Where is Liechtenstein?

Liechtenstein is located in the Western Europe region at latitude 47.166 and longitude 9.555373 and is part of the European continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 47° 9' 57.60'' N
  • 9° 33' 19.34'' E

You can see the location of Liechtenstein on the world map below:

Liechtenstein Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Liechtenstein (LI) are:

  1. Austria (AT)
  2. Switzerland (CH)

Liechtenstein is a landlocked country, which means it does not have direct access to the open ocean.

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Liechtenstein Key Facts

CountryLiechtenstein
CoordinatesLatitude: 47.166
Longitude: 9.555373
Country CodesAlpha 2: LI
Alpha 3: LIE
Country Flag Emoji🇱🇮
Int. Phone Prefix+423
Capital cityVaduz
Continent
Subcontinent
Europe
Western Europe
Country Area160 sq km
Population 202138,254
World Rank: 190
Median Age43.7
Life expectancy83.3
Major languagesGerman 91.5% (official) (Alemannic is the main dialect), Italian 1.5%, Turkish 1.3%, Portuguese 1.1%, other 4.6% (2015 est.)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+01:00
Internet TLD.li
Biggest AirportThere is no airport in Liechtenstein
Average temperature5.80 °C
42.44 °F
Administrative Divisions11 communes
Political systemParliamentary democracy

Liechtenstein Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupHigh income
World Bank RegionEurope & Central Asia
CurrencySwiss Franc (CHF)
GDP in 2020$5.5 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 155
GDP per capita in 2020$139,600
World Rank: 2
Major Industries / Economic SectorsManufacturing, services, agriculture, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesSwitzerland, Germany, Austria, Italy, United States
Top 5 Export CountriesSwitzerland, Germany, Austria, United States, Italy

Biggest Cities in Liechtenstein

Here are the largest cities in Liechtenstein based on 2021 population data:

City Population
Schaan 5,998
Vaduz 5,668
Triesen 5,230
Balzers 4,628
Eschen 4,459
Mauren 4,404
Triesenberg 2,643
Ruggell 2,295
Gamprin 1,663
Schellenberg 1,091

Map of Liechtenstein with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Western Europe Region

Geography

Liechtenstein is divided into two high regions.

The 2/3 area in the east forms part of the Rhatikon Massif.

The Rhatikon Massif is a mountain range located at the edge of the steep middle Alps and reaching a height of 2,500 meters. These mountains, which contain three broad river valleys, are taken away by the Samina River.

The 1/3 of the western part of the country is a flat plateau, covered by the Illi River Valley and the Rhine River flood plain which forms the western border with Switzerland.

Governance

It is governed by the Parliamentary Monarchy. It consists of 11 administrative departments.

Climate

A warm climate is dominant. The winter months are quite cold and snowy.

Religion

There is Roman Catholic Church beliefs throughout the country.

Industry and Tourism

3% of the workforce works in agriculture and 95% works in industry, trade and service sectors. Corn, potatoes, vegetables and fruit are the main agricultural products.

Pharmaceuticals, weaving, ceramics, steel gears, sensitive devices, air conditioning, canning and furniture, are key industries of Liechtenstein.

Industrial products, fruit, furniture, wine are mainly export products. Switzerland, EU and EFTA member countries are the largest trading partners.

Every year many tourists come to the country. Visitors visit Liechtenstein with snow-capped mountains, green valleys, vineyards and various plants.

For example, in this small country in the Alps, there are almost 50 kinds of wild orchids. At the same time, there are museums, theaters, and winery. For this reason, tourists visit Liechtenstein in winter as much as in summer.

Art

If you are a fan of arts, there are art museums where modern artworks are exhibited. You should absolutely visit. Here you can get ideas about the artistic work of the country.

Sports

Throughout the country’s most popular sport is football. Liechtenstein’s football teams play in the Swiss soccer leagues. Winter sports are also popular.