy
From @Wort_FR on Thu Nov 27 04:10:23 EST 2014 La police en alerte toute la nuit à Foetz: un homme menaçait sa famille avec une arme http://t.co/kamMt6ihOy http://t.co/Y8Rc7gbuR7
From @FrancisVerquin on Thu Nov 27 04:10:23 EST 2014 Flying with the #Luxembourg #Air #Rescue - an amazing experience! Watch the vid here http://t.co/FVbf60xwUY #AirRescue @Wort_LU
From @RonAttardEY on Thu Nov 27 04:09:40 EST 2014 RT @EY_Telecoms: Fourth EY Internal Audit roundtable for telecoms operators today in Luxembourg. Looking forward to some interesting discus?
From @5Min_Luxembourg on Thu Nov 27 04:09:10 EST 2014 Obama, la dinde et la grâce présidentielle http://t.co/59TOmnIyK4