Luxembourg - Facts and Information
Long Name: Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
Long Name (local): Grand Duche de Luxembourg
Member of European Union: Yes, 1957
International Dialing Code: +352
Capital City: Luxembourg
National Tourist Office: Luxembourg National Tourist Office
Foreign Embassies in Luxembourg: Australia | Canada | U.K. | U.S.
Embassies and Visa Information: In Australia | In Canada | In the U.K. | In the U.S.
Nationality: Noun - Luxembourger(s), Adjective - Luxembourg
Government Type: constitutional monarchy
Ethnic Groups: Celtic base (with French and German blend), Portuguese, Italian, Slavs (from Montenegro, Albania, and Kosovo) and European (guest and resident workers)
Religions: 87% Roman Catholic, 13% Protestants, Jews, and Muslims (2000)
Languages: Luxembourgish (national language), German (administrative language), French (administrative language)
Monetary Unit: 1 Euro = 100 cents
Area: 2,586 sq km - slightly smaller than Rhode Island
Climate: Modified continental with mild winters, cool summers
Population: 462,690 (July 2004 est.)
Sex Ratio: 0.97 male(s)/female (2004 est.)
Median Age: 38.3 years, male 37.4 years, female 39.3 years (2004 est.)
Life Expectancy: 78.58 years, male 75.31 years, female 82.07 years (2004 est.)
Population Growth Rate: 1.28% (2004 est.)
Net Migration Rate: 8.97 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Unemployment Rate: 3.6% (2003 est.)
Gross National Income: US$43,940 (2003, World Bank)
Export Commodities: Machinery and equipment, steel products, chemicals, rubber products, glass
Export Partners: Germany 23.3%, France 19%, Belgium 10.4%, UK 9.1%, Italy 6.8%, Spain 4.6%, Netherlands 4.3% (2003 est.)
Import Commodities: Minerals, metals, foodstuffs, quality consumer goods
Import Partners: Belgium 29%, Germany 22.9%, France 11.4%, China 10.9%, Netherlands 4.8% (2003 est.)
Natural Resources: Iron ore (no longer exploited), arable land
Public Television: RTL Radio Letzebuerg
Public Radio: RTL Radio Letzebuerg
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Outline map courtesy of WorldAtlas.com.
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