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Liechtenstein    Geography Top of Page
Location: Central Europe, between Austria and Switzerland
Geographic coordinates: 47 10 N, 9 32 E
Map references: Europe
Area: total:  160 sq km

land:  160 sq km

water:  0 sq km
Area - comparative: about 0.9 times the size of Washington, DC
Land boundaries: total:  76 km

border countries:  Austria 35 km, Switzerland 41 km
Coastline: 0 km (landlocked)
Maritime claims: none (landlocked)
Climate: continental; cold, cloudy winters with frequent snow or rain; cool to moderately warm, cloudy, humid summers
Terrain: mostly mountainous (Alps) with Rhine Valley in western third
Elevation extremes: lowest point:  Ruggeller Riet 430 m

highest point:  Grauspitz 2,599 m
Natural resources: hydroelectric potential, arable land
Land use: arable land:  24%

permanent crops:  0%

permanent pastures:  16%

forests and woodland:  35%

other:  25% (1993 est.)
Irrigated land: NA sq km
Natural hazards: NA
Environment - current issues: NA
Environment - international agreements: party to:  Air Pollution, Air Pollution-Nitrogen Oxides, Air Pollution-Sulphur 85, Air Pollution-Sulphur 94, Air Pollution-Volatile Organic Compounds, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Ozone Layer Protection, Wetlands

signed, but not ratified:  Air Pollution-Persistent Organic Pollutants, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Law of the Sea
Geography - note: along with Uzbekistan, one of only two doubly landlocked countries in the world; variety of microclimatic variations based on elevation

 

Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook








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