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The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is located in western Europe between Germany, France, and Belgium. The population is about half million people. The entire city of Luxembourg is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

The government is a constitutional monarchy and representative democracy with a grand duke as chief of state and a prime minister as head of government. Of interest, Luxembourg is the only sovereign Grand Duchy remaining in the world.

The country is one of the six founding countries of the European Economic Community, now the European Union. Luxembourg's economy is a relatively open and stable, high-income economy, with low inflation, low unemployment and a high standard of living.

Currency EUR: Euro
Language Luxembourgish. Administrative languages are German and French.
Capital Luxembourg
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Latest Alert April 14, 2021 - COVID-19 Precautionary Measures in Luxembourg (20 April Update)

Diseases To Be Aware Of

The diseases listed below are those which occur most often in Luxembourg. Other, less frequently encountered diseases might be displayed within the Travel Alerts section if they have occurred recently.

Hepatitis A

There is a low risk for hepatitis A in this country.


Rabies may be present in bats in this country.

Hepatitis B

There is a low risk of hepatitis B in this country.

Vaccinations to Consider

The following is a list of recommended vaccinations for travelling to Luxembourg.

Hepatitis A Vaccine

Although the risk of acquiring hepatitis A in this country is low, the vaccination is recommended

Rabies Vaccine

The rabies vaccine is recommended for those travellers whose activities may bring them into contact with bats (such as veterinarians, wildlife professionals, researchers).

Hepatitis B Vaccine

There is a low risk of infection with hepatitis B for this country, however, the vaccination is recommended.

Medications to Consider

The following is a list of recommended medications for travelling to Luxembourg.

None required.

Safety and Security in Luxembourg

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Personal Safety

Luxembourg is a safe country with a low crime rate. Travellers do not usually have any safety and security issues in Luxembourg, however, petty crime, such as pick-pocketing, does occur in tourist areas and transportation hubs. Ensure your personal belongings are kept safe.

Ensure you validate your public transportation ticket before embarking. Immediate fines can be issued for failing to validate a ticket.

Same-sex sexual behaviours and same-sex marriage are both legal in Luxembourg.

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