Luxembourg

Fossil on stamps of Luxembourg

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Luxembourg, officially the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is a landlocked country in western Europe. It is bordered by Belgium to the west and north, Germany to the east, and France to the south.
Its capital, Luxembourg City, is, together with Brussels and Strasbourg, one of the three official capitals of the European Union and the seat of the European Court of Justice, the highest juridical instance in the EU.
Its culture, people and languages are highly intertwined with its neighbours, making it essentially a mixture of French and Germanic cultures. The repeated invasions by its neighbours, especially in World War II, resulted in the country's strong desire for mediation between France and Germany and led to the foundation of the European Union. [R1]

Luxembourg issued its first stamps on 15 September 1852. The stamps were issued in both Belgian and Prussian currency but later issues were issued only in Belgian currency. [R2]



Official stamps of Luxembourg related to Paleontology: fossils

10.09.1984 "Fossils"
Fossils on stamp of Luxembourg 1984



References:
  •   [R1] Luxembourg: Wikipedia, WikiTravel, FlagCounter.
  •   [R2] Postal History and Philately of Luxembourg: Wikipedia,
              Links to official website of the Post Authority, stamp catalog and a list of new stamps of Luxembourg are here



Acknowledgements:
Many thanks to Dr. Peter Voice from Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Western Michigan University, for the draft page review and his valuable comments.


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