How did Luxembourg get its name?
The tiny country Luxemburg got its name from a castle, which dates back to the Roman Empire. The castle became the residence of the counts of the Ardennes 963, which from 1083 was called the county of Luxemburg. Its count Henri VII was elected to German king 1308 and his dynasty became one of Europe's most powerful houses, among others were Bohemia and Hungary part of the Luxemburg dynasty's possessions. It was during this time Luxemburg was elevated to a duchy (1354). Because of Wenceslas II's financial difficulties was Luxemburg pawned 1388. The rulers of Luxemburg styled themselves as dukes but Wenceslas and his descendants continued to use the title duke of Luxemburg. This meant that there were two kind of Luxemburg dukes during the period 1388-1457, hereditary dukes (duc héréditaire) and actual regents (duc par engagère). Luxemburg became a part of the Burgundian lands 1457 and shared their fate until the Belgian revolt 1830. The French speaking part of Luxemburg joined Belgium as a province while the smaller German speaking part became an independent state in a personal union with The Netherlands. The union was dissolved 1890 due to different succession laws. Before that had Luxemburg been elevated to a grand duchy at the congress in Vienna 1814.
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Luxembourg is a landlocked country in northwest Europe, bordered byBelgium, Germany, and France. It lies South of Belgium, West ofGermany, and East of France. Luxembourg was c…reated as a duchy in 1354, and ruled successivelyby Burgundy, Spain, Austria, and France between 1443 and 1797. Itwas made a grand duchy of the Netherlands by the Congress of Vienna(1814-1815). In 1839 the greater part of it passed to Belgium. Theremainder became autonomous in 1848 and was declared a neutral andindependent territory in 1867. Luxembourg is the capital.Population: 474,000. (Info retrieved from Answers.com) Luxembourg is located South of Belgium, West of Germany, and Eastof France - touching all three borders.
conventional long form: Grand Duchy of Luxembourg conventional short form: Luxembourg local long form: Grand Duche de Luxembourg local short form: Luxembourg
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg or Republic of Luxembourg
The German names are as follows :- Austria is called "Ãsterreich". Switzerland is called "Die Schweiz". Liechtenstein remains the same. Luxembourg is called "Luxemb…urg".
Luxembourg is a country in Western Europe that has borders withGermany, France, and Belgium. The capital of this country isLuxembourg City. The total area of this country is 2…,586.4 squarekilometers.
In Luxembourg is Kleeschen another name for who comes from the heavens to reward children who have been good?
Yes, it is kind of a Santa Claus. He is also dressed red and white, but he has a different hat and usually he has a golden walking stick. He is said to come on December 6, and… gives gifts to the children who have been good. For the bad children, there is a man who's is "Housecker" who is dressed in black, and the bad children just get a rod from him.
Luxembourg, the capital of Luxembourg is located at the southern part of Luxembourg.
the same, Luxembourg.
The capital city of Luxembourg is Luxembourg.
Luxembourg is spelled the same in French.
Yes, Luxembourg is a country to this day.
Stad LÃ«tzebuerg (in Luxembourgish) Stadt Luxemburg (in German) Ville de Luxembourg (in French)