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Liechtenstein acquired its present name in 1719.
About Liechtenstein, Language in Liechtenstein, Map of
Liechtenstein and Switzerland, Vaduz.
Liechtenstein is an independent principality between Austria and Switzerland, although
it's the Swiss border guards who greet you if you come to Liechtenstein from Feldkirch, in
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During the 18th and 19th centuries Liechtenstein was economically
and politically allied with the Habsburg monarchy of Austria, as an independent
principality of the Holy Roman Empire.
When Austria abolished the Habsburg monarchy after World War I,
Liechtenstein formed its present connection with Switzerland.
Women in Liechtenstein were first granted the right to vote in
national elections after a referendum in 1984.
Switzerland represents Liechtenstein diplomatically and you'll buy
your stamps with Swiss francs.
The capital of Liechtenstein is the home of the princes of
Liechtenstein. Their castle, located in the mountains above the city, dates back to the
early 16th century.
Most people just take a look up at the castle while sticking a stamp
on their postcard; another country covered.
The Liechtenstein Museum, houses the royal family's art collection,
and there's a postal museum for stamp collectors.
This elegant hotel is set in luxuriant parkland overlooking the picturesque town of Vaduz
and its medieval castle. The comfortable guest rooms open onto private terraces which
offer stunning vistas of the Rhine Valley, the vineyards and the snow-capped peaks of the
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Balzers, Malbun, Schaan,
The official language of Liechtenstein is German.
The latest news from Vaduz; in German.
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