Cite
 

Luxembourg

Introduction

Luxembourg lŭk´səmbûrg, Fr. lüksäNbo͞or´ [key] or Luxemburg lŭk´səmbûrg, Ger. lo͝ok´səmbo͝orkh [key], officially Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, grand duchy (2005 est. pop. 469,000), 998 sq mi (2,586 sq km), W Europe. Roughly triangular, it borders on Belgium in the west and north, Germany in the east, and France in the south. The city of Luxembourg is the capital and largest city.

Sections in this article:

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Benelux Political Geography

Browse by Subject

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.