Luxembourg, the only Grand Duchy in the World

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The only Grand Duchy in the world, Luxembourg offers a fascinating variety of contrasts in its small territory: a rich history and exemplary modernity, local flair and cosmopolitanism, big and small, hills and valleys. It is strategically located in the heart of Europe and is within easy reach of numerous major European- and international business centres.

Despite its small size (2,586km2), Luxembourg boasts with a surprising variety of exciting attractions: Schengen, the birthplace of the idea of ​​a unified Europe; the headquarters of many European Union institutions; the Bock Casemates, a huge network of underground galleries and UNESCO World Heritage Site; the medieval Vianden Castle, the Mullerthal-region (Luxembourg’s little Switzerland), and the beautiful Moselle wine country. Today, Luxembourg is home to a European microcosm charactersised by the diversity of its multicultural society, the regional differences and local particularities, which shape the country into an extremely rich cosmopolitan society.

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