Area: 2 586.4 sq.km.
Population: 502 207 ppl.
Languages: French, German, Luxembourgish
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Time zone: UTC+!
Phone code: +352
Luxembourg is officially called the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg - this is the state, located in Western Europe. Luxembourg is a member of the European UNI0N since 1957. The country is bordered by the following states: Belgium, Germany and France. Name of the country comes from the High German “lucilinburch” – “a small town”.
By form of government Luxembourg is a constitutional monarchy. The head of state is a president – Great Duke. In Luxembourg all executive power belongs to the government, which appoints the Grand Duke, the chairman (State Minister) and ministers. The highest legislative body is the unicameral parliament (Chamber of Deputies), which is elected by the people for five years by universal direct elections by proportional representation. Voting rights have all citizens over 18 years old. Luxembourg is divided into administrative districts, which are divided into cantons and the cantons to communes. Luxembourg has three districts - Luxembourg, Dikirsh, Grevenmacher and 12 cantons: Vianden Wiltz, Grevenmacher, Diekirch, Ash, Echternach, Capello, Clervaux, Luxembourg, Mersch, Remisch, Rodanzh.