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Luxembourg

Luxembourg
  • Capital

    Capital

    Luxembourg

  • Local time

    Local time

    10:26

  • Population

    Population

    601 538

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +352

  • Currency

    Currency

    € EUR (euro)

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Luxembourg

Luxembourg
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Luxembourg

  • Local time

    Local time

    10:26

  • Population

    Population

    601 538

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +352

  • Currency

    Currency

    € EUR (euro)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 4 600

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.52 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    934mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    2 586 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    35%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    34%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    50%

  • Railways

    Railways

    275km

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    1.85 m

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Celtic base
    Portuguese
    Italian

  • Religion

    Religion

    Roman Catholic - 87 %
    Protestant
    Jewish

  • Languages

    Languages

    Luxembourgish
    French
    German

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    1 500

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    11.2 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    25.8%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    4.7%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    6 per 100k

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    banking and financials, iron and steel, information technology, telecommunications, cargo transportation, food processing, chemicals, metal products, engineering

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    grapes, barley, oats, potatoes, wheat, fruits, dairy and livestock products

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    iron ore, arable land

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    96%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    iron ore, arable land

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    7%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    9 659kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    63 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    108

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What not to do when visiting Luxembourg

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Business & Communication

Don’t forget the most common greeting is a brief handshake. Very close friends greet by lightly kissing on the cheeks three times. Men never kiss other men.

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2/16
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Business & Communication

Don’t be surprised by locals to be more reserved and formal when dealing with outsiders - they are private people and don’t put their possessions or emotions on display.

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3/16
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Don’t ask personal questions - they will refuse to answer.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Luxembourg briefly used the tune of the Star Spangled banner as its national anthem, before being replaced by Ons Heemecht.

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Marker Luxembourg
Business & Communication

Don’t eat with your hands - always use utensils.

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5/16
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Business & Communication

Don’t be late for any meetings, both social or business.

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Business & Communication

Don’t give anything with the quantity of 13 - it’s considered an unlucky number.

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Business & Communication

Don't rest your elbows on the table, although your hands should be visible and not in your lap.

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8/16
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Business & Communication

Don’t expect locals to be indirect communicators - they will tell you what they think, even if it’s not what you want to hear, but they will do it with charm and politeness.

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9/16
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Business & Communication

Don’t appear overly friendly when doing business - Luxembourgers compartmentalise their business and personal lives.

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10/16
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Social Events

Don’t leave anything on a plate when finished eating - lay your knife and fork in parallel across the right side of your plate.

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11/16
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Street & Behavioral

Don't block the bike lanes and don't step into it.

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12/16
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Business & Communication

Don’t forget to handshake when greeting (men). Women usually greet with light kisses on both cheeks (”air kisses” where you just touch cheeks and kiss the air), a handshake is common on first meeting. Eye contact is important.

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13/16
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Business & Communication

Don't smack or slurp - it's not appreciated.

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14/16
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Business & Communication

Don't avoid eye contact business and personal conversations. It's a sign of courtesy.

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Don't enter buses, trains or similar before everyone who wants to get out has done so.

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Don't forget to wear reflectors when riding a bike or walking at dark.

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