Flag of Liechtenstein

Flag of Liechtenstein

  • Officially ยป Principality of Liechtenstein

Facts

  • Population ยป 37,666 residents
  • Language ยป German

Geography

  • Area ยป 160 km2
  • Tiny Central European, landlocked nation
  • Share borders with Switzerland to the west and south, and Austria to the east and north
  • The country is mainly mountainous

Notes

  • Liechtenstein is not a member of the European Union but an associate member of the Schengen Area agreement.
  • The fourth smallest European country – after Vatican City, Monaco, San Marino
  • It owes much of its wealth to its status as a tax haven

Tourism

  • An alluring winter sport destination
  • It is the last country to joined the border-free Schengen area, after it signed the agreement in 28 February 2008 and started its implementation on 19 December 2011.

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This page was last updated on 2021.05.16 by Robert Vinet