The Principality of Liechtenstein is a tiny, landlocked country between between Switzerland and Austria and with mountain slopes rising above the Rhine valley. Mostly known for being a tax haven, Liechtenstein has one of the highest standards of living in the world. It's constitutional monarchy is headed by Prince Hans-Adams II. Liechtenstein is the richest country in the world in regards to GDP per capita taking into consideration the country is only 62 square miles.

General Information
Official Name: 
Principality of Liechtenstein, Fürstentum Liechtenstein
Capitol: 
Vaduz
Population: 
37,131
Languages: 
German
Geographic Region: 
Geographic Size (km sq): 
160
Year of UN Membership: 
1990
Year of Present State Formation: 
1813
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Key Statistics & Indicators
Gross Domestic Product (GDP, Nominal): 
$3.545 Billion
Per Capita Income (PPP Adjusted): 
$98,432 (CID)
GDP Growth: 
1.90 (%)
Human Development Index (HDI): 
0.89
Economic Grouping: 
Developed Country
History
International Relations
UN Voting Blocs & Caucuses: 
Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
Major International & Regional Organizations: 
CD: Community of Democracies
CoEu: Council of Europe
EBRD: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
EFTA: European Free Trade Association
ICRM: International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
IFRCS: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Interpol: International Criminal Police Organization
IOC: International Olympic Committee
IPU: Inter-Parliamentary Union
ITSO: International Telecommunications Satellite Organization
ITUC: International Trade Union Confederation
OSCE: Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
PCA: Permanent Court of Arbitration
Schengen Convention
UN Specialized Agencies & Organizations: 
CTBTO: Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency
ITU: International Telecommunications Union
OPCW: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
UPU: Universal Postal Union
WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization
WTO: World Trade Organization
Bilateral Relations
United Nations Data
Government Sources
UN Mission
633 Third Avenue, 27th Floor
New York, NY 10017
(212) 599-0220
(212) 599-0064
mission@nyc.rep.llv.li
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