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Place Luxembourg City

Luxembourg , also known as Luxembourg City , is the capital city of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the country’s most populous commune. Standing at the confluence of the Alzette and P├ętrusse rivers in southern Luxembourg, the city lies at the heart of Western Europe, situated 213 km by road from Brussels, 372 km from Paris, and 209 km from Cologne. The city contains Luxembourg Castle, established by the Franks in the Early Middle Ages, around which a settlement developed.
As of 5 February 2021, Luxembourg City has a population of 125,000 inhabitants, which is more than three times the population of the country’s second most populous commune . The city’s population consists of 160 nationalities. Foreigners represent 70% of the city’s population, whilst Luxembourgers represent 30% of the population; the number of foreign-born residents in the city rises steadily each year.In 2011, Luxembourg was ranked as having the second-highest per capita GDP in the world at $80,119 , with the city having developed into a banking and administrative centre. In the 2011 Mercer worldwide survey of 221 cities, Luxembourg was placed first for personal safety, while it was ranked 19th for quality of living.Luxembourg is one of the de facto capitals of the European Union , as it is the seat of several institutions, agencies and bodies, including the Court of Justice of the European Union, the European Court of Auditors, the Secretariat of the European Parliament, the European Public Prosecutor’s Office, the European Investment Bank, the European Investment Fund, the European Stability Mechanism, as well as amongst other European Commission departments and services, Eurostat. The Council of the European Union meets in the city for three months annually.

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