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For God, Prince And Fatherland.

 

General


Population: 35,236 (2011)
Land Area: 160 sq km
Natural Resources: Hydroelectric potential, arable land
Capital: Vaduz
Political System: Constitutional Monarchy
State Leader: Prince Hans Adam II (1989)
Head of Government: Klaus Tschuetscher (2009)
Languages: German, Alemannic dialect
Currency: Swiss Franc (CHF)
Major Religions: Roman Catholic 76.2%, Protestant 7%, Unknown 10.6%, Other 6.2%
Major Ethnicities: Liechtensteiner 65.6%, Other 34.4%
Life Expectancy: 80.31 years (2011)

Economy


GDP Official Exchange Rate: 5.08 billion (2008)
GDP Purchasing Power Parity: 5.028 billion (2008)
GDP Per Capita (PPP): 141,100 (2008)
GDP Growth Rate: 1.8% (2010)
GDP Structure: Agriculture 6%, Industry 36%, Services 58% (2008)
Labour Force By Occupation: Agriculture 1.5%, Industry 43.5%, Services 55% (2006)
Industries: Electronics, metal manufacturing, dental products, ceramics, pharmaceuticals, food products, precision instruments, tourism, optical instruments
Agriculture Products: Wheat, barley, corn, potatoes; dairy products, livestock
Human Development Index: 0.905 (8th)
Tourism Revenue: NA
Unemployment Rate: 1.5% (2007)

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Army Size: NA
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Current Situation

 

Liechtenstein is located in Western Europe. It is bordered by Austria and Switzerland. Liechtenstein's economy is very developed, it has a strong financial center and attracts many companies, because of the low tax rate on corporations.

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Sources

CIA World Factbook: Liechtenstein
Wikipedia: Liechtenstein
http://hdrstats.undp.org/en/countries/profiles/LIE.html

Updated on: December 23, 2011