Luxembourg

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Coordinates: 49°45′N 6°10′E / 49.750°N 6.167°E / 49.750; 6.167

Grand Duchy o Luxembourg
  • Groussherzogtum Lëtzebuerg  (Luxembourgis)
  • Großherzogtum Luxemburg  (German)
  • Grand-Duché de Luxembourg  (French)
Banner o Luxembourg
Coat o airms o Luxembourg
Banner Coat o airms
Motto: 
"Mir wëlle bleiwe wat mir sinn" (Luxembourgis)
"We want tae remeen whit we are"
Anthem: "Ons Heemecht"
"Oor Hameland"
Location o  Luxembourg  (daurk green)– on the European continent  (green & daurk grey)– in the European Union  (green)
Location o  Luxembourg  (daurk green)

– on the European continent  (green & daurk grey)
– in the European Union  (green)

Capital
an lairgest ceety
Luxembourg Ceety
49°36′N 6°7′E / 49.600°N 6.117°E / 49.600; 6.117
Offeecial leids Luxembourgish
French
German[1]
Naitionality (2013)
Demonym Luxembourgish, Luxembourger
Govrenment Unitar pairlamentar constitutional monarchy
Henri
Xavier Bettel
Etienne Schneider
Legislatur Chaumer o Deputes
Unthirldom
• frae the French Empire an elevation tae Grand Duchy o Luxembourg
15 Mairch 1815
• Unthirldom in personal Union wi the Netherlands Treaty o Lunnon)
19 Apryle 1839
• Reaffirmation o Unthirldom Treaty o Lunnon
11 Mey 1867
23 November 1890
• frae the German Reich
1944 / 1945
Aurie
• Tot
2,586.4 km2 (998.6 sq mi) (168t)
• Watter (%)
0.60%
Population
• Apryle 2015 estimate
576,249[3] (170t)
• 2001 census
439,539
• Density
222.8/km2 (577.0/sq mi) (60th)
GDP (PPP) 2017 estimate
• Total
$63.549 billion[4] (94t)
• Per capita
$107,736[4] (2nt)
GDP (nominal) 2017 estimate
• Total
$59.997 billion[4] (71st)
• Per capita
$101,715[4] (3rd)
Gini (2014) positive decrease 28.7[5]
law · 19t
HDI (2015) Increase 0.898[6]
very heich · 20th
Siller Euro ()b (EUR)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
• Summer (DST)
CEST (UTC+2)
Drives on the richt
Cawin code +352
Internet TLD .luc
  1. Not the same as the Het Wilhelmus of the Netherlands.
  2. Before 1999, Luxembourgish franc.
  3. The .eu domain is an aa uised, as it is shared wi ither European Union member states.
  4. ^ "CIA – The World Factbook – Field Listing – Distribution of family income – Gini index". United States government. Retrieved 3 Mey 2013. 

The Grand Duchy o Luxembourg (Luxembourgis: Groussherzogtum Lëtzebuerg. Frainch: Grand-Duché de Luxembourg. German: Großherzogtum Luxemburg) is a wee laundlockit kintra in Wastren Europe laund mairched alang wi Fraunce, Belgium an Germany. It haes near aboot 500,000 indwallers.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Strictly speakin, thare is no offeecial leid in Luxembourg. No leid is mentioned in the Constitution; ither laws anerly speak aboot Luxembourgish as "naitional leid" an French an German as "admeenistrative leids".
  2. "La progression de la population du Grand-Duché continue: 537 039 résidants au 1er janvier 2013." Statnews 16/2013, op statec.lu, 18 Apryle 2013. (in French).
  3. "Still more people in Luxembourg".  Retrieved 24 August 2016
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 "Luxembourg". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 2 Aprile 2016. 
  5. "Gini coefficient of equivalised disposable income (source: SILC)". Eurostat Data Explorer. Retrieved 4 December 2015. 
  6. "2016 Human Development Report". United Nations Development Programme. 2016. Retrieved 25 Mairch 2017.