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FACTS ABOUT LIECHTENSTEIN

Area

160 km2

 

Population

around 37,000

 

Size

24.6 km long, 12.4 km wide

 

Number of Municipalities

11, capital Vaduz

 

National Day

15 August

 

State System

constitutional hereditary monarchy on a democratic and parliamentary basis

 

Head of State

The Reigning Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein

Head of State

The Reigning Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein

 

Language

standard German is the official language; the spoken language is an Alemannic dialect

 

Climate

mild. temperatures range in summer from 20 to 28°C, in winter from minus 10°C to plus 10°C

 

Topography

lowest point: Ruggeller Riet (430 metres elevation); highest point: Grauspitz (2,599 metres elevation)

 

Currency

Swiss franc (CHF), euros are generally accepted

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Entrepreneurship pays

Liechtenstein’s economic policy can be summed up in three words: liberal,businessfriendly and reliable. A stable and diverse business location on a very small area, home to 4‘000 active companies – this is Liechtenstein.