Outline of Luxembourg

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

Environment of Luxembourg[edit]

A satellite image of Luxembourg

Natural geographic features of Luxembourg[edit]

Regions of Luxembourg[edit]

Ecoregions of Luxembourg[edit]

Administrative divisions of Luxembourg[edit]

Districts of Luxembourg[edit]
Cantons of Luxembourg[edit]
Main article: Cantons of Luxembourg
Communes of Luxembourg[edit]
Municipalities of Luxembourg[edit]

Demography of Luxembourg[edit]

Government and politics of Luxembourg[edit]

Main article: Government of Luxembourg and Politics of Luxembourg

Branches of the government of Luxembourg[edit]

Executive branch of the government of Luxembourg[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Luxembourg[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Luxembourg[edit]

Foreign relations of Luxembourg[edit]

International organization membership[edit]

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

Law and order in Luxembourg[edit]

Main article: Law of Luxembourg

Military of Luxembourg[edit]

Local government in Luxembourg[edit]

History of Luxembourg[edit]

Main article: History of Luxembourg, Timeline of the history of Luxembourg, and Current events of Luxembourg

Culture of Luxembourg[edit]

Main article: Culture of Luxembourg

Art in Luxembourg[edit]

Main article: Art of Luxembourg

Sports in Luxembourg[edit]

Main article: Sports in Luxembourg

Economy and infrastructure of Luxembourg[edit]

Main article: Economy of Luxembourg

Education in Luxembourg[edit]

See also[edit]

Main article: Luxembourg

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Luxembourg