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Liechtenstein

Official English Name: Principality of Liechtenstein

Official Local Name(s): Fuerstentum Liechtenstein

Common English Name: Liechtenstein

Capital: Vaduz

REGION
Central Europe
NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
Austria (East)
Switzerland (North, East, and South)
NEIGHBORING BODIES OF WATER
None (Landlocked)
TOTAL AREA
160 km2 (100% land, 0% water)
TOTAL LAND BOUNDARIES
76 km
TOTAL COASTLINE
0 km (Landlocked)
CLIMATE
Continental
TERRAIN
Mountainous
Western valley
HIGHEST POINT
Vorder-Grauspitz (2, stomach 599 m)
LOWEST POINT
Ruggeller Riet (430 m)
NATURAL RESOURCES
Hydropower
Arable land
DEMONYM
Liechtensteiner
LARGEST ETHNIC GROUPS
Liechtensteiner (66.3%)
Foreigners (33.7%)1
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S)
German
OTHER MAJOR LANGUAGE(S)
Italian
LARGEST RELIGIOUS GROUPS
Roman Catholic (75.9%)
Protestant (8.5%)
Muslim (5.4%)
Atheist (5.4%)
Orthodox (1.1%)
POPULATION
37,937
LARGEST CITY
Schaan (5,963)
GOVERNMENT TYPE
Hereditary constitutional monarchy
HEAD OF STATE
Prince Hans Adam II
HEAD OF GOVERNMENT
Prime Minister Adrian Hasler
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS
11 Communes
INDEPENDENCE GAINED
24 August 1866 (from Germany)
NATIONAL ANTHEM
Oben am jungen Rhein
GDP PER CAPITA
$149,000 (USD)
CURRENCY
CHF (Swiss Franc)
EXCHANGE RATE
$1 (USD) = CHF0.99
Note: Liechtenstein uses the Swiss Franc as its official currency.
INTERNET COUNTRY CODE
.li
TELEPHONE COUNTRY CODE
+423

Liechtenstein derives its traditions mostly from those of Southern Germany.

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.