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Liechtenstein: Geography#

LocationCentral Europe, between Austria and Switzerland
Geographic Coordinates47 16 N, 9 32 E 47.266666,9.533334
Area total: 160 sq km
land: 160 sq km
water: 0 sq km
[Verified in 8 databases]
Land boundariestotal: 76 km
border countries: Austria 34.9 km, Switzerland 41.1 km
Coastline0 km (doubly landlocked)
Elevation Extremeslowest point: Ruggeller Riet 430 m
highest point: Vorder-Grauspitz 2,599 m
Highest MountainsAccording to Wolfram: Grauspitz 2599 m; Naafkopf 2570 m; Falknis 2562 m; Große Schwester 2053 m; Mittlere Schwester 2048 m
According to Geonames:Grauspitz 2599 m
List verified partially
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Important Mountains
Terrainmostly mountainous (Alps) with Rhine Valley in western third
Natural HazardsNA
Natural Resourcehydroelectric potential, arable land
Land Usearable land: 21.88%
permanent crops: 0%
other: 78.12% (2011)
Climatecontinental; cold, cloudy winters with frequent snow or rain; cool to moderately warm, cloudy, humid summers
Irrigated LandNA
Renewable Water ResourcesNA
Environment_CurrentIssuesNA
Environment - international agreementsparty to: Air Pollution, Air Pollution-Nitrogen Oxides, Air Pollution-Persistent Organic Pollutants, Air Pollution-Sulfur 85, Air Pollution-Sulfur 94, Air Pollution-Volatile Organic Compounds, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Ozone Layer Protection, Wetlands
signed, but not ratified: Law of the Sea
Large CitiesSchaan; Vaduz; Triesen; Balzers; Eschen
[Verified]
Important Cities
Geography-notealong with Uzbekistan, one of only two doubly landlocked countries in the world; variety of microclimatic variations based on elevation