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:
- Austria (AT)
- 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
|Country Codes||Alpha 2: LI|
Alpha 3: LIE
|Country Flag Emoji||🇱🇮|
|Int. Phone Prefix||+423|
|Country Area||160 sq km|
World Rank: 190
|Major languages||German 91.5% (official) (Alemannic is the main dialect), Italian 1.5%, Turkish 1.3%, Portuguese 1.1%, other 4.6% (2015 est.)|
|UTC/GMT Time||Number of time zones: 1|
|Biggest Airport||There is no airport in Liechtenstein|
|Average temperature||5.80 °C|
|Administrative Divisions||11 communes|
|Political system||Parliamentary democracy|
Liechtenstein Economy Facts
|World Bank Income Group||High income|
|World Bank Region||Europe & Central Asia|
|Currency||Swiss 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 Sectors||Manufacturing, services, agriculture, energy|
|Top 5 Import Countries||Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Italy, United States|
|Top 5 Export Countries||Switzerland, Germany, Austria, United States, Italy|
Biggest Cities in Liechtenstein
Here are the largest cities in Liechtenstein based on 2021 data:
Map of Liechtenstein with the Largest Cities
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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.
It is governed by the Parliamentary Monarchy. It consists of 11 administrative departments.
A warm climate is dominant. The winter months are quite cold and snowy.
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.
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.
Throughout the country’s most popular sport is football. Liechtenstein’s football teams play in the Swiss soccer leagues. Winter sports are also popular.