Official English Name: Principality of Liechtenstein
Official Local Name(s): Fuerstentum Liechtenstein
Common English Name: Liechtenstein
Capital: Vaduz

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Official Language(s)

German
Secondary Languages: Italian

Resources

Hydropower, Arable land

Neighbors

Austria (East), Switzerland (North, East, and South)

Ethnic groups

Liechtensteiner (66.3%), Foreigners (33.7%)1

People

Est. Population:

37,937

Demonym:

Liechtensteiner

Religions:

Roman Catholic (75.9%)
Protestant (8.5%)
Muslim (5.4%)
Atheist (5.4%)
Orthodox (1.1%)

Largest City:

Schaan (5,963)

Geography

Region:

Central Europe

Bodies of Water:

None (Landlocked)

Total Area:

160 km2 (100% land, 0% water)

Total Land:

76 km

Total Coastline:

0 km (Landlocked)

Climate

Continental

Terrain:

Mountainous
Western valley

Highest Point

Vorder-Grauspitz (2,599 m)

Lowest Point

Ruggeller Riet (430 m)

Government

Type:

Hereditary constitutional monarchy

Heads of State:

Prince Hans Adam II

Head of Government:

Prime Minister Adrian Hasler

Admin. Divisions

11 Communes

Independence:

24 August 1866 (from Germany)

Nat'l Anthem:

Oben am jungen Rhein

Economy

GDP Per Capita

$149,000 (USD)

Currency

CHF (Swiss Franc)

Exchange Rate

$1 (USD) = CHF (Swiss Franc)0.98

Communication

Internet Code

.li

Telephone Code

+423

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Cultural Notes

Liechtenstein derives its traditions mostly from those of Southern Germany.

Sources

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ls.html (Majority of information)
http://www.llv.li/files/as/jahrbuch-2016.pdf (Ethnic, religious, and city population data)
http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/NY.GDP.PCAP.CD (GDP per capita data)
Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)
Information accurate to best of ability as of 11 November 2016
1Liechtenstein does not collect data on ethnic groups. Most of the foreigners in Liechtenstein are French, German, Swiss, Turkish, and former Yugoslav, in approximately decreasing order.