Luxembourg Facts and History

Discover the wonders of Luxembourg!

Flag of Luxembourg
National Flag of Luxembourg

Interesting facts about Luxembourg

  • Official Name: Grossherzogtum Luxemburg (German) (Grand Duchy of Luxembourg)
  • Form of Government: constitutional monarchy with one legislative house (Chamber of Deputies [60])2
  • President: Xavier Bettel
  • Prime Minister: Xavier Bettel
  • GDP: 71.1 billion USD (2019)
  • Capital: Luxembourg
  • Population: 613,894 (2019)
  • Official Languages: Luxembourgish
  • Currency: Euro
  • Timezone: GMT-2
  • Area: 2,586 km²
  • Dialing Code: +352
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Ardennes,Eifel
  • Major Rivers: Black Ernz,Alzette,Mamer,Wiltz
  • Continent: Europe
  • Border Countries: Luxembourg, country in northwestern Europe. One of the world’s smallest countries, it is bordered by Belgium on the west and north, France on the south, and Germany on the northeast and east.

Map of Luxembourg

National Symbols of Luxembourg

  • National Bird: Goldcrest
  • National Anthem: “Ons Heemecht”
  • National Animal: Lion
  • National Flower: Roses
  • National Poet: Edmond de la Fontaine
  • National Game: Football