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    Luxembourg Geography - 1991

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

      Environment: deforestation

      Note: landlocked

      NOTE: The information regarding Luxembourg on this page is re-published from the 1991 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Luxembourg Geography 1991 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Luxembourg Geography 1991 should be addressed to the CIA.

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