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Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
Motto: 
"Mir wëlle bleiwe wat mir sinn" (Luxembourgish)
"We want to remain what we are"
Anthem: "Ons Heemecht"
"Our Homeland"
Location of  Luxembourg  (dark green)– in Europe  (green & dark grey)– in the European Union  (green)
Location of  Luxembourg  (dark green)

– in Europe  (green & dark grey)
– in the European Union  (green)

Capital
and largest city
Luxembourg
49°36′N6°7′E / 49.600°N 6.117°E / 49.600; 6.117
Official languagesLuxembourgish
French
German[1]
Nationality (2013)
DemonymLuxembourgish, Luxembourger
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryconstitutional monarchy
Henri
Xavier Bettel
Etienne Schneider
LegislatureChamber of Deputies
Independence
• from the French Empire and elevation to Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
15 March 1815
• Independence in personal Union with the Netherlands Treaty of London)
19 April 1839
• Reaffirmation of Independence Treaty of London
11 May 1867
23 November 1890
• from the German Reich
1944 / 1945
Area
• Total
2,586.4 km2 (998.6 sq mi) (168th)
• Water (%)
0.60%
Population
• January 2017 estimate
Increase 590,667[3] (170th)
• 2001 census
439,539
• Density
222.8/km2 (577.0/sq mi) (60th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$63.549 billion[4] (94th)
• Per capita
$107,736[4] (2nd)
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$59.997 billion[4] (71st)
• Per capita
$101,715[4] (3rd)
Gini (2014)Positive decrease 28.7[5]
low · 19th
HDI (2015)Increase 0.898[6]
very high · 20th
CurrencyEuro ()b (EUR)
Time zoneCET(UTC+1)
• Summer (DST)
CEST (UTC+2)
Drives on theright
Calling code+352
ISO 3166 codeLU
Internet TLD.luc
  1. Not the same as the Het Wilhelmus of the Netherlands.
  2. Before 1999, Luxembourgish franc.
  3. The .eu domain is also used, as it is shared with other European Union member states.
  4. ^"CIA – The World Factbook – Field Listing – Distribution of family income – Gini index". United States government. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 20, 2018


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