Liechtenstein

Introduction

Liechtenstein lĭkh´tənshtīn˝ [key], officially Principality of Liechtenstein, principality (2005 est. pop. 33,700), 62 sq mi (160 sq km), W central Europe. It is situated in the Alps between Austria and Switzerland and is bounded in the west by the Rhine River. Vaduz is the capital.

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