HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Easter in Luxembourg

In Luxembourg, Easter is the most important religious holiday, just as it is in plenty other Christian countries. This holiday begins with the Lent and ends in the first Tuesday after Easter proper.

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Luxembourg Religion

Luxembourg Religion mainly includes Roman Catholics who account for 87% of the population in Luxembourg. The Jews, Muslims and Protestants (as per 2000 data report) comprise the rest of the Luxembourg population.

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Geography of Luxembourg

Luxembourg is one of the smallest countries in Europe, and ranked 170th in size of all the 194 independent countries of the world; the country is about 2,586 square kilometres (998 sq mi) in size, and measures 82 km (51 mi) long and 57 km (35 mi) wide. It lies between latitudes 49° and 51° N, and longitudes 5° and 7° E.