Luxembourg

Luxembourg is a country in western Europe which comprises of only land, bordered by Belgium, France, and Germany. It has an area of 2,586 square kilometers and a population size of about 480,222 people. Ask any question regarding the history, geography and local culture of the country.

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History of France
Luxembourg

Why was Le Jardin du Luxembourg built?

The Le Jardin du Luxembourg was built by Marie de' Medici, the widow of King Henry IV and the regent of King Louis XIII. She decided to make an imitation of Palazzo Pitti, the palace where Marie was born (located in Florence, Italy).

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Adjectives and Articles
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What is the proper adjective for Luxembourg?

Both Luxembourgish and Luxembourgen are found in English dictionaries.

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What is the capital of Luxembourg?

Luxembourg City is the capital and largest city in Luxembourg, officially the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

Luxembourg city.

Luxembourg is the capital city of Luxembourg.

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English to French
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What is the French name of Luxembourg?

Luxembourg is spelled the same in French.

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Is Luxembourg a third world country?

No, Luxembourg is in the first world... Europe. The new world is the Americas & the 3rd world is the deprived countries which makeup Africa & Asia.

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National Anthems

What is the national anthem of Luxembourg?

Ons Hémécht in Luxembourgish is the national anthem of Luxembourg; translation "Our Homeland" in English


Anthem: Ons Heemecht "Our Homeland"

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What is Luxembourg's capital city population?

75'540

i found this in a old atlas could have changed by now

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Geography
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What state is about the same size as Luxembourg?

Luxembourg is 999 (sq mi), The smallest state in the USA is Rhode Island 1,545 (sq mi)

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Belgium
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Is Luxembourg part of Belgium?

No. They are two independent and neighbouring countries.

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What is the National Dessert of Luxembourg?

Apple pie with vanilla ice cream.

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Slogans and Mottos

What is the motto of Luxembourg?

Mir wëlle bleiwe wat mir sinn in Luxebourgish; English translation "We wish to remain what we are"

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Languages and Cultures
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Hartford

What languages are spoken in Luxembourg?

The official languages are German, French and Luxembourgish
German (traditional language), French (administrative language)

im not sure if they speak italian?


French, German, and Luxembourgish.
Luxembourg is mostly Luxembourgish, French, and German. English is also encouraged there, too.
The main languges they speak are French and German and i think English.
People in Luxembourg speak Luxembourgish, French, and German.
it's luxembourgish, which is a mixture of french and German.

but in Luxembourg they also speak french, German and English.
No, the main language spoken in Luxembourg is Luxembougish! Allthough all official documents in politics are written in french!
The most spoken language is Luxembourgish. With German and French is it one of three official language of the country.
The main language used in Luxembourg is French.
well, in Luxembourg we speak mainly:

- luxembourgish.

- french.

- German.

- English.

but not all people speak them all.

most only speak two of those, possibly a third.

most people speak either french or German pretty well,

then fluent English or something else.
French, German, and Luxembourgish.
Well there are several languages spoken in Luxembourg: French, German, some Dutch, and a dialect language called Luxembourgish. :)

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Where is Luxembourg?

Luxembourg is a landlocked country in northwest Europe, bordered by Belgium, Germany, and France. It lies South of Belgium, West of Germany, and East of France.

Luxembourg was created as a duchy in 1354, and ruled successively by Burgundy, Spain, Austria, and France between 1443 and 1797. It was made a grand duchy of the Netherlands by the Congress of Vienna (1814-1815). In 1839 the greater part of it passed to Belgium. The remainder became autonomous in 1848 and was declared a neutral and independent territory in 1867. Luxembourg is the capital. Population: 474,000.

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Luxembourg is located South of Belgium, West of Germany, and East of France - touching all three borders.

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Is Luxembourg an independent country or colony of another?

Luxembourg is an independent country.

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Borders and Boundaries
Mediterranean Sea

How many countries does Luxembourg border?

it borders 3 countries- France, Belgium, and Germany

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Netherlands
Europe

Why are the Netherland Belgium and Luxembourg called the Low countries?

They are called the Low Countries because their elevations are low. Many areas of the Netherlands are actually previous sea floor that was reclaimed by pumping water out using dikes. A smaller part of Belgium is similarly reclaimed territory. The highest point of Belgium is at 694 meters above sealevel, and the Netherlands does not rise not more than 322 meters.

Note: Die Nederlanden (the Dutch name for the Netherlands) literally means the Low-Countries.

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Oceans and Seas

Are there seas or oceans near Luxembourg?

no it is a landlocked country meaning there is no water around it apart from lakes and all that.

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Jobs & Education
Travel & Places
Economics
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How do people in the country Luxembourg make money?

they use elfs to make craysons

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Are there any famous landmarks in Luxembourg?

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Belgium
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Netherlands

What is the Benelux economy?

The Benelux was formed as an economical union between Belguim, Netherlands and Luxembourg. Since these countries are also the co-founders of the European Community it has not so much economical significance anymore.

These days it is more seen as a cultural community.

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French to English
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What does le Luxembourg mean in English?

"Le Luxembourg" is the country of Luxembourg, located in Europe.

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Why is Luxembourg called the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg?

Because the head of state is a Grand Duke.

It is the same thing for France. France is officialy called the French Republic, because it is a republic. The US and the UK are one of the rare countries were the full name is commonly used.

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Europe

How long has Luxembourg been a country?

Luxembourg declared independence from the French Empire on June 9, 1815, so Luxembourg has been a country for over 196 years.

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Countries, States, and Cities
Europe

What is the capital of Luxembourg located in Europe?

Luxembourg City.

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Is Luxembourg the second smallest country in Europe?

Technically, it's the seventh smallest country in Europe after (in that order) Vatican, Monaco, San Marino, Liechtenstein, Malta and Andorra.

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