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Liechtenstein is located in Western Europe part of Europe. It's total area is 160 km² and 41.9% of it is forest area. As of 2022 it has a total population of 39K. 14.5% lives in cities whereas 85.5% lives in rural areas.
Liechtenstein (German: [ˈlɪçtn̩ʃtaɪn]), officially the Principality of Liechtenstein (German: Fürstentum Liechtenstein), is a German-speaking microstate located in the Alps between Austria and Switzerland. It is the sixth smallest nation worldwide.

Liechtenstein is a semi-constitutional monarchy headed by the prince of Liechtenstein.

Liechtenstein is bordered by Switzerland to the west and south and Austria to the east and north. It is Europe's fourth-smallest country, with an area of just over 160 square kilometres (62 square miles) and a population of 38,749 (as of 2019). Divided into 11 municipalities, its capital is Vaduz, and its largest municipality is Schaan. It is also the smallest country to border two countries. Liechtenstein is a doubly landlocked country between Switzerland and Austria.

Economically, Liechtenstein has one of the highest gross domestic products per person in the world when adjusted for purchasing power parity. The country has a strong financial sector centred in Vaduz. It was once known as a billionaire tax haven, but is no longer on any official blacklists of uncooperative tax haven countries. An Alpine country, Liechtenstein is mountainous, making it a winter sport destination.

Liechtenstein is a member of the United Nations, the European Free Trade Association, and the Council of Europe. Although not a member of the European Union because it was not designed with microstates in mind, it participates in both the Schengen Area and the European Economic Area. It has a customs union and a monetary union with Switzerland.

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💬 Languages

German is the official language.

💵 Currencies

The official currency is Swiss franc [1 USD = 0.879 CHF].

🏧 Cash / Credit card usage

We don't have any data for credit card usage in Liechtenstein.

🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Tourism

In 2019, 98.1K tourists arrived to Liechtenstein.

📱 Bandwidth

Broadband is 🚀very fast with 188.53 Mbps.

Broadband (6.64 / 10)

☀️ Climate

Averag yearly temperature is ❄️ 7 °C and cold. Current 3 months (May, June and July) average is 🌤️ 13 °C and warm. Current season (spring) is ❄️ 6 °C and cold.
Yearly average7 °C ❄️
3 month average13 °C 🌤️
Spring average6 °C ❄️
Summer average14 °C 🌤️
Fall average7 °C ❄️
Winter average-1 °C ❄️
About seasons: Remember that seasons in Southern Hemisphere are opposite of the Northern one. This means that in Argentina and Australia, winter begins in June. Currently season averages are rendered according Northern Hemisphere.

📈 Economics

We have no financial data.
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