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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: Financial TimesThu, 18 Dec 2014 15:29:17 -0800
Luxembourg abandons attempt to keep tax list secret

The move comes after Luxembourg's tax deals with more than 400 global businesses were revealed in a leak of 28,000 documents in November showing that some companies were paying less than 1 per cent tax by funnelling money through the Grand ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: BBC NewsThu, 18 Dec 2014 14:18:45 -0800
Luxembourg speaks for the Dutch read full story
Publisher: EurActivThu, 18 Dec 2014 21:40:33 -0800
Luxembourg drops legal challenge to EU request for tax info read full story
Publisher: Out-Law.comFri, 19 Dec 2014 06:48:45 -0800
Luxembourg agrees to give details of tax rulings to European Commission read full story
Publisher: Sky NewsFri, 19 Dec 2014 04:33:45 -0800
Luxembourg Bows To EU Over Big Firm Tax Deals read full story
Publisher: EUobserverThu, 18 Dec 2014 23:52:30 -0800
Luxembourg caves in to EU tax listing demands read full story
Publisher: Wall Street JournalThu, 18 Dec 2014 11:42:28 -0800
Luxembourg Agrees to Share Details of Corporate Tax Deals read full story


Publisher: Luxemburger Wort - English EditionFri, 19 Dec 2014 01:22:30 -0800
Three days of debates: MPs approve Luxembourg's 2015 budget & savings ...

While there was general agreement that Luxembourg needs to get its budget back on track to curb increasing debt and deficits, parties differed on how best to get there. The CSV refused claims that it was to blame for the current financial situation ...   read full story


Publisher: BloombergThu, 18 Dec 2014 12:26:15 -0800
Luxembourg Abandons Court Fight With EU Over Tax-Rulings

Luxembourg abandoned its court challenge against the European Union's demand for details of discounted tax deals with multinational companies after the EU extended its quest for such documents to the entire bloc. ?If the rules are the same for everyone ...   read full story


Publisher: NewsweekThu, 18 Dec 2014 01:00:00 -0800
After Juncker, Luxembourg Seeks Tax Gurus' Help

When Jean-Claude Juncker was voted out after two decades running Luxembourg, his victorious rivals were eager not to alienate tax gurus who had helped him make their tiny state rich. Indeed, so close are some to the new government that Ernst & Young's ...   read full story

Luxembourg Tweets

From @xPrOdGz on Fri Dec 19 13:09:57 EST 2014 @CompleT_Kira c la fibre du luxembourg ptdrrr
From @ReginaPucket on Fri Dec 19 13:09:53 EST 2014 RT @Libroantiguo: "The past is never dead. It's not even past." William Faulkner, Luxembourg Gardens, Paris 1920s http://t.co/FEBOnpoE6W
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From @thementhea on Fri Dec 19 13:08:53 EST 2014 RT @By_Marcotullio: Il était une fois...la place célèbre ?Jemaa el-Fna? de Marrakech reconstituée à Luxembourg ! Thé à la menthe, Bar... ht?
From @By_Marcotullio on Fri Dec 19 13:08:52 EST 2014 Il était une fois...la place célèbre ?Jemaa el-Fna? de Marrakech reconstituée à Luxembourg ! Thé à la menthe, Bar... http://t.co/YdvR4y9WpF
From @Wort_EN on Fri Dec 19 13:08:30 EST 2014 Lights out on #Luxembourg City's Avenue de la Liberté as cable comes loose on festive street decoration - http://t.co/iqL9yYpNEq
From @traveltheend on Fri Dec 19 13:08:25 EST 2014 RT @Kim_Vasiljevic: Wir #denken selten an das was wir haben, aber immer an das was uns #fehlt . #Travel #Luxembourg #Knauf? http://t.co/Ve0?
From @QuentinLaurent0 on Fri Dec 19 13:08:09 EST 2014 RT @lessentiel: Le #diesel au #Luxembourg coûte moins de un #euro pour la #première fois depuis plus de 4 ans http://t.co/MxTSmCH0LD
From @project901 on Fri Dec 19 13:08:01 EST 2014 RT @lessentiel: Le #diesel au #Luxembourg coûte moins de un #euro pour la #première fois depuis plus de 4 ans http://t.co/MxTSmCH0LD
From @QuentinLaurent0 on Fri Dec 19 13:08:01 EST 2014 Le prix du diesel passe en dessous des 1?/Litre au Luxembourg ! ?
From @CdricRosenkranz on Fri Dec 19 13:07:33 EST 2014 RT @lesfrontaliers: Le prix du diesel passe sous les 1? samedi au #Luxembourg #frontaliers http://t.co/0HbUS9WeEU http://t.co/RVJFHPZ0d9
From @AZURA2401 on Fri Dec 19 13:06:48 EST 2014 @yeomyo I'm really considering to go to Helsinki as well because it's the first date so far! I already fixed everything Luxembourg but it's
From @SEELIGMichel1 on Fri Dec 19 13:06:42 EST 2014 #CREAJEUNE prix du meilleur film pour le #Luxembourg "The Adventure of Mount Hope" http://t.co/3J6tsI4oZr