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About Luxembourg in detail
Where is Luxembourg?
Luxembourg, in case if you are looking on the map under the Coordinates 49 36 N 6 07 E otherwise in Europe, in Western Europe, between France and Germany.
What is the capital of Luxembourg?
The capital city of Luxembourg is: Luxembourg.
What is the time in Luxembourg?
It is 6 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time, the timezone of Luxembourg is: UTC+1.
What is the Internet code for Luxembourg?
The Top Level Domain (TLD) for Luxembourg is: .lu
What is the size of Luxembourg?
The territory of Luxembourg is total: 2,586 sq km; land: 2,586 sq km, water: 0 sq km.
If we want to describe the size of the territory of Luxembourg is slightly smaller than Rhode Island.
If we would like to walk around and discover Luxembourg, we can do that by covering the distance of total: 327 km.
What is the water coverage of Luxembourg?
We have mentioned already on this website, that what percentage of Luxembourg is covered by water (see below), and this includes 0 km (landlocked country) coastline.
What is the climate like in Luxembourg?
The climate of Luxembourg is modified continental with mild winters, cool summers.
Geographical data of Luxembourg
The elevation of Luxembourg; mean elevation: 325 m, elevation extremes; lowest point: Moselle River 133 m, highest point: Buurgplaatz 559 m.
The typical geographical details of Luxembourg include mostly gently rolling uplands with broad, shallow valleys; uplands to slightly mountainous in the north; steep slope down to Moselle flood plain in the southeast.
If we would like to describe the countries location from a different point of view, it is safe to say, and easy to read from a map, Luxembourg is landlocked country; the only grand duchy in the world.
Resources and land use of Luxembourg
The country’s main mined products are iron ore (no longer exploited), arable land. The population partly uses the earlier highlighted land territory and partly left in its natural state: agricultural land: 50.7%; arable land 24%; permanent crops 0.6%; permanent pasture 26.1%; forest: 33.5%; other: 15.8% (2011 estimate).
Population data of Luxembourg
The number of inhabitants of Luxembourg is 582,291 (July 2016 estimate).
If we examine the proportion of population distribution, it is safe to say that most people live in the south, on or near the border with France.
If we are looking at the proportion of the urbanized and barely populated areas, these are the figures: urban population: 90.2% of total population (2015).
Most of the population in Luxembourg is concentrated in LUXEMBOURG (capital) 107,000 (2014).
Ethnicity in Luxembourg
According to ethnicity details, the ethnic groups in this country are the following: Luxembourger 54.1%, Portuguese 16.4%, French 7%, Italian 3.5%, Belgian 3.3%, German 2.3%, British 1.1%, other 12.3%note: represents population by nationality (2015 estimate).
Spoken languages in Luxembourg
The spoken languages in Luxembourg are the following: Luxembourgish (official language administrative and judicial language and national language (spoken vernacular)) 88.8%, French (official language administrative, judicial, and legislative language) 4.2%, Portuguese 2.3%, German (official language administrative and judicial language) 1.1%, other 3.5% (2011 estimate).
What are the most important religions in Luxembourg?
During the general census, researchers examine the churches, according to this: Roman Catholic 87%, other (includes Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim) 13% (2000).
Further population data of Luxembourg
The proportion of gender and age tells a lot about the society as follows 0-14 years: 16.82% (male 50,445 / female 47,525) 15-24 years: 12.26% (male 36,578 / female 34,788) 25-54 years: 44.34% (male 132,434 / female 125,748) 55-64 years: 11.63% (male 34,321 / female 33,379) 65 years and over: 14.95% (male 38,614 / female 48,459) (2016 estimate). It also a significant factor in a society the population growth rate, which in the case of Luxembourg is 2.05% (2016 estimate).
The population growth rate is based on two elements, the birth, and the death rate. In Luxembourg the birth rate is 11.4 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate), the death rate 7.3 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate).
In this day and age in the developed societies, the first child borns later compared to the previous centuries and decades, so the childbearing is extended. In Luxembourg the average age of mothers at the first childbirth is .
In the best case scenario despite the fact that the birth of the children is postponed, the parents are still able to see their kids grow as the life expectancy is also extended. In the case of Luxembourg, these figures are . With the introduction of modern medicine, the vaccinations and the proper hygienic conditions, the infant mortality rate is in a steep decline. The infant mortality statistics in Luxembourg are the following: . Relevant data is the budget of healthcare, which is in the case of this country is 6.6% of GDP (2014).
Economic data of Luxembourg
If we would like to describe a country, we also have to mention its economy; This small, stable, high-income economy has historically featured solid growth, low inflation, and low unemployment. The industrial sector, initially dominated by steel, has become increasingly diversified to include chemicals, machinery and equipment, ruLuxembourg experienced uneven economic growth in the aftermath of the global economic crisis that began in late 2008. Luxembourg's GDP contracted 3.6% in 2009, but has steadily recovered since 2013. Unemployment has remained below the EU average despite hThe country continues to enjoy an extraordinarily high standard of living - GDP per capita ranks among the highest in the world and is the highest in the euro zone. Luxembourg has one of the highest current account surpluses as a share of GDP in the euroLuxembourg has lost some of its advantage as a favorable tax location because of OECD and EU pressure. In 2015, the government’s compliance with EU requirements to implement automatic exchange of tax information on savings accounts - thus ending banking s.
GDP is an important figure as all the relevant calculations and statistics are based on it. GDP in Luxembourg is $60.98 billion (2015 estimate).
An another important indicator is the rate of the GDP growth, which in Luxembourg is 3.5% (2016 estimate) 4.8% (2015 estimate) 4.1% (2014 estimate).
These statistics are affecting the world economy, remember in 2015 when the Chinese real GDP growth rate was worse than expected; The world markets fall, and the Chinese stock exchange was temporally suspended.
A further major factor of a country’s economy, the GDP per capita. In Luxembourg this is $102,000 (2016 estimate) $100,800 (2015 estimate) $98,400 (2014 estimate).
In the case of the economy, the Trinity is in common places, such as agriculture, industry, and services.
What are the agricultural products Luxembourg produces?
The main agricultural products of Luxembourg are grapes, barley, oats, potatoes, wheat, fruits; dairy and livestock products.
Regarding the economy, the important segments are banking and financial services, construction, real estate services, iron, metals, and steel, information technology, telecommunications, cargo transportation and logistics, chemicals, engineering, tires, glass, aluminum, tourism, biotechnology. The crucial and regularly mentioned GDP is based on banking and financial services, construction, real estate services, iron, metals, and steel, information technology, telecommunications, cargo transportation and logistics, chemicals, engineering, tires, glass, aluminum, tourism, biotechnology.
Drinking water source in Luxembourg
It is important to mention, that - thanks to the development of the infrastructure -, the rate of potable water improved: urban: 100% of population, rural: 100% of population, total: 100% of population. Unimproved: urban: 0% of population, rural: 0% of population, total: 0% of population (2015 estimate).
Average number of childbirth in Luxembourg
In Luxembourg the average number of childbirth is 1.61 children born / woman (2016 estimate).
Population, median age, migration, and citizenship in Luxembourg
The average age of the population is total: 39.2 years; male: 38.6 years, female: 39.9 years (2016 estimate). The age of adulthood varies in every country of the world in Luxembourg it is 18 years of age, universal and compulsory.
In this age when we are experiencing an unprecedented scale of migration and globalization, it is an important factor the number of new coming immigrants. In Luxembourg is 16.3 migrant(s) / 1,000 population (2016 estimate). It is important to know, how to apply for citizenship: citizenship by birth: limited to situations where the parents are either unknown, stateless, or when the nationality law of the parents' state of origin does not permit acquisition of citizenship by descent when the birth occurs outside of national territorycitizenship by descent: at least one parent must be a citizen of Luxembourg. Dual citizenship recognized: yes, residency requirement for naturalization: 7 years.
Is Luxembourg a safe destination? Healthcare services and contagious diseases in Luxembourg
Many of the travelers are looking into the healthcare services and contagious diseases of their destinations. In Luxembourg density of the hospital beds is 5.4 beds / 1,000 population (2010).
According to WHO rating regarding contagious diseases in Luxembourg the N/A.
However, the HIV is not curable but maintainable. Let’s do not forget when the disease surfaced it was a world threatening condition. Unfortunately, in some countries, it is still very high the number of infected patients and fatalities as a result of the disease.
In Luxembourg the number of HIV/AIDS deaths: .
Regarding tourism the obesity, not an important issue, but we have to mention among the health statistics, as it is the plague of the 20th and the 21st century. The rate obese adults in Luxembourg is 24.8% (2014).
What are the natural hazards Luxembourg? Is there any?
The most known natural risks in Luxembourg are N/A.
More interesting facts about Luxembourg
A few words about the past, as every country and society its connected to its history; Founded in 963, Luxembourg became a grand duchy in 1815 and an independent state under the Netherlands. It lost more than half of its territory to Belgium in 1839 but gained a larger measure of autonomy. Full independence was attained in 1867. Overrun by Germany in both world wars, it ended its neutrality in 1948 when it entered into the Benelux Customs Union and when it joined NATO the following year. In 1957, Luxembourg became one of the six founding countries of the EEC (later the EU), and in 1999 it joined the euro currency area..
In every nation's memory, there are cornerstones that placed the country on the timeline of history. The date of declaration of independence of Luxembourg: 1839 (from the Netherlands).
The flag and other symbols of Luxembourg
The colors, symbols, and animals on the flag usually have a historical background or related to an important milestone or memory of the nation.
This case is not an exception either, three equal horizontal bands of red (top), white, and light blue; similar to the flag of the Netherlands, which uses a darker blue and is shorter; the coloring is derived from the Grand Duke's coat of arms (a red lion on a white and blue striped field).
Apart from the flag, the symbol of the national unity is the national anthem. The main purpose of the anthem is to share the nation's core values, endeavors, and the patriotic feelings.
National symbols of Luxembourg: lion; national colors: red, white, light blue.
Constitution of Luxembourg
The existence of the nation based on the constitution. Some constitutions knew around the world, like the U.S. Constitution that accepted on 17th of September 1787, in Philadelphia, the Constitution of United States of America.
It is not related to the declaration of independence that was stolen by Nicolas Cage in the movie National Treasure 🙂
What is the legal system of Luxembourg?
Most of the times the legal system of a country is in the focus of lawyers. It is a common fact that there are two main approaches in the world, “the law in books” and “the law in action.”
In the Anglo-Saxon world, the practice is the “law in action” while in the rest of the world where the law based on Roman law, the “law in books.”
The legal system of Luxembourg is civil law system.
It was Aristotle, who founded the theory of 3 separations of powers. In his view, these are the council of public affairs, the magistrates, and the justice system. In the age of enlightenment was the time when terminologies have been defined, the way we still use them. In most of the democratic countries, the three authorities are separated from each other. In dictatorships, the authorities are usually interwoven in one hand.
About the legislative branch of Luxembourg, we can highlight the following structures unicameral Chamber of Deputies or Chambre des Deputes (60 seats; members directly elected in multi-seat constituencies by proportional representation vote; members serve 5-year terms); note - a 21-member Council of State appointed by the Grand Duke on the advice of the prime minister serves as an advisory body to the Chamber of Deputieselections: last held on 20 October 2013 (next to be held by June 2018)election results: percent of vote by party - CSV 33.7%, LSAP 20.3%, DP 18.3%, Green Party 10.1%, ADR 6.6%, The Left 4.9%, other 6.1%; seats by party - CSV 23, LSAP 13, DP 13, Green Party 6, ADR 3, The Left 2.
About the unemployment rate, labor force, and poverty line in Luxembourg
One of the major problems of the 21st-century economy is the unemployment. Governments are struggling to maintain a low level of the unemployment rate, but as a result of automation, the cheap 3rd world labor and the outsourcing of workflow, these attempts are failing. In Luxembourg the labor force is 272,000 (2016 estimate). Please bear in mind that the population in Luxembourg is total: 3.4 deaths / 1,000 live births; male: 3.8 deaths / 1,000 live births, female: 3 deaths / 1,000 live births (2016 estimate) - as we already mentioned above.
The rate of unemployment in Luxembourg is 6.7% (2016 estimate).
It is widely known that the gap between the rich and poor is widening on an enormous scale.
According to the 2017 shocking Oxfam report, the richest eight people’s fortune is equal to the fortune of the poorest half of the world's population.
In Luxembourg, the income of the households and consumption compared to the entire population: lowest 10%: 3.5% highhest 10%: 23.8% (2000).
Another widely used indicator is the so-called GINI index, which measures the inequalities of statistical dispersion, but mainly used for measuring the sharing of income and fortune.
The GINI index is named after its founder Corrado Gini an Italian economist. Gini index has grades between 0-1, but often it is used on a percentage basis. It is 0 if the examined criteria territorial distribution is equal. It is one if the criteria is concentrated on the territory. In Luxembourg the GINI index is .30,4 (2013 estimate).
The states usually set up a poverty line, which is more or less is a subjective measure. It varies by country its base is often the minimum pension, the incomes of the poorest 20 percent, the X percent of income per capita Etc.
In Luxembourg the people living under the poverty line is lowest 10%: 3.5% highhest 10%: 23.8% (2000).
About the budget and central governments debt of Luxembourg
Available budget mainly defines the state's economy. The budget of Luxembourg is; revenues: $25.85 billion, expenditures: $25.52 billion (2016 estimate). Taxes and other revenues are 42.4% of GDP (2016 estimate).
The budget deficit (Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)) is .
The fiscal year in Luxembourg is calendar year.
In country’s economy, we have to consider the public debt. Public debt is the consolidated sum of the state local, federal and central governments debt.
Inflation rate and prime lending rate in Luxembourg
A few further interesting and important economic data are the fallowing; Inflation rate: -0.1% (2016 estimate), 0.1% (2015 estimate) and the rate of the Commercial bank prime lending rate: N/A.
Export/import partners and data of Luxembourg
Luxembourg, with the export of products, industrial tools, and other services, generates revenue. The export value in Luxembourg is: $17.1 billion (2016 estimate), $17.81 billion (2015 estimate). The total revenue of these activities: machinery and equipment, steel products, chemicals, rubber products, glass.
The most important export partners of Luxembourg are the Germany 22.1%, Belgium 16.7%, France 16.6%, UK 4.7%, Italy 4.6%, Netherlands 4% (2015).
The most important imported products are: commercial aircraft, minerals, chemicals, metals, foodstuffs, luxury consumer goods, and the countries from where the import is coming: Belgium 27.6%, Germany 22.9%, China 11.7%, France 9.5%, US 8.4%, Netherlands 4.2%, Mexico 4.1% (2015).
Renewable energies used in Luxembourg
As an attempt to suppress the pollution of the environment, renewable energies has to replace the fossil energy. The more the proportion of renewable energies in a country means more effort against the pollution. Luxembourg, the indicator of how much of country’s produced energy is coming from hydroelectric source is 1.9% of total installed capacity (2012 estimate).
To indicate how much another renewable energy is produced is the 9.1% of total installed capacity (2012 estimate).
Telecommunication data of Luxembourg, calling code
To maintain the economy, the development of a reliable and modern telecommunications infrastructure is crucial. We can say the following about Luxembourg; highly developed, completely automated and efficient system, mainly buried cablesdomestic: fixed-line teledensity about 50 per 100 persons; nationwide mobile-cellular telephone system with market for mobile-cellular phones virtually saturatedinternational: country code - 352 (2015).
Transport infrastructure in Luxembourg
In the 21st century, we often say that the world has become small and there are no distances anymore. With widespread air travel when (sometimes) there are no visa restrictions, it is easy to reach other countries, but in case the distance is not too long, we can also use railway or water transportation.
The number of airports in Luxembourg: 2 (2013), and the number of heliports: 1 (2013).
The total length of the roadways in Luxembourg: total: 2,899 km, paved: 2,899 km (includes 152 km of expressways) (2011).
The total length of the waterways in Luxembourg: 37 km (on Moselle River) (2010).
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Facts about Luxembourg
Name of the country: conventional long form: Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, conventional short form: Luxembourg, local long form: Grand Duchee de Luxembourg, local short form: Luxembourg, etymology: from the Celtic "lucilem" (little) and the German "burg" (castle or fortress) to produce the meaning of the "little castle".
|Abbrevation: Luxembourg||Geographic coordinates:
49 45 N, 6 10 E
|Capital of Luxembourg: Luxembourg||GPS of the Capital:
49 36 N 6 07 E
|Position: Western Europe, between France and Germany|
|Land area: total: 2,586 sq km; land: 2,586 sq km, water: 0 sq km||Terrain: mostly gently rolling uplands with broad, shallow valleys; uplands to slightly mountainous in the north; steep slope down to Moselle flood plain in the southeast
||Area comparative: slightly smaller than Rhode Island|
|Population: 582,291 (July 2016 estimate)||Population grow rate: 2.05% (2016 estimate)||Sex ratio: at birth: 1.06 male(s) / female, 0-14 years: 1.06 male(s) / female, 15-24 years: 1.05 male(s) / female, 25-54 years: 1.05 male(s) / female, 55-64 years: 1.03 male(s) / female, 65 years and over: 0.79 male(s) / female, total population: 1.01 male(s) / female, (2016 estimate)|
|Exports: $17.1 billion (2016 estimate), $17.81 billion (2015 estimate)||Imports: $18.33 billion (2016 estimate), $20.22 billion (2015 estimate)||Import partners: Belgium 27.6%, Germany 22.9%, China 11.7%, France 9.5%, US 8.4%, Netherlands 4.2%, Mexico 4.1% (2015)|
|Urbanization: urban population: 90.2% of total population (2015)||Major urban area(s): LUXEMBOURG (capital) 107,000 (2014)||Median age: total: 39.2 years; male: 38.6 years, female: 39.9 years (2016 estimate)
|Internet users: total: 555,000. Percent of population: 97.3% (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (fixed lines): total subscriptions: 276,900. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 49 (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (mobile, cellular): total: 807,000. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 141 (July 2015 estimate)|
|Unemployment rate: 6.7% (2016 estimate)||Nationality: Luxembourger(s) adjective: Luxembourg||National holidays: National Day (birthday of Grand Duke Henri) 23 June|
|Life expectancy at birth: total population: 82.3 years. Male: 79.8 years, female: 84.9 years (2016 estimate)||Total fertility rate: 1.61 children born / woman (2016 estimate)||Birthrate: 11.4 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)|
|Literacy: N/A||Legal system: civil law system||Suffrage: 18 years of age, universal and compulsory|
|Industries: banking and financial services, construction, real estate services, iron, metals, and steel, information technology, telecommunications, cargo transportation and logistics, chemicals, engineering, tires, glass, aluminum, tourism, biotechnology||Industrial production growth rate: 1.7% (2016 estimate)||GDP real growth rate: 3.5% (2016 estimate) 4.8% (2015 estimate) 4.1% (2014 estimate)|
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