Wëllkomm zu Lëtzebuerg!
Welcome to Luxembourg!

Luxembourg

Official name
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Languages
National language: Luxembourgish (Lëtzebuergesch)
Administrative languages: French, German and Luxembourgish
English widely spoken

Climate
Temperate: the temperatures are particularly pleasant from May to mid-October. May and June are the sunniest months; July and August are the hottest. In September and October, Luxembourg often experiences its own “Indian Summer”.

Geography
Area: 2.586 km²
Neighbouring countries: Germany, Belgium and France

Government
Constitutional monarchy under a system of parliamentary democracy
Head of State: HRH Grand Duke Henri

Population
Total population: 549,680
45.3% of the inhabitants are foreign and 44% of the total workforce are cross-border commuters.

Time zone
UTC+1

Capital city
Luxembourg City

Luxembourg City is the Grand Duchy’s capital and is lively and bustling. It is a cultural platform that boasts a number of artist venues and museums. And it is also home to people from no less than 150 different nationalities who have chosen to live in a city at the heart of action. 

A city of contrasts
Nowhere else in Europe will you find such a discrete and dynamic mixture of ancient fortresses and contemporary architecture. Additionally, the old city of Luxembourg has long been a UNESCO World Heritage site. High-tech buildings run alongside historic monuments, reflecting a rich tapestry of urban experience. In short: Luxembourg is a modern city with deep roots.

We invite you to visit the Luxembourg City Tourist Office site for more information on Luxembourg City.

Emergency calls
Police Grand-Ducale
Phone 113 - www.police.lu

Medical and fire rescue
Phone 112

On-duty pharmacies
Phone 112 - www.pharmacie.lu

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