Luxembourg: Key Information & Facts

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Updated: 2017-03-20.

General points to know about the country of Luxembourg – demographics, important ages, phone numbers, key statistics, and more – whether you are traveling there or not.

Capital: Luxembourg City (& largest city)

Population: 576,249 million (2015 estimate)

Language(s)French, German, Luxembourgish

Monarch: Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg

Prime Minister: Xavier Bettel

CurrencyEuro € (EUR)

Area: 2,586 km2 (999 mi2)

Dialing Code: +352

Time Zone: Central European Time “CET” (UTC+1)
•   DST/Summer Time: Central European Summer Time “CEST” (UTC+2)

Demonym: Luxembourgish, Luxembourger (what’s this?)

EndonymLëtzebuerg (Luxembourgish), Luxemburg (German), Luxembourg (French)
(their name for their country)
Emergency Dialing Tel. Number: 112 (general number for police, fire, ambulance, etc.)

Drinking Age: 16 to purchase

Smoking Age: 16 to purchase

Age of Consent: 16

Drives on the: Right

Electricity & Adapter: Plug Types C / F (define)

Country Code (ISO): LU (also the country’s primary TLD {top-level domain})

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