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Culture of Luxembourg

People in Luxembourg speak the German, French, and Luxembourgish languages. The linguistic diversity of Luxembourg is rather diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Luxembourg is 0.644. The followers of Christianity are the religious majority in the country. 85.4% of Luxembourg's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Luxembourg. The rate of urbanization in Luxembourg is considered to be 1. According to data on inbound tourists in Luxembourg, 945,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.

National anthem

The national anthem of Luxembourg is called 'Ons Heemecht', which in English means 'Our Homeland'. It was adopted in 1895. The lyrics have been written by Michel Lentz and the music has been composed by Jean Antoine Zinnen.

Fast food

The first McDonalds in Luxembourg was opened on 17 July 1985, and it was located in Luxembourg City. At the moment Luxembourg has 9 operating McDonalds restaurants. The number of operating McDonalds restaurants in a country is indicative of the influence of Western culture and globalization in that country. Operating McDonalds restaurants could also have a direct impact on the health of a nation's citizens. Around 26% of the population of Luxembourg are obese.

Alcohol consumption

Each year, the people of Luxembourg consume 0.5 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 36.2% beer, 42.8% wine, 21% distilled spirits, 0% other alcohol.

National dish

One of the most popular national dishes of Luxembourg is judd mat gaardebounen. Other national dishes include bouneschlupp.