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THE LANDLOCKED GRAND Duchy of Luxembourg, which has land borders with Belgium, Germany and France, has a land area of 999 sq. mi. (2,586 sq. km.), with a population of 467,000 (2006 est.), and a population density of 469 people per sq. mi. (171 people per sq. km.). Approximately 58 percent of the electricity used in Luxembourg comes from fossil fuels, with 25.6 percent from hydropower. With a very high standard of living, Luxembourg has the sixth highest per capita levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the world, the highest rating for a country that is not reliant on petroleum for its economy. This was calculated at 26.3 metric tons per person in 1990, rising to a peak of 30.5 metric tons per person ...

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