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Luxembourg

Luxembourg Background Stats

Neighboring countries and territories:

Belgium (L) France (L) Germany (L)

Definitions

  • Daylight Savings Time end date: Rules that determine the date on which daylight savings time ends. Clocks are moved backwards on this date.
  • Daylight Savings Time start date: Rules that determine the date on which daylight savings time begins. Clocks are moved forward on this date.
  • Full name: Full names (translated to english) of the United Nations member states, as of 2014. For a list of full names in the respective original languages of each country, check this link.
  • Land border length: The length of each country's land border. Islands are listed as having a 0.0 km.
  • National anthems: National anthem.
  • National identity card: Description.
  • Number of maritime boundary neighbours: Number of states and territories with which each country shares a maritime border. Two countries separated from each other by a body of water have a maritime border with each other.
  • Overview: A geopolitical overview of every sovereign country in the world, briefly examining their recent history and place on the global stage. The texts are taken from the BBC News website.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Daylight Savings Time end date 01:00 UTC on last Sunday October 2013
Daylight Savings Time start date 01:00 UTC on last Sunday March 2013
Full name Grand Duchy of Luxembourg 2013
Land border length 359 km 2014 148th out of 200
National anthems Ons Heemecht ( Our Homeland ) 2011
National identity card First issued at age 15 and only issued to Luxembourg citizens, who are required by law to carry it at all times. 2004
Number of maritime boundary neighbours 0.0 2014 161st out of 171
Overview

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg - a small country landlocked by Belgium, France and Germany - is a prominent financial centre.

With roots stretching back to the 10th century, Luxembourg's history is closely intertwined with that of its more powerful neighbours, especially Germany.

Many of its inhabitants are trilingual in French, German and Luxembourgish - a dialect of German.


Full Article
2013

Citation

"Luxembourg Background Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Luxembourg/Background

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