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About Liechtenstein in detail
Where is Liechtenstein?
Liechtenstein, in case if you are looking on the map under the Coordinates 47 08 N 9 31 E otherwise in Europe, in Central Europe, between Austria and Switzerland.
What is the capital of Liechtenstein?
The capital city of Liechtenstein is: Vaduz.
What is the time in Vaduz?
It is 6 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time, the timezone of Vaduz is: UTC+1.
What is the Internet code for Liechtenstein?
The Top Level Domain (TLD) for Liechtenstein is: .li
What is the size of Liechtenstein?
The territory of Liechtenstein is total: 160 sq km; land: 160 sq km, water: 0 sq km.
If we want to describe the size of the territory of Liechtenstein is about 0.9 times the size of Washington, DC.
If we would like to walk around and discover Liechtenstein, we can do that by covering the distance of total: 75 km.
What is the water coverage of Liechtenstein?
We have mentioned already on this website, that what percentage of Liechtenstein is covered by water (see below), and this includes 0 km (doubly landlocked) coastline.
What is the climate like in Liechtenstein?
The climate of Liechtenstein is continental: cold, cloudy winters with frequent snow or rain: cool to moderately warm, cloudy, humid summers.
Geographical data of Liechtenstein
The elevation of Liechtenstein; mean elevation: N/A, elevation extremes; lowest point: Ruggeller Riet 430 m, highest point: Vorder-Grauspitz 2,599 m.
The typical geographical details of Liechtenstein include mostly mountainous (Alps) with Rhine Valley in western third.
If we would like to describe the countries location from a different point of view, it is safe to say, and easy to read from a map, Liechtenstein is along with Uzbekistan, one of only two doubly landlocked countries in the world; variety of microclimatic variations based on elevation.
Resources and land use of Liechtenstein
The country’s main mined products are hydroelectric potential, arable land. The population partly uses the earlier highlighted land territory and partly left in its natural state: agricultural land: 37.6%; arable land 18.8%; permanent crops 0%; permanent pasture 18.8%; forest: 43.1%; other: 19.3% (2011 estimate).
Population data of Liechtenstein
The number of inhabitants of Liechtenstein is 37,937 (July 2016 estimate).
If we examine the proportion of population distribution, it is safe to say that most of the population is found in the western half of the country along the Rhine River.
If we are looking at the proportion of the urbanized and barely populated areas, these are the figures: urban population: 14.3% of total population (2015).
Most of the population in Liechtenstein is concentrated in VADUZ (capital) 5,000 (2014).
Ethnicity in Liechtenstein
According to ethnicity details, the ethnic groups in this country are the following: Liechtensteiner 66.3%, other 33.7% (2013 estimate).
Spoken languages in Liechtenstein
The spoken languages in Liechtenstein are the following: German 94.5% (official language) (Alemannic is the main dialect), Italian 1.1%, other 4.3% (2010 estimate).
What are the most important religions in Liechtenstein?
During the general census, researchers examine the churches, according to this: Roman Catholic (official) 75.9%, Protestant Reformed 6.5%, Muslim 5.4%, Lutheran 1.3%, other 2.9%, none 5.4%, unspecified 2.6% (2010 estimate).
Further population data of Liechtenstein
The proportion of gender and age tells a lot about the society as follows 0-14 years: 15.38% (male 3,141 / female 2,694) 15-24 years: 11.71% (male 2,214 / female 2,229) 25-54 years: 42.13% (male 7,983 / female 8,001) 55-64 years: 13.82% (male 2,553 / female 2,690) 65 years and over: 16.95% (male 2,954 / female 3,478) (2016 estimate). It also a significant factor in a society the population growth rate, which in the case of Liechtenstein is 0.82% (2016 estimate).
The population growth rate is based on two elements, the birth, and the death rate. In Liechtenstein the birth rate is 10.4 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate), the death rate 7.3 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate).
In this day and age in the developed societies, the first child borns later compared to the previous centuries and decades, so the childbearing is extended. In Liechtenstein the average age of mothers at the first childbirth is .
In the best case scenario despite the fact that the birth of the children is postponed, the parents are still able to see their kids grow as the life expectancy is also extended. In the case of Liechtenstein, these figures are . With the introduction of modern medicine, the vaccinations and the proper hygienic conditions, the infant mortality rate is in a steep decline. The infant mortality statistics in Liechtenstein are the following: . Relevant data is the budget of healthcare, which is in the case of this country is N/A.
Economic data of Liechtenstein
If we would like to describe a country, we also have to mention its economy; Despite its small size and lack of natural resources, Liechtenstein has developed into a prosperous, highly industrialized, free-enterprise economy with a vital financial service sector and the third highest per capita income in the world, after Qatar andThe country participates in a customs union with Switzerland and uses the Swiss franc as its national currency. It imports more than 90% of its energy requirements. Liechtenstein has been a member of the European Economic Area (an organization serving asSince 2008, Liechtenstein has faced renewed international pressure - particularly from Germany and the US - to improve transparency in its banking and tax systems. In December 2008, Liechtenstein signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement with the US. Up.
GDP is an important figure as all the relevant calculations and statistics are based on it. GDP in Liechtenstein is $5.113 billion (2010 estimate).
An another important indicator is the rate of the GDP growth, which in Liechtenstein is 1.8% (2012 estimate) -0.5% (2009 estimate) 3.1% (2007 estimate).
These statistics are affecting the world economy, remember in 2015 when the Chinese real GDP growth rate was worse than expected; The world markets fall, and the Chinese stock exchange was temporally suspended.
A further major factor of a country’s economy, the GDP per capita. In Liechtenstein this is $89,400 (2009 estimate) $90,600 (2008 estimate) $89,700 (2007 estimate).
In the case of the economy, the Trinity is in common places, such as agriculture, industry, and services.
What are the agricultural products Liechtenstein produces?
The main agricultural products of Liechtenstein are wheat, barley, corn, potatoes; livestock, dairy products.
Regarding the economy, the important segments are electronics, metal manufacturing, dental products, ceramics, pharmaceuticals, food products, precision instruments, tourism, optical instruments. The crucial and regularly mentioned GDP is based on electronics, metal manufacturing, dental products, ceramics, pharmaceuticals, food products, precision instruments, tourism, optical instruments.
Drinking water source in Liechtenstein
It is important to mention, that - thanks to the development of the infrastructure -, the rate of potable water N/A.
Average number of childbirth in Liechtenstein
In Liechtenstein the average number of childbirth is 1.69 children born / woman (2016 estimate).
Population, median age, migration, and citizenship in Liechtenstein
The average age of the population is total: 42.9 years; male: 41.7 years, female: 44.1 years (2016 estimate). The age of adulthood varies in every country of the world in Liechtenstein it is 18 years of age, universal.
In this age when we are experiencing an unprecedented scale of migration and globalization, it is an important factor the number of new coming immigrants. In Liechtenstein is 5 migrant(s) / 1,000 population (2016 estimate). It is important to know, how to apply for citizenship: citizenship by birth: no. Citizenship by descent only: the father must be a citizen of Liechtenstein; in the case of a child born out of wedlock, the mother must be a citizen. Dual citizenship recognized: no. Residency requirement for naturalization: 5 years.
Is Liechtenstein a safe destination? Healthcare services and contagious diseases in Liechtenstein
Many of the travelers are looking into the healthcare services and contagious diseases of their destinations. In Liechtenstein density of the hospital beds is N/A.
According to WHO rating regarding contagious diseases in Liechtenstein the N/A.
However, the HIV is not curable but maintainable. Let’s do not forget when the disease surfaced it was a world threatening condition. Unfortunately, in some countries, it is still very high the number of infected patients and fatalities as a result of the disease.
In Liechtenstein the number of HIV/AIDS deaths: .
Regarding tourism the obesity, not an important issue, but we have to mention among the health statistics, as it is the plague of the 20th and the 21st century. The rate obese adults in Liechtenstein is N/A.
What are the natural hazards Liechtenstein? Is there any?
The most known natural risks in Liechtenstein are N/A.
More interesting facts about Liechtenstein
A few words about the past, as every country and society its connected to its history; The Principality of Liechtenstein was established within the Holy Roman Empire in 1719. Occupied by both French and Russian troops during the Napoleonic Wars, it became a sovereign state in 1806 and joined the Germanic Confederation in 1815. Liechtenstein became fully independent in 1866 when the Confederation dissolved. Until the end of World War I, it was closely tied to Austria, but the economic devastation caused by that conflict forced Liechtenstein to enter into a customs and monetary union with Switzerland. Since World War II (in which Liechtenstein remained neutral), the country's low taxes have spurred outstanding economic growth. In 2000, shortcomings in banking regulatory oversight resulted in concerns about the use of financial institutions for money laundering. However, Liechtenstein implemented anti-money laundering legislation and a Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty with the US that went into effect in 2003..
In every nation's memory, there are cornerstones that placed the country on the timeline of history. The date of declaration of independence of Liechtenstein: 23 January 1719 (Principality of Liechtenstein established); 12 July 1806 (independence from the Holy Roman Empire); 24 August 1866 (independence from the German Confederation).
The flag and other symbols of Liechtenstein
The colors, symbols, and animals on the flag usually have a historical background or related to an important milestone or memory of the nation.
This case is not an exception either, two equal horizontal bands of blue (top) and red with a gold crown on the hoist side of the blue band; the colors may derive from the blue and red livery design used in the principality's household in the 18th century; the prince's crown was introduced in 1937 to distinguish the flag from that of Haiti.
Apart from the flag, the symbol of the national unity is the national anthem. The main purpose of the anthem is to share the nation's core values, endeavors, and the patriotic feelings.
National symbols of Liechtenstein: princely hat (crown); national colors: blue, red.
Constitution of Liechtenstein
The existence of the nation based on the constitution. Some constitutions knew around the world, like the U.S. Constitution that accepted on 17th of September 1787, in Philadelphia, the Constitution of United States of America.
It is not related to the declaration of independence that was stolen by Nicolas Cage in the movie National Treasure 🙂
What is the legal system of Liechtenstein?
Most of the times the legal system of a country is in the focus of lawyers. It is a common fact that there are two main approaches in the world, “the law in books” and “the law in action.”
In the Anglo-Saxon world, the practice is the “law in action” while in the rest of the world where the law based on Roman law, the “law in books.”
The legal system of Liechtenstein is civil law system influenced by Swiss, Austrian, and German law.
It was Aristotle, who founded the theory of 3 separations of powers. In his view, these are the council of public affairs, the magistrates, and the justice system. In the age of enlightenment was the time when terminologies have been defined, the way we still use them. In most of the democratic countries, the three authorities are separated from each other. In dictatorships, the authorities are usually interwoven in one hand.
About the legislative branch of Liechtenstein, we can highlight the following structures unicameral Parliament or Landtag (25 seats; members directly elected in two multi-seat constituencies by proportional representation vote to serve 4-year terms)elections: last held on 3 February 2013 (next to be held in February 2017)election results: percent of vote by party - FBP 40.0%, VU 33.5%, DU 15.3% FL 11.1%; seats by party - FBP 10, VU 8, DU 4, FL 3.
About the unemployment rate, labor force, and poverty line in Liechtenstein
One of the major problems of the 21st-century economy is the unemployment. Governments are struggling to maintain a low level of the unemployment rate, but as a result of automation, the cheap 3rd world labor and the outsourcing of workflow, these attempts are failing. In Liechtenstein the labor force is 35,830 (2012). Please bear in mind that the population in Liechtenstein is total: 4.3 deaths / 1,000 live births; male: 4.6 deaths / 1,000 live births, female: 3.9 deaths / 1,000 live births (2016 estimate) - as we already mentioned above.
The rate of unemployment in Liechtenstein is 3.4% (2014).
It is widely known that the gap between the rich and poor is widening on an enormous scale.
According to the 2017 shocking Oxfam report, the richest eight people’s fortune is equal to the fortune of the poorest half of the world's population.
In Liechtenstein, the income of the households and consumption compared to the entire population: lowest 10%: NA% highhest 10%: NA%.
Another widely used indicator is the so-called GINI index, which measures the inequalities of statistical dispersion, but mainly used for measuring the sharing of income and fortune.
The GINI index is named after its founder Corrado Gini an Italian economist. Gini index has grades between 0-1, but often it is used on a percentage basis. It is 0 if the examined criteria territorial distribution is equal. It is one if the criteria is concentrated on the territory. In Liechtenstein the GINI index is N/A.
The states usually set up a poverty line, which is more or less is a subjective measure. It varies by country its base is often the minimum pension, the incomes of the poorest 20 percent, the X percent of income per capita Etc.
In Liechtenstein the people living under the poverty line is lowest 10%: NA% highhest 10%: NA%.
About the budget and central governments debt of Liechtenstein
Available budget mainly defines the state's economy. The budget of Liechtenstein is; revenues: $995.3 million, expenditures: $890.4 million (2012 estimate). Taxes and other revenues are 19.5% of GDP (2012 estimate).
The budget deficit (Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)) is .
The fiscal year in Liechtenstein is calendar year.
In country’s economy, we have to consider the public debt. Public debt is the consolidated sum of the state local, federal and central governments debt.
Inflation rate and prime lending rate in Liechtenstein
A few further interesting and important economic data are the fallowing; Inflation rate: -0.2% (2013), -0.7% (2012) and the rate of the Commercial bank prime lending rate: N/A.
Export/import partners and data of Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein, with the export of products, industrial tools, and other services, generates revenue. The export value in Liechtenstein is: $3.801 billion (2012 estimate), $3.757 billion (2011 estimate). The total revenue of these activities: small specialty machinery, connectors for audio and video, parts for motor vehicles, dental products, hardware, prepared foodstuffs, electronic equipment, optical products.
The most important export partners of Liechtenstein are the N/A.
The most important imported products are: agricultural products, raw materials, energy products, machinery, metal goods, textiles, foodstuffs, motor vehicles, and the countries from where the import is coming: N/A.
Renewable energies used in Liechtenstein
As an attempt to suppress the pollution of the environment, renewable energies has to replace the fossil energy. The more the proportion of renewable energies in a country means more effort against the pollution. Liechtenstein, the indicator of how much of country’s produced energy is coming from hydroelectric source is N/A.
To indicate how much another renewable energy is produced is the N/A.
Telecommunication data of Liechtenstein, calling code
To maintain the economy, the development of a reliable and modern telecommunications infrastructure is crucial. We can say the following about Liechtenstein; automatic telephone systemdomestic: fixed-line and mobile-cellular services widely available; combined telephone service subscribership exceeds 150 per 100 personsinternational: country code - 423; linked to Swiss networks by cable and microwave radio relay (2015).
Transport infrastructure in Liechtenstein
In the 21st century, we often say that the world has become small and there are no distances anymore. With widespread air travel when (sometimes) there are no visa restrictions, it is easy to reach other countries, but in case the distance is not too long, we can also use railway or water transportation.
The number of airports in Liechtenstein: N/A, and the number of heliports: N/A.
The total length of the roadways in Liechtenstein: total: 380 km, paved: 380 km (2012).
The total length of the waterways in Liechtenstein: 28 km (2010).
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Facts about Liechtenstein
Name of the country: conventional long form: Principality of Liechtenstein, conventional short form: Liechtenstein, local long form: Fuerstentum Liechtenstein, local short form: Liechtenstein, etymology: named after the Liechtenstein dynasty that purchased and united the counties of Schellenburg and Vaduz and that were allowed by the Holy Roman Emperor in 1719 to rename the new property after their family; the name in German means "light (bright) stone".
|Abbrevation: Liechtenstein||Geographic coordinates:
47 16 N, 9 32 E
|Capital of Liechtenstein: Vaduz||GPS of the Capital:
47 08 N 9 31 E
|Position: Central Europe, between Austria and Switzerland|
|Land area: total: 160 sq km; land: 160 sq km, water: 0 sq km||Terrain: mostly mountainous (Alps) with Rhine Valley in western third
||Area comparative: about 0.9 times the size of Washington, DC|
|Population: 37,937 (July 2016 estimate)||Population grow rate: 0.82% (2016 estimate)||Sex ratio: at birth: 1.26 male(s) / female, 0-14 years: 1.17 male(s) / female, 15-24 years: 0.99 male(s) / female, 25-54 years: 1 male(s) / female, 55-64 years: 0.95 male(s) / female, 65 years and over: 0.84 male(s) / female, total population: 0.99 male(s) / female, (2016 estimate)|
|Exports: $3.801 billion (2012 estimate), $3.757 billion (2011 estimate)||Imports: $2.09 billion (2012 estimate), $2.218 billion (2011 estimate)||Import partners: N/A|
|Urbanization: urban population: 14.3% of total population (2015)||Major urban area(s): VADUZ (capital) 5,000 (2014)||Median age: total: 42.9 years; male: 41.7 years, female: 44.1 years (2016 estimate)
|Internet users: total: 36,000. Percent of population: 96.6% (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (fixed lines): total subscriptions: 17,184. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 46 (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (mobile, cellular): total: 41,000. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 108 (July 2015 estimate)|
|Unemployment rate: 3.4% (2014)||Nationality: Liechtensteiner(s) adjective: Liechtenstein||National holidays: Assumption Day, 15 August, and National Day, 15 August (1940)|
|Life expectancy at birth: total population: 81.9 years. Male: 79.7 years, female: 84.6 years (2016 estimate)||Total fertility rate: 1.69 children born / woman (2016 estimate)||Birthrate: 10.4 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)|
|Literacy: N/A||Legal system: civil law system influenced by Swiss, Austrian, and German law||Suffrage: 18 years of age, universal|
|Industries: electronics, metal manufacturing, dental products, ceramics, pharmaceuticals, food products, precision instruments, tourism, optical instruments||Industrial production growth rate: N/A %||GDP real growth rate: 1.8% (2012 estimate) -0.5% (2009 estimate) 3.1% (2007 estimate)|
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