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    – in Europe (green & dark gray) – in the European Union (green) Capital and largest city Luxembourg City Official languages National language: Luxembourgish Administrative languages: Luxembourgish, French, German [a] Nationality (2017) 50.9% Luxembourgers 18.2% Portuguese 13.5% French 10.3% Germans 7.1% Other Religion (2018) 73.2% Christianity —63.8% Roman Catholic —9.4% Other ...

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    963 - Luxembourg was founded. Sigefroid, Count of Ardennes, came to own the ruins of an old Roman fort called "Castellum Lucilinburhuc" ("Little Castle") from the monks of the Abbey of St. Maximin...
    1354 - The emperor Charles IV made Luxembourg a duchy.
    1437 - There were no people in the ruling family alive. The castle was given to the Habsburgs.
    1443 - Luxembourg was captured by Philip of Burgundy.

    Luxembourg is a parliamentary democracy lead by a constitutional monarch. Under the constitution of 1868, executive power is in the hands of the Governor and the cabinet, which consists of several other ministers.

    Luxembourg is divided into 3 districts, which are further divided into 12 cantons and then 116 communes. Twelve of the communes have city status, of which the city of Luxembourgis the largest.

    ↑ "Population: 511 840 habitants au 1er janvier 2011", Le Portail des statistiques: Grand-Duché de Luxembourg, 3 May 2011. (in French)Retrieved 4 May 2011.
    ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Luxembourg". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 19 April 2012.
    ↑ "Human Development Report 2011" (PDF). United Nations. 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2011.
    ↑ Abnett, Kate (29 February 2020). "Luxembourg becomes first country to make public transport free". Reuters. Luxembourg. Retrieved 10 April 2020.
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    It borders on (clockwise starting from the east) the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, France, and the Belgian provinces of Namur and Liège. The total area of the province is 4,443 km2 (1,715 sq mi) but it has the smallest population (280,327) and density (63.1 inhabitants per km²) of all the Belgian provinces. It is also significantly larger and significantly less populous than the neighbouring Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The main natural regions in the province are the Belgian Lorraine in the south part, and the Ardennesin the centre and north part of the province. With 652 m (2,139 ft), the Baraque de Fraiture in the municipality of Vielsalmis the highest point of the province. The main rivers in the province of Luxembourg are: 1. Semois, a right tributary of the Meuseriver and that flows from east to west in the south of the province; 2. Sauer (German, Luxembourgish) or Sûre (French), a left tributary of the Moselleriver; 3. Lesse, another right tributary of the Meuse river; 4. Ourthe,...

    The province was separated from the neighbouring Luxembourg by the Third Partition of Luxembourg in 1839, after the Belgian Revolution, and declared to remain a part of Belgium. Most of the residents of Luxembourg speak French, but there is a small Luxembourgish-speaking minority, in Arelerland, near the border with the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

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    The Grand Duke of Luxembourg (or Grand Duchess in the case of a female monarch) is the head of state of Luxembourg. Luxembourg is the world's only extant sovereign grand duchy, a status to which Luxembourg was promoted in 1815 upon its unification with the Netherlands under the House of Orange-Nassau. The Luxembourg constitution defines the grand duke's position:

    Thewes, Guy (July 2003). Les gouvernements du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg depuis 1848 (PDF) (in French) (Édition limitée ed.). Luxembourg City: Service Information et Presse. ISBN 2-87999-118-8. Retr...
    (in French and German) "Archives of Mémorial A". Service central de législation. Archived from the original on 14 June 2007. Retrieved 1 July 2007.
  3. Rosa Luxemburg Rosa Luxemburg, c. 1895–1905 Born Rozalia Luksenburg (1871-03-05) 5 March 1871 Zamość, Congress Poland, Russian Empire Died 15 January 1919 (1919-01-15) (aged 47) Berlin, German Republic Cause of death Murder Nationality Polish and German Alma mater University of Zurich (Dr. jur., 1897) Occupation Economist Philosopher Revolutionary Political party Proletariat Party (1886 ...

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