Liechtenstein Country Overview

Liechtenstein Country Overview

Europe
According to militarynous.com, the Principality of Liechtenstein is a small German-speaking Alpine country doubly nestled by Switzerland and Austria. It is the last remnant of the Holy Roman Empire and an independent nation with very close ties to Switzerland. It enjoys a very high standard of living and is home to some incredibly beautiful mountain scenery. The capital of the principality, Vaduz, is primarily a modern city and an important center of international commerce and banking. Geographic location State of 160 km 2, located in central Europe. It is bordered to the north and east by Austria, to the west and south by Switzerland. History The territory was dominated by the Romans and belonged to the Carolingian Empire. In the 10th century, the Duchies of Schellenberg and Vaduz were integrated into the Holy Roman Empire. In 1434, the union of both duchies, already converted into manors, established the current borders of the country. In 1699, the House…
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Liechtenstein 2007

Liechtenstein 2007

Europe
Yearbook 2007 Liechtenstein. According to CountryAAH, Vaduz is the capital city of Liechtenstein. Liechtenstein suffered an unplanned invasion during the year, when a group of infantrymen from neutral Switzerland perpetrated two kilometers across the border. They quickly returned when they realized their mistake. The incident had nothing to do with the fact that, thanks to new measurement methods, Liechtenstein's limits had recently been found to be 1.9 kilometers longer than previously thought. The country thus became a half square kilometer larger but still retained its place as the sixth to the surface smallest nation in the world. The March 2005 parliamentary elections had a high turnout of 87%. The winner was the Party of Progressive Citizens (PDB) with 48.7% of the vote followed by the People's Union (VU) with 38.2%.…
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