Discover the city of Luxembourg, capital of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. With its 24 districts, it has many facets. Its old quarters and fortifications, listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites, are witnesses to the history of the country. Its modern developments and constructions, its economic dynamism make it a city resolutely turned towards the future. The city of Luxembourg will never cease to amaze and delight you!
Population of Luxembourg City
With 122,273 inhabitants at the end of 2019 and a growth of more than 3,000 inhabitants per year, the City of Luxembourg is a dynamic and international city. 170 different nationalities live together and today more than 70% of the population is foreign, 84% of them in the Gare district. The French community represents 17% of the total population, the Portuguese community 10%, the Italian community 7%. The Cents district still has a Luxembourg majority with more than 50% of the population being national.
Glimpse of the City of Luxembourg’s districts
We provide you illustrated overviews of the City of Luxembourg’s different districts, so that you can know them better in terms of infrastructures (schools, transport…), accommodation, atmosphere or architecture. Every district has its specificities: family, residential, historic, business-centred… Have a walk here and there.
Since December 1994, the old quarters of Clausen, Grund and Pfaffenthal, the Vauban fortifications with the “Casemates” galleries, the Corniche and the Trois-Glands have been listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The buildings of the Avenue de la Liberté in the Gare district are also to be found here.
Beyond these historic districts, the Kirchberg and Golden Bell business districts in Gasperich bear witness to the dynamism of the city and its economy.
Our price comparison for rental properties and properties up for sale in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg should also help you when deciding which municipality to settle down in.
Visiting the city of Luxembourg with guides
The Luxembourg City Tourist Office – LCTO offers various walks in the city of Luxembourg at very affordable prices: All in one tour, individual or group walk, by bus or on foot, night walk, or even playful and cultural walks, suitable for children and families.
You can visit the capital according to your budget and your desires, on your own or in the company of other members interested in discovering the history and architecture of the city of Luxembourg. These walks aim at showing you at best what is worth knowing and seeing in Luxembourg: the businesses, the atmosphere of the various districts, but also its institutions, its specialities and the inescapable monuments.
Routes are planned to show you most of the city and its tourist potential. As for the prices, these vary between 12 and 55 euros. For more information about the visits of Luxembourg.
City-app: all Luxembourg City information at hand
City App VDL lists a lot of useful and practical information: activities schedule offered by the city, administrative information, the traffic in Luxembourg city, buses hours, free places in parking lots, organised trips to be discovered …
In City-App, the last news concerning the Luxembourg capital and its urban life are also given here.
A real virtual toolbox filled with possibilities that you should keep on your smartphone!
Download the app for iOS or Android.
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