Facts & Figures

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
2016: 114.090
 

 


Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

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

 


Climate

Température
in °C
January April July October 12 month
Maximum 6.2 25.6 35.8 23.5 9.4
Minimum 10.4 -4.1 6.5 -1.7 -2.6
Average 1.2 8.7 18.4 9.5 9.4

 


Administration in Luxembourg

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

 

 


Territory

Borders
Belgium, France and Germany
Distances
North-south: 82 km
East-west: 57 km
Surface area
2,586 square kilometres
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
www.monarchie.lu

The Government
www.gouvernement.lu