Location: Western Europe
Time zone: CET
Total area: 2,586 km²
Land area: 2,586 km²
Water area: 0 km²
Length of the state border: 359 km
Belgium: 148 km
Germany: 138 km
France: 73 km
Coastline: 0 km
Diekirch, Grevenmacher, Luxembourg
Electric current: 230 V / 50 Hz
Telephone code: 00 352 (Source: Allcitycodes)
Highest point: Burgplatz 559 m
Population: approx. 520,000 residents (Countryaah, 2021)
Population growth: 1.1% per year
Population density (residents per km²): 201
Life expectancy: 77 (male), 83 (female)
Official language: Luxembourgish, German, French
- 87% Roman Catholic
- 13% other
The prevailing temperate Western European climate has an average temperature of 15-27 ° C in summer.
In winter it is relatively cool with occasional snowfalls and daytime temperatures between -4 ° C and + 10 ° C.
Currency / finance
Currency unit: € / Euro (EUR)
Division: 1 € = 100 cents
ATMs: There are many available.
International credit cards: These are accepted by many hotels and shops.
Regulations: Foreign and national currencies can be imported and exported in unlimited amounts.
The following may be carried duty-free:
- 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 250 g of tobacco
- 2 liters of alcoholic beverages
- small amounts of perfume
(Information applies to people aged 18 and over)
Tourists and people in transit can bring items of personal use with them duty-free.
There is currently no country-specific safety notice for Luxembourg.
Banking and steel processing are the most important industries in Luxembourg and generate most of the gross domestic product.
Industries: banking, chemicals, iron and steel processing, food production
Natural resources: iron ores, agricultural land
- Usable land: 24%
- Grain cultivation: 1%
- Pasture area: 20%
- Forests: 21%
- other: 34%