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Luxembourg City

Geographical situation
Longitude 6°07'42
Latitude 49°36'36'

Extension
E-W 9,7 km
N-S 10,45 km

Altitude
Place d'Armes: 304 m
Surface
12,656 acres
Highest point
Montée de Dommeldange: 408 m
Highest building
Cour de Justice des Communautés européennes: 103 m
Lowest point
Beggen: 232 m

Surface area of the City 
52,5 km2

Inhabitants
2015: 110.499
 

 


Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Official name Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
Population (2016) 576.200 inhabitants
Capital Luxembourg

 

Climate

Temperature in °c January April July October 12 months
Maximum 6.2 25.6 35.8 23.5 21.6
Minimum -10.4 -4.1 6.5 -1.7 -2.6
Average 1.2 8.7 18.4 9.5 9.4

 

Administration

Formalities Valid ID card respectively passport required
Currency EUR (€)
Languages French, German and Luxembourgish
Government Constitutional monarchy under the regime of a parliamentary democracy
Head of State HRH the Grand Duke Henri
Prime Minister Xavier Bettel
National holiday June 23rd

 

Territory

Borders Belgium, France and Germany
Surface area 2,586 square kilometres
Distances North-south: 82 km
East-west: 57 km
Altitude above sea level Maximum: 559 m (1,834 feet)
Minimum: 130 m (426 feet)

 


Constitutional monarchy

Luxembourg is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary representative democracy; it is ruled by the Grand Duke of Luxembourg.

The Grand Ducal Court
http://www.monarchie.lu

The Government
http://www.gouvernement.lu

 

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