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Facts

Official name
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
Capital City
Luxembourg-city: 114,000 inhabitants (1st January 2017)
Population
Total: 590,000 inhabitants (1st January 2017)
Languages
National language: Luxembourgish (Lëtzebuergesch)
Administration Languages: French, German, Luxembourgish, English (common)

Currency
Euro (EUR)
Time zone
UTC +1
Government
Form of government: Constitutional Monarchy under a system of Parliamentary Democracy
Head of State: JRJ Grand Duke Henri

Climate
May to mid-October: pleasant temperatures (18-25°)
May & June: sunniest months (25-26°)
July & August: hottest months (26-30°)
September & October: Luxembourg’s Indian Summer (19-23°)

Geography
Area: 2.586 sq kilometres / 999 sq miles
Neighbour countries: Germany, Belgium, France

Important to Know

Emergency Numbers

Police Grand-Ducal
Tel: 113
police.lu

Fire brigade
Tel: 112
Ambulance/medical emergency
Tel: 112
On-duty pharmacies
Tel: 112
pharmacie.lu/service-de-garde

Crisis helpline
Tel: 454545
Emergency veterinarian
Tel: 112

Emergency Addresses

Centre Hospitalier Emile Mayrisch
(hospital nearest to Belval Campus)
Rue Emile Mayrisch
L-4240 Esch-sur-Alzette

Maison de garde
Apart from Hospitals, you can go to a maison de garde, to see a doctor, even during night time.
(nearest to Belval Campus)
70, rue Emile Mayrisch
L-4240 Esch-sur-Alzette
Weekdays: from 20h in the evening to 7h in the morning
Weekends and Holidays: from 24h

Pharmacie de garde
In case you need medication, you can find pharmacies de garde in your area at pharmacie.lu/service-de-garde.


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