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

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

Luxembourg's most recent News and Stories



Publisher: NPRWed, 03 Feb 2016 13:16:10 -0800
Luxembourg Hopes To Rocket To Front Of Asteroid-Mining Space Race

The government of Luxembourg announced Wednesday that the country will be investing in the as-yet-unrealized industry of asteroid mining. The tiny European country will be funding research into the extraction of minerals from objects in space, working ...   read full story

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Publisher: SpaceNewsWed, 03 Feb 2016 05:13:11 -0800
Luxembourg to invest in space-based asteroid mining read full story
Publisher: Orlando SentinelThu, 04 Feb 2016 14:41:15 -0800
Luxembourg plans jump into asteroid-mining read full story
Publisher: CNBCWed, 03 Feb 2016 03:30:41 -0800
Lift-off: Luxembourg's asteroid mining plan read full story
Publisher: ABC OnlineWed, 03 Feb 2016 14:44:31 -0800
Luxembourg plans to pioneer asteroid mining read full story
Publisher: The GuardianWed, 03 Feb 2016 08:10:23 -0800
Luxembourg aims to be big player in possible asteroid mining read full story
Publisher: Christian Science MonitorWed, 03 Feb 2016 13:33:45 -0800
Tiny luxembourg seeks global leadership in asteroid mining read full story


Publisher: Luxemburger Wort - English EditionFri, 05 Feb 2016 00:26:15 -0800
According to Portuguese authorities: Jihadist from Luxembourg appears in IS ...

The jihadi who appears in a recent video of the IS is Portuguese-Luxembourgish Steve Duarte, the Portuguese newspaper "Expresso" has reported. Portuguese security services have confirmed the identity, according to the Lisbon-based daily "Correio da ...   read full story


Publisher: Business InsiderFri, 05 Feb 2016 14:18:45 -0800
A tiny European country just made an unprecedented move in the space mining ...

The Luxembourg Government became the first European country to express serious interest in the potentially lucrative business of asteroid mining on Wednesday. Some have gone so far as to say that asteroid mining could grow to become the world's first ...   read full story

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Publisher: PerfScienceFri, 05 Feb 2016 02:52:30 -0800
After Europe, the US and Japan, Luxembourg announces to Step into Asteroid-mining read full story
Publisher: Financial TimesFri, 05 Feb 2016 04:11:15 -0800
Asteroid mining is not science fiction read full story
Publisher: IT News OnlineThu, 04 Feb 2016 22:56:15 -0800
Luxembourg to Launch Framework to Support the Future Use of Space Resources read full story


Publisher: Yahoo NewsFri, 05 Feb 2016 00:03:45 -0800
Luxembourg's Asselborn urges Putin to help with cease fire in Syria

BERLIN (Reuters) - Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday to help bring about a ceasefire in Syria as tens of thousands Syrians flee aerial bombardments on the city of Aleppo. "It's up to ...   read full story

Luxembourg Tweets

From @BhiveD381 on Fri Feb 05 19:03:53 EST 2016 A tiny European country just made an unprecedented move in the space mining business #mining #bhive https://t.co/mh9tZZ2YNn
From @xfhg on Fri Feb 05 19:02:54 EST 2016 Luxembourg Just Announced a Plan to Mine Asteroids ? And It Could Be Worth Trillions / https://t.co/3eZJ8dgIUa
From @JSkyLevy on Fri Feb 05 19:02:16 EST 2016 Luxembourg Just Announced a Plan to Mine Asteroids ? And It Could Be Worth Trillions https://t.co/5SS2OjMl4W
From @MikerTweety on Fri Feb 05 19:01:44 EST 2016 #Ascendant / #MediumCoeli for Luxembourg, L for now (23h58m01s UT): 06°48'26.3'' #Scorpio (AC) / 18°47'57.2'' #Leo (MC)
From @acmc_clock_euro on Fri Feb 05 19:01:14 EST 2016 #Ascendant / #MediumCoeli for Luxembourg, L for now (23h58m01s UT): 06°48'26.3'' #Scorpio (AC) / 18°47'57.2'' #Leo (MC)
From @maartenzam on Fri Feb 05 19:00:34 EST 2016 @micahstubbs Not from 1 border, from ?a? border: % of workforce working abroad. France seems to be not attractive, Luxembourg does :-)
From @TimMilne on Fri Feb 05 19:00:15 EST 2016 Luxembourg to develop asteroid mining https://t.co/iQk31MzoS1
From @BusinessNews40 on Fri Feb 05 18:59:40 EST 2016 A tiny European country just made an unprecedented move in the space mining business https://t.co/KDPNO4FpgD #Busi? https://t.co/7NstuTB1l0
From @derekbarry on Fri Feb 05 18:58:26 EST 2016 Possibly feeling affinity with other small clumps of rock, Luxembourg wants to lead the way in asteroid mining https://t.co/XHuufaolWc
From @Landsbankilux on Fri Feb 05 18:56:00 EST 2016 WHO is going to FINE LUXEMBOURG'S Laundering Bankruptcy administration lawyer Yvette HAMILIUS, inept Supervision... https://t.co/7oxk5tLMRL
From @stayourself_ on Fri Feb 05 18:54:42 EST 2016 @AudreyBnch_ @SosoTysha LUXEMBOURG
From @AlinaDeniau on Fri Feb 05 18:54:42 EST 2016 RT @martinlessard: L'exploitation des astroides: Le Luxembourg veut supporter les mineurs de l'espace https://t.co/Qv5GV1aSBV https://t.co/?
From @GetLuckyKids on Fri Feb 05 18:53:13 EST 2016 #Kids friendly hotels #HotelPonteVecchio #LuxembourgCity starting at EUR69 https://t.co/I8SWwGyS9B https://t.co/Qv4VtF6t9d
From @AlinaDeniau on Fri Feb 05 18:51:54 EST 2016 RT @yochum: A tiny European country just made an unprecedented move in the space mining business https://t.co/YfXUCCrd58 #technews