Geography in Luxembourg

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Geography in Luxembourg


The continent: Europe
  
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Area in Luxembourg


Surface area

2 590 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 173 in the world of 233 (26,18%); 41 place in Europe from 53 (24,53%)

Land area

2 590 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 172 in the world of 230 (25,65%); 41 place in Europe from 52 (23,08%)

Land use in Luxembourg


Land area

2 590 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 172 in the world of 230 (25,65%); 41 place in Europe from 52 (23,08%)

Agricultural land

50,58 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 63 in the world of 208 (70,19%); 14 place in Europe from 46 (71,74%)
0,038 % (0,0076342 % annual) ↗
min: 49,42; max: 50,74; max-min: 1,32 (2,60%); mid: 50,08;
0,494 (0,977%)
1 310 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 163 in the world of 209 (22,49%); 39 place in Europe from 46 (17,39%)
0,038 % (0,0076342 % annual) ↗
min: 1 280; max: 1 314; max-min: 34,20 (2,60%); mid: 1 297;
12,80 (0,977%)
0,230 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 136 in the world of 207 (34,78%); 35 place in Europe from 46 (26,09%)
12,32 % (2,46 % annual) ↗
min: 0,230; max: 0,293; max-min: 0,063 (21,56%); mid: 0,262;
-0,032 (-13,74%)

Arable land

24,17 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 41 in the world of 206 (80,58%); 21 place in Europe from 46 (56,52%)
1,05 % (0,211 % annual) ↘
min: 23,17; max: 24,17; max-min: 1,01 (4,17%); mid: 23,67;
0,504 (2,08%)
627,70 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 156 in the world of 206 (24,76%); 38 place in Europe from 46 (19,57%)
1,31 % (0,261 % annual) ↘
min: 600,00; max: 627,70; max-min: 27,70 (4,41%); mid: 613,85;
13,85 (2,21%)
0,110 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 116 in the world of 206 (44,17%); 31 place in Europe from 46 (34,78%)
10,90 % (2,18 % annual) ↗
min: 0,110; max: 0,142; max-min: 0,032 (22,46%); mid: 0,126;
-0,016 (-14,48%)

Forest area

33,47 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 96 in the world of 205 (53,66%); 21 place in Europe from 45 (55,56%)
867 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 163 in the world of 206 (21,36%); 38 place in Europe from 45 (17,78%)
0,152 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 129 in the world of 204 (37,25%); 32 place in Europe from 45 (31,11%)
12,37 % (2,47 % annual) ↗
min: 0,152; max: 0,228; max-min: 0,076 (33,20%); mid: 0,190;
-0,038 (-24,85%)

Terrestrial protected areas

34,61 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 23 in the world of 204 (89,22%); 10 place in Europe from 44 (79,55%)
4,37 % (0,873 % annual) ↘
min: 12,06; max: 34,61; max-min: 22,55 (65,15%); mid: 23,34;
11,28 (32,58%)
906,19 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 153 in the world of 202 (24,75%); 37 place in Europe from 44 (18,18%)
0,0061417 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 27 in the world of 202 (87,13%); 5 place in Europe from 44 (90,91%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Luxembourg


Length of land borders

327 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 147 in the world of 166 (12,05%); 37 place in Europe from 46 (21,74%)

Number of Neighbors

3 [?] (2015)
(descending): 86 in the world of 164 (48,17%); 27 place in Europe from 45 (42,22%)

Elevation in Luxembourg


mean elevation

325 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 107 in the world of 163 (34,97%); 24 place in Europe from 41 (43,90%)

lowest point

133 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 20 in the world of 73 (73,97%); 5 place in Europe from 23 (82,61%)

highest point

559 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 186 in the world of 232 (20,26%); 40 place in Europe from 52 (25%)

Main parameters in Luxembourg


Population

569 676 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 170 in the world of 233 (27,47%); 39 place in Europe from 53 (28,30%)
11,01 % (2,20 % annual) ↘
min: 313 970; max: 569 676; max-min: 255 706 (44,89%); mid: 441 823;
127 853 (22,44%)

Surface area

2 590 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 173 in the world of 233 (26,18%); 41 place in Europe from 53 (24,53%)

Population density

219,92 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 57 in the world of 230 (75,65%); 13 place in Europe from 52 (76,92%)
11,00 % (2,20 % annual) ↘
min: 168,46; max: 219,92; max-min: 51,47 (23,40%); mid: 194,19;
25,73 (11,70%)

Population growth rate

2,37 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 42 in the world of 216 (81,02%); 1 place in Europe from 49 (100%)
23,06 % (4,61 % annual) ↘
min: 0,027; max: 2,40; max-min: 2,38 (98,90%); mid: 1,21;
1,16 (48,83%)

Surface area

0,455 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 58 in the world of 233 (75,54%); 13 place in Europe from 53 (77,36%)
12,37 % (2,47 % annual) ↗
min: 0,455; max: 0,594; max-min: 0,139 (23,41%); mid: 0,524;
-0,069 (-15,28%)