Facts and stats about Liechtenstein


Population. Ranked 211th in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 2nd in 2009.


Austria 34.9 km, Switzerland 41.1 km
Largest city Vaduz - 5,067
Capital city Vaduz - 5,067
Major language German
Major religion Christianity
Monetary unit Swiss franc
Head of state Prince Hans-Adam II
Prime minister Adrian Hasler
Alternative names Liechtenstein, Principality of Liechtenstein, Fuerstentum Liechtenstein
Groups Catholic countries, Christian countries, Cold countries, Europe, Landlocked countries, Tourist destinations, Western Europe, World

Interesting observations about Liechtenstein

  • Liechtenstein ranked first for sex ratio > at birth amongst Christian countries in 2013.
  • Liechtenstein ranked first for GDP > per capita > PPP amongst Europe in 2009.
  • Liechtenstein ranked first for GDP per capita amongst Catholic countries in 2009.
  • Liechtenstein ranked first for internet > fixed broadband internet subscribers per 1000 globally in 2012.
  • Liechtenstein ranked first for literacy > total population amongst Landlocked countries in 2013.
  • Liechtenstein ranked first for GDP > purchasing power parity per capita amongst Cold countries in 2008.
  • Liechtenstein has had the highest gross value added by manufacturing per capita since 1992.
  • Liechtenstein ranked first for percentage living in rural areas. amongst Tourist destinations in 2003.
  • Liechtenstein ranked second last for population amongst Western Europe in 2013.

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