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    Luxembourg Geography - 1990

      Total area: 2,586 km2
      land area: 2,586 km2

      Comparative area: slightly smaller than Rhode Island

      Land boundaries: 359 km total; Belgium 148 km, France 73 km, FRG 138 km

      Coastline: none--landlocked

      Maritime claims: none--landlocked

      Climate: modified continental with mild winters, cool summers

      Terrain: mostly gently rolling uplands with broad, shallow valleys; uplands to slightly mountainous in the north; steep slope down to Moselle floodplain in the southeast

      Natural resources: iron ore (no longer exploited)

      Land use: 24% arable land; 1% permanent crops; 20% meadows and pastures; 21% forest and woodland; 34% other

      Environment: deforestation

      Note: landlocked

      NOTE: The information regarding Luxembourg on this page is re-published from the 1990 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Luxembourg Geography 1990 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Luxembourg Geography 1990 should be addressed to the CIA.

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