Luxembourg


Location
is located in Europe and is bordered by Belgium, Germany
and France. On a map, it is located at 50 N latitude and 6 E longitude.
Luxembourg is very small. It is only 998 square miles, which is
roughly the size of Orange County, California.
All the country is inhabited, with most people living in the southern
part.


The Flag

The flag of Luxembourg was adopted in 1845. The colors come from the
Coat of Arms of Luxembourg and are red, white and blue. The flag is simply
three horizontal stripes from top to bottom.

The Land and People

Luxembourg has two distinct regions. The Ardennes, or northern region,
is mountainous. The Bon Pays, or southern ...

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sometimes saurkraut. Smoked ham is available all year round, and pastries
are a Luxembourg favorite. Some of these pastries include rolls, muffins,
cupcakes, and a special dry cake translated "Random Thoughts". Luxembourg
makes beer and wine which is sold there and in other nearby countries.
The buildings in Luxembourg vary from place to place. Some villages
have charming old houses hundreds of years old, though in the cities there
are many modern apartment and office buildings.
For recreation, a Luxembourger might ride a bike, or hike in the
countryside. A favorite sport of the people is volleyball.
For transportaion they have railroads and highways for cars and buses.
There are bike trails and hiking paths as well.
Luxembourg doesn't have a culture all its own, because it ties in with
its neighboring countries, Belgium, Germany, and France.
The natural resources of Luxembourg are: iron ore, which is processed
into steel, farm products such as ...

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