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Country name:

conventional long form: Principality of Liechtenstein
conventional short form: Liechtenstein
local long form: Fuerstentum Liechtenstein
local short form: Liechtenstein

 

Capital:

Vaduz. Population: 5,000 (UN estimate 2003).
 

 

Description:

Liechtenstein shares borders with Austria and Switzerland and lies between the upper reaches of the Rhine Valley and the Austrian Alps. The principality is noted for its fine vineyards.
 

 

Location:

Central Europe, between Austria and Switzerland

 

Map of Liechtenstein  (kish Trade Promotion Center)

Area:

total: 160 sq km
land: 160 sq km
water: 0 sq km

 

Population:

34,247 (CIA estimate 2007).

 

Languages:

German; a dialect of Alemannish is widely spoken. English is also widely spoken
 

 

Economy - overview:

The population of Liechtenstein is amongst the world's most prosperous. Financial services are the main component of the economy. Dairy and arable farming account for the bulk of agriculture. The manufacturing industry processes and recycles metals, producing machine tools and precision instruments. The country has vital economic links with Switzerland, based upon a customs union, and uses the Swiss Franc as currency. Liechtenstein joined the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) in 1991 and the European Economic Area (EEA) in 1995. The unemployment rate was a mere 1.3% in 2002.

Economy:

The population of Liechtenstein is amongst the world's most prosperous. Financial services are the main component of the economy. Dairy and arable farming account for the bulk of agriculture. The manufacturing industry processes and recycles metals, producing machine tools and precision instruments. The country has vital economic links with Switzerland, based upon a customs union, and uses the Swiss Franc as currency. Liechtenstein joined the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) in 1991 and the European Economic Area (EEA) in 1995. The unemployment rate was a mere 1.3% in 2002.
 

 

Industries:

electronics, metal manufacturing, dental products, ceramics, pharmaceuticals, food products, precision instruments, tourism, optical instruments

 

Exports:
Small speciality machinery, dental products, connectors for audio and video, parts for motor vehicles, and hardware.

Imports:
Agricultural products, raw materials, energy products, machinery, and metal goods. Main trade partners: EU and EFTA countries, and the USA.

Exchange rates:


GDP :
US$3.5 billion (2004).
 

 

 

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