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About Luxembourg (City)Satellite view showing Luxembourg (City), the national capital of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The city is located at the confluence of the Alzette and Pétrusse rivers in southern Luxembourg.
In 963 Count Siegfried built his Castle of Lucilinburhuc on the Bockfiels (Bock), the castle was connected to the plateau through a drawbridge. In time, a settlement grew on the plateau which later should become Luxembourg. Because of its strategic position, the town was one of Europe's greatest fortified sites. The fortress complex was repeatedly reinforced as it passed from one great European power to another: the Holy Roman Emperors, the House of Burgundy, the Habsburgs, the French and Spanish kings, and finally the Prussians.
Today Luxembourg city has a population of about 100.000 inhabitants.
Some points of interest:
Main attractions are the Grand Ducal Palace, Notre-Dame Cathedral, the only cathedral in the country, the National Museum of History and Art, the Mudam, the foremost museum dedicated to contemporary art in Luxembourg, and the Neumünster Abbey, formerly a Benedictine Abbey is today a public meeting place and cultural center.
Just zoom in (+) to see Grand Ducal Palace, the official residence of the Grand Duke of Luxembourg.
Nearby to the south there are the city's Old Quarters and Fortifications, a UNESCO World Heritage Site .
The map shows a city map of Luxembourg City with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find the location of Luxembourg – Findel Airport (IATA code: LUX), about 6 km (4 mi) northeast of the city.
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Wednsday-February-21 00:15Standard Time Zone (CET): UTC/GMT +1 hour
CEST (Daylight Saving Time) in use from end of March until end of October: time zone offset: UTC/GMT +2 hours
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City Coordinates: 49°36′36″N 6°08′00″E
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