Largest Cities in Luxembourg
Facts about Luxembourg
Official languages: Luxembourgish, German, French
Area: 2,586 km²
Population: 497,538 residents
Population density: 192.40 residents per km²
Internet TLD: .lu
ISO codes: LU, LUX, 442
Die The dialing code for Luxembourg is +352
Luxembourg is a country in Western Europe. Together with Belgium and the Netherlands, it forms the Benelux countries.
With an area of 2586 square kilometers, Luxembourg is one of the smallest territorial states in the world and the second smallest country in the European Union after the island state of Malta.
The name Luxembourg comes from the castle Lucilinburhuc, from which the capital Luxembourg developed. It is the last Grand Duchy or Grand Duchy (of twelve) in Europe.
Luxembourg has a broad medium-sized economy, but the financial sector determines economic life (18.1% of GDP in 2015). The standard of living and wages in Luxembourg are high. The gross domestic product (GDP) per capita of 91,600 € (2015) is by far the highest in the EU. In 2015 economic growth was 4.8%.
Biggest Cities of Luxembourg by Population
The capital of Luxembourg is called just like the country: Luxembourg. 115,200 people live here. It is also the largest city in the country. It’s in the south. Incidentally, it is called Stad Lëtzebuerg in Luxembourgish and Ville de Luxembourg in French. The Luxembourgers themselves usually only speak of D`Stad.
The city of Luxembourg is (besides Brussels and Strasbourg) also the administrative seat of the European Union. This means that important authorities can be found here, such as the European Court of Justice.