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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, 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: Space NewsWed, 22 Oct 2014 09:38:07 -0700
Luxembourg Confirms Plans for Military Satcom Venture with SES

PARIS ? The Luxembourg government on Oct. 22 confirmed its plans to create a joint venture with commercial satellite fleet operator SES to build a dedicated military telecommunications satellite on which Luxembourg would offer 100 million euros ($130 ...   read full story

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Publisher: Luxemburger Wort - English EditionWed, 22 Oct 2014 08:00:00 -0700
Defence spending: Ministers approve military satellite plans read full story


Publisher: Luxemburger Wort - English EditionWed, 22 Oct 2014 02:37:09 -0700
CCTV: Video surveillance in Luxembourg City continues

(CS) The use of CCTV cameras in three areas of Luxembourg City has been extended by one year, Interior Security Minister Etienne Schneider has confirmed. The use of CCTV in the capital needs to be evaluated annually and can then be extended for ...   read full story


Publisher: ABC NewsWed, 22 Oct 2014 04:58:12 -0700
Ex-Luxembourg Leader Juncker Gets OK as EU Chief

The European Union legislature has approved the appointment of former Luxembourg leader Jean-Claude Juncker as the new EU Commission president molding policies of the 28-nation bloc for the next five years. Despite weeks of haggling over some of ...   read full story

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Publisher: Cape Breton PostWed, 22 Oct 2014 06:18:45 -0700
Former Luxembourg leader Jean-Claude Juncker is new EU Commission chief read full story

Luxembourg Tweets

From @BMI_Conseil on Thu Oct 23 04:38:35 EDT 2014 Google Street View débarque au Luxembourg http://t.co/aUN3EsFcXK via lessentiel
From @OscarsBarLux on Thu Oct 23 04:38:17 EDT 2014 THURSDAY at @OscarsBarLux #moien #luxembourg #food #drink http://t.co/YTu3adqLjH
From @Julien_Callet on Thu Oct 23 04:38:16 EDT 2014 Google Street View débarque au Luxembourg http://t.co/UKcBjnCiHA via @lessentiel
From @BNPP_PI_Lux on Thu Oct 23 04:38:05 EDT 2014 Des investisseurs rassurés par des résultats solides publiés par plusieurs multinationales américaines http://t.co/eoIokEWUO4 #Finance #NEWS
From @lancephoto on Thu Oct 23 04:37:47 EDT 2014 Huge order of film for a good customer in Luxembourg. Shipping out today! 3 days left before closing for some weeks. http://t.co/C3RE3dAhvQ
From @QBarLux on Thu Oct 23 04:37:16 EDT 2014 RT @OscarsDinerLux: Thursday @OscarsDinerLux #moien #luxembourg http://t.co/HG1pFWoHL6
From @Q42lux on Thu Oct 23 04:36:58 EDT 2014 RT @OscarsDinerLux: Thursday @OscarsDinerLux #moien #luxembourg http://t.co/HG1pFWoHL6
From @SFCronickle on Thu Oct 23 04:35:34 EDT 2014 Digest: Damning #NCAA report on North Carolina; plus, ... http://t.co/4EPsTBJr9u #ACC #DeanSmith #Luxembourg
From @AllenOvery_LU on Thu Oct 23 04:35:34 EDT 2014 On 15 October 2014, the Luxembourg Minister of Finance submitted the draft budget for 2015 to the Parliament http://t.co/yGqIznXJgk
From @OscarsDinerLux on Thu Oct 23 04:34:55 EDT 2014 Thursday @OscarsDinerLux #moien #luxembourg http://t.co/HG1pFWoHL6
From @rklimbie on Thu Oct 23 04:34:07 EDT 2014 RT @charlinelebrun: #StreetView débarque au #Luxembourg http://t.co/HXya9QPIdG #googlemaps #google
From @USEmbLuxembourg on Thu Oct 23 04:32:59 EDT 2014 http://t.co/NJSSEGbZVP
From @W4_BizJobsLUX on Thu Oct 23 04:32:30 EDT 2014 Deloitte: Regulatory Advisory Manager / Senior Manager (m/f) ? Job based in Luxembourg in #LuxemburgCity #job http://t.co/U6Z1teQM2k
From @RomaCongressi on Thu Oct 23 04:32:30 EDT 2014 Qual è il paese europeo più ferrato nelle lingue straniere? Presto detto...... http://t.co/qrD5gZAL92
From @W4_BizJobsLUX on Thu Oct 23 04:32:28 EDT 2014 SAP Security/Authorisation-Workflow Specialist (m/f) - Job based in Luxembourg in #LuxemburgCity at Deloitte #job http://t.co/uKHs3cER9V