Liechtenstein BASIC INFOMATION
|LOCAL TIME||YOUR TIME|
|LOCAL TIME ZONE||TIMEZONE DIFFERENCE|
|UTC/GMT +1 HOURS|
|latitude / longitude|
|47°9'34"N / 9°33'13"E|
|LI / LIE|
|German 94.5% (official) (Alemannic is the main dialect)|
other 4.3% (2010 est.)
|Liechtenstein banks list|
Liechtenstein is one of the few pocket-sized countries in Europe, with an area of only 160 square kilometers. It is located in the middle of the Alps and a landlocked country on the east bank of the upper Rhine in Central Europe. It borders Switzerland to the west, the Rhine River as the boundary, and Austria to the east. The west is a long and narrow floodplain, accounting for about 2/5 of the total area, and the rest is mountainous. The Grospitze (2599 meters) in the Rhetia Mountains in the south is the highest point in the country. It is mainly Swiss, Austrian and German. The official language is German and Catholic is the state religion. |
Liechtenstein, the full name of the Principality of Liechtenstein, covers an area of 160 square kilometers. It is a landlocked country located in the middle of the Alps and on the east bank of the upper Rhine in Central Europe. It is bordered by Switzerland to the west, the Rhine River, and Austria to the east. The west is a long and narrow floodplain, accounting for about 2/5 of the total area, and the rest is mountainous. The Grospitze (2599 meters) in the Rhetia Mountains in the south is the highest point in the country.
Liechtensteins are descendants of the Alemanni who came here after 500 AD. The country was founded on January 23, 1719, with the surname of the Duke of Liechtenstein at that time. During the Napoleonic Wars from 1800 to 1815, it was invaded by France and Russia. Became a sovereign state in 1806. From 1805 to 1814, he was a member of the "Rhine League" controlled by Napoleon. Joined the "German Union" in 1815. In 1852, Column signed a tariff treaty with the Austro-Hungarian Empire, which ended in 1919 when the Austro-Hungarian Empire collapsed. In 1923, Column signed a tariff treaty with Switzerland. Since 1919, Liechtenstein’s foreign relations have been represented by Switzerland. Liechtenstein declared independence in 1866 and has remained neutral since then.
National flag: It is rectangular with a ratio of length to width of 5:3. It is composed of two parallel and equal horizontal rectangles, with a golden crown in the upper left corner. Liechtenstein is a hereditary constitutional monarchy. The blue and red on the flag come from the colors of the Prince of the Principality. Blue symbolizes the blue sky and red symbolizes the fire on the ground at night. The crown on the flag is the crown of the Holy Roman Empire, which was added in 1937 to distinguish it from the Haitian flag. The crown is also a symbol of the Holy Roman Empire, because historically Liechtenstein was the benefice of the princes of the Holy Roman Empire.
Vaduz: Vaduz is the capital of Liechtenstein, the political, economic and cultural center of the country, and the country’s largest city and tourist center. Located on the east bank of the Rhine, in a basin surrounded by mountains. The population is 5,000 (as of the end of June 2003).
Vaduz was originally an ancient village. It was built in 1322 and was destroyed by the Swiss Roman Empire in 1499. It was rebuilt in the early 16th century and became the capital in 1866. There are many 17-18 in the city. The architecture of the century is simple and elegant. The most famous building in Vaduz is the well-preserved Vaduz Castle in the Three Sisters Mountains, which is the symbol and pride of the city. This old castle was built in the 9th century in Gothic style. It is the residence of the royal family and a world-famous private collection museum. The museum houses precious cultural relics and artworks collected by the princes of the past. The rich collection is only available to the Queen of England. Rival.
The city is full of freshness, tranquility, and cleanliness, which makes the environment very comfortable. Most of the buildings are bungalows. Flowers and grasses are planted in front of and behind the house. The trees are shaded, simple and elegant, with strong pastoral colors, without the feeling of a capital of a country. Even if it is a government office building, it is just a small three-story building, which can be regarded as a high-rise building in Vaduz. Because the buildings are not high, the street appears to be relatively spacious, and there are rows of trees along the street, a thick shade, few pedestrians, no noise of cars and horses, and no public transportation vehicles. People walking on the street as if in a park in.
Vaduz is famous for printing stamps and is loved by stamp collectors around the world. Its annual sales revenue accounts for 12% of the GDP. The most eye-catching building in the city is the Stamp Museum built in 1930. The number of stamps on display is one of the few in the world. Exhibits here include stamps issued by the country since 1912 and various stamps collected after joining the Universal Postal Union in 1911. These cultural and artistic treasures make tourists linger.