piątek, 17 października 2014

Luxembourg is a landlocked country in Western Europe. It is bordered by Belgium to the west and north, Germany to the east, and France to the south. It comprises two principal regions: the Oesling in the north as part of the Ardennes massif, and the Gutland ("good country") in the south.

Did you know that:
1. Luxembourg has the highest minimum legal salary in the Europe and the second highest in the world after Australia. In 2013, it was €1,874.90 ($2,404) per month or €10.8335 ($13.89) per hour for unqualified workers over 18 - higher even than in Monaco.
2. Luxembourg contributes to the highest sale of alcohol in European GDP.
3. German is the first language which is taught in schools of Luxembourg and is also used by the Church and media. However, all the businesses and official dealings are done in French.
4. The University of Luxembourg is the only university in the country.
5. Due to its banking secrecy laws, Luxembourg has attained the reputation of a tax haven.

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