Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein Overview

Liechtenstein is a tiny country in south central Europe. It is one of the world’s smallest countries covering only 62 square miles and has only about 34,000 people.

Liechtenstein lies along the Rhine River between Switzerland and Austria, and has many close ties with the Swiss. Most of the people speak Alemannic, a German dialect. The capital of Liechtenstein is the home of the princes of Liechtenstein. Their castle, located in the mountains above the city, dates back to the early 16th century.

CLIMATE

Liechtenstein has a mild climate for a country surrounded by high mountains. Warm spring winds provide good weather for growing fruit. The average yearly temperature is 47 °F (8 °C).

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

CAPITAL: Vaduz
POPULATION: 34,400
LANGUAGE: German (Official), Alemannic
CURRENCY: Swiss Franc
ELECTRIC CURRENT: 230V, 50Hz. To power any electrical item an international adapter or a two pin plug is required.
COUNTRY DIALLING CODE: +423
TIME ZONE: GMT/UTC +2