Liechtenstein is a small principality between Switzerland and Austria. The country is known for its beautiful nature and stamps that are sought after by collectors. The Liechtenstein national anthem has the same melody as the British national anthem.
Official language: German
Currency: Swiss Franc (CHF)
Passport and visa: A Finnish citizen needs a passport or identity card as a travel document.
Time difference to Finland: -1
Agriculture and fishing
Liechtenstein has for some decades been transformed from agricultural state to industrial nation. Today, agriculture is entirely dependent on government subsidies. Livestock breeding predominantly milk production dominates. In the Rhine valley, cereals, potatoes and grapes are grown. Forestry has some significance.
- CountryAAH: Comprehensive import regulations of Liechtenstein. Covers import prohibitions and special documentation requirements for a list of prohibited items.
The number of farms has decreased rapidly from close to 500 to just over 100 between 1980 and 2015. It is mainly the small farms that have disappeared.
Almost one third of the agricultural sector is certified for organic farming. For Liechtenstein defense and foreign policy, please check relationshipsplus.
FACTS – AGRICULTURE
Percentage of land used for agriculture
32.2 percent (2016)
- Abbreviationfinder.org: Offers how the 3-letter acronym of LIE stands for the state of Liechtenstein in geography.