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Liechtenstein covers an area of about 62 square miles, or 160 square km. Its land boundaries equal 76 km.
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Is Liechtenstein a country?

Yes. Liechtenstein is a country and a Principality, meaning it is ruled by a prince. A country may be a principality, a kingdom, a monarchy or a republic.

What is Liechtenstein?

Liechtenstein is a small country located between Switzerland and Australia. Population: a little over 300,000. Liechtenstein has no military and is completey depentant on Switzerland. To get into Liechtenstein, one must follow Switzerland's customs as the two countries are unified.

What is the absolute location of Liechtenstein?

The Principality of Liechtenstein is located in Europe, between Switzerland and Austria with most northern point at about 47º16'13"N, most southern at about 47º02'57"N, most eastern at about 9º38'00"E and most western at about 9º31'51"E. Its capital Vaduz is located at about 47º08'27"N-9º31'18"E.

What is the currency of Liechtenstein?

Although the euro can be used in Liechtenstein, (but only in large shops and a few other places), the official national currency is the Swiss Franc (CHF). Other than that major credit cards - especially Visa - are widely accepted almost everywhere.

What is the mountainous liechtenstein famous for?

Liechtenstein is the most beautiful place I have ever visited. It is famous for being situated in the Alps as well as for being one of the smallest nations in the world. Vaduz, the capital city, is also home to the Schloss Vaduz (Castle Vaduz) which is still in use by the Prince. It is an amazing sight! There are also a fee vineyards and some fabulous restaurants.

Landforms in liechtenstein?

Rhine, flows into the North Sea.. Samina River, flows into the Ill. It originates in the principality and continues into Austria. Name . Height . Coordinates . Naafkopf . 2570 m [1] . 47°3′38.54″N 9°36′25.75″E / 47.0607056°N 9.6071528°E / 47.0607056; 9.6071528 . Hinter Grauspitz (Schwarzhorn) . 2574 m [1] . 47°3′17.4″N 9°35′17″E / 47.054833°N 9.58806°E / 47.054833; 9.58806 . Grauspitz . 2599 m [1] . 47°3′10″N 9°34′55″E / 47.05278°N 9.58194°E / 47.05278; 9.58194 . Falknis . 2560 m [1] . 47°3′1.9″N 9°33′52.3″E / 47.050528°N 9.564528°E / 47.050528; 9.564528 . Falknishorn (Mazorakopf). 2451 m [1] . 47°2′54.52″N 9°33′25.17″E / 47.0484778°N 9.5569917°E / 47.0484778; 9.5569917 . Mittlerspitz . 1897 m [1] . 47°3′54″N 9°32′23″E / 47.065°N 9.53972°E / 47.065; 9.53972 . Mittagspitz . 1857 m [1] . 47°4′9″N 9°32′3″E / 47.06917°N 9.53417°E / 47.06917; 9.53417 . Koraspitz . 1927 m [1] . 47°4′45″N 9°33′28″E / 47.07917°N 9.55778°E / 47.07917; 9.55778 . Langspitz . 2006 m [1] . 47°4′43.7″N 9°33′43.1″E / 47.078806°N 9.561972°E / 47.078806; 9.561972 . Goldlochspitz . 2110 m [1] . 47°4′57″N 9°34′2″E / 47.0825°N 9.56722°E / 47.0825; 9.56722 . Kulmi [2] / Kolme [1] . 1993 m. 47°5′15″N 9°34′20″E / 47.0875°N 9.57222°E / 47.0875; 9.57222 . Heubühl . 1936 m [1] . 47°5′46″N 9°34′0.9″E / 47.09611°N 9.566917°E / 47.09611; 9.566917 . Plasteikopf . 2356 m [1] . 47°3′55″N 9°34′38″E / 47.06528°N 9.57722°E / 47.06528; 9.57722 . Augstenberg . 2359 m [1] . 47°4′57″N 9°36′36″E / 47.0825°N 9.61°E / 47.0825; 9.61#20;(Augstenberg) . Gamsgrat . 2201 m [1] . 47°6′38″N 9°37′14″E / 47.11056°N 9.62056°E / 47.11056; 9.62056#20;(Gamsgrat) . Ochsenkopf . 2286 m [1] . 47°6′53″N 9°37′28″E / 47.11472°N 9.62444°E / 47.11472; 9.62444 . Scheienkopf . 2159 m [1] (summit in Austria). 47°7′43″N 9°38′8″E / 47.12861°N 9.63556°E / 47.12861; 9.63556 . Stachlerkopf . 2071 m [1] . 47°7′18.6″N 9°35′32.5″E / 47.121833°N 9.592361°E / 47.121833; 9.592361 . Schönberg . 2104 m [1] . 47°7′49.3″N 9°35′34.6″E / 47.130361°N 9.592944°E / 47.130361; 9.592944 . Galinakopf . 2198 m [1] . 47°9′6″N 9°37′14″E / 47.15167°N 9.62056°E / 47.15167; 9.62056 . Kuhgrat (Kuegrat). 2123 m [1] . 47°10′0″N 9°34′0″E / 47.16667°N 9.56667°E / 47.16667; 9.56667 . Garsellakopf (Garsellikopf). 2105 m [1] . 47°10′13″N 9°33′53″E / 47.17028°N 9.56472°E / 47.17028; 9.56472 . Drei Schwestern . 2052 m [1] . 47°10′32″N 9°34′22″E / 47.17556°N 9.57278°E / 47.17556; 9.57278 . Sarojahöhe (Saroja). 1659 m [1] . 47°11′27″N 9°34′21″E / 47.19083°N 9.5725°E / 47.19083; 9.5725 . Gafleispitz . 2000 m [1] . 47°9′31″N 9°33′17″E / 47.15861°N 9.55472°E / 47.15861; 9.55472 . Alpspitz . 1942 m [1] . 47°8′55″N 9°33′14″E / 47.14861°N 9.55389°E / 47.14861; 9.55389 . Helwangspitz . 2000 m [1] . 47°8′55″N 9°33′44″E / 47.14861°N 9.56222°E / 47.14861; 9.56222 . Gorfion . 2308 m [2] . 47°4′41″N 9°37′7″E / 47.07806°N 9.61861°E / 47.07806; 9.61861 . Silberhorn [3] / Hubel [2] . 2150 m. 47°5′14.7″N 9°36′20.1″E / 47.087417°N 9.605583°E / 47.087417; 9.605583 . Nospitz . 2091 m [2] . 47°5′35.3″N 9°35′54.1″E / 47.093139°N 9.598361°E / 47.093139; 9.598361 . Rappenstein . 2221 m [2] . 47°4′35″N 9°34′0″E / 47.07639°N 9.56667°E / 47.07639; 9.56667 . Rotspitz . 2127 m [2] . 47°3′30″N 9°33′5″E / 47.05833°N 9.55139°E / 47.05833; 9.55139 . Würznerhorn . 1713 m [2] . 47°3′46″N 9°31′52″E / 47.06278°N 9.53111°E / 47.06278; 9.53111 . Sattelköpfle . 1688 m [2] . 47°11′8.3″N 9°34′23.7″E / 47.185639°N 9.57325°E / 47.185639; 9.57325 . Zigerbergkopf . 2051 m [2] . 47°9′4″N 9°36′12″E / 47.15111°N 9.60333°E / 47.15111; 9.60333 . Kirchlespitz . 1929 m [2] . 47°6′11.7″N 9°35′21″E / 47.10325°N 9.58917°E / 47.10325; 9.58917 . Spitz . 2186 m [2] . 47°5′12.3″N 9°37′26.5″E / 47.08675°N 9.624028°E / 47.08675; 9.624028 . Maurerberg [1] / Mauerer Berg [2] . 1378 m. 47°12′18″N 9°35′5″E / 47.205°N 9.58472°E / 47.205; 9.58472 . Rauher Berg . 2094 m [2] . 47°6′27″N 9°37′42″E / 47.1075°N 9.62833°E / 47.1075; 9.62833 . Drei Kapuziner . 2084 m [2] . 47°7′27.9″N 9°35′20″E / 47.124417°N 9.58889°E / 47.124417; 9.58889 . Gampriner Seele is the only lake in Liechtenstein. It was created by a flood of the Rhine River with enormous erosion in 1927. The lake lies on 435 metres above Sea Level in the village of Bendern-Gamprin..

Do wolves live in Liechtenstein?

There are no known wolves in the wild in the tiny country ofLiechtenstein. The European wolf has been extinct in that area formany decades.

Is there poverty in Liechtenstein?

No there is no registered data of poverty in Liechtenstein. Just to let you know only PIB and GDP are data from the countries, the rest is the same of Switzerland.

Who is the King of Liechtenstein?

Liechtenstein does not have a king. It is a principality ("Fürstentum") and has a prince ("Fürst"). The current Fürst (since 1989) is Hans-Adam II. Full Name: Johannes Adam Ferdinand Alois Josef Maria Marko d'Aviano Pius von und zu Liechtenstein .

When was Liechtenstein discovered?

Places in Europe were never 'discovered', they have been known, and people have lived there, for thousands of years. But for most of this time no written records were kept, so the earliest record of a place is often hundreds of years after it was first settled. The earliest written record to mention Vaduz, the capital of Liechtenstein is in the 12th century.

When do they celebrate Halloween in Liechtenstein?

Liechtenstein(Fürstentum Liechtenstein)a tiny principality on the border of Switzerland, celebrates Halloween, Easter, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Labor Day, King Olaf's Day and all other legal or traditional holidays on December 11th. Vasloub Hüwer, the first Bürgermeister of Liechtenstein mandated only one holiday to coincide with the solar eclipse that was observed in Liechtenstein in 1412. It was felt by Hüwer and most other citizens of the country, that holidays detract too much from their primary commercial activity of manufacturing dental products. Thus, to this day, every holiday is celebrated on December 11th. This practice of celebrating all holidays on a single day has led to an unusual and colorful culture. Visitors to Liechtenstein often travel to Liechtenstein on December 11th and choose one of 23 holidays in which to participate.\n

What percent of Liechtenstein speak German?

Liechtenstein is the smallest German-speaking country in the world. So there must be more than 90% which speak German. Read here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liechtenstein

Why doesn't Liechtenstein use the euro?

Liechtenstein doesnt use the Euro they use the Swiss Franc simply because they have do not want to use the Euro. Its like asking why Canada doesnt use the American Dollar, or why New Zealand doesnt use the Australian Dollar, they have their own currency they use.

Why is Vaduz the capital of Liechtenstein?

In the 17th century the Liechtenstein family wasseeking a seat in the Imperial diet, the Reichstag . However,since they did not hold any territory that was directly under theImperial throne, they were unable to meet the primary requirementto qualify. . The family yearned for the added power a seat in the Imperialgovernment would bring, and therefore sought to acquire lands thatwould be Reichsunmittelbar , or held without anyfeudal personage other than the HolyRoman Emperor himself having rights on the land. After sometime, the family was able to arrange the purchase of the minuscule Herrschaft ("Lordship") of Schellenberg and countship of Vaduz (in 1699 and1712 respectively) from the Hohenems. Tiny Schellenberg and Vaduzpossessed exactly the political status required: no feudal lordother than the Emperor. Thereby, on January 23, 1719, after purchase had been duly made, Charles VI, Holy RomanEmperor , decreed Vaduz and Schellenberg were united, and raisedto the dignity of Fürstentum ( principality ) with the name "Liechtenstein"in honour of "[his] true servant, Anton Florian ofLiechtenstein ". It is on this date that Liechtenstein became asovereign member state of the HolyRoman Empire .

What types of wildlife are native to Liechtenstein?

Animals native to Liechtenstein include deers, chamois, black grouses, pheasants, hazel grouses, marmots, badgers, and stoats. Plants native to Liechtenstein include larches, maple trees, lime trees, ash trees and elm trees.

What is the 2008 population of Liechtenstein?

As of 2010, Liechtenstein has a population of 35,593. The population of Liechtenstein in 2008 was estimated by the United Nations at about 34500. Note that the name of this state is spelled with -ie-, whereas Roy Lichtenstein uses one e less.

Is liechtenstein a state or nation?

Liechtenstein is a state, and independent country and a nation. All these terms are interchangeable. P.S. A "state" can mean either an independent country, or the sub-divisions of a federal country.

What is is like living in Liechtenstein?

Liechtenstein is a very wealthy country and its citizens enjoy one of the largest incomes in the world. Liechtenstein is a very small country, however, and is surrounded by the European Alps. Temperatures are usually cold. However, the overall standard of living in Liechtenstein is very high.

How to get from Zürich to Liechtenstein?

The easiest way is to take a train from Zürich to Buchs, and then a connecting a bus from Buchs to Vaduz, the capital. You can get a train from Buchs to Schaan in Liechtenstein, but it is infrequent.

How is Liechtenstein so wealthy?

\n. \n. Very low unemployment rate. \n. Very small population. \n. Strong financial sector which acts as a tax haven for countries in close proximity - it has more registered companies than citizens. \n. Personal and company taxes are very low. \n.

Did liechtenstein compete at 2012 Olympics?

Liechtenstein competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics with 3 athletes in 3 sports Marcel Tschopp Marathon Julia Hassler 400 m freestyle 800 m freestyle Stephanie Vogt Women's singles

What is the main industry of liechtenstein?

I've been looking for it and I found out that it might be the textile industry and also pharmaceutic. If someone has something to add or if someone can confirm this i would appreciate it.

How land locked is Uzbekistan and Liechtenstein?

They are both landlocked, so they can be said to be equallylandlocked, as all landlocked countries are. Uzbekistan does toucha very large lake which is known as the Aral Sea, but it is a lake,so Uzbekistan is landlocked.