Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
National language: Luxembourgish (Lëtzebuergesch)
Administrative languages: French, German and Luxembourgish
English widely spoken
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”.
Area: 2.586 km²
Neighbouring countries: Germany, Belgium and France
Constitutional monarchy under a system of parliamentary democracy
Head of State: HRH Grand Duke Henri
Total population: 549,680
45.3% of the inhabitants are foreign and 44% of the total workforce are cross-border commuters.
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.