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Luxembourg is located in Western Europe part of Europe. It's total area is 2.6K km² and 34.5% of it is forest area. As of 2022 it has a total population of 653K. 91.9% lives in cities whereas 8.1% lives in rural areas.
Luxembourg ( (listen) LUK-səm-burg; Luxembourgish: Lëtzebuerg [ˈlətsəbuəɕ] (listen); French: Luxembourg [lyksɑ̃buʁ]; German: Luxemburg [ˈlʊksm̩bʊʁk]), officially the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is a small landlocked country in Western Europe. It borders Belgium to the west and north, Germany to the east, and France to the south. Its capital and most populous city, Luxembourg, is one of the four institutional seats of the European Union (together with Brussels, Frankfurt, and Strasbourg) and the seat of several EU institutions, notably the Court of Justice of the European Union, the highest judicial authority. Luxembourg's culture, people, and languages are highly intertwined with its French and German neighbors; while Luxembourgish is the only national language of the Luxembourgish people, French is the only legal language, and all three — Luxembourgish, French and German — are considered official languages and are used for administrative matters in the country.With an area of 2,586 square kilometers (998 sq mi), Luxembourg is one of the smallest countries in Europe. In 2022, it had a population of 645,397, which makes it one of the least-populated countries in Europe, albeit with the highest population growth rate; foreigners account for nearly half the population. Luxembourg is a representative democracy headed by a constitutional monarch, Grand Duke Henri, making it the world's only remaining sovereign grand duchy.

Luxembourg is a developed country with an advanced economy and one of the world's highest GDP (PPP) per capita. The city of Luxembourg was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994 due to the exceptional preservation of its vast fortifications and historic quarters. Luxembourg is a founding member of the European Union, OECD, the United Nations, NATO, and the Benelux. It served on the United Nations Security Council for the first time in 2013 and 2014.

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💬 Languages

German, French, Luxembourgish are the official languages.

💵 Currencies

The official currency is Euro [1 USD = 0.922 EUR].

🏧 Cash / Credit card usage

Credit cards are widely used in Luxembourg [2017: %69.79525685]. Though we still suggest carrying some cash in your travels. Approximately there are a total of 🏧 675 ATM's in Luxembourg.

🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Tourism

In 2019, 1M tourists arrived to Luxembourg. In 2019, tourism has contributed to Luxembourg economy with a total of 6.3B $ income (%4.7).

📱 Bandwidth

Mobile internet & wifi is fast with 98.69 Mbps. Broadband is 🚀very fast with 145.24 Mbps.

Mobile & Wifi (3.14 / 10)

Broadband (5.11 / 10)

☀️ Climate

Averag yearly temperature is ❄️ 9 °C and cold. Current 3 months (May, June and July) average is 🌤️ 16 °C and warm. Current season (spring) is ❄️ 9 °C and cold.
Yearly average9 °C ❄️
3 month average16 °C 🌤️
Spring average9 °C ❄️
Summer average17 °C 🌤️
Fall average10 °C ❄️
Winter average2 °C ❄️
About seasons: Remember that seasons in Southern Hemisphere are opposite of the Northern one. This means that in Argentina and Australia, winter begins in June. Currently season averages are rendered according Northern Hemisphere.

📈 Economics

In 2022, gross national income (GNI) was 58B $ and with %-3.6 decrease GNI per capita was 89K $. In 2022, consumer inflation was calculated as %6.3.
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