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Luxembourg University, created in 2003, strongly focuses on research and hosts three faculties: the faculty of Science, Technology and Communication, the faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, and the faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts

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Luxembourg City is home to 172 playgrounds

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Luxembourg University, created in 2003, welcomed about 5,000 students in 2007.

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Since the end of the 1990s, nightlife in Luxembourg has become livelier through the opening of new bars and clubs as well as an increasing number of night birds and the decentralisation of the night scene.

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A typical Luxembourg cafe in Brandenbourg, in the northern part of the country.

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In Luxembourg City, the Grund, Clausen and Hollerich suburbs are centres of attraction where international crowds meet for drinks, especially on weekends.

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The ancient casemates of the Bock, a major attraction among the remains of the ancient Luxembourg Fortress count a maze of 17 kilometres of galleries and underground passages.

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Compulsory education covers a total of eleven years: two years of preschool education, six years of primary education and three years of secondary education. Since 1998, optional nursery schools for 3-year old children exist.

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Public education in Luxembourg is compulsory and free. The budget allocated to education is, relatively speaking, one of the highest in the world.

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Luxembourg by night in the Grund, one of the most buzzing areas during the week-end.

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Due to the growing inflow of cross-border commuters, public transport is faced with an increasing challenge.

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The capital, as well as the other major tourist towns, offers many shopping opportunities. The Grand-Rue or "Groussgaass", is one of the major shopping areas in Luxembourg City.

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The Grund, the oldest area of the lower Luxembourg City, boasts numerous museums and good opportunities to go out.

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Young people aged between 12 and 24 represent more or less 15% of the Luxembourg population.

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A summer-night’s stroll in the center of the capital, where numerous streets and alleys are pedestrian zones.

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The bi-weekly market on Guillaume II square, also called the "Knuedler" by the locals.

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An antiques fair is held on the Place d’Armes aquare in Luxembourg City on the second and the last Saturday of each month in Luxembourg City.

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Of the 5,173 hectares of the City of Luxembourg, more than one quarter is taken up by green space.

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The capital boasts three public parks improving the quality of life: the municipal park, the Tony Neumann park, in the Limpertsberg suburb and the park in the suburb of Merl.

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There are numerous pastry specialities in Luxembourg, for instance the pretzel, the "Boxemännercher" or the "Verwurrelt Gedanken" ...

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Senior citizens represent 14% of the Grand Duchy’s total population.

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The Petrusse valley is a green space in the center of Luxembourg City.

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In summer, locals and tourists gather on the numerous terraces surrounding the Place d’Armes and Guillaume II squares, in the center of the capital.

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Luxembourg’s cultural diversity is also mirrored in the city’s bars and cafes, such as this Irish pub located in Clausen.

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Apple harvesting has a very long tradition in Steinsel, a little village in the Alzette valley.

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The Portuguese form the largest foreign community in Luxembourg.

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Terrace on Guillaume II square (Knuedler). Home to the capital’s town hall, hosts a bi-weekly market and numerous cultural events

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  • Updated 05-05-2015