Travel Information for Luxembourg
Time zone:GMT +1 (Central European time)
Daylight savings:GMT +1hr, begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October
Main languages:Luxembourgish Other languages:    German, French
Currency: euros (EUR)

$1 = 0.89, £1 = 1.19

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.luInternational Dialling Code:    352

For help planning your trip to Luxembourg including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Luxembourg trip planning page.



Further information on Luxembourg

Discover more about Luxembourg - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of luxembourg

Total area: 2,586 sq km (0 sq km under water)

Coastline: 0 km (landlocked)

Neighbours (border lengths): Belgium (148km), France (73km), Germany (138km)

Highest mountain: Buurgplaatz (559m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Luxembourg from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

IndexStatusRank
Freedom in the WorldFree -
Democracy IndexFull democracy 11/167
Economic FreedomMostly Free 21/179
Press FreedomSatisfactory situation 19/179
ILGA LGBT rightsBroad rights -
Corruption PerceptionsLow corruption 9/174
Overall Ranking:    10/195

Other Data & Links

Full name: Grand Duchy of Luxembourg     Status: Independent Country

Population: 520,672 (rank: 167/196)     Density: 201.3 people/sq km (rank: 45/196)

Ethnic groups: Luxembourger 63.1%, Portuguese 13.3%, French 4.5%, Italian 4.3%, German 2.3%, other EU 7.3%, other 5.2% (2000 census)

Religions: Roman Catholic 87%, other (includes Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim) 13% (2000)

GDP (PPP): $42.67 billion       GDP per capita: $77,900 (rank: 4/195)

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.