Liechtenstein

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of the Rhine . This political restructuring had broad consequences for Liechtenstein: the historical imperial, legal and political institutions had been dissolved. The state ceased to owe obligations to any feudal lord beyond its borders. Modern publications generally attribute Liechtenstein's sovereignty to these events. Its prince ceased to owe obligations to any suzerain. From 25 July 1806 when the Confederation of the Rhine was founded, the Prince of Liechtenstein was a member


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the club's director of football and was replaced by Brazilian manager Márcio Máximo, who resigned only a few months into the following campaign


excellent medical

for the different cities in Liechtenstein, which is beneficial because the difference in altitude often cause different weather conditions), and ensure that you have the correct equipment before setting out. Stay healthy There are excellent medical facilities in Liechtenstein, but it is more likely that you would be transferred to a hospital in Switzerland should you require medical attention. If you are an Austrian or EU citizen you may want to seek medical attention in next-door Feldkirch, Austria. Respect The Principality of Liechtenstein has existed for centuries as an independent state and this should be remembered. Liechtenstein is not part of Switzerland or Austria, and its citizens will not hesitate in reminding you. Remember that this is a traditional Catholic country. On Sundays, the streets are almost dead except for the tourists and the tourist shops. Liechtensteiners are very proud of their national identity and would take offence at being wrongly labelled "German", "Austrian" or "Swiss". Those who may feel inclined to denounce the monarchy as a system of government should be advised: the prince is well loved and very popular, and he is certainly held in high esteem when discussing national politics. Go next Feldkirch, Austria and Lake Constance make for wonderful destinations. Commons:Category:Liechtenstein WikiPedia:Liechtenstein Dmoz:Regional Europe Liechtenstein


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''. The primary multimedia company in Liechtenstein is ManaMedia, located in Vaduz. Amateur radio is a hobby of some nationals and visitors. However, unlike virtually every other sovereign nation, Liechtenstein does not have its own ITU prefix. It uses Switzerland's callsign prefixes (typically "HB") followed by a zero. Music and theatre are an important part of the culture. There are numerous music organizations such as the Liechtenstein Musical Company, the annual

Guitar Days, and the International Josef Gabriel Rheinberger Society, which play in two main theatres. Sports Commons:Category:Liechtenstein WikiPedia:Liechtenstein Dmoz:Regional Europe Liechtenstein


culture dark

classmate of Rainer, joined and the band sought a record contract. They released their first album, ''Lieder die wie Wunden bluten'' in 1997 on MOS Records in Liechtenstein, which became popular in the underground German dark culture (Dark Culture). *# Sandra Kalniete (2002-2004) * '''Liechtenstein''' - Ernst Walch (2001-2005) * '''Lithuania''' - Antanas Valionis (2000-2006) '''Neutrik''' is a Liechtenstein company which manufactures connectors which are used in audio


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. On 7 September 2010, they came within seconds of a 1–1 draw against Scotland (Scotland national football team) in Glasgow, having led 1–0 earlier in the second half, but Liechtenstein lost 2–1 thanks to a goal by Stephen McManus in the 97th minute. On 3 June 2011, Liechtenstein defeated Lithuania (Lithuania national football team) 2–0. As an alpine (Alps) country, the main sporting opportunity for Liechtensteiners to excel is in winter sports such as downhill skiing (Downhill): the country's single ski area is Malbun. Hanni Wenzel won two gold medals and one silver medal in the 1980 Winter Olympics (Winter Olympic Games) (she won bronze in 1976), and her brother Andreas (Andreas Wenzel) won one silver medal in 1980 and one bronze medal in 1984 in the giant slalom (Giant slalom skiing) event. With nine medals overall (all in alpine skiing), Liechtenstein has won more Olympic medals per capita than any other nation. Commons:Category:Liechtenstein WikiPedia:Liechtenstein Dmoz:Regional Europe Liechtenstein


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Trip (series 2) series 2 . David Quantick was the narrator and MT04 MTT was the registration number plate for the first and only time. Commons:Category:Liechtenstein WikiPedia:Liechtenstein Dmoz:Regional Europe Liechtenstein


world place

;'''Liechtenstein''' '''Vaduz''' German (German language) - These basic elements can also be found in place names in other countries; e.g. Amsterdam ('River Amstel dam'), Liechtenstein ('Light-stone'), Copenhagen ('Merchants' harbour), Paris ('Home of the Parisii'), Shanghai (approximately 'Seaport'), Tashkent ('Stone city'). These elements are also clearly present in the less 'weathered' New World place names - e.g. Fort Knox, Louisville


metal manufacturing

power parity basis is $5.028 billion, or $89,400 per capita, which is the second highest in the world. Liechtenstein is a large producer of ceramics and is the world's largest producer of false teeth (dentures). Liechtenstein - famous for more than false teeth? Other industries include electronics, textiles, precision instruments, metal

manufacturing, power tools, anchor bolts, calculators, pharmaceuticals, and food products. Its most recognizable international company and largest employer is Hilti, a manufacturer of direct fastening systems (Nail gun) and other high-end power tools. Liechtenstein produces wheat, barley, corn, potatoes, dairy products, livestock, and wine (Liechtenstein wine). Tourism accounts for a large portion of the country's economy. Taxation File:Grenze Liechtenstein


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developed on the lowlands and along the flat sea coasts of modern northern Germany (Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia, Hamburg, etc.). There are, as of October 2010, 38 Contracting States to the EPC, also called member states of the European Patent Organisation: EPO member states, retrieved on May 1, 2010 Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Republic of Ireland), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia (Republic of Macedonia), Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Kingdom (see European Patent Convention article for the dates of entry in force in each country). The EPC entered into force in Serbia on October 1, 2010. ''Serbia accedes to the European Patent Convention'', July 30, 2010. Consulted on July 31, 2010. The EPC is separate from the European Union (EU), and its membership is different; Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Turkey, Monaco, Iceland, Norway, Croatia, the Republic of Macedonia, San Marino, Albania and Serbia are members of the EPO but are not members of the EU. The Convention is, as of October 2010, in force in 38 countries. EPO web site, ''EPO member states'', retrieved on October 1, 2010. Serbia became the 38th state on 1 October 2010. EFTA and EEA The '''European Free Trade Association''' (EFTA) was created to allow European countries to partake in free trade with the European Communities (later European Union), without becoming full members. Most of the countries initially in EFTA have since joined the EU itself, so only four remain outside, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland. * '''Italy''': see Rail transport in Italy and Trenitalia * '''Liechtenstein''': see Rail transport in Liechtenstein * '''Lithuania''': see Rail transport in Lithuania (Lithuanian Railways) There are 3 countries that lie completely surrounded by other countries... 1) Vatican 2)Lichinstein (SP) Can anyone tell me the third? :Liechtenstein, as you can see from this map, is in fact surrounded by two countries, Austria and Switzerland. Lesotho is surrounded by South Africa entirely. I will think about a third possibility -- the real question is, what do you consider "surrounded by another country"? Gambia is surrounded by Senegal but has access to the ocean....probably not surrounded by your standard? Monaco, again, surrounded by France but accesses the Mediterranean Sea, so not fully surrounded. I don't know if there are, in fact, three. Jwrosenzweig (User:Jwrosenzweig) 17:43, 17 Mar 2004 (UTC) ::Easy. San Marino is completely surrounded by Italy. →Raul654 (User:Raul654) 17:48, Mar 17, 2004 (UTC) **Prime Minister - Agostino Depretis, Prime Minister of Italy (1876–1878) * '''Liechtenstein''' - Johann II (Johann II of Liechtenstein), Prince of Liechtenstein (1858–1929) * '''Luxembourg''' **# Agostino Depretis, Prime Minister of Italy (1876–1878) * '''Liechtenstein''' - Johann II (Johann II of Liechtenstein), Prince of Liechtenstein (1858–1929) * '''Luxembourg''' **Prime Minister - Marco Minghetti, Prime Minister of Italy (1873–1876) * '''Liechtenstein''' - Johann II (Johann II of Liechtenstein), Prince of Liechtenstein (1858–1929) * '''Luxembourg''' **Prime Minister - Marco Minghetti, Prime Minister of Italy (1873–1876) * '''Liechtenstein''' - Johann II (Johann II of Liechtenstein), Prince of Liechtenstein (1858–1929) * '''Luxembourg''' Contracting members include: Albania; Algeria; Andorra; Angola; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Armenia; Australia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Bahamas; Bahrain; Bangladesh; Barbados; Belarus; Belgium; Belize; Benin; Bhutan; Bolivia; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Botswana; Brazil; Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cambodia; Cameroon; Canada; Central African Republic; Chad; Chile; China (People's Republic of China); Colombia; Comoros; Congo (Republic of the Congo); Costa Rica; Croatia; Cuba; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Côte d'Ivoire; Democratic People's Republic of Korea; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Denmark; Djibouti; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; Egypt; El Salvador; Equatorial Guinea; Estonia; Finland; France; Gabon; Gambia; Georgia (Georgia (country)); Germany; Ghana; Greece; Grenada; Guatemala; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Haiti; Holy See; Honduras; Hungary; Iceland; India; Indonesia; Iran (Islamic Republic of); Iraq; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Jamaica; Japan; Jordan; Kazakhstan; Kenya; Kyrgyzstan; Laos; Latvia; Lebanon; Lesotho; Liberia; Libya; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Macedonia (Macedonia (country)); Signed as "the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (Macedonia naming dispute)" Madagascar; Malawi; Malaysia; Mali; Malta; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mexico; Moldova; Monaco; Mongolia; Morocco; Mozambique; Namibia; Nepal; Netherlands; New Zealand; Nicaragua; Niger; Nigeria; Norway; Oman; Pakistan; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines; Poland; Portugal; Qatar; Republic of Korea; Romania; Russian Federation; Rwanda; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; San Marino; Sao Tome and Principe; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; Serbia; Seychelles; Sierra Leone; Singapore; Slovakia; Slovenia; South Africa; Spain; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Suriname; Swaziland; Sweden; Switzerland; Syrian Arab Republic; Tajikistan; Thailand; Togo; Tonga; Trinidad and Tobago; Tunisia; Turkey; Turkmenistan; Uganda; Ukraine; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United Republic of Tanzania; United States of America; Uruguay; Uzbekistan; Venezuela; Vietnam; Yemen; Zambia; and Zimbabwe. * Sweden: (SE-)'''999 99''' * Switzerland: (CH-)'''9999''' (also used by Liechtenstein). In Geneva and other big cities, like Basel, Bern, Zurich, there may be one or two digits after the name of the city when the generic City code (1211) is used instead of the area-specific code (1201, 1202...), e.g.: 1211 Geneva 13. The digit identifies the post office. This addressing is generally used for p.o. box deliveries. * Syria: ''No postal code used.'' A 4-digit system has been announced. Status unknown. *Libya: Libyan Red Crescent *Liechtenstein: Liechtenstein Red Cross *Lithuania: Lithuanian Red Cross Society **# Agostino Depretis, Prime Minister of Italy (1878–1879) * '''Liechtenstein''' - Johann II (Johann II of Liechtenstein), Prince of Liechtenstein (1858–1929) * '''Luxembourg''' *** Monarch - William I (William I of the Netherlands), Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1815–1840) ** '''Liechtenstein''' - Johann Josef I (Johann Josef I of Liechtenstein), Prince of Liechtenstein (1805–1836) *'''Hungary (Kingdom of Hungary)''' - Francis (Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor), King of Hungary (1792–1835) ** '''Luxembourg''' - William I (William I of the Netherlands), Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1815–1840) ** '''Liechtenstein''' - Johann Josef I (Johann Josef I of Liechtenstein), Prince of Liechtenstein (1805–1836) *'''Hungary (Kingdom of Hungary)''' - Francis (Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor), King of Hungary (1792–1835) ** '''Luxembourg''' - William I (William I of the Netherlands), Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1815–1840) ** '''Liechtenstein''' - Johann Josef I (Johann Josef I of Liechtenstein), Prince of Liechtenstein (1805–1836) *'''Hungary (Kingdom of Hungary)''' - Francis (Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor), King of Hungary (1792–1835) ** '''Luxembourg''' - William I (William I of the Netherlands), Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1815–1840) ** '''Liechtenstein''' - Johann Josef I (Johann Josef I of Liechtenstein), Prince of Liechtenstein (1805–1836) *'''Hungary (Kingdom of Hungary)''' - Francis (Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor), King of Hungary (1792–1835) ** '''Grand Duchy of Luxembourg''' - William I (William I of the Netherlands) (1815–1840) ** '''Liechtenstein''' - Johann Josef I, Prince of Liechtenstein (Johann Josef I of Liechtenstein) (1805–1836) *'''Kingdom of Hungary''' - Francis (Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor) (1792–1835) **'''Grand Duchy of Luxembourg''' - William I (William I of the Netherlands) (1815–1840) **'''Liechtenstein''' - Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein (1805–1836) *'''Kingdom of Hungary''' - Francis (Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor) (1792–1835) **'''Grand Duchy of Luxembourg''' - William I (William I of the Netherlands) (1815–1840) **'''Liechtenstein''' - Johann Josef I, Prince of Liechtenstein (Johann Josef I of Liechtenstein) (1805–1836) *'''Greece (First Hellenic Republic)''' (unrecognized) - Alexandros Mavrokordatos, President of the Executive (1822–1823) ***'''Verden, Principality (Principality of Verden)''' - George IV of the United Kingdom (House of Hanover), Prince of Verden (Bremen-Verden#Dukes of Bremen and Princes of Verden (1648–1823)) (1820–1823, title had turned void, Principality incorporated in real union into Hanover (Kingdom of Hanover) 1823) ** '''Liechtenstein''' - Johann Josef I (Johann Josef I of Liechtenstein), Prince of Liechtenstein (1805–1836) ** '''Luxembourg''' - William I (William I of the Netherlands), Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1815–1840) ** '''Luxembourg''' - William I (William I of the Netherlands), Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1815–1840) ** '''Liechtenstein''' - Johann Josef I (Johann Josef I of Liechtenstein), Prince of Liechtenstein (1805–1836) * '''Greece (First Hellenic Republic)''' (unrecognized) - Georgios Kountouriotis, President of the Executive (1823–1826) ** '''Luxembourg''' - William I (William I of the Netherlands), Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1815–1840) ** '''Liechtenstein''' - Johann Josef I (Johann Josef I of Liechtenstein), Prince of Liechtenstein (1805–1836) ** '''Baden''' - Ludwig I, Grand Duke of Baden (1818–1830) ** '''Luxembourg''' - William I (William I of the Netherlands), Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1815–1840) ** '''Liechtenstein''' - Johann Josef I (Johann Josef I of Liechtenstein), Prince of Liechtenstein (1805–1836) ** '''Baden''' - Ludwig I, Grand Duke of Baden (1818–1830) ** '''Luxembourg''' - William I (William I of the Netherlands), Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1815–1840) ** '''Liechtenstein''' - Johann Josef I (Johann Josef I of Liechtenstein), Prince of Liechtenstein (1805–1836) * '''Greece (First Hellenic Republic)''' (unrecognized) - ** '''Luxembourg''' - William I (William I of the Netherlands), Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1815–1840) ** '''Liechtenstein''' - Johann Josef I (Johann Josef I of Liechtenstein), Prince of Liechtenstein (1805–1836) * '''Greece (First Hellenic Republic)''' - Ioannis Kapodistrias, Governor of Greece (1827–1831) ** '''Luxembourg''' - William I (William I of the Netherlands), Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1815–1840) ** '''Liechtenstein''' - Johann Josef I (Johann Josef I of Liechtenstein), Prince of Liechtenstein (1805–1836) * '''Greece (First Hellenic Republic)''' - Ioannis Kapodistrias, Governor of Greece (1827–1831) **#William (William IV of the United Kingdom), King of Hanover (1830–1837) * '''Liechtenstein''' - Johann Josef I (Johann Josef I of Liechtenstein), Prince of Liechtenstein (1805–1836) * '''Luxembourg''' - William I (William I of the Netherlands), Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1815–1840) * '''Hanover (Kingdom of Hanover)''' - William (William IV of the United Kingdom), King of Hanover (1830–1837) * '''Liechtenstein''' - Johann Josef I (Johann Josef I of Liechtenstein), Prince of Liechtenstein (1805–1836) * '''Luxembourg''' - William I (William I of the Netherlands), Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1815–1840) * '''Hanover (Kingdom of Hanover)''' - William (William IV of the United Kingdom), King of Hanover (1830–1837) * '''Liechtenstein''' - Johann Josef I (Johann Josef I of Liechtenstein), Prince of Liechtenstein (1805–1836) * '''Luxembourg''' - William I (William I of the Netherlands), Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1815–1840) * '''Hanover (Kingdom of Hanover)''' - William (William IV of the United Kingdom), King of Hanover (1830–1837) * '''Liechtenstein''' - Johann Josef I (Johann Josef I of Liechtenstein), Prince of Liechtenstein (1805–1836) * '''Luxembourg''' - William I (William I of the Netherlands), Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1815–1840) * '''Hanover (Kingdom of Hanover)''' - William (William IV of the United Kingdom), King of Hanover (1830–1837) * '''Liechtenstein''' - Johann Josef I (Johann Josef I of Liechtenstein), Prince of Liechtenstein (1805–1836) * '''Luxembourg''' - William I (William I of the Netherlands), Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1815–1840) **# Benedetto Cairoli, Prime Minister of Italy (1879–1881) * '''Liechtenstein''' - Johann II (Johann II of Liechtenstein), Prince of Liechtenstein (1858–1929) * '''Luxembourg''' **# Francesco Crispi, Prime Minister of Italy (1887–1891) * '''Liechtenstein''' - Johann II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1858–1929) * '''Luxembourg''' ** '''Hohenzollern-Hechingen''' - Constantine (Constantine, Prince of Hohenzollern-Hechingen), Prince of Hohenzollern-Hechingen (1838–1849) ** '''Liechtenstein''' - Aloys II (Aloys II, Prince of Liechtenstein), Prince of Liechtenstein (1836–1858) ** '''Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen''' - Charles (Charles, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen), Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (1831–1848) ** '''Luxembourg''' - William II (William II of the Netherlands), Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1840–1849) ** '''Liechtenstein''' - Alois II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1836–1858) *'''Greece (Kingdom of Greece)''' - *# Artis Pabriks (2004–2007) * '''Liechtenstein''' - Ernst Walch (2001–2005) * '''Lithuania''' - Antanas Valionis (2000–2006) - Commons:Category:Liechtenstein WikiPedia:Liechtenstein Dmoz:Regional Europe Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein

'''Liechtenstein''', officially the '''Principality of Liechtenstein''' ( It is a constitutional monarchy headed by the Prince of Liechtenstein.

Liechtenstein is bordered by Switzerland to the west and south and Austria to the east and north. It has an area of just over and an estimated population of 35,000. Divided into 11 municipalities (Municipalities of Liechtenstein), its capital is Vaduz and largest town Schaan.

Economically, Liechtenstein has the highest gross domestic product per person in the world (List of countries by GDP (PPP) per capita) when adjusted by purchasing power parity. CIA – The World Factbook – Country Comparison :: GDP – per capita (PPP). Cia.gov. Retrieved on 2011-12-24. It is also the 2nd richest (by measure of GDP per capita) country in the world, after Qatar, and has one of the lowest unemployment rates (List of countries by unemployment rate) at 1.5%.

An alpine country (alpine states), Liechtenstein is mainly mountainous, making it a winter sports destination. Many cultivated fields and small farms are found both in the south (Oberland, ''upper land'') and north (Unterland, ''lower land''). The country has a strong financial sector (Financial services) centered in Vaduz, and has been identified as a tax haven. It is a member of the European Free Trade Association and part of the European Economic Area and the Schengen Area, but not of the European Union.

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