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Luxembourg Flag The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (Luxembourgish: Groussherzogtum Lëtzebuerg; French: Grand-Duché de Luxembourg; German: Großherzogtum Luxemburg) in a small landlocked country in western Europe, lying between Belgium, France, and Germany.

As of 2010, Luxembourg had an estimated population of 502,202, with around 90,000 people living in the country's capital and largest city, Luxembourg City.

Luxembourg has a high-income economy. Today the economy is mainly focused around the financial sector, with the country being an important private banking and investment fund center. Historically, industry was more important than services, and steel production remains an important part of Luxembourg's economy. Additionally, Luxembourg is also a leading telecommunications center, and internet companies such as eBay and Skype have also been attracted to the country.

Luxembourg Country Details


Country Name Luxembourg
Political Status Country
Geographic Location Western Europe
Flag Luxembourg Flag
Principal Languages
  • French
  • German
  • Luxembourgish
  • Capital Luxembourg


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    Books about Luxembourg


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    Luxembourg (Bradt Travel Guide)
    By Tim Skelton

    Bradt Travel Guides
    Paperback (240 pages)

    Luxembourg (Bradt Travel Guide)
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    Author Tim Skelton’s unique and much praised guide is the only one to focus solely on Luxembourg and fills an otherwise conspicuous gap in the market. Tim is a Luxembourg aficionado respected for his insider knowledge, and is a recognized writer not just on travel, but also on food and drink, both integral parts of the Luxembourg experience. Tourism to this unique and slightly quirky destination remains buoyant, with a mix of both leisure and business travelers visiting regularly, not least for the many institutions of the EU with offices here. Home to the rolling forests of the Ardennes, hill-top medieval castles, two entries on UNESCO Heritage Listings, and one of Europe's smallest wine-growing regions, and offering everything from first-class accommodation and Michelin-starred restaurants, to hiking and youth hostelling, this thoroughly updated brand new edition provides in-depth tips to suit every taste and budget.
    Lonely Planet Belgium & Luxembourg (Travel Guide)
    By Lonely Planet & Andy Symington

    Lonely Planet
    Paperback (320 pages)

    Lonely Planet Belgium & Luxembourg (Travel Guide)
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

    Lonely Planet Belgium & Luxembourg is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore Unesco listed belfries in Bruges and Tournai, savour Belgian pralines at a Brussels chocolatier, or stroll along the river gorge in Luxembourg City; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Belgium & Luxembourg and begin your journey now!

    Inside Lonely Planet's Belgium & Luxembourg Travel Guide:

    • Colour maps and images throughout
    • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
    • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
    • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
    • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
    • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, culture, politics, religion, art, comic strips, music, architecture, cuisine, beer.
    • Over 40 maps
    • Covers Brussels, Bruges, Ghent (Gent), Antwerp, Mechelen, Tournai, Liege, Luxembourg City and more

    The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Belgium & Luxembourg, our most comprehensive guide to Belgium & Luxembourg, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

    • Looking for a guide focused on Bruges & Brussels? Check out Pocket Bruges & Brussels a handy-sized guide/handy-sized guides focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.
    • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Europe guide.

    About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

    DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Belgium & Luxembourg
    By DK

    DK Eyewitness Travel
    Released: 2015-04-21
    Paperback (344 pages)

    DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Belgium & Luxembourg
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    DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Belgium and Luxembourg is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans and reconstructions of the must-see sights, plus street-by-street maps of the major cities. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions, from fine art in Brussels to the canals of Bruges, the battlefields of Flanders to the best castles, museums, and architecture in between.

    This uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Travel Guide will help you to discover everything area-by-area, with sections on Flanders and Wallonia, specially devised walks, scenic and thematic tours, and comprehensive background on everything from Tintin to tapestry, not forgetting the best of Belgian beer. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops for all budgets, while detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus, or car.

    Plus, DK's insider tips and essential local information will help you explore every corner of Belgium and Luxembourg. Illustrated features on specialty foods highlight local produce and classic dishes of Belgium and Luxembourg and the best hotels and restaurants in Belgium and Luxembourg have been selected by resident experts.

    With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that brighten every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Belgium and Luxembourg truly shows you this region as no one else can.

    The Rough Guide to Belgium and Luxembourg
    By Rough Guides

    Rough Guides
    Released: 2015-03-17
    Paperback (376 pages)

    The Rough Guide to Belgium and Luxembourg
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    The newly updated, full-color Rough Guide to Belgium and Luxembourg is the definitive guide to this underrated corner of Europe. Detailed accounts and crystal-clear maps reveal every nook and cranny of both countries, from the best Belgian beer bars to comic shops, chocolate, and carnivals.

    The Rough Guide to Belgium and Luxembourg is packed with historical context and well-informed insights into the superb sights, museums and galleries of the big cities — Ghent, Bruges, Antwerp, Brussels, and Luxembourg City — but it also departs from the urban centers for the forests and moorland of the Ardennes, the windswept beaches of the north coast, the WWI sites of Flanders, and Luxembourg's remote hamlets.

    You'll find gorgeous photography and color maps throughout, plus author picks, themed itineraries, and, of course, the lowdown on the best hotels, cafés, restaurants, and shops across every price range, giving you clear, balanced reviews and honest, first-hand opinions.

    Make the most of your time on Earth™ with The Rough Guide to Belgium & Luxembourg.


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