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Luxembourg


Luxembourg Grand-Duché de Luxembourg
Grousherzogdem Lezebuurg
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Population :
(1995)
400.000 (density 156 ; surface 2.587 km2)
Capital : Luxembourg (75.000)
Internet : LU domain,
86.000 people on the Web (19,66 %) (Mar-99) (ILReS)
Referrer : (ujiw@rz.uni-karlsruhe.de)


Currency : Luxembourg Franc (LUF, Flux)
used interchangeably with the Belgium Franc (BEF) till 28/02/2002
1 LUF = 1 BEF
1 Euro = 40,3399 LUF (fixed on 31.12.98)

FIXED VALUES AGAINST LUF
31.12.1998
100 LUF
reverse exchange
DEM
4.84837
2062.55
100
FRF
16.2608
614.997
100
ITL
4799.90
20.8338
1000
ESP
412.462
24.2447
100
NLG
5.46285
1830.55
100
ATS
34.1108
293.162
100
FIM
14.7391
678.468
100
PTE
496.984
20.1214
100
IEP
1.95232
51.2210
1
GRD
844.697
11.8385
100
 
 


Number initial banknotes (mln) 46
Number initial coins (mln) 120
Serial letter R

Eurokit - number (mln) 0,4
Eurokit - value EUR 12,40
Eurokit - national value LUF 500

National money validity 28/02/2002
Change in banks 30/06/2002
Change coins in centr.bank 31/12/2004
Change banknotes in centr.bank no limits

500 EUR value LUF 20,169,96
Biggest banknote LUF 5 .000
Biggest banknote value EUR 123,95

Coins : 1, 5, 20, 50.
Paper : (old 50), 100, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000,
Other historical banknotes
Authority :
Luxembourg Central Bank

Luxembourg Ministry of Finance
Luxembourg Stock Exchange
Banks : Informations from Portalino Fantalinks
Banque et Caisse d'Epargne de l'Etat de Luxembourg
Banque Internationale à Luxembourg
Others : TTE Tourismus Team Europe

ATMs :
      Visa/Plus (ATM Locator). All ATM machines (Bancomat) accept only EC (eurocheque) cards ! You can get cash advances for Eurocard & Visa at banks.

Credit
Cards :
      Eurocard/Mastercard and Visa accepted almost everywhere. Supermarkets sometimes only take Visa (as of 1994). Gas stations accept credit cards only during business hours: Again, the ATM machines outside gas stations only accept EC cards.
Travelers
checks :
      Thomas Cook, AmEx.
Foreign
Exchange :
      At Banks (mostly 150.- LUF fee if you're not a customer) Foreign Exchange office at the central railwaystation

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