Luxembourgish language

Germanic language or language variety spoken in Luxembourg

Luxembourgish is a West Germanic language. A lot of people in Luxembourg speak the language. It is quite similar to German. Outside Luxembourg, not many people speak it, and inside Luxembourg many people speak other languages, too.

Native to Luxembourg
RegionCentral Europe
Native speakers
(320,000 cited 1998)
Latin (Luxembourgish alphabet)
Luxembourgish Braille
Official status
Official language in
Recognised minority
language in
Regulated byConseil Permanent de la Langue Luxembourgeoise (CPLL)
Language codes
ISO 639-1lb
ISO 639-2ltz
ISO 639-3ltz
Area where Luxembourgisch (hatched) and related Moselle Franconian is spoken.
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