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is a landlocked country in western Europe, bordered by Belgium, France, and Germany. It has two principal regions: the Oesling in the North as part of the Ardennes massif, and the Gutland ("good country") in the south. Luxembourg has a population of over half a million people in an area of approximately 2,586 square kilometres (998 sq mi). A representative democracy with a constitutional monarch, it is ruled by a grand duke. It is now the world's only remaining sovereign grand duchy. The country has a highly developed economy, with the world's highest GDP (nominal) per capita according to the IMF. Its historic and strategic importance dates back to its founding as a Roman era fortress site and Frankish count's castle site in the Early Middle Ages. It was an important bastion along the Spanish Road when Spain was the principal European power influencing the whole western hemisphere and beyond in the 16th–17th centuries. Luxembourg is a member of the European Union, NATO, OECD, the United Nations, and Benelux, reflecting the political consensus in favour of economic, political, and military integration. The city of Luxembourg, the largest and capital city, is the seat of several institutions and agencies of the EU. Luxembourg culture is a mix of Romance Europe and Germanic Europe, borrowing customs from each of the distinct traditions. Luxembourg is a trilingual country; German, French and Luxembourgish are official languages. Although a secular state, Luxembourg is predominantly Roman Catholic.

Capital LUXEMBOURG
Currency Euro
Country code 00352
Spoken languages ​​ French, German and Luxembourgish
Passport

Necessary documentation to enter the country: Passport/valid identity card needed for border crossing. It is necessary to travel with one of the two valid documents. The village forms part of the EU and shall accede to the Schengen Agreement. For any changes related to the survival of the Passport you should request to be informed beforehand at the Embassy or Consulate of the country present in Italy or at your travel agent.

Health

The situation is good, according to European standards. Italian citizens who travel temporarily (for tourism, business, study or work) in the country (Member State of the European Union) can receive necessary medical care provided by local public health care if they have the European health insurance card (TEAM) that health card.

Climate

Semicontinentale temperate climate

Viability

Licence Italiana. Car insurance Italian accepted. Delegation to conduct: Please remember to drive a car abroad does not own that it is advisable to have a delegation to conduct of the owner with a notary certified signature at. Compulsory equipment Helmets for motorcyclists: compulsory (the minimum age allowed for a passenger of a motorcycle is 12 years). Safety belts, child seat: all occupants of a car must wear the seat belt. One child under 12 years or whose height reaches 1.50 m may occupy the front seat of a car if it sits on a seat approved to his size. In retrospect, in the absence of the seat, the child must wear seat belts. If the height is less than 150 cm the baby will wear only the abdominal portion. Triangle: all vehicles, except motorcycles, immobilized on the carriageway shall be marked, posteriorly, by a triangle or emergency lights flashing. In case of necessity, the triangle should be placed at the side of the roadway, about 100 m on a straight road and in 200 or 300 m on a motorway. Lights: the use of lights is compulsory for motorcyclists also during the day. Recommended for the other vehicles.It is forbidden to circulate in agglomerations with the only position lamps; you have to turn on the headlamps. When visibility is less than 100 m, due to fog, snow or heavy rain, you should use the low-beam headlamps or the front fog lamps with low-beam headlamps. The red rear fog lamps may be used only the case of fog and visibility reduced to less than 50 m. In the tunnel, referred to as such, you should use the low-beam headlamps. Obligatory reflective jacket for use at night or in poor visibility on highways and roads Winter equipment The studded tires, in dependence on weather conditions, are allowed from 1 December to 1 March (vel max 90 km/60 on motorways and other roads). The chains are allowed on snow or ice. BAC Maximum allowable blood alcohol limit: 0.5%. For certain categories of drivers, the rate is reduced to 0.2%: example: driver licence by less than two years, taxi driver, bus, ambulance etc. Detection Test: any person suspected of driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol may be subjected to a test alcolimetrico. In case of refusal, the police may proceed to disqualify on the spot. If the test turns out positive is a blood test to determine your BAC.

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