Luxembourg
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Small countries of Europe: Luxembourg

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In Echternach in eastern Luxembourg, a country of nearly half a million people, tourists gather in front of the Basilica of St. Willibrord, an imposing, Gothic structure. (Susan Spano / Los Angeles Times)
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The Grand Ducal Palace of Luxembourg, a country about the size of Rhode Island at 998 square miles, is in the historic center of Luxembourg City. (Susan Spano / Los Angeles Times)
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The Dancing Pilgrims Procession is part of the Whit Tuesday festival in Echternach, an observance following Pentecost Sunday, linked to St. Willibrord. The groups of dancers proceed under banners identifying their home parishes. (Susan Spano / Los Angeles Times)
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The equestrian statue of William II, once King of the Netherlands and the Grand Duke of Luxembourg, in Luxembourg City’s Place Guillaume. (Susan Spano / Los Angeles Times)
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The town of Gaichel, about 50 yards from the Belgian border, is known for its venerable inn, founded in 1853. Here, one of 17 rooms at the modest Auberge de la Gaichel, which has its own bistro; a second building houses the elegant Hotel-Restaurant La Gaichel. (Susan Spano / Los Angeles Times)
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