Luxembourg 12 points


CLEW takes a look at Luxembourg in numbers and digs up a few more or less useful numeric facts:

1 – number of reigning Grand Dukes in the world. Reason good enough to keep the monarchy? We are of course talking about His Royal Highness Henri Albert Gabriel Félix Marie Guillaume de Luxembourg.

2- hours away from Paris, roughly. Go!

Photo: Ann-Kristin Øvreeide. Photo: Ann-Kristin Øvreeide.

3 – Once upon a time, Luxembourg was almost three times the size it is now. The Belgians came and helped themselves to a large chunk – adding insult to injury they didn’t even bother to change the name of their new territory (Province de Luxembourg).

5– number of times Luxembourg has won the Eurovision Song Contest (only beaten by Ireland with 7 wins – darn that Johnny Logan!).

18 – hours of sunshine in January. So we noticed! But hey, this is February!

32 – years since Luxembourg last won…

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