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Atlas Luxembourg

Country (long form)
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
Capital
Luxembourg
Total Area
998.46 sq mi
2,586.00 sq km
Population
437,389 (July 2000 est.)
Estimated Population in 2050
594,087
Languages
Luxembourgian, German, French, English
Literacy
100.0% total, 100.0% male, 100.0% female
Religions
Roman Catholic 97%, Protestant and Jewish 3%
Life Expectancy
73.84 male, 80.63 female (2000 est.)
Government Type
constitutional monarchy
Currency
1 Luxembourg franc (LuxF) = 100 centimes; note - centimes no longer in use
GDP (per capita)
$34,200 (1999 est.)
Labor Force (by occupation)
services 83.2%, industry 14.3%, agriculture 2.5% (1998 est.)
Industry
banking, iron and steel, food processing, chemicals, metal products, engineering, tires, glass, aluminum
Agriculture
barley, oats, potatoes, wheat, fruits, wine grapes; livestock products
Arable Land
24%
Exports
finished steel products, chemicals, rubber products, glass, aluminum, other industrial products
Imports
minerals, metals, foodstuffs, quality consumer goods
Natural Resources
iron ore (no longer exploited), arable land
Current Environmental Issues
air and water pollution in urban areas
Telephones (main lines in use)
314,700 (1999)
Telephones (mobile cellular)
95,400 (1999)
Internet Service Providers (ISPs)
13 (1999)