• John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Luxembourg has an area of 2,586 sq. km (998 sq. miles) and is bounded on the west by Belgium, south by France, east by the Federal Republic of Germany. The population (15 Oct. 1977) was 360,200. The capital, Luxembourg, had 76,500 inhabitants; Esch-Alzette, the centre of the mining district, 26,200; Differdange, 17,300; Dudelange, 14,200, and Petange, 12,400. In 1977 the foreign population was about 89,000.

Grand-Duché de Luxembourg


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