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Brief Facts About Liechtenstein


Liechtenstein is a doubly landlocked microstate in Central Europe.

Liechtenstein is 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) long principality between Austria and Switzerland.

Official name is the Principality of Liechtenstein.

German is the official language of Liechtenstein.

It has an area of just over 160 square kilometers (62 square miles).

As of 1 January 2016, the population of Liechtenstein was estimated to be 37,622 people.

The principality of Liechtenstein is divided into eleven municipalities, most consisting of only a single town.

Vaduz is the capital of Liechtenstein, but not its largest city: Schaan is slightly larger. Still, it’s home to the Prince’s castle and his museums, and thus the main point of interest for visitors to this small country

Vaduz Castle is the palace and official residence of the Prince of Liechtenstein.It lies on a hillside 120
meters (394 feet) above Vaduz.It is commonly believed to have been founded circa 1322 by the Counts of Werdenberg.

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