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  Liechtenstein: History, Geography, Government, and Culture — Infoplease.com
Tiny Liechtenstein, not quite as large as Washington, DC, lies on the east bank of the Rhine River south of Lake Constance between Austria and Switzerland.
The Liechtensteiners are descended from the Alemanni tribe that came into the region after A.D. Founded in 1719, Liechtenstein was a member of the German Confederation from 1815 to 1866, when it became an independent principality.
Liechtenstein - Liechtenstein Liechtenstein, officially Principality of Liechtenstein, principality (2005 est.
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 Liechtenstein travel guide - Wikitravel
Liechtensteiners are also very proud of the fact that their nation has never offically been involved in a battle or military confrontation with an "enemy state" and see their flag as a banner of peace.
Liechtenstein maintains a complete customs union with Switzerland and hence does not issue its own visas: if you can enter Switzerland, you can enter Liechtenstein, and there are no border formalities needed for crossing between the two countries.
Liechtensteiners are very proud of their national identity and would take offense to being wrongly labeled "German", "Austrian" or "Swiss".
wikitravel.org /en/Liechtenstein   (1330 words)

 Liechtenstein Articles
Small countries like the Principality of Small countries like the Principality of Liechtenstein have enough trouble gaining international recognition from major countries in the world but it can even be harder getting it from smaller ones.
Liechtenstein was treated by the allies in World War I as a belligerent because of its connection to Austria.
In 1719 the Principality of Liechtenstein was found by the Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire who named it after the family that owned it.
www.suite101.com /articles.cfm/liechtenstein   (333 words)

 Features - Mini Research Guide to the Law of Liechtenstein | LLRX.com
This is an unofficial English translation of the Liechtenstein Persons and Companies Act, originally passed in 1926.
Liechtenstein's Press and Information Office has some documents, including a few laws, in English.
The official Liechtenstein page has quite a bit of information in German that has not been translated to English.
www.llrx.com /features/liechtenstein.htm   (953 words)

 Liechtenstein travel guide
High in the mountain range of the Alps, Liechtenstein is not only landlocked, but only borders landlocked countries as well.
From Switzerland or Austria it is a nice trip to Liechtenstein.
The things the ministate offers are not very different form those of the bigger neighbours, but the atmosphere is somewhat special.
www.world66.com /europe/liechtenstein   (160 words)

 liechtenstein map and information page
Established within the Holy Roman Empire in 1719, Liechtenstein became a sovereign state in 1806.
The Liechtenstein maps and information pages are currently being revised, and will be posted soon.
If you would like to submit an addition, change or correction, or suggest a new link, please forward it to our map department and we will give it our immediate attention.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/europe/li.htm   (278 words)

 Liechtenstein hotels and accommodation, hotel reservations in Europe, by all-hotels.com
To help you book your hotel reservation we have divided Liechtenstein into 3 areas for your convenience.
Situated on the quiet, sunny terrace of Liechtenstein, in the village centre and with a delightful view of the Rhine Valley.
The individuality of our family business is reflected in the extraordinary architecture and in the convenient interior, which give...
www.all-hotels.com /europe/liechtenstein/home.htm   (482 words)

  Liechtenstein Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
A tiny principality run by an iron-willed monarch in the heart of 21st-century Europe, Liechtenstein is like the oft-quoted fictional country of Ruritania made real.
When To Go You can visit Liechtenstein any time of the year.
Bluelist it › If you want your list to be considered for the Liechtenstein book, use the keyword 'highlight'.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/europe/liechtenstein   (248 words)

  Liechtenstein - Wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Het Vorstendom Liechtenstein is een dwergstaat zonder kust in het midden van Europa.
Liechtenstein werd in 1806 onafhankelijk, hoewel het tot 1813 tot de Rijnbond behoorde en tot 1866 tot de Duitse Bond.
Liechtenstein is een parlementaire democratie, geleid door de vorst (Fürst), momenteel Hans-Adam II, die zijn vader na diens dood in 1989 opvolgde.
nl.wikipedia.org /wiki/Liechtenstein   (774 words)

 Liechtenstein - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Principality of Liechtenstein (German: Fürstentum Liechtenstein) is a small, doubly landlocked country in Western Europe, bordered by Switzerland to its west and by Austria to its east.
Liechtenstein is situated in the Upper Rhine valley of the European Alps.
Liechtenstein is one of only two doubly landlocked countries in the world; i.e., a landlocked country surrounded by other landlocked countries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Liechtenstein   (2393 words)

 Liechtenstein national football team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Liechtenstein national football team's first match was an unofficial match against Malta in Seoul, a 1-1 draw in 1981.
Liechtenstein's largest win, a 4-0 win over Luxembourg in a 2006 World Cup qualifier on 13 October 2004, was both its first away win ever and its first win in any World Cup qualifier.
Liechtenstein's coach Martin Andermatt was up until recently the manager of the Liechtenstein team FC Vaduz, which, like all the country's clubs, plays in the Swiss league system, specifically the Challenge League.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Liechtenstein_national_football_team   (468 words)

 Liechtenstein: Tutte le informazioni su Liechtenstein su Encyclopedia.it   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Liechtenstein: Tutte le informazioni su Liechtenstein su Encyclopedia.it
Il Liechtenstein divenne uno stato sovrano nel 1806.
Il Liechtenstein è situato nella valle del Reno, nelle Alpi.
www.encyclopedia.it /l/li/liechtenstein.html   (574 words)

Liechtenstein's fame doesn't stem from the mere selling of postage stamps, although a sheet of pre-war agricultural designed stamps with a face value of SFr 5 is now worth some SFr 3,000.
Historically the Principality of Liechtenstein comprises the former territories of the County of Vaduz and the Lordship of Schellenberg.
Liechtenstein's banks are smallish by international standards, and tend to be overshadowed by the Principality's specialized business in trusts and domiciliary companies.
www.offshore-manual.com /taxhavens/Liechtenstein.html   (2182 words)

 Liechtenstein: Business & more
Liechtenstein has, since the end of the Second World War and particularly in the last fifty years, experienced an economic and cultural development unsurpassed, in relation to the size of the country, by any other western nation.
Liechtenstein exported goods to the value of 15.2 million Swiss Francs in 1950, and by 2000 this figure had climbed to 4 billion Swiss Francs.
In 1978, Liechtenstein joined the Council of Europe, in 1990 it was accepted as a member of the United Nations, 1991 followed membership in the EFTA and in 1995 in the European Economic Area, as well as in the WTO.
www.welcome.li /liechtenstein.html   (980 words)

 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Liechtenstein   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Principality of Liechtenstein (German: Fürstentum Liechtenstein) is a tiny, landlocked state in Western Europe, bordered by Switzerland to its west and by Austria to its east.
The Liechtenstein dynasty, from which the Principality takes its name (rather than vice-versa), takes its name from Castle Liechtenstein in faraway Lower Austria, which the family possessed from at least 1140 to the 13th century, and from 1807 onwards.
At the close of the conflict, Czechoslovakia and Poland, acting to seize "German" possessions, expropriated the entirety of the Liechtenstein dynasty's hereditary lands and possessions in Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia - the Princes of Liechtenstein lived in Vienna until 1938.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Liechtenstein   (2615 words)

 Liechtenstein - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
LIECHTENSTEIN [Liechtenstein], officially Principality of Liechtenstein, principality (2005 est.
Liechtenstein is a member of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).
Liechtenstein became independent in 1866, after having been a member of the German Confederation from 1815 to 1866.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-liechten.html   (635 words)

 Liechtenstein   (Site not responding. Last check: )
At http://www.llv.li/pdf-llv-1984026.pdf one can find the Liechtenstein’s regulation concerning the use of flags on public buildings, including a list of official flag days, and drawings of the state flag, the princely flag, and the government flag.
Liechtenstein joined Council of Europe in 1978, United Nations Organization in 1990, European Free Trade Association in September 1991, and European Economic Area in December 1992.
The new image of Liechtenstein doesn’t replace the official state coat of arms or state flag.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/li.html   (964 words)

 Liechtenstein (12/05)
The Liechtenstein Family of Austria acquired the fiefs of Vaduz and Schellenberg in 1699 and 1713 respectively, and gained the status of an independent principality of the Holy Roman Empire in 1719 under the name Liechtenstein.
In March 2003, the Liechtenstein electorate endorsed with a decisive margin Prince Hans-Adam II's proposal for a revision of the Liechtenstein Constitution which granted him the power to dissolve Parliament and appoint an interim government, dismiss individual members of Government, and veto any parliamentary legislation by not signing the bill within six months.
Liechtenstein is a member of EFTA and joined the European Economic Area (EEA) in 1995 in order to benefit from the EU internal market.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/9403.htm   (3028 words)

 The EFTA Secretariat: Principality of Liechtenstein
The Principality of Liechtenstein is the 4th smallest country in Europe with a surface of 160 km2 and about 34'000 inhabitants.
Liechtenstein is one of Europe's ten monarchies with a lively parliamentary life and strong elements of direct democracy.
Liechtenstein's inflation rate was 0,6% in 2003 and the unemployment rate was 2,3% in 2003.
secretariat.efta.int /Web/EFTAAtAGlance/memberstates/Liechtenstein   (941 words)

 Liechtenstein News
VADUZ: Liechtenstein is one of the world's smallest countries, but it threw a super-size party yesterday to celebrate its 200th anniversary.
Pope Benedict XVI has sent a message of congratulations to Prince Hans Adam II of Liechtenstein, who is celebrating the 200th anniversary of his country's sovereignty.
VADUZ, Liechtenstein The cutting-edge architecture of a string of brand-new banks might seem incongruous in a village topped off with a medieval royal castle.
www.topix.net /world/liechtenstein   (676 words)

The Principality of Liechtenstein constitutes, by the union of both its regions, Vaduz and Schellenberg, an indivisible and inalienable whole; the region of Vaduz (Upper Country) consists of the communes of Vaduz, Balzers, Planken, Schaan, Triesen and Triesenberg; the region of Schellenberg (Lower Country) consists of the communes of Eschen, Gamprin, Mauren, Ruggell and Schellenberg.
For the law applicable in Liechtenstein by reason of international treaties, a publication may be arranged in a simplified form, in particular as a reference publication to foreign codes.
Every male national of Liechtenstein who is twenty years of age and residing in a commune but who does not yet possess the right to vote or to take part in elections may vote or take part in elections in communal affairs.
www.cmseducation.org /wconsts/liechtenstein.html   (7212 words)

 The EU's relations with Liechtenstein - Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: )
However, Liechtenstein also has a customs and monetary union with Switzerland since 1924 and is strongly integrated in the Swiss economy in addition to its participation in the European Economic Area.
With respect to the free movement of goods, Liechtenstein enjoys parallel marketability in relation to the Community and Switzerland, as a consequence of the 1972 EU-Switzerland Free Trade Agreement, which is extended to Liechtenstein.
In the pipeline are also separate agreements between the EU and Liechtenstein on Schengen/Dublin and agriculture, extending the application of the EC-Switzerland agreements on these issues also to Liechtenstein.
europa.eu.int /comm/external_relations/lichtenstein/intro/index.htm   (233 words)

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