Key figures

  • Area: 160 km²
  • Inhabitants: about 36.000
  • Capital: Vaduz 
  • Communities: 11
    Oberland: Balzers, Triesen, Triesenberg, Vaduz, Schaan, Planken
    Unterland: Ruggell, Schellenberg, Gamprin-Bendern, Mauren-Schaanwald, Eschen-Nendeln
  • Currency: Swiss Francs
  • Language: German dialect (similar to Swiss German)
  • Government: Constitutional hereditary monarchy on a democratic and parliamentary basis
  • Head of state: Prince Hans-Adam (Prince Alois) von und zu Liechtenstein
  • Head of government: Adrian Hasler
  • National holiday: 15th of August
  • Highest mountain: Grauspitz (2599m)
  • Lowest point: Ruggeller Riet (430m)
  • Dimensions: 24.8 km (longest point) x 12.4 km (widest point)

 

Weblinks:

Official homepage: www.liechtenstein.li
Liechtenstein public adminstration: www.llv.li
The Princely House of Liechtenstein: www.fuerstenhaus.li

 

Updated: 25.08.2017
Photo: Liechtenstein Map / geography.about.com