Outline of Luxembourg

Jump to navigation Jump to search
The location of Luxembourg
An enlargeable map of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Luxembourg:

Luxembourg – small sovereign country located in Western Europe, bordered by Belgium, France, and Germany.[1] Luxembourg has a population of half a million people in an area of approximately 2,586 square kilometres (999 sq mi).[2]

Luxembourg is a parliamentary representative democracy with a constitutional monarchy, ruled by a Grand Duke. It is the world's only remaining sovereign Grand Duchy. The country has a highly developed economy, with the highest Gross Domestic Product per capita in the world (U.S. Central Intelligence Agency 2007). Its historic and strategic importance dates back to its founding as a Roman era fortress site and Frankish count's castle site in the Early Middle Ages. It was an important bastion along the Spanish road when Spain was the principal European power influencing the whole western hemisphere and beyond in the 14th–17th centuries.

Luxembourg is a founding member of the European Union, NATO, the United Nations, Benelux, and the Western European Union, reflecting the political consensus in favour of economic, political, and military integration. The city of Luxembourg, the capital and largest city, is the seat of several institutions and agencies of the European Union.

Luxembourg lies on the cultural divide between Romance Europe and Germanic Europe, borrowing customs from each of the distinct traditions. Luxembourg is a trilingual country; French, German, and Luxembourgish are official languages. Although a secular state, Luxembourg is predominantly Roman Catholic.

General reference[edit]

An enlargeable basic map of Luxembourg

Geography of Luxembourg[edit]

An enlargeable topographic map of Luxembourg

Geography of Luxembourg

 Belgium 148 km
 Germany 138 km
 France 73 km
  • Coastline: none

Environment of Luxembourg[edit]

A satellite image of Luxembourg

Environment of Luxembourg

Natural geographic features of Luxembourg[edit]

Regions of Luxembourg[edit]

Ecoregions of Luxembourg[edit]

List of ecoregions in Luxembourg

Administrative divisions of Luxembourg[edit]

Administrative divisions of Luxembourg

Districts of Luxembourg[edit]

Districts of Luxembourg

Cantons of Luxembourg[edit]

Cantons of Luxembourg

Communes of Luxembourg[edit]

Communes of Luxembourg

Municipalities of Luxembourg[edit]
Villages of Luxembourg[edit]

Demography of Luxembourg[edit]

Demographics of Luxembourg

Government and politics of Luxembourg[edit]

Politics of Luxembourg

Branches of the government of Luxembourg[edit]

Government of Luxembourg

Executive branch of the government of Luxembourg[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Luxembourg[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Luxembourg[edit]

Court system of Luxembourg

Foreign relations of Luxembourg[edit]

Foreign relations of Luxembourg

International organization membership[edit]

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a member of:[1]

Law and order in Luxembourg[edit]

Law of Luxembourg

Military of Luxembourg[edit]

Military of Luxembourg

Local government in Luxembourg[edit]

Local government in Luxembourg

History of Luxembourg[edit]

History of Luxembourg

Culture of Luxembourg[edit]

Culture of Luxembourg

Art in Luxembourg[edit]

View of Luxembourg from the Fetschenhof, a painting by Nicolas Liez from 1870

Art of Luxembourg

Sports in Luxembourg[edit]

Sports in Luxembourg

Economy and infrastructure of Luxembourg[edit]

Economy of Luxembourg

Euro banknotes

Education in Luxembourg[edit]

Education in Luxembourg


See also[edit]



  1. ^ a b "Luxembourg". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 2, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009.
  2. ^ The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Archived 2008-07-07 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Système politique". gouvernement.lu (in French). Retrieved 20 December 2015.

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Luxembourg