Capital: Luxembourg City

Population: 555,684 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Official Languages: Luxembourgish, French, German

Unofficial Languages: Portuguese, and others

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Luxembourger, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Belgian, and others

Largest Cities: Luxembourg, Esch-sur-Alzette, Dudelange

Main Sport: Tennis, Volleyball, Football

Political System: Constitutional Monarchy

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Good Friday (March 25)

Easter Monday (March 28)

May Day (May 1)

Ascension (May 5)

Whit Monday (May 16)

National Day (Grand Duke’s Birthday) (June 23)

Assumption of Mary (August 15)

Luxembourg City Kermesse (September 7)

All Saints’ Day (November 1)

Christmas (December 24-25)

St Stephen’s Day (Saint-Étienne) (December 26)

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