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Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein Geography Stats

Definitions

  • Area > Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Area > Comparative to US places: This entry provides an area comparison based on total area equivalents. Most entities are compared with the entire US or one of the 50 states based on area measurements (1990 revised) provided by the US Bureau of the Census. The smaller entities are compared with Washington, DC (178 sq km, 69 sq mi) or The Mall in Washington, DC (0.59 sq km, 0.23 sq mi, 146 acres).
  • Area > Land: Total land area in square kilometres
  • Area > Land > Per capita: Total land area in square kilometres Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Area > Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Climate: A brief description of typical weather regimes throughout the year.
  • Coastline: The total length of the boundary between the land area (including islands) and the sea.
  • Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the purpose of finding the approximate geographic center of an entity and is based on the Gazetteer of Conventional Names, Third Edition, August 1988, US Board on Geographic Names and on other sources.
  • Land area > Sq. km: Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes."
  • Land area > Square miles: Country land area.
  • Land use > Arable land: The percentage of used land that is arable. Arable land is land cultivated for crops that are replanted after each harvest like wheat, maize, and rice
  • Location: The country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water.
  • Natural resources: A country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.
  • Surface area > Sq. km: Surface area is a country's total area, including areas under inland bodies of water and some coastal waterways.
  • Terrain: A brief description of the topography
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Area > Comparative about 0.9 times the size of Washington, DC 2013
Area > Comparative to US places about 0.9 times the size of Washington, DC 2008
Area > Land 160 sq km 2008 211th out of 235
Area > Land > Per capita 4.64 sq km per 1,000 people 2008 172nd out of 224
Area > Total 160 sq km 2013 218th out of 251
Climate continental; cold, cloudy winters with frequent snow or rain; cool to moderately warm, cloudy, humid summers 2013
Coastline 0.0 2014 232nd out of 242
Geographic coordinates 47 16 N, 9 32 E 2013
Land area > Sq. km 160 sq km 2008 194th out of 199
Land area > Square miles 61.8 square miles 2013 92nd out of 98
Land use > Arable land 21.88% 2013 45th out of 246
Location Central Europe, between Austria and Switzerland 2013
Natural resources hydroelectric potential, arable land 2013
Surface area > Sq. km 160 km² 2005 200th out of 204
Terrain mostly mountainous (Alps) with Rhine Valley in western third 2013

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Food and Agriculture Organisation, electronic files and web site.; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; World Development Indicators database

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Liechtenstein Geography Profiles (Subcategories)

Area 11 Land use 3
Land area 3 Surface area 3
Land boundaries 4
  • Liechtenstein ranked 4th last for area > total amongst Europe in 2013.
  • Liechtenstein ranked #4 for population density > people per sq. km amongst Cold countries in 2005.