Luxembourg

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Luxembourg

Luxembourg

AttractionsLuxembourg's attractions keep the tourists coming back every year. Some of the attractions are the Gelle Fra, Norte-Dame Cathedral and many more. old buildings and churches are not the only sight in Luxembourg, the landscape is incredable. The forests and plains attract more tourists then the buildings these days. Even because of that, castles also bring in hundreds of tourists every month especially the New Castle of Ansembourg which It was designed by Thomas Bidart in 1639

FoodPerhaps the most traditional of all Luxembourg meat dishes is Judd mat Gaardebounen, smoked collar of pork with broad beans. Luxemburgers (citizens of Luxembourg) are known for making brilliant wine and selling it. Luxembourg has many more delicacies including Pasta, Cheese and sea food such as Brown Trout, Pike and Crayfish. This may suprise you but Luxembourg sells the most alcohol in Europe.

Traditions and HolidaysFrom the beginning of December, streets and store windows in all major cities are brought to life with decorations. Most people in Luxembourg celebrate Christmas Eve with family and friends. Many attend Midnight Mass, after which the family gathers for supper consisting sometimes of a typical Luxembourg winter menu: black-pudding with mashed potatoes and apple sauce. There is no Santa Claus in Luxembourg however the children belive in "St. Nicholas Day". On that night cchildren put out boots by their door and hope that St. Nicholas will come and fill it with treats. The feast of St Blasius is celebrated on 2 February, can occur at the same time of carnival but it is unconnected with it. On St Blasius’s day, children carrying rods tipped with little lights, called Liichtebengelcher. go from house to house, singing the song of St Blasius in German and then begging for treats. Those were 2 of the holidays in Luxembourg, but there are lot's more.

LuxembourgLuxembourg is one of the smallest countries in Europe, and ranked 179th in size of all the 194 independent countries of the world; the country is about 2,586 square kilometres in size. Luxembourg shares borders with Germany, Belgium and France. Three languages are recognised as official in Luxembourg: French, German, and Luxembourgish. Education is very importent in Luxembourg even though the only University in the country is in Luxembourg. So if you want to get a good job you need to live in Luxembourg or travel back and forth from your house to there every day. Although Luxembourg might seem decintly sized but it only has a population of 512,353 and counting. Luxembourg speaks French because the French invaded Luxembourg in the 50th century and introduced the language to the country. So luxembourgers have been speaking it ever since.

SportsUnlike most countries in Europe Luxembourg doesn't concentrate on a particular national sport, but still has competitive clubs in a number of sports. Despite the lack of a central sporting focus, over 100,000 people in Luxembourg, which has a total population of only 512,353, are licensed members of competitive sports. There are many athletics clubs in Luxembourg representing most of the country's main towns. The largest club is CAL Spora Luxembourg, with a membership of 400 members.

moneyLuxemburgers (which are citizens of Luxembourg) only use Eures as currency. $10 dollars in Canadian money is $7.20 seven dollars and 20 cents

DistenceThe distance between Canada and Luxembourg is about 6702 km or 4165 miles.

traditinal clothingThe people of Luxembourg wear modern Western-style clothing. Luxembourgers are into fashion trends in neighboring France and Germany, and by Italian clothes as well.

Offical symbols in LuxembourgThe offical symbol in Luxembourg is a red lion. The national bird of Luxembourg is the Goldcrest.


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