Tag Archives: Luxembourg

Luxembourg Overview

A small Western European state, Luxembourg has been disputed by neighboring powers since its constitution (10th century). After alternating vicissitudes of annexations and territorial divisions, Luxembourg was established in the Grand Duchy (1815), acquiring full independence in 1867. A country with a pro-European vocation, Luxembourg participated directly in the major political-economic events of the continent,… Read More »

Luxembourg Religion and Languages

Population Since the Second World War, Luxembourg’s population has increased by just over a third. The surplus of birth is minimal, and population growth is mainly through immigration surplus. About 35 percent of the residents are foreign nationals; Portuguese, Italian, French and Belgian were the largest groups. In return, almost as many Luxembourg citizens live… Read More »