Strassen is a small and very dynamic municipality in the first ring, which could be considered as an extension of Luxembourg City via the Route d’Arlon, a major economic pole.
A high proportion of foreign residents in Strassen
Number of inhabitants as of January 1, 2022
Number of different nationalities
of foreign population61%61%
As anenterprising municipality and also very active in the field of integration, Strassen has made the shared well-being of its inhabitants its motto in order to encourage exchange between its citizens.
The The municipality of Strassen ranks 3rd in the country behind Luxembourg City and Larochette(in the north of Luxembourg) as regards the number of foreigners.
The most spoken language in Strassen is French (59.4% ), followed by Luxembourgish (48%), English (33.4%) and German (26.8%).
The municipality of Strassen is made up of a single locality, the City of Strassen. Very urban, it is the extension of the city of Luxembourg by its main artery, the Route d’Arlon in direction of the city of Bertrange. It has all the amenities, with direct access to the A6 freeway and the N6 between Luxembourg and Arlon in Belgium.
In addition, located near the forest of “Bambësch”, the forest located in the municipality of Strassen offers a space of more than 400 ha of relaxation at the gates of the city. The city of Strassen hasgreen spaces and beautiful forest areas.
A new tramway line, to be put into service by 2035, will start from the Place de l’Etoile in Luxembourg and will run along the Route d’Arlon towards the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg in Strassen. Several bus lines crisscross the city.
Strassen is one of the most dynamic and commercial communities of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg with a great offer of services for the citizens.
Important infrastructures in Strassen include a basic school and day care centers for the youngest children. The older children can enjoy the Jugendhaus – House for Young People.
From a cultural and sports point of view, the “Paul Barblé ” cultural center can host many events. The city of Strassen is very dynamic in this field with the organization of the Stroossefestival and other fairs.
Many associations also offer a multitude of activities to residents.
Sports facilities such as the Strassen thermal baths, an omnisports hall, an archery hall, a national martial arts hall, a petanque field, etc. can welcome the most active for afternoons of games and relaxation.