Quick Facts

  • Officially the Principality of Liechtenstein
  • Established within the Holy Roman Empire in 1719
  • Since World War II, the country’s low taxes have spurred outstanding economic growth.
  • In 2003 Liechtenstein implemented anti-money-laundering legislation
  • Member of the European Free Trade Association and part of the European Economic Area and the Schengan Area, but NOT a part of the European Union
  • Climate: continental; cold, cloudy winters with frequent snow or rain; cool to moderately warm, cloudy, humid summers
  • Ethnic groups: Liechtensteiner 65.6%, other 34.4%
  • Languages: German (official), Alemannic dialect
  • Religions: Roman Catholic (official) 76.2%, Protestant 7%
  • Population: 36,713
  • Major cities: Vaduz (capital) 5,000
  • Literacy Rate: 100%
  • GDP per capita $95,249: the second highest per capita in the world
  • Constitution prevents the formation of any military forces
  • Current weather conditions –  www.weather.com
  • Tips for Travel in country – www.travel.state.gov
  • Currency exchange rates –  www.xe.com

Government in Power

Unitary parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy

Prince: Hans-Adam II

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