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Luxembourg

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

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Geography

Area: 2,586 sq km

The smallest of the Benelux, or Low Countries.

Population: 491,772    Annual Growth: 1.17%

Capital: Luxemburg

Urbanites: 82.2%

HDI Rank: 11 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)

Peoples

Peoples: 19 (5% unreached) All peoples
Unreached Peoples Prayer Card

Official language: French, used in official communication. German dominates education and the newspapers. Lëtzebuergesch (of Franco-Mosellan origin) is the national language; English learning is compulsory in schools    Languages: 6 All languages

Religion

Largest Religion: Christian

Religion               Pop %Ann Gr
Christians401,43381.630.4
Evangelicals2,5540.54.6

Challenges for Prayer

The Lëtzebuergesch language is spoken by many as their heart language. Most are fluent in French or German (or both), but to have the Bible in Lëtzebuergesch could be helpful to opening many hearts to the good news. Various versions of the NT are in progress. Pray that they might be completed in a timely manner and with the highest standards of Bible translation principles. There is one solitary Christian bookstore in the country, but others in neighbouring countries are readily accessible.

     For an additional 3 Challenges for Prayer see Operation World book, CD-ROM, or DVD-ROM.

More Information

The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of Luxembourg.