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LUXEMBOURG

Location: Europe
Capital:
Luxembourg (80.000 inhab.)
Main Cities:
Esch-sur-Alzette, Dudelange, Differdange
Population:
436,000
Area:
2,586 km2
Coin:
1 euro = 100 cents
Languages:
Luxembourgish, French, German
Religions:
Roman Catholic
The Independence's Year:
1868
Mountains:
Ardennes

 

 

 

It is the only Grand Duchy of Europe, occupies 2.500 Kmq of softly mountainous territory on the Ardennes among Belgium, Germany and France.
It is one of the states founders of the European Community; it has per capita income more elevated to the world and it occupies the 4 place in the classification of the world economic competitiveness.
Over the 30% of the population is of foreign origin because of the strong migration flows.
The capital is a beautiful city, with spectacular valleys and with numerous bridges that cross them; but the most beautiful center is undoubtedly the country of Vianden, with a cluster of houses to the feet of a spectacular castle.

* Information and news of every kind (and photographic documentation) about Luxembourg are to disposition of the partners of the Worldwide Geographic Academy: info@accademiageograficamondiale.com

 

 

Il borgo di Vianden Il castello di Vianden La Cattedrale di Lussemburgo La città bassa di Lussemburgo

Le rocce di Vianden Viadotti a Lussemburgo Vianden

Photographies to greater solution can be found to the page The Old Europe Gallery