The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a country in Western Europe. It is bordered on the West and North by Belgium, East by Germany and on the South by France.
The southern half of Luxembourg – the Gutland represents the continuation of the Lorraine plateau and is characterized by a wavy relief. Here a marked system of ridges and terraces, gradually descending to the East. In the North of the country, the Oesling, occupied the foothills of the Ardennes, developed silnoroslye relief with altitudes of up to 400-500 m. the highest point is mount Burgplatz (559 m).
The largest river of Luxembourg – Sûre (Sauer) – begins in Belgium and flows East, then after the merger with Ur in the South-East and the South and empties into the Moselle. Alzette, southern affluent of the sure flows through the capital city Luxembourg and the industrial city of Esch-sur-Alzette, Mersch and Ettelbruck.